Floral Design and Commercial Floristry


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

Study floristry and achieve Level 3 qualification and skills in only one year with the Subsidiary 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.


Course Content

Subsidiary Diploma in Floristry (QCF)

Entry Requirements

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

Next Steps

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.

Career Opportunities

Level 4 Floristry Diploma Level 3 Plus Floristry Occasional Workshops