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NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft (Floristry)

Course Level: 

Level 1

Overview of the course: 

You will cover a mixture of theory and practical activities and will work to collect evidence throughout the course of the skills that you are developing. This work will then be used to build a portfolio.

Entry requirements: 

This course is open to learners of any age, there are no formal entry requirements, however a keen interest in floristry and floral design is an advantage. 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. 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: 

Topics covered in the course: hand tied designs, floral arrangements and seasonal designs, plus flower and foliage care.

How is the course assessed?: 

There is 1 practical assessment towards the end of the course, which along with your portfolio provides the evidence of achievement for the course.

Further study options after this course: 

Following successful completion of the course, progression options include the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry

Length of the course: 

15 weeks (3 hours per week)
Options include:
Wednesday 6pm-9pm
Thursday 6pm-9pm
Friday 9.30am - 12.30pm
(class times/days may change depending on enrolment numbers)

Campus: 

Houghall Campus, Durham

When does the course start: 

Feb 2021 (Postponed - New start date to be confirmed)

Fees: 

Free if you are under the age of 19 on the 31st August 2020

Free if you are under 25 on the 31st August 2020 with a statement of Special Educational Needs or an Education, Health and Care Plan

Free if you are aged 19-23 on 31st August 2020 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:

£347.00

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

Free if you are under the age of 19 on the 31st August 2021
Free if you are under 25 on the 31st August 2021 with a statement of Special Educational Needs or an Education, Health and Care Plan
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 £16,009.50
If you do not meet the above criteria and need to pay fees they are:
£347.00
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
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (11 Nov 2020 13:10) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

*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

How to apply: 

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Alternatively, if you need assistance with your application or you would like to apply over the phone or using a paper-based application form, please call Student Services on 0191 518 8222.

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