This City & Guilds Level 2 Technical Certificate is a practical, work-related course designed to give students a broad understanding and appreciation of the floristry industry. Students have the opportunity to put the design and customer service skills gained at the college into practice in their weekly placement with an established floristry business.
This programme aims to develop and support the floristry industry and is not a leisure course.
The main areas of study are:
Creating floristry design
Health and safety
Working in floristry
In addition to the Technical Certificate, students undertake a short course in Health and Safety and make good industry contacts through work placement, industry visits and college events. They are encouraged to develop their skills set and build their CV through competition work and have the opportunity to enter design competitions organized by the British Florist Association and the Worldskills Organisation hosted at Greenmount Campus.
Progression opportunities and career destinations
This course provides students with an opportunity to progress onto the City & Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry on a day-release basis. The course aims to prepare students for employment as skilled florists within the floristry industry. There are excellent career prospects for trained florists both in the UK and abroad.