Floral Design


Course Title: Level 2 – Diploma in Floristry
Course Code: FL201

Department: Floral Design
Course Type: Full time

Floristry is a creative, innovative and stimulating career and this course will give you the opportunity to gain an industry recognised qualification. It offers an excellent starting point for those who are seeking a career in floristry, both school leavers and the mature student. Covering basic floristry skills, we focus on how to use colour, texture and balance within commercial designs, funeral and wedding work, along with work experience in a retail florist. We have an excellent reputation for students participating in regional and national floristry competitions, and students take part in large floristry projects for the college to learn techniques in event scale work. You will benefit from industry speakers and demonstrations, along with opportunities to attend educational trips to venues such as Covent Garden and the flower auctions in Holland.



BTEC Level 2 Technical Diploma in Floristry

Course Content

Units include:
Construct wired and glued designs
Construct designs in a medium
Construct hand tied floristry designs

Health & safety work practices within the industry
Identification and care of cut flowers, foliages and Plants
Floristry work placement

Responding to a floristry brief

English and maths for learners without GCSE grades 4/C.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs minimum grade 3/D, including English and maths. Mature students lacking formal qualifications will be considered based on previous experience. You will be required to complete a work placement. Previous floristry experience not required however a flair for colour and an interest in flowers and plants is an advantage. Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Level Three floristry qualification

Career Opportunities

Employment with florist shops, employment in hotels, freelance designer, customer service assistant/manager, exhibition designer, florist, horticultural garden centre worker/manager, interior designer.

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
08-Sep-20 25-Jun-21 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Tue, Thu, Fri 35
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Additional Costs

£25 per week for flowers and trips. (Bursaries may be available to assist with costs).

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, ruler and eraser, A4 lever arch files. Apron. Scissors.


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