Technicals in Floristry (0175)

Last Updated: 23 Nov 2016
First teaching of these qualifications is September 2016

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry is for learners who are interested in developing the specific technical and professional knowledge and skills that will lead to meaningful employment in the floristry industry. Learners will explore a wide range of industry areas.  Learners may progress into employment or within their current role or onto further learning including university or an Apprenticeship.

First teaching of these qualifications is September 2017

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry is aimed at learners that are looking to start a career in the floristry industry.  Learners could progress into employment, onto an Apprenticeship, or further their studies by taking other qualifications at Level 3.


These technical qualifications can also form part of the City & Guilds TechBac – an exciting new framework for learning designed to give 14 - 19 year olds the technical and professional skills needed to progress from FE onto an apprenticeship, into university or into the modern jobs market.

To ensure learners develop the wider workplace skills required by employers, TechBac goes above and beyond the technical qualification. It combines an accredited project qualification, practical work experience and critical skills development, brought to life via the TechBac Skills Zone, an innovative online learning hub giving learners the opportunity to practice and develop their skills anytime, anywhere.

Find out more on TechBac.
The Level 2 Technical Certificate is aimed at learners aged 16 – 18; 19+.
The Level 3 suite of Technicals are aimed at learners aged 16 – 18; 19+.

Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Learners interested in the Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.  Compulsory topics include:

• Principles of the creative design
• Plant and flower care
• Hand-tied designs
• Designs in a medium
• Wired designs
• Glued designs
• Business management and marketing
• Trends in the floristry industry
• Event floristry

Learners interested in the Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry will study theoretical aspects of the subject and apply them to practical tasks.
 
Compulsory topics include:
•Working in the floristry industry
•Preparing to create floristry designs
•Creating floristry designs
•Customer service
•Caring for and maintaining floristry products
•Floristry design principles
•Health and safety
•Work experience (150 hours)

For more information, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry could lead to the following employment opportunities:

•Florist
•Senior florist
•Florist shop manager

The Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry could lead to the following employment opportunities:

•Trainee florist
•Junior florist

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver these qualifications, centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment and the resources they need to complete the practical and theoretical aspects of the qualification.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.


Level 2


Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry (0175-20)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2019

Level 2 Technical Certificate in Floristry

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 360 - 360 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: 600 This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: Data unavailable This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

Level 3


What Careers Can This Lead To?


Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry (540) (0175-30)

Last Registration Date: 31 Aug 2018

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry (540)

  • Accreditation No: 601/7444/4 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Technical This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 540 - 540 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: 5 This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • UCAS Points - Distinction*: 0 - Distinction: 0 - Merit: 0 - Pass: 0 This is how many UCAS points this qualification is equivalent to
  • Last Certification: 31/08/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
  • Performance table: 2018 This is the year in which this qualification will count towards English performance tables

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