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Floristry Level 2 (Certificate or Diploma) at Tyne Metropolitan College

Course description

The course for you if ...

You're green fingered with a passion for all things bright and beautiful. You know the basics but would like to broaden your skills, knowledge and become more employable.

Course content

During the year, you’ll become familiar with art and design techniques used in floristry as well as learning to identify flowers and plants. Other areas of study include the creation of hand-tied bouquets, wedding designs, funeral designs and bespoke designs for various occasions.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Certificate:
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above; or pass in Level 1 Floristry, or equivalent.

Level 2 Diploma:
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above, or equivalent. Must have Maths and English GCSE at Grade C or above. You may be able to progress from a Level 1 Floristry qualification.


Assessment through coursework, graded assignments and online tests, as well as graded practical assessments in the classroom.

Financial information

For both the Certificate and Diploma, students are required to purchase a uniform and kit for all Floristry courses (approx. cost of kit and uniform = approx. £50, based on 13-14 costs). Financial support may be available to help with the cost of course-specific equipment, ask the Gateway team for more details. A reference is also required as well as an interview with a course tutor.

Future opportunities

You may be able to progress onto a Level 3 Floristry course at TyneMet College or into employment, working in the wholesale or retail floristry

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 11 March 2016

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    • TyneMet’s main site is the Coast Road Campus in Wallsend, easily accessible from the city centre and that coat with excellent transport links and free parking. TyneMet is your vocational specialist, offering you a huge range of courses across career-based subjects to get you off to a great start. There’s so much to explore on campus with a range of retail outlets from a Hair and Beauty Salon, a gym, a restaurant and even a floristry shop!