Floristry (0351)

Last Updated: 26 May 2016
The Award, Certificate or Diploma in Floristry can help you to gain and develop the skills you need to work as a florist.
You'll learn things like plant care, flower arranging and how to create floral decorations for celebrations.


Level 3 Diploma in Floristry UCAS tariff

Grade

New Tariff points

D

72

M

48

P

24


An Award, Certificate or Diploma in Floristry is for anyone interested in working as a florist, from complete beginners to those already working as a supervisor or shop manager.

You don't need any previous experience of working in the floristry industry to start taking the Level 2 Award in Floristry.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is 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.

What Is Involved With 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.

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

Anyone can start taking these qualifications, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

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.

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

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.

Level 2 in Floristry (0351-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 2 Award in Floristry

  • Accreditation No: 500/6358/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 12 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 70 - 90 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2019 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 2 Certificate in Floristry

  • Accreditation No: 500/6359/5 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: 26 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 175 - 195 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: 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: 31/12/2019 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 2 Diploma in Floristry

  • Accreditation No: 500/6360/1 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: 76 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 550 - 550 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: 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: 31/12/2019 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

One or more pathways within this qualification has been approved by the DfE to appear in the 2016 Performance Tables. To review the qualifications approved please click here.

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.

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

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.

Level 3 in Floristry (0351-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2017

Level 3 Diploma in Floristry

  • Accreditation No: 500/6503/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 87 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 530 - 530 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Award in Floristry

  • Accreditation No: 500/6504/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 12 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 83 - 83 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 3 Certificate in Floristry

  • Accreditation No: 500/6505/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Credit based qualification This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: 27 Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 135 - 135 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: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2020 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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