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Floristry (Land-based Studies) Diploma Level 1 (Next Steps) at Guildford College

Course description

Introductory course developing a broad range of practical skills and knowledge suitable for those who want a basic introductory course in floristry.

  • Merrist Wood has been a land-based training establishment in Surrey for over 60 years with a flourishing floristry department for the last nineteen
  • Training from Level 1 to Level 5 under the guidance of highly motivated master florists
  • Specially designed floristry studios
  • College nursery producing a wide range of plants
  • Instruction in professional floristry skills and floral design by highly qualified tutors with relevant industry experience


Course content

  • basic floristry tasks
  • producing a range of designs
  • identifying cut flowers
  • foliages and plants
  • safe and effective working practices
  • developing performance
  • and functional skills.

Entry requirements

GCSE grades D-G in English preferred. No other formal requirements.


Ongoing practical assessment, written tests, portfolio of evidence and an online City & Guilds multiple choice test.

Future opportunities

Floristry Diploma Level 2, upon achievement of a merit or distinction.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Guildford College directly.

Last updated date: 20 June 2016
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