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Level 3 Certificate in Floristry

Level 3 Certificate in Floristry

15/09/2022 - 15/12/2022
09:30 - 16:15
Day of the week: Thursday
Max. Cost: £1,256.00
Remaining places: Yes

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15/09/2022 - 15/12/2022
Time: 09:30 - 16:15
Course: Level 3 Certificate in Floristry Code: FT0087PS
Days of the week: Thursday No. of sessions: 13
Location: Pimlico Centre Places available: Yes
Fee: £1,256.00 Concessionary rate: Free

What is the course about?

This course is designed as an advanced study course for florists. You will learn new skills to create diverse and high-quality designs with suitable flowers and foliage for weddings, functions and events such as banquets, fundraisers, and balls.

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?

This is a level 3 course for individuals that wish to further their development. Entry requirements are a Level 2 qualification in floristry or floral design or at least two years floristry experience.
You will also need Level one or above English and Maths, and good computer skills are essential for this course, as all work progress needs to be recorded digitally.

What topics does the course cover?

- Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse floral designs for weddings
- Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse floral designs for functions and events
- Work as part of a team to plan design and set up a themed function as part of the final project
- Designing corporate branding and business cards etc. for your floristry business
- Developing managerial skills for a floristry business
- Working as part of team setting up and dismantling designs, and applying health and safety

How will I be taught and assessed?

You will be taught by floristry specialists through a blended mix of tutor led classroom working on practical tasks alongside assignments to be complete independently. You will also receive technician support.

Flowers and foliage will be provided with tutor demonstrations of designsCreative input will be encouraged by research and planning of design for specific occasions and venues. Completed designs will be costed and evaluated to meetIndustry standards.

As the course progresses, and your creative awareness and skills increase, you will be able to work in a self-directed and independent way on your final major project, the outcome of which will be showcased at the end of the year. The tutor will use observation, discussion, individual tutorials and targeted tasks with written and oral feedback. Formal assessment will take place at the end of term.

You will work in both digital and non-digital formats and be expected to digitally record your work, upload it online and produce a digital or e-portfolio of work for assessment.

Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?

If the course is funded for you, all costs are included. If you are self-funding, you will be required to pay for your flowers as part of your learning. This fee is £300. You also require a floristry toolbox and apron, and a large ring binder folder, pens, pencils and rubber.

Other costs include an investment in your time to complete self-directed study outside of the tutor led activities, around 6-8 hours per week.

By the end of the course what should I be able to do?

- Work to specification designing and selecting plant material for occasions specified
- Work to a fixed budget
- Set up and dismantle designs for venues applying health and safety
- Work as part of a team on projects
- Create spread sheets for flower ordering, cost and evaluate diverse designs

What are the progression opportunities following this course?

On successful completion of this course, you will have the knowledge and skills to progress to a level 4 or higher course externally to broaden your skills, or pursue employment in the floristry industry as a retail florist or freelance florist.

Date Day Time Sessions Venue Price Availability
15/09/2022 - 15/12/2022 Thursday 09:30 - 16:15 13 Pimlico Centre £1,256.00 apply full

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