Level 3 Diploma in Floristry

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Floral Design FL202A01/20/1 Further Education

Course Information

Study floristry and achieve Level 3 qualification and skills in only one year with the Diploma in Floristry; a chance to further develop your floristry skills by experimenting with textures, flowers and creativity. Develop an awareness of business management, retailing and customer service skills whilst studying large event designs and trends in cut flowers. Experiment with commercial and contemporary materials to develop your skills within a vocational context and carry out work experience with an industry provider. Part time options may be available for mature learners.

We have an excellent reputation for encouraging students to participate in large scale floral events for the college to learn professional techniques in event scale work. Opportunities are given to students to undertake larger event design and learn the skills involved in budgeting and time management of such work. We work closely with many employers within the industry and the British Florist Association to ensure we offer the best possible opportunities for career progression.


  • Level 3 Diploma in Floristry
Course Content
  • Units include:
    Understanding floristry design
    Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse wedding designs
    Understanding commerical Floristry industry
    Principles of flowers and foliage
    Practical conditioning and use of flowers and foliage materials
    Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse sympathy designs
    Industry experience.
Entry Requirements
  • 4 GCSEs minimum grades 9-4 or A*-C, including English and maths. Level 2 floristry qualification. You will be required to complete a work placement. Tetanus protection is recommended.
Next Steps
  • Level 4 Floristry Diploma
Career Opportunities
  • Floristry shop employee, floristry business manager, event and corporate designer, freelance floral decoration, exhibition work, wedding florist.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
07-Sep-2020 (Already Started) 25-Jun-2021 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Full Time
Day of the week Number of sessions
Various 35
Course Fees

There are no course fees for eligible students aged 16-18. Students aged 19-25 may also be eligible for government funding or a student loan depending on their circumstances.
£25 per week flowers and plant material. (Bursaries may be available to assist with costs).Optional European and long distance field trips at extra cost.

Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, ruler and eraser, A4 lever arch files.Apron.Fully stocked tool box.

What's next?

Applications for this course are now closed. If you'd like to know when there will be another or need more information we are happy to answer any questions.