This highly practical course will provide you with a range of opportunities to develop your career in the floristry industry. You will work on projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations, learning both traditional and contemporary skills to enhance your employability.
- Wedding designs
- The display of floristry goods
- Maintaining the condition of plants and planted designs
- Constructing arrangements
- An introduction to working in the floristry industry
- Function decorating
- English and Maths, as required.
One year full-time, normally in college three days a week.
Students can progress on to the Level 3 course at the college.
Work in a floristry shop, in hotels and hospitality, and event floristry – including weddings. Work as an employee or self-employed, freelance florist.
Four GCSEs at grade 3 or D or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. One satisfactory reference is also needed.
BTEC Level 3 in Floristry
Katie is a former employee of Woldgate College in Pocklington and has always had a passion for floristry. She is also interested in motorsport and cookery.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: Bishop Burton is a lovely college that has fantastic facilities to cater for everyone’s needs.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: The best thing about my course is the amount of practical work involved – it is not all just about the theory side of floristry.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: My hopes for the future are to work my way up and eventually be a self-employed florist.