Thinking About Studying Floristry at EDC?

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 Always dreamed of becoming a florist? Make it a reality with a floristry course at East Durham College's Houghall campus in Durham!

Before we launch into the details of the wonderful world of floristry, take a look for yourself with our floristry video below!

Floristry Introduction Video

Seriously though, on a scale of 1-10, just how beautiful were those florial designs? If you answered 10, we can definitely confirm floristry is the course for you!

But what do the courses actually involve? Well, to explain that, we'll hand over the reigns to the lovely people that are our floristry lecturers.

Our lecturers are all experienced florists with years of knowledge - one of them is even a former winner of a gold medal and the title of Florist of the Year at the Chelsea Flower Show!

In the video below, they'll explain all the course levels we have, what you can expect to be doing on the course as well as other aspects of life on a course at East Durham College.

Floristry In-depth Course Presentation

Our Amazing Floristry Centre Facilities

The College recently underwent a stunning £13.25 million redevelopment so you can be sure Houghall is an excellent place to study.

The floristry department is equipped with all of the modern facilities you’d expect from a renowned land based studies college including dedicated floristry studios with specialist equipment and cool storage that is well stocked with a wide variety of flowers and foliages.

Why not take a look for yourself below using our handy virtual tour?

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Why not also take a look at our short vid below showcasing the fantastic recent developments at our Houghall Campus?

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Sounds Great! So, How Do I Get There?

Even if you're not in the local Houghall area, getting to East Durham College is easy-peasy thanks to our fantastic partnership with Arriva!

Here's the important thing you need to remember:

Students at East Durham College can travel FREE of charge on ANY Arriva bus to and from college.

Yup. It'll cost you exactly £0 to get to and from college. 

On top of that, we run specific ED1-5 bus services which cover large portions of the North East. 

Watch our vid below for more info on the bus routes, or click the link for more info.

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Next Steps

Ok, so now you've seen what we're all about, heard our lecturers tell you about the course, and hopefully had a good nose around our facilities too.

Like what you've seen so far?

There's two options now:

1) If you've already applied, sit tight and wait for our next open night. We'll write to you and let you know when it's happening!

2) If you haven't applied yet, keep scrolling and you'll find out how you can get in your application.

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That place on a floristry course won't sort itself you know!

If you really want to come to EDC, we'd highly recommend you apply for the course as soon as you can.

There's no commitment at this stage, so if you change your mind and want to do another course, that's no bother at all.

You don't have to make your final decision until you come to enrolment, which is usually in late August/early September.

If you're ready to apply, please click the button below. 

Click Here to Apply for Floristry Now

However, if you'd like a bit more info on the courses before applying, please click one of these buttons and have a bit more of a browse.

View Our Floristry Course Information Section

View What Other Courses We Have On Offer

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If this is you, then do not fret, and get in touch for more information and answers to any questions!

There's loads of easy ways to do this:

  • Use the college website's LiveChat facility to talk directly to the wonderful team in Student Services
  • Send us an email, it's:
  • Call on 0191 375 4700 (Mon to Fri only, 8.30am - 4.30pm)

Alternatively, you can fill in our Contact Us form - just hit the button below:

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