Course: BTEC Level 3 in Floristry

Department: Floristry

Type: 16+

Duration: One or two years

The Course

You will develop the knowledge and understanding needed to work in the retail floristry sector, including enterprise and customer service skills. This is a practical programme in which hands-on expertise is developed to a high standard, and creativity and innovation is encouraged.


A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Extended Certificate
  • One-year Foundation Diploma
  • Two-year Diploma
  • Two-year Extended Diploma.

What You Study

  • The conditioning of flowers and foliage
  • Floristry design, including weddings and funerals
  • Multicultural designs
  • Floral arrangements
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade C or 4 or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a Level 2 Floristry qualification, along with one satisfactory reference. 

Ellie Letten

BTEC Level 3 in Floristry

Having always had a passion for flowers, Ellie decided to “give it a go”. Now she is looking forward to working full-time in a florist’s shop
at the end of her studies.