Part-Time BTEC National Certificate In Floristry (LEVEL 3)

In Kent

Price on request
  • Typology

    BTEC

  • Location

    Kent

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

This intensive course covers a range of practical designs as well as in-store displays and a wide variety of commercial patterns. You will be taught how to prepare flowers for events such as multi-cultural weddings and encouraged to develop your practical skills by completing 400 hours of work in a floristry business. You will benefit from learning both the Latin and common names of flowers

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Kent
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Hadlow College, Hadlow, Tonbridge,, TN11 0AL

Starts

On request

To take into account

4 GCSEs at Grade C or above, with preferably 1 in Mathematics, English or Science. National Award in a relevant subject. First Diploma at Merit or above. Additional Experience Life experiences will be taken into account when considering applications.

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Course programme



This intensive course covers a range of practical designs as well as in-store displays and a wide variety of commercial patterns. You will be taught how to prepare flowers for events such as multi-cultural weddings and encouraged to develop your practical skills by completing 400 hours of work in a floristry business. You will benefit from learning both the Latin and common names of flowers and plant material, together with their uses, as well as a range of business management skills.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade C or above, with preferably 1 in Mathematics, English or Science.
National Award in a relevant subject.
First Diploma at Merit or above.

Additional Experience
Life experiences will be taken into account when considering applications.

Location
Hadlow

Course Duration
1 year, 4 days per week.

Course Content
  • Display techniques
  • Conditioning and use of flower and foliage materials
  • Designs in a medium for weddings
  • Designs in a medium for funerals
  • Designs in a medium gift wrapped
  • Tied designs
  • Wired work (accessories and novelities)
  • Multicultural and international designs
  • Business management and planning
  • Interior and exterior design
  • Flowering and foliage plants
  • Industry experience
  • Key skills


Assessment Method
Continuous assessment through assignments, practical tests and external assessments.

Progression Routes
Successful students can further enhance their skills by enrolling onto the NPTC Advanced National Certificate in Floristry or, should they wish to, straight into the floristry industry.

Specialist Equipment Needed
Flowers will be provided, but students need to bring floristry scissors and knife plus basic floristry sundries. A camera is required to record design work.

Price on request