Certificate in Creative Craft – Floral Design Concepts (Level 3)

Course overview

This course will teach you advanced skills in floral craft, giving you the ability to visually communicate and critically evaluate your own designs within the craft industry.

Your studies will focus on creative crafts, investigating creative enterprise and employment opportunities. You will create weekly floral designs that will include a new or developing technique, in-depth evaluation of materials and working towards a commercial craft brief so you can explore the whole design process.

You will learn how to produce floral designs in response to a commercial craft brief. All fresh materials and sundries are provided by you to enhance your individual style.

You will learn

  • How to plan, prepare and construct complex designs
  • How to use a range of materials in your designs
  • How to develop and evaluate ideas through the craft process
  • Health and safety
  • Biodegradable materials
  • Visual communication
  • The design process
  • How to complete a commercial craft brief
  • How to complete a final design

Certificate in Creative Craft – NCFE Reference: 60332530

A willingness and commitment to learn new skills. Completion of a Level 2 floral design course or of an alternative Level 1 course relating to art and design. Enthusiasm for working with craft and fresh floral materials.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to gain employment in the industry as a freelance bespoke floral designer, window designer, floral design demonstrator or function decorator. You will be able to further your skills with one of our event styling or event planning courses, or progress onto our Level 3 and 4 floristry courses.

This course is part-funded by the ESFA (Education and Skills Funding Agency) or Greater London Authority (GLA) for those that are eligible.

If you are aged 16, 17 or 18 at the start of the course, your tuition, exams and materials fees will be paid for you in full as long as you meet some basic criteria for UK residence (more information can be found on our Fees and Funding page).

If you are aged 19 or over on the day your course starts, you may be entitled to help with tuition fees subject to criteria. If you receive employment benefits, have a low income, or are studying towards your first substantial qualification, you may be entitled to free tuition. You may need to pay a materials fee if applicable to your course. Find further information about help with tuition fees on our Fees and Funding page.

For some of our courses, we offer a discount for current students. If this is the case, you will see the reduced fee when you select your chosen course campus and start date. To qualify for this discount, you must already be studying another course at Capel Manor College, and be adding this course to your existing programme.

Please note that fees for September 2023 have not yet been finalised, and are subject to a small increase. Applicants will be notified of final course fees before enrolling.