Floristry (City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Floristry (City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley)

Subject Area: Horticulture & Floristry Suffolk Rural (Otley)


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Full-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 153953
  • Entry Requirements

    4 GCSEs at grades 1-3 (D-F), including Grade 3 (D) in English and maths.

    Course Overview

    This course is based at our Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus.

    This course is aimed at those aged 16-19 and with a keen interest in the Floristry industry, seeking employment in this area. Providing learners with a broad range of floristry skills, and sound background knowledge of operational procedures in a floristry business, this course will enable you to work in the industry and even start a small business.

    A mandatory work placement is required as part of this certificate, so learners will have plenty of practical experience in a real floristry business before qualifying. Learners studying the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry will learn theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to real life situations as part of their learning.


    • Successful completion of work placement
    • Exam
    • Externally set assignment in which students apply past learning to a specific design brief

    Course Highlights

    • Designs in foam, moss and wired designs
    • Hand-tied designs
    • Wedding designs
    • Funeral designs
    • Planters
    • European design techniques
    • Customer service
    • Packaging
    • Display
    • Caring for and maintaining floristry products, including plant and flower care
    • Floristry design principles and colour theory
    • Health and safety and legislation
    • Work experience

    Next Steps

    • City & Guilds Level 3 Technical Diploma in Floristry
    • Employment
    • Small business owner
    • Apprenticeship
    • Junior florist

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    Tuition Costs

    No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2022.

    For all students aged 19+ fees will be £1622.

    For details regarding fee remission, please visit our Tuition Fees page.