Floral Design


Course Title: Level 3 Diploma in Floristry
Course Code: FL202

Department: Floral Design
Course Type: Full time

Study floristry and achieve Level 3 qualification and skills in only one year with the Diploma in Floristry; a chance to further develop your floristry skills by experimenting with textures, flowers and creativity.

Develop an awareness of business management, retailing and customer service skills whilst studying large event designs and trends in cut flowers. 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 large scale floral events for the college to learn professional techniques in event scale work. Opportunities are given to students to undertake larger event design and learn the skills involved in budgeting and time management of such work. 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.



Btec Diploma in Floristry (QCF)

Course Content

Units include:
Understanding floristry design
Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse wedding designs
Understanding commerical Floristry industry
Principles of flowers and foliage
Practical conditioning and use of flowers and foliage materials
Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse sympathy designs
Industry experience.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs minimum grades 9-4 or A*-C, including English and maths. Level 2 floristry qualification. You will be required to complete a work placement. Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Level 4 Floristry Diploma

Career Opportunities

Floristry shop employee, floristry business manager, event and corporate designer, freelance floral decoration, exhibition work, wedding florist.

Dates & Fees

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

Additional Costs

£25 per week flowers and plant material. (Bursaries may be available to assist with costs). Optional European and long distance field trips at extra cost.

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. Fully stocked tool box.


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