Foundation Certificate in Floristry (Level 1)

Course overview

You will receive an introduction into the world of floristry and the opportunity to learn the basic practical skills required to start in the industry.

You will explore basic floral, wedding, tied and funeral designs. This course includes one external theory-based exam.

You will learn

  • How to identify fresh flowers, foliage and plants
  • How to develop skills to work safely in the industry
  • How to create displays
  • How to create portfolios of evidence
  • How to prepare and care for cut flowers, foliage and plants
  • How to design, produce and maintain flowers and foliage
  • How to complete practical assessments to demonstrate the skills you have learnt
  • How to develop employability skills

Certificate in Land-based Studies – City and Guilds
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No previous experience
A willingness and commitment to learn new skills
Enthusiasm for working with flowers, plants and alternative mediums

Successful completion of this course will help build your confidence, and you could progress to a Level 2 course in floristry, event planning or event styling.

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.