Level 3 Diploma in Floristry FT

Course Code: AOFL3FT001

Start Date:  Thursday 13th September  2018           Duration: Full Time, 2 days a week, over 1yr

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

Awarded by: City & Guilds

Introduction:
This course is intended for those wishing to work at a more senior level in the floristry industry, who have successfully completed the Level 2 Diploma in Floristry or a similar relevant qualification such as the NVQ 2 in Floristry or have commercial evidence that they have the relevant industry experience.

Entry Requirements:
To join the course you will have achieved either the Level 2 Diploma in Floristry or an equivalent relevant qualification such as the NVQ 2 Floristry. 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 units:

  • Unit 301 The creative design process for florists (7credits)
  • Unit 302 Diverse flower and plant care (7 credits)
  • Unit 303 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse tied floristry designs (12 credits)
  • Unit 304 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse floral designs for weddings (12
  • credits)
  • Unit 305 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse floral designs (12 credits)
  • Unit 306 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse funeral designs (12 credits)
  • Unit 307 Working in the floristry industry (13 credits)
  • Unit 308 Negotiate and agree terms and conditions for the sale of floristry products
  • and services (5 credits)
  • Unit 309 Function and event decoration using floral displays (7 credits)

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

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 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry (HDF).

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: £2,750.00 inclusive (this can be paid in 3 instalments @£825.00, or 10 monthly instalments @£247.50 + a deposit of £275.00 to secure your place)

Practical units only – 303,304,305,306,309 Total cost £2045.00 with C&G certification

10 monthly instalments 0f £195.00 plus C&G REG FEE £95.00

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

Disclaimer:
Jo Richards Academy of Floristry tries to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this web site. However, such accuracy cannot be guaranteed. The Academy reserves the right to make changes in regulations, the offering and structure of courses and programmes and fees without notice.