If you love flowers and would like a career where you will use your creativity every day, then floristry is perfect for you. From births and birthdays to weddings and anniversaries, flowers are the perfect way to mark any occasion. Floristry is a very social career and being able to interact with the public and provide them with the exact arrangement that is right for them, and their occasion, is a real skill and one that is extremely rewarding.
To ensure you gain all the skills needed for a career in floristry, you will need to start your studies at Level 2. On successful
completion you can go into employment or continue your studies at Level 3.
This level 3 course is aimed at those wishing to run their own business or be in a supervisory role. It will cover a more diverse range of design and explore European influences, techniques and new trends within the industry. This qualification could also be used for progression into teaching. Nine comprehensive units will be covered consisting of both practical and written assignment work. Modules are taught via demonstrations, lectures, tutorials, and practical workshops. You will be trained by industry specialists who run their own businesses or work within the industry. Who will deliver, instruct and provide up to date industry techniques within the designated floristry department.
An important aspect of the course is working in the floristry industry and retail operations where you will need your own industry placement.
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You would like to build on previous experiences or qualifications and those wishing to run their own business or be in a supervisory role.
Completion of the Floristry Certificate Level 2.
Advanced skills in the creative design process and diverse flower and plant care. You will learn a range of floristry designs which will include; weddings, tied, funeral and floral designs. The course also includes function and event decoration, planning and displays.
A course designed to build a wide range of advanced practical floristry skills to explore your creativity, knowledge to take into employment and enterprise.
The supportive, friendly teaching in a beautiful campus and opportunities to further develop your creativity.
Employment in the floristry industry.
Caroline Crabb Lecturer - Floristry
Caroline has been working in the floristry industry for almost two decades. She regularly competes in national competitors, has won medals at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show and has run her own floristry business for the last 16 years. Caroline is one of only 50 people in the UK to hold the Masters Diploma in Professional Floristry (City & Guilds Level 5). She has also been awarded in a Licentiateship LCGI and Affiliateship (AfCGI) by City & Guilds.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.