Floristry - C&G Level 3 Diploma at East Durham College
You will cover a mixture of theory and practical topics and get hands-on experience working in the Houghall floristry department and plant centre. You will produce seasonal floral arts and designs e.g. Christmas flowers and valentines flowers. You will gain experience producing the following: advanced tied design, advanced wedding designs, advanced funeral and sympathy designs, floral arrangements and flower & plant care.
Topics covered in the course include: Work experience, advanced wedding designs, advanced funeral designs, flower and plant care, creative design, promotion and display, planted designs, formal occasion design, presentation and hand tied design.
Must have completed Level 2 Diploma in Floristry or have 5 years experience in the industry. 5 x GCSE's grade A*-C including Maths & English.
You will be assessed throughout the course with written assignments and practical assessments, external written examination at the end of the course.
If you have been a UK resident for the past 3 years and are under the age of 19 on the 31st August, you will not usually need to pay any course fees.
Following successful completion of this course you may gain employment in the land-based sector in a management position in a floristry shop. Progression to an apprenticeship in the floristry industry may also be an option to enable you to gain more experience working hands-on.
Progression options following successful completion of this course may enable you to progress onto the level 3 extended diploma in floristry or Level 4 Diploma in Floristry.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact East Durham College directly.