Level 3 Diploma in Floristry - Writtle University College

Level 3 Diploma in Floristry

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About the Course

This course provides you with the opportunity to build on previous experience and develop a more individual style of work. It will encourage you to study advanced design, modern and international design trends.

Areas of Study

Course content Module details
  • Unit 301 Creative design process for florists
  • Unit 302 Diverse flower and plant care
  • Unit 303 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse tied floristry designs
  • Unit 304 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse floral designs for weddings and formal occasions
  • Unit 305 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse floral arrangements
  • Unit 306 Plan, assemble and evaluate diverse sympathy tributes
  • Unit 307 Working in the floristry industry
  • Unit 308 Negotiate and agree terms and conditions for the sale of floristry products and services
  • Unit 309 Function and event decoration using floral display
The full-time and part time course includes a comprehensive visits programme, including the London Flower Market (New Covent Garden), wholesalers and trade shows, at subsidised cost. There is usually an optional visit to Holland/Belgium at low cost.

Entry Requirements

The following information provides students with the entry requirements for this particular course.
  • 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 or Grade A* to C or equivalent level 2 Floristry qualification
  • Minimum of level 1 qualification in English and Maths
  • Evidence of practical floristry experience
  • Satisfactory references from most recent School / College / Employer
Please note:
Alternative qualifications or experience will be considered on application.

Work Placements

A work placement is a requirement for this course and assistance is available in finding a work experience placement.

Method of Assessment

Practical assessments during teaching time, portfolios of work, assignments to be completed.

After Completion of Your Course...

Progress to a higher level qualification such as Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry, a degree programme in Professional Floristry. Previous students have gained employment with prestigious businesses including Jane Packer, McQueens Jamie Aston, and Claridges as well as jobs overseas, and Jersey.

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Full-time - Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
Part-time - Thursday 10am - 5pm


Study Mode - Full-time or Part-time

Course Length
Full-time - One year
Part-time - Two years




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