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Floristry Level 2 at Riverside College Halton

Course description

Course content

During the course you will gain practical experience in a range of floristry skills including: · Hand tied and presentation designs · Wedding designs · Funeral and sympathy designs · Introduction to planted designs · Floral arrangements · Flower and plant care · Promotion and display A. Industrial experience Plus one Optional Unit · Business operations and sale · Introduction to Function Decorating . Enrichment . Study skills As part of your course it is compulsory that both F.T & P.T. students arrange a minimum of 40 hours practical experience in a Florists.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. You will be required to have a reasonable standard of English and maths.


There are practical and written assignments for each unit. At the end of the year there will be a multiple choice test which is set to cover contents of all the units. You are also required to produce a portfolio of evidence.

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Future opportunities

You may wish to progress onto a level 3 course i.e Advanced Certificate in Professional Floristry or seek employment within a florists or garden centre.

Further information

You will need a camera to generate photographic evidence for your portfolio. A tool kit (starter kit), a Society of Floristry Handbook available from your tutor and 3 Plant and Flower Identification Books. Students will be provided with basic flower materials at cost price. Additional sundries and materials may be purchased from your tutor at wholesale price.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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