Work-based Floristry Apprenticeship (Level 3)

St Helens College
In St Helens

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Important information

Typology Course
Level Advanced
Location St helens
Duration 24 Months
Start Different dates available
  • Course
  • Advanced
  • St helens
  • Duration:
    24 Months
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Florists use their creativity and knowledge of flowers to design and create intricate flower arrangements for a range of occasions such as funerals, birthdays, weddings and christenings. This role involves preparing and arranging flowers, in addition to speaking to customers and taking orders.


Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
St Helens
St Helens College Water Street St Helens, WA10 1PP, Merseyside, England
Starts Different dates available
St Helens
St Helens College Water Street St Helens, WA10 1PP, Merseyside, England

Frequent Asked Questions

· Who is it intended for?

This apprenticeship is suitable for those who are currently working within this sector or are looking to gain employment within this sector as a Florist Manager or Senior Florist.

· Requirements

This is dependent on your employer and on the level of the apprenticeship you apply for. You will normally need at least grade C or above in your English and maths GCSEs. If you don't have these, don't worry. You can work towards your functional skills in English and maths alongside your apprenticeship training at St Helens College.


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What you'll learn on the course

Flower arrangements
Intricate flower
Florist Manager
Senior Florist
Creating flower

Course programme

What type of work will I do and what qualifications will I gain?

Although apprenticeships will vary depending on your entry level and your employer, you will gain a range of skills from the varying tasks you complete, these could include:

  • Speaking to customers and taking orders
  • Developing a working relationship with colleagues
  • Helping to design flower arrangements
  • Creating flower arrangements

You will also gain the following qualifications:

  • Competence and Knowledge Qualification - Level 3 Diploma in Work- based Floristry (City & Guilds)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities

If you haven't already achieved a grade C or above in English and maths, you will also undertake a level 2 functional skills qualification in English and/or maths.

What skills and qualities will I need for this apprenticeship?

  • Ability to develop good relationships with a team
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Punctual
  • A high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • A positive approach
  • Values professional development

Additional information

As an apprentice, you will be assigned an assessor, who will visit you in the workplace to observe the tasks you complete. You will also complete a number of relevant work-related modules at the College. All of which will contribute to the overall success of your apprenticeship.

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