Certificate in Floristry




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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the floristry industry. If you like to interact with others, be creative and are keen to develop practical, technical floristry skills, then this qualification is for you.

Through this qualification you will learn about different flowers and plants and how to look after them. You will also learn that there is more to floristry than flowers and
that for florists to be successful, they need to understand their tools, environment and the finishing touches that make a difference. With this, you will develop an understanding of design principles and the skills needed to apply these to the design and creation of floristry products.

You will gain an understanding of how floristry business operate and develop skills needed to interact with customers and identify their needs. This qualification is suitable if you are 16 years old, or over. You may or may not have any previous knowledge or experience in floristry.

Learners could progress into employment, onto a floristry apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.

Compulsory topics include:

  • Working in the floristry industry
  • Preparing to create floristry designs
  • Creating floristry designs
  • Customer service
  • Caring for and maintaining floristry products
  • Floristry design principles
  • Health and safety
  • Work experience (150 hours)

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry could lead to the following employment opportunities:

  • Trainee florist
  • Junior florist

For more information, read the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry Qualification Handbook

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry website

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