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Floristry Diploma Level 1 at Berkshire College of Agriculture

Course description

BCA has excellent resources, which include:

  • Purpose built floristry rooms
  • Extensive grounds for flower and foliage idents
  • An experienced and professional team of staff
  • Display facilities

We offer taster days for students wishing to try out our courses, and we are keen for our students to enter competitions including Chelsea Young Florist of the Year and World Skills. For more information take a look at our website.

All programmes with floristry options require an interview and for some higher levels you will need a work placement. Floristry students study design skills, use of colour, cut flowers/foliages and plants, and learn retail, business and customer care skills.

BCA is recognised as the foremost centre for floristry training in the Thames Valley region.

Course content

This course is ideal for people who are interested in making a career out of floristry and will provide the opportunity for those who want to work with flowers to obtain a vocational qualification by means of full-time study. This course provides a sound knowledge and skills base which will allow progression to further learning or qualifications, or into employment opportunities such as a junior or trainee florist.

Entry requirements

E-F profile at GCSE OR Entry Level Certificate equivalent.

Future opportunities

Students who achieve a Merit level and achieve functional skills will be able to progress on to the Level 2 Diploma in Floristry.

Further information

All full-time students, aged between 16-18, will study GCSE or Functional Skills in Maths and English, if they don’t already hold an A*- C level GCSE in the subject. This is an integral part of their vocational study programme at BCA. Students over 19 are also encouraged to refresh and accredit their skills alongside vocational study.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Berkshire College of Agriculture directly.

Last updated date: 08 February 2016

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