What will I study?
The aim of this Apprenticeship is to introduce learners to a variety of jobs within a floristry environment, whilst gaining valuable employability, personal and floristry skills. Apprentices will attend employment for a minimum of 4 days per week and attend Hugh Baird College one day a week, to study for their work-based Diploma Level 2, Key Skills in Application of Number and Communication at Level 1.
The Apprenticeship framework is made up of several parts:
- Floristry NVQ Level 2
- Key Skills in Application of Number, Communication and IT at Level 1
- Employers’ Rights and Responsibilities Workbook (ERR)
- Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
An assessor will work with the apprentice on a one-to-one basis and/or group basis. Apprentices will be visited each month at work and will also be able to contact the assessor between visits.
Whilst studying towards this qualification the following units will be covered:
- Identify, check and monitor the quality of incoming cut materials
- Plan, prepare and construct funeral designs
- Plan, prepare and construct floral arrangements
- Plan, prepare and construct tied floristry designs
- Monitoring and maintaining health and safety
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
- Display stock to promote sales to customers in a retail environment