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Floristry Level 1 Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College

Course description

This course provides an introduction to the essential skills of floristry. It provides the opportunity to develop skills in basic floristry through assembling designs.

Course content

Aimed at assistants in floristry-related business and is designed to give you an insight into the basic skills needed for employment within the exciting floral industry at a junior level. You will develop the essential skills of floristry techniques and create simple well designed floral items.

Entry requirements

GCSE TARIFF

A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 GCSE subjects or equivalent

Assessment

Continuous practical and written assessment.

Financial information

Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the course will lead to progression onto a Level 2 Floristry qualification.

Further information

All students must purchase a basic floristry kit. You will be supported by a competent and experienced team of staff who will achieve your goal.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 23 October 2017

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    • Our Parson's Walk Centre houses a wide range of vocational courses and provides a unique and exciting atmosphere.

      The Centre features the award winning Wheel restaurant, together with other outstanding facilities that provide hands on work experience including the Image Centre, Florist Shop and Travel Shop.

      In addition, our classrooms offer a comfortable and professional working environment which is exemplified by our £20,000 state-of-the-art Apple Mac suite.

      This Centre also houses the College's largest Learning Resource Centre to provide help and support to all students in the use of the library and IT facilities. Our dedicated team of staff are on hand to provide assistance with electronic books and databases, information skills and one-to-one sessions. Laptops, iPads and Samsung tablets are just a selection of the range of facilities available.

      This Centre is completed with our Employment Services team who are here to offer you a personal information, advice and guidance session to identify areas of development and agree goals to set you on your path to gaining employment.

      Located in the heart of the town centre, our seven floor Centre offers excellent public transport links being only a five minute walk from the bus station and ten minute walk from the railway station. For all the latest travel information try downloading our Transport Guide.