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. You must be aged 19 or over to enrol on this course.

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.

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.