What is the course about?
Learn to produce a range of traditional and contemporary floral arrangements, underpinned by research, theory and experimentation of ideas. You will develop the practical skills and knowledge needed to make floral arrangements, using a range of materials and techniques, to a saleable standard. Perfect for stepping into the industry.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
It is necessary for you to have completed Level 1 Floristry, or have worked in a florist for at least 5-10 weeks for basic floristry knowledge. Your will have or be working towards a level 1 in English and maths.
What topics does the course cover?
You will develop more manipulation techniques and practical skills to design and produce a range of floral contemporary table decor and traditional free standing arrangements. You will produce a variety of arrangements using fresh plant material and a range of mechanics to support the designs.
How will I be taught and assessed?
The Level 2 Certificate covers practical, theory and design work. You will be working on given project briefs, guided by the tutor. There will also be group discussions and evaluations. Independent research will be encouraged and expected. You will produce a portfolio, which will be assessed, to gain the level 2 certificate.
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
The fee covers most of the mechanics of floristry such as oasis, containers, wires etc. You will be expected to purchase your own specialist flowers and foliage (guidance will be given by the tutor at the first session)
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
You will be able to produce a range of traditional and contemporary floral arrangements with a strong design element to a professional standard. You will also produce a portfolio of work which includes basic stage-by-stage construction plans of each arrangement, photographs, drawings, and mood boards.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
We encourage Learners to take up work in the Industry or through self-employment. Specific floristry skills can be learnt on our short courses.