Designed for 16 to 18 year olds, this course is a great starting point if you want to begin your journey within the floristry and creative craft industry.
Upon completion of the Level 1 companion course you will move onto study the Level 2 certificate. During your studies you will gain insights into the creative world of floral design and develop your skills, knowledge and understanding of the creative craft process.
We will show you how to use basic techniques using alternative craft, biodegradable and fresh floral materials. You will research recognised designers, taking inspiration to enhance your own designs, enabling you to find your own individual style. You will investigate creative enterprise and employment opportunities within the creative craft industry.
At the end of the course, you will create a final design including your chosen techniques to showcase your understanding of the design process.
You will learn
- A range of floral design concepts
- How to develop and evaluate ideas through the craft process
- Health and safety
- A range of floral design and art and craft techniques
- The design process
- The use of mixed mediums such as recyclable and biodegradable materials
- How to complete your final design
Certificate in Art and Design – NCFE
At least two GCSEs at grades 2 and above (E and above) or equivalent (relevant prior learning or experience gained in an appropriate professional environment will be considered). A willingness and commitment to learn new skills. Enthusiasm for working with flowers, plants and alternative mediums.
Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to a Level 3 course in either floristry, floral design, event styling or event management.
This is a full-time course. If you are aged 16, 17 or 18 at the start of this 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. Find out more on our Fees and Funding page. If you are eligible, you can also apply for support with travel and other costs through our bursary process. Further information will be provided when you enrol.
If you are aged 19 or over on the day your course starts, you may be entitled to help with tuition fees for some courses. If you are in receipt of employment benefits, have a low income, or are studying towards your first substantial qualification, you may be entitled to free tuition. You will 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.