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.
For those looking for a career in floristry the Level 2 Diploma is a foundation course supplying the basic principles that will result in the learner being a fully qualified florist by the end of the course. All aspects of the floristry industry are covered. No previous experience in floristry is required. You will be trained by industry specialists who run their own businesses or work within the industry.
We also offer a fast track route to floristry which condenses the Certificate and Diploma into one-year.
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You are interested in working in a florist shop, hotel or supplier, or working towards roles such as an event organiser, party planner or teacher. This course may be ideal if you are changing career paths and are considering setting up your own floristy business.
Four GCSEs at grade 3 including English, maths and science.
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. You will also learn flower and foliage care
A course designed to build a wide range of practical floristry skills to explore your creativity, knowledge to take into employment and enterprise and undertake a minimum of 40 hours of industry experience.
Study floristry in the beautiful settings of our Bicton College or Duchy College Rosewarne campuses and take inspiration from being surrounded by acres of countryside and the diverse range of flora.
The supportive, friendly teaching in a beautiful campus and opportunities to develop your creativity.
Our Floristry Diploma Level 3.
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.