Floristry

Introduction

Course Title: Level 3 – Floristry Programme
Course Code: FL203

Department: Floristry
Course Type: Full time



Achieve Level 3 Floristry skills and qualification in only one year with the Subsidiary Diploma.

A chance to further develop your floristry skills by experimenting with textures, flowers and creativity. Learn business management, retailing and customer service skills while studying large event designs, plant science and cut flower identification. Experiment with commercial and contemporary materials to develop your skills within a vocational context and carry out work experience with an industry provider. Part-Time options may be available for mature learners.

We have an excellent reputation for encouraging students to participate in National and Regional floristry competitions and take part in large scale floral events for the college to learn techniques in event scale work. Opportunities are often given to students to undertake larger event design and learn the skills involved in budgeting and time management of such work. As an Academy we have excelled in both National and Regional floristry competitions and encourage students to participate and gain further knowledge of this exciting environment to work in. We work closely with many employers within the industry and the British Florist Association to ensure we offer the best possible opportunities for career progression.

Overview

Qualification

Subsidiary Diploma in Floristry (QCF)

Course Content

Units include:
Understanding floristry
Diverse wedding designs
Trends in floristry
Marketing principles
Principles of flowers and foliage
Conditioning
History of floristry design
Diverse sympathy design
Enterprise skills.

In addition:
Kingston Maurward College Creative Accessories certificate.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE including English and maths
L2 floristry qualification
Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry
Part-Time Advanced Level 3 - Innovation Workshops

Career Opportunities

Florist employed/self employed
Event Designer
Wedding florist
Floristry Business Manager