Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry (Part Time) 2021-2023
Self Employed Florist
This City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry is for you if you are looking to start a career within the floristry industry. If you like to interact with others, be creative and are keen to develop practical, technical floristry skills, then this qualification is for you. Through this qualification you will learn about different flowers and plants and how to look after them. You will also learn that there is more to floristry than flowers and that for florists to be successful, they need to understand their tools, environment and the finishing touches that make a difference. With this, you will develop an understanding of design principles and the skills needed to apply these to the design and creation of floristry products. You will gain an understanding of how floristry business operate and develop skills needed to interact with customers and identify their needs. This qualification is suitable if you are 16 years old, or over. You may or may not have any previous knowledge or experience in floristry. You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working in a floristry setting, or progressing to further learning and training in this area.
Must have completed Level 1 Diploma in Floristry, work in the industry or training towards working in the industry. 3 x GCSE's grade 4 or above including Maths & English. Floristry
This is a professional floristry qualification and applicants must be prepared to undertake 150 hours industry experience as part of this qualification. Floristry can be quite physically demanding; you are likely to be on your feet all day in cool environments (it keeps the flowers fresh!).
Entry onto any course at East Durham College is subject to final approval from the Assistant Principal. Where relevant, the term ‘entry requirements’ also includes DBS checks, references, fitness to practice, etc. East Durham College's Houghall Campus is committed to providing a supportive and welcoming environment for all our students. The campus, some of which is over 80 years old, has seen over £40m invested in new facilities over the last 4 years. However, there are still some aspects of the site which are not fully accessible and would cause an issue for those with limited mobility or wheelchair users; and due to the nature of the site, adjustments may not always be reasonable at this stage. The College is committed to further investment and improvements of the site, as we work towards ensuring the campus is as accessible as possible. If you have limited mobility or are a wheelchair user and wish to undertake a course at the Houghall Campus, please contact Student Services on 0191 375 4710 in the first instance to discuss your needs and options.
Topics covered in the course include: work experience and safe working practices, wedding designs, funeral designs, flower and plant care, promotion and display, planted designs, presentation and hand tied design.
Externally set exam followed by a synoptic practical assessment & written report. 150 hours industry placement
2 Years, Part Time.
Houghall Campus, Durham
Free if you are under the age of 19 on the 31st August 2021
Free if you are aged 19-23 on 31st August 2021 and do not already have a full Level 2 qualification – contact us to check your qualifications
Free if you are unemployed and in receipt of eligible benefits – contact us to check if you are eligible
Free if you are employed and your income is less than £17,004
If you do not meet the above criteria and need to pay fees they are:
Flexible payment options are available, please speak to Student Services.
*you must have been a legal resident of the UK/EU for the last 3 years
City & Guilds Group Bursaries
C&G run their own bursary programme to help people who are financially unable to complete one of their qualifications. They award bursaries twice a year for people who wish to study for a City & Guilds qualification, but lack the funds. Their bursaries are grants that cover costs arising as a result of taking one of their qualifications which can include course and/or exam fees, learning materials, travel and childcare. For more detail on the criteria and how to apply, please visit https://www.cityandguildsgroup.com/bursaries
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (11 Oct 2021 12:15) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually
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