Floristry (City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) (Part-Time)

Floristry (City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate) - Suffolk Rural (Otley) (Part-Time)

Subject Area: Suffolk Rural (Otley) Horticulture & Floristry


Course Information

  • Start Date: Sep, 2022
  • Attendance: Part-time
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course Code: 151412
  • Entry Requirements

    Suitable for ages 19+.

    Level 2 Certificate in Floristry or past relevant experience in commercial floristry.

    Course Overview

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

    Thursday; 9.30 – 16.00

    A higher level part-time 1 year course for learners with some experience in floristry. You will study wedding floristry and floral arrangements in more depth. This course takes place every Thursdays.

    Topics covered in the course will be European design schema and the manipulation of plant materials to create innovative designs. Flowers will be included within the course cost.

    Alongside this you will study art and design principles for florists building on knowledge from level 2.

    Course Highlights

    • Create a new design each week
    • Learn a range of manipulation techniques
    • Course trip to a flower farm
    • Industry speakers

    Next Steps

    • City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma or City & Guilds Level 4 Certificate
    • Own a floristry business Position as a senior florist
    • Position as a senior florist

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    Tuition Costs


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

    Additional Costs

    You will be able to purchase a floristry accessories pack from the college's online shop. This package will include sundries such as bases, wires and pins which you will need on a weekly basis. You are welcome to purchase these items externally and your tutor can provide you with a weekly list of what you will require. Your tutor will also be able to support you on where to locate these sundries.

    Visit the Suffolk New College shop:

    Sundries cost: £310

    Flowers needed for the course can be bought from the college web-shop at a cost of £1200. This will cover the cost of your flowers for the duration of the course.