Who is the course for?
If you are interested in learning all aspects of the floristry Industry, including practical floral designs as well as art and design and identifying flowers, then this course is for you. Northumberland College is the perfect place to study practical floristry. We have good facilities and the benefit of using materials from our extensive grounds. We also have the advantage of working with Kirkley Hall for weddings and events
Do I need any formal qualifications?
You are required to have a good standard of general education and competence.
Assessment of suitability is likely to be based on GCSE grades or equivalent.
Mature students with relevant experience will also be considered
What will I study on the course?
This course includes both practical floristry and industry training. The units covered include Art and Design for florists which is practical in looking at colour and other design elements, Identification, care and monitoring of fresh materials - you will learn botanical classification and know how to treat cut flowers to get the longest life, practical hand tied designs and floral arrangements.
We cover seasonal designs and make lots of beautiful arrangements for Christmas, Valentine's day and Mother's day. You may also take part in events and weddings held in our beautiful Kirkley Hall.