Floral Design - Level 2

This course will give you an insight into the floristry industry and will allow you to develop basic skills in a wide range of floristry techniques including the construction of tied designs, wedding designs and general floral arrangements.

The course is mostly practical and will be delivered in the college’s floristry workshops, the development of practical skills will be supported by classroom sessions to develop an understanding of the theory of floristry including the selection, identification and use of flowers and foliage. Work related experience is a required course element so you will have the opportunity for a high quality work placement which will give you an insight into the everyday operation of a floristry business. During the programme you will also have the opportunity to develop your maths and English skills to further support your employability

What are the entry requirements?

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D (new grading system: 3) or above

Or

  • A relevant Level 1 qualification

Or

  • Industry related experience

The College will always treat each applicant as an individual. Should you not have or not expect to obtain the grades stated above, or not have relevant industry related experience, the College would still welcome your application for this course as this will enable us to identify whether this course is, in fact, the right course for you or whether another course may be more appropriate.

All course offers will be subject to satisfactory interview and reference.


Career Path

  • Florist
  • Buyer
  • Corporate Florist
  • Demonstrator
  • Freelance Florist
  • Importer
  • Shop Manager
  • Venue/Event Designer
  • Wholesale Florist

What qualification will I gain?

BTEC Diploma in Floristry Level 2.

Start date

September.

Duration

1 year.

Where will I be based?

The Balliol Building, Hugh Baird College.

Cost

Aged 16-18
Free.

Aged 19+
There may be fees associated with this course. You may be eligible to have some or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Financial Support (all ages)
You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare. Please visit our Student Finance page for more information. Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.


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Terms, Conditions and Disclaimer

We reserve the right to make changes and improvements to the provision of courses and other details. There are minimum numbers of students required for each course to run. Should there be insufficient numbers to run a particular course, then every effort will be made to enrol you on a similar, appropriate course.


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Courses

Level 2 courses
Floral Design - Level 2
Level 3 courses
Floral Design - Level 3

Study Programme

If you are aged 16-19, this qualification will form a substantial part of your study programme. The study programme has been designed to ensure that young people are fully equipped and ready to move on to the world of work or higher level courses. In addition to your main qualification, will you also get the opportunity to undertake relevant and CV bolstering work experience out in your chosen industry. You will also be supported through maths and English qualifications.