Floral Design - Level 3


Start:
September
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
3

Course Details

This course will give you an understanding of the floristry industry and will allow you to develop higher level skills in a wide range of floristry techniques including the planning, assembly and evaluation of sympathy floristry, diverse floral wedding designs, novelty designs, cultural floristry designs and diverse floral arrangements.

This skill development will be supplemented by an understanding of the business management techniques in floristry including retail merchandising, legislation and marketing strategies which will prepare you for entry into employment or progression to a higher level course. This course is the equivalent of 3 GCE A Levels and generates UCAS points that will allow you to progress into HE onto one of the diverse floristry and floristry related degrees that are becoming available .

The course is mostly practical and will be delivered in the college’s floristry workshops, the development of practical skills will be supported by classroom sessions to develop an understanding of the theory of floristry including the selection, identification and use of flowers and foliage. Work related experience is a required course element so you will have the opportunity for a high quality work placement which will give you an insight into the everyday operation of a floristry business. During the programme you will also have the opportunity to develop your maths and English skills to further support your employability.

The programme also includes studying Maths and English towards GCSE grade 9-4 (old grading system: A*-C) if you do not already have these grades.

Please call our Careers Advice team on 0151 353 4444 for more information.

BTEC Diploma in Floristry Level 3
1 year
  • University
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • Employment
  • Florist
  • Buyer
  • Corporate Florist
  • Demonstrator
  • Freelance Florist
  • Importer
  • Shop Manager
  • Venue/Event Designer
  • Wholesale Florist

Entry Requirements

How much will this course cost me?

Aged 16-18

Free.

Aged 19+

There may be fees associated with this course.

You may be eligible to have some or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Financial Support (all ages)

You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare. Please visit our Student Finance page for more information.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.

Please contact our independent Careers Advisors. Call 0151 353 4444 or email careers@hughbaird.ac.uk.