Floristry Certificate Level 2 - full time





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About the course

This is a full time course. You will have the opportunity to learn about a practical career in floristry by planning and preparing your own arrangements and design work. You will provide your own flowers and foliage for the course, with guidance from the course tutor and tips on how to use materials economically. The Level 2 Certificate in Floristry will take place in the floristry workshop at South Bristol Skills Academy, with access to sundries and materials to enhance your creative work with flowers.  This is a full time course aimed at 16 - 18 year old students. You will be required to attend College over 4 days each week.

Entry Requirements

You will need to have a willingness to learn an aptitude for course work.

  • College attendance is 3 - 4  days per week for 36 weeks
  • Grade D/ 3 GCSE English, maths and art
  • Genuine interest to pursue a career in floristry
  • Be prepared to purchase flowers and foliage
  • Employability skills  
  • Work on an individual and team-work basis  
  • Attend all practical assessments and complete assignments to deadlines

You will also be required to attend GCSE in Maths or English if you have not achieved a Grade C or above in these subjects.

What will I do on this course?

As part of the Level 2 Certificate in Floristry, you will study:  

  • How to plan and prepare floral designs
  • Consider the requirements of the client  
  • Identify the names of flowers and foliage
  • Complete an on-line test on knowledge
  • Art and design unit  
  • Cultural, spiritual and ethical issues
  • Health and safety considerations to yourself and others
  • Customer care and understanding
Who is it for?

You are passionate about floristry and design, and committed to working as part of a team so you can progress towards a career in a local, national and world-wide industry.

  • To be creative and imaginative with your ideas.
  • Able to work on your own and as part of a team
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Prepared to engage in work in a florist business
How to apply



How Is this course assessed?

You will be assessed in the following ways:  

  • Written tests
  • Practical
  • Tests
  • Attendance
What could I do next?

You can enhance your skills by enrolling onto the Level 2 Diploma in floristry:

  • Work in a florist shop
  • Set up a small business  
  • Work in a garden centre  
  • Go straight into the floristry industry
  • Work as a wedding event florist
  • Corporate floral work for the Hotel and Catering industry


Additional cost

It will be necessary to supply your own writing materials and folders.

Equipment £30.00 ( Floristry scissors , Secateurs )

Uniform £ 25.00 ( Polo shirt x2 and Apron)

Eligible students will be able to apply to the college Learner Support Fund for help with these course costs.



How old will you be when the course starts?

16-18 19+
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