Level 2 Diploma in Floristry

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Floral Design FL201A01/21/1 Further Education

Course Information

Floristry is a creative, innovative and stimulating career and this course will give you the opportunity to gain an industry recognised qualification. It offers an excellent starting point for those who are seeking a career in floristry, both school leavers and the mature student. Covering basic floristry skills, we focus on how to use colour, texture and balance within commercial designs, funeral and wedding work, along with work experience in a retail florist.

We have an excellent reputation for students participating in regional and national floristry competitions, and students take part in large floristry projects for the college to learn techniques in event scale work. You will benefit from industry speakers and demonstrations, along with opportunities to attend educational trips to venues such as Covent Garden and the flower auctions in Holland.


  • Level 2 - Diploma in Floristry
Course Content
  • Units include:
    Construct wired and glued designs
    Construct designs in a medium
    Construct hand tied floristry designs
    Health & safety work practices within the industry
    Identification and care of cut flowers, foliages and plants
    Floristry work placement
    Responding to a floristry brief
    English and maths for learners without GCSE grades 4/C.
Entry Requirements
  • 4 GCSEs minimum grade 3/D, including English and maths. Mature students lacking formal qualifications will be considered based on previous experience. You will be required to complete a work placement. Previous floristry experience not required however a flair for colour and an interest in flowers and plants is an advantage. Tetanus protection is recommended.
Next Steps
  • Level Three floristry qualification
Career Opportunities
  • Employment with florist shops, employment in hotels, freelance designer, customer service assistant/manager, exhibition designer, florist, horticultural garden centre worker/manager, interior designer.

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
06-Sep-2021 24-Jun-2022 9.00 a.m. 4.00 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Full Time
Day of the week Number of sessions
Tuesday and Thursday
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 for flowers and trips. (Bursaries may be available to assist with costs).

Materials Required

Basic stationery - pens, pencils, ruler and eraser, A4 lever arch files. Apron. Scissors.

What's next?

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