Technical Certificate in Floristry (Level 2) (Adults)

Course overview

This course will introduce you to a range of commercial designs with additional knowledge and experience of working in the industry alongside your qualification.

You will have the opportunity to learn customer service skills and the practical skills needed for caring and maintaining fresh materials. This can unlock a variety of pathways to roles such as: trainee hotel and corporate junior florist, junior/trainee shop florist or florist assistant on a cruise ship.

Your studies will provide you with guest speakers from the industry and industry visits. Whilst studying this course you will be required to complete one assignment, a Health and Safety exam and a synoptic assessment.

You will learn

  • How to create portfolios of evidence
  • How to prepare and care for cut flowers, foliage and plants
  • Transferable traditional and contemporary skills and techniques
  • Health and Safety and customer service skills
  • Colour association and the elements and principles of design
  • How to use a wide selection of materials and different mediums across a range of floral designs
  • How to complete practical assessments to demonstrate the skills you have learnt
  • How to create portfolios of evidence

Technical Certificate in Floristry – City and Guilds
Reference: 60308394

At least four GCSEs at grade 4 and above (A* – C)
An overall Merit or above in a Floristry Diploma (Level 1) or equivalent
Relevant prior learning or experience gained in an appropriate professional environment will be considered
Before you start your course, if you are aged between 16 and 18 years, you will be required to attend a fun and practical two-day preparation workshop where you will meet your tutors and other students on your course. Further details will be provided at the point of an offer being made.

Successful completion of this course will enable you to gain employment in the event planning industry or progress onto one of our other courses in floristry, floral design or event styling.