Floristry Level 1 Diploma

16159W0 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 02/09/2019
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

If you love plants and flowers, and you have artistic talents, this could be the career you are looking for. Florists use their creativity and knowledge of plants and flowers to design and assemble flower arrangements. They also design bouquets and wreaths. To be a florist, you should have good practical and communication skills, to explain your ideas to customers. You will develop great customer service skills to complement your helpful and pleasant manner. This course provides an introduction to the essential skills of floristry. It provides the opportunity to develop skills in basic floristry through assembling designs.

What will I study?

Aimed at assistants in floristry related business and is designed to give you an insight into the basic skills needed for employment within the exciting floral industry at a junior level. You will develop the essential skills of floristry techniques and create simple well designed floral items.

How long is the course?

Full time for one academic year

How will I be assessed?

Continuous practical and written assessment.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-E/F / 9-2 subjects or equivalent.

What can I progress onto?

Successful completion of the course will lead to progression onto a Level 2 Floristry qualification.

Other Information

All students must purchase a basic floristry kit. You will be supported by a competent and experienced team of staff who will achieve your goal. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £993.50 1

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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