Floristry (0344)

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2013 The Higher Diploma in Professional Floristry can help you gain the skills you need to run your own floristry business.
You'll develop your floristry knowledge and develop important business and management skills to help you in your floristry career. The Higher Diploma in Professional Floristry is for anybody who works in floristry at management level, maybe running their own business.
You'll have completed a level 3 qualification in professional floristry and have retail experience in the industry.
Available in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What's involved in studying this course

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

  • botanical concepts and practices for floristry
  • managing floral events
  • managing marketing and promotion in the floristry industry
  • business management for florists
  • design concepts in floristry.

To get a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) you learn with your training provider - maybe through practical sessions, group discussions or assignments.

VRQs are usually assessed by your training provider using assignments, practical task, exams or online tests.

For the Higher Diploma in (professional) Floristry you'll complete assignments and take practical and written examinations.

Level 4 or Level 5 are ideal if you work as a manager or in another senior role in the floristry industry. You might want to continue your professional development or get the skills to set up your own floristry business.

 

 

 

 

What careers can this lead to

The Higher Diploma in (Professional) Floristry can help you get a job like:

  • Customer Service Assistant/Manager
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Florist
  • Horticultural Garden Centre Worker/Manager
  • Interior Designer.

After completing this qualification you might be interested in taking business management courses to help you run your own business.

What's involved in delivering this course

In order to offer the Higher Diploma in (Professional) Floristry, you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment, and suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards. You will also need qualified internal assessors.

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

Learners must have completed at least the Level 3 qualification in professional floristry and have industrial experience and a sufficient level of literacy and numeracy to enable them to research the underpinning knowledge, carry out the practical tasks and complete the assignments.

Level 4

The Higher Diploma in Floristry will suit you if you work as a manager or in another senior role in the floristry industry. You might want to continue your professional development or get the skills to set up your own floristry business.

You complete 10 core units, including:
  • Botanical concepts and practices for floristry
  • Historical studies for floristry
  • Business practices for florists
  • Technical floristry skills - tied designs
  • Design concepts for floristry.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents.

What careers can this lead to

The Higher Diploma in Floristry can help you get a job like:

  • Customer Service Assistant/Manager
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Florist
  • Horticultural Garden Centre Worker/Manager
  • Interior Designer.

After completing this qualification you might be interested in taking business management courses to help you run your own business.

Higher Diploma in Floristry (ICSF)(0344-40)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry (ICSF)

  • Accreditation No: 500/1220/4 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 300 - 300 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5

The Higher Diploma in Professional Floristry is ideal if you work as a manager or in another senior role in the floristry industry. You might want to continue your professional development or get the skills to set up your own floristry business.

You complete 10 core units, including:

  • Botanical concepts and practices for floristry
  • Historical studies for floristry
  • Floral event practices
  • Marketing and promotion practices for floristry
  • Technical floristry skills - design trends.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

What careers can this lead to

The Higher Diploma in Professional Floristry can help you get a job like:

  • Customer Service Assistant/Manager
  • Exhibition Designer
  • Florist
  • Horticultural Garden Centre Worker/Manager
  • Interior Designer.

After completing this qualification you might be interested in taking business management courses to help you run your own business.

Level 5 Master Diploma in Professional Floristry (NDSF)(0344-50)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 5 Master Diploma in Professional Floristry (NDSF)

  • Accreditation No: 500/1292/7 Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data Unavailable Credits – a measure of the size of the qualification
  • GLH: 300 - 300 Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

The general expandable sections contain documents that cover multiple levels and the level-specific expandable sections contain documents that cover that particular level.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

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