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Floristry Level 2 Diploma at Writtle University College

Course description

This course is an ideal starting point for you if you are interested in a career in floristry. You will develop a high standard of practical floristry skills to enable you to construct a wide range of commercial designs with confidence

Course content

Introduction to art and design, hand-tied and presentation designs, simple wedding designs, funeral and sympathy designs, introduction to planted designs, floral decorating, flower and plant processes and care, display and working in the floristry industry.

This full-time course includes a comprehensive visits programme, including the London Flower Market (New Covent Garden) and wholesalers. There is usually an optional visit to Holland/Belgium at low cost. All students are encouraged to take part in visits to complement their learning.

Entry requirements

Standard entry is four GCSEs at grade A-D with at least one grade C in English, Maths or Science. However alternative qualifications or experience will be considered on application.


Practical assessments during teaching time, portfolios of work, written tests and multiple choice testing.

Future opportunities

Progress to a higher level qualification such as the Level 3 Diploma in Floristry which is available on a full or part-time basis. You will also be in a position to find employment as a florist or junior florist.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 09 July 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year