Floristry (0351)

About this level

You may have some knowledge and basic skills in the floristry industry - probably from a role where you work under supervision. You want to increase your floristry skills and take on more responsibility.

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Level 2 in Floristry  (0351-02)
Last registration date:31/12/2017
Level 2 Award in Floristry
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:500/6358/3
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:QCF
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:12
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:70 - 90
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2019
Level 2 Certificate in Floristry
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:500/6359/5
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:QCF
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:26
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:175 - 195
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2019
Level 2 Diploma in Floristry
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:500/6360/1
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:QCF
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:76
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:550 - 550
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2019

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What's involved in delivering this course?

In order to deliver this course, you will need qualified internal assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

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What's involved in studying this course?

While earning this qualification, you'll cover things like:

  • plant care
  • flower arranging
  • creating floral decorations
  • ordering and handling stock
  • dealing with customers.

For the Award, Certificate and Diploma in Floristry, you'll learn both in a learning environment and on work placements in the floristry industry.

For the Level 2 award, certificate and diploma, you'll be assessed with a multiple choice test and a practical demonstration or assignment.

For the Level 3 award, certificate and diploma, you'll be assessed with a practical demonstration or assignment and a written test.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You may have some knowledge and basic skills in the floristry industry - probably from a role where you work under supervision. You want to increase your floristry skills and take on more responsibility.

Level 3
You've worked in floristry for some time - you have plenty of experience. You want to develop your skills further, perhaps to move into a management role.

What careers can this lead to?

An Award, Certificate or Diploma in Floristry could help you to get a job as:

  • An Assistant Florist
  • A Wedding Flower Arranger
  • A Funeral Home Flower Arranger
  • A Flower Shop Supervisor/Manager.

After taking these qualifications, you could go on to take a Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry or a Level 5 Master Diploma in Professional Floristry.

Alternatively, you could go on to take the Level 4 NVQ in Floristry Business Management.

These further qualifications could give you the skills and knowledge you need to run your own flower shop.

Related Qualifications

These are some related qualifications:

> (0344) Floristry

> (6822) Floristry

> (0068) Work-based Floristry