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Level 2 Diploma in Floristry (Adult Course)

This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

Based in our very own commercial flower shop, The Flower Studio, you will create floral designs, arrangements and hand tied bouquets for wedding, funerals and other large events.

You will also have the opportunity to complete valuable work experience, giving you first-hand insight of working in a fast-paced and exciting industry.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

The course will start in September and will take one year to complete. You will attend college on a Monday from 9.30am - 4.00pm and Thursday from 9.00am - 12.00pm.

This course will take place at our Town Centre Campus, Water Street, St Helens, WA10 1PP.

What will I study?

During this course, you will cover the following units:

  • Introduction to art and design
  • Identifying, checking and monitoring the quality of incoming cut materials
  • Identifying and maintaining the condition of plants and planted designs
  • Planning, preparing and constructing tied floristry designs
  • Planning, preparing and constructing funeral designs
  • Planning, preparing and constructing arrangements
  • Planning, preparing and constructing wedding designs with floral material
  • Displaying of floristry goods
  • Introduction to working in the industry
  • Introduction to function decorating using floral displays

In addition to the above units, you will also cover:

  • Functional skills in maths and English (dependent on grade)
  • Personal tutor and career education sessions
  • Employability and enterprise sessions
  • Work-related experience
  • Enrichment opportunities

How is it assessed?

You will be assessed by assignments and an online multiple choice exam.

You must also complete the mandatory employer involvement requirement before successfully achieving this qualification.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You should have at least four GCSEs at grade 4 (equivalent to grade C) or above in English and maths.

This is a professional floristry qualification and applicants must be prepared to undertake 150 hours industry experience as part of this qualification.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £2,085. You may be eligible for funding depending on your personal circumstances and subject to a fee assessment during the enrolment process. For further details, please visit our financial support pages.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Once you have successfully completed this qualification you could go on to study the level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry.

Are you ready to apply?

Are you

ready to apply?

Simply fill in our online form here.

However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.

Please note, we have taken our utmost care to describe and show course information as accurately as possible. St Helens College reserves the right to amend, remove and add courses in the future. This information cannot be considered contractual and advertised course fees are subject to change.

Ref: Suzanne Foster