Course overview

Floristry Introduction – General Arrangements City of Bristol College

This six-week, evening course covers the practical design and construction of basic floristry arrangements.

Additional information

Who is it for?

This course is for adults aged 19 and over who want to develop floristry skills as a leisure interest or for a career.

What you'll learn

You will learn how to construct simple and striking floral arrangements, gaining practical techniques and creative solutions, and you will learn to choose the appropriate flowers and foliage for different types of arrangement.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this courses and you do not need experience of floristry

How is the course delivered and assessed?

The course takes place one evening a week over a six-week period. You will learn from experienced florists in our modern floristry workshop, at our South Bristol Skills Academy. There will be a demonstration each week to show you the arrangement which is planned for the following week and to identify the flowers, foliage and resources which you will need.

Future career and study opportunities

You could extend your knowledge and skills further by joining our Level 2 Floristry Certificate course. This could lead to employment in the floristry industry or you could progress to our more advanced Level 3 Floristry Certificate. Alternatively, you could join another of our short courses to learn about floristry for weddings or funerals.

Additional costs

You will need to buy and bring flowers required for each session.

Blended learning

To keep our students and staff safe, we’re reducing the number of people in our buildings at one time.

To achieve this, most of our courses will include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning to help you reach your full potential.

Find out more about how we’ve adapted due to COVID-19.