Units towards the Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry

Start Dates: TBC  3 months

Duration:  Part-time, 2 days a week (12hrs)

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

Awarded by: City & Guilds

This course is intended for those wishing to work at a more senior level in the floristry industry, who have successfully completed the Level 3 Diploma in Floristry or a similar relevant qualification such as the NVQ 3 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 3 Diploma in Floristry or an equivalent relevant qualification such as the NVQ 3 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 of the following degree units:

  • Floral event practices
  • Technically tied designs
  • Technical designs in medium

Course Assessment:
The units are assessed by assignments and practical assessments. Assessment will be based on practical coursework and an external examination.

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: £4,000         NB: All fees quoted are normally per year, except where stated, and may be subject to change.

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