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Diploma in Floristry Level 2

Kirkley Hall Campus
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NPTC Diploma in Floristry (QCF) Level 2

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Who is the course for?

If you are interested in learning all aspects of the floristry Industry, including practical floral designs, hand tied bouquets, floral arrangements, wedding and funeral designs as well as a display of floristry goods, function decorating, Art and design and Identification and care of cut flowers, then this course is for you.

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?

The course includes both practical floristry as well as theory based industry training.

All learners will cover 10 mandatory core units -

Art and Design for florists, Identify, check and monitor the quality of incoming cut materials, Introduction to planted designs, hand tied designs, floral arrangements, wedding and funeral designs, introduction to display, working in the floristry industry and function decorating

We cover seasonal designs and make lots of beautiful arrangements for Christmas, Valentine's day and Mother's day. You will also take part in events and weddings held in our beautiful Kirkley Hall.

The course is run 2 full days per week over 1 academic year. Each lesson will consist of theory, group work, lots of discussion, as well as practical floristry.

You will also be required to obtain work experience for a set number of hours to develop your practical skills and industry knowledge

Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments, observations, written assignments, and identification tests. Assessments are spread out and varied to allow your skills to develop. You will also sit an online multiple choice exam on the Art and design unit.

You may also have the opportunity to complement your studies with other qualifications to help you gain employment, including functional skills, employability and personal social development. Other options may be available depending on timetabled commitments.

NPTC Diploma in Floristry (QCF) Level 2

After completing the course you could study a Level 3 Diploma in Floristry

Many of our learners study for free with a Fee Waiver when they are in receipt of qualifying benefits or studying a first full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification and meet age restrictions or are aged between 16-18.

If you are not entitled to a Fee Waiver, you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help with paying your course fees, or if you are aged over 19 and planning to study at Level 3 or 4 and have not previously studied at Level 3 or above you will be able to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan that covers the costs of your tuition fees. The loan will not cover the cost of any examination / registration fees and these will need to be paid for separately, or you may be entitled to receive Learner Support Funds to help cover the cost.

All learners may also apply for help with the cost of travel to college and the college may be able to help with the costs of childcare, travel, books, equipment and meals.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email helphub@northland.ac.uk.

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email helphub@northland.ac.uk or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

Where can I get any further information about the course?

You may find further information within this website including within case studies and our media gallery. You may also come along to an open event – dates of college events are listed here http://www.northumberland.ac.uk/events/

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