Level 2 Technical in Floristry (0351-02) FT & PT available Sept 2024

Course Code: AOFL2FT001

Start Date:  September  2024

Duration: Full Time, 2 days a week in college (Tue/Wed)over 1yr, and 1 day in a workplacement 180 hours in total. Part Time is 1day (Tue) a week in college over 2 academic years.

Start Day/Time:
Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment

class times are 09.30am-4.30pm.

Awarded by: City & Guilds

This course is intended for those wishing to work in the floristry industry, and who want to train in this creative profession. Enthusiasm will go a long way to helping you achieve your goals. This course is suitable for beginners and will train you in every aspect required to be an excellent florist.

Entry Requirements:

An interview with the course tutor will be required. Students over the age of 19, who do not have the standard entry requirements, may be eligible for this course subject to previous experience and interview. It is recommended that you may have 4 GCSE’s at Grade C or above including Numeracy and Literacy.

Course Details:
The course is made up from the following 10 units:

The course is made up from the following 10 units:

  • Unit 201 Health and Safety for land based industries
  • Unit 202 Working in the Floristry Industry
  • Unit 203 Customer Service
  • Unit 204 Caring for and Maintaining floristry products
  • Unit 205 Floristry design principles
  • Unit 206 Preparing to create floristry designs
  • Unit 207 Creating floristry designs
  • Exams 021 – Theory Exam  – on line test evolve


  • Exam 022 – Synoptic assignment
  • Exam 201 – Health and Safety in land based industries
  • Employer involvement 820

In addition a one day a week work placement at a florist is compulsory for the duration of the course along with the availability to work at peak trading periods leading up to occasions such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Christmas, this will be required for assignments and evidence of work completed. A minimum of 180 hours is required, but more is advisable to pass the course and exams.

Course Assessment:
The units are assessed by assignments, practical assessments and a short answer test covering the core units. Assessment will be based on practical course work and an external examination.

Course Progression:
Level 3 Technical in Floristry.

Specialist Resources:
The course will be supplemented by visits, the preparation of commercial orders which are taken by the academy, the preparation of arrangements for external events, the preparation of displays, participation in competitions and shows.

Additional Information:
Protective and suitable clothing to be worn during all practical sessions. You will need to have access to a camera to create a portfolio of your work.

Cost: £3,795.00 inclusive Full Time,  deposit £250.00  3 x payments of £1181.66 or 12 x payments of £295.41pcm

part time – £4595.00 inc VAT 20% (this can be paid in 6 instalments @£724.16plus deposit of £250.00 , or 22 monthly instalments @£197.50pcm + £250.00 deposit to book your place)

NB: All fees quoted are normally per year, except where stated, and may be subject to


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