if you are interested in learning all aspects of the floristry industry, including practical floral designs as well as art and design and identifying and treatment of flowers then this course is for you
You are required to have a good standard of education and competence. Assessment of suitability is likely to be based on GCSE grades or equivalent. Mature students with relevant experience will also be considered
|Additional costs to course fees include flowers and materials needed for practical designs. Some of these can be purchased from college.
Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments, observations, written assignments and identification tests. Assessments are spread out and varied to allow your skills to develop. You will also sit an online multiple choice exam on the art and design unit
This course involves a set number of work experience hours in an industry environment
40 hours of supervised practical work experience over the academic year is required. This will be completed in a florist shop or similar.
City & Guilds
The course is full-time and timetables will be discussed at enrolment. Each lesson will consist of theory, group work, lots of discussion, as well as practical floristry.
If you are interested in learning all aspects of the floristry industry, including practical floral designs including bouquets, weddings, funerals and arrangements, as well as art and design and identifying and treatment of flowers and function decorating, then this course is for you
This course includes both practical floristry and industry training. There are 10 units including Art and design, care and monitoring of fresh materials, planted designs, hand tied bouquets, funeral and wedding designs, floral arrangements, display, function decorating and working in the industry.
City & Guilds
After completing the course you could progress to a Level 3 in floristry
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