Pathway to Floristry - Level 1 Award (NCFE)

Birmingham Adult Education Service
Course summary
80 hours
400 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Birmingham, Online courses
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Course description

Pathway to Floristry - Level 1 Award (NCFE)

These qualification courses 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 and how to use a range of tools and equipment to help you produce your designs.

During the course you will look at key skills for employment within the field.

Include elements of research and development into your working projects.

Consider how to develop and transfer your subject knowledge for community/ citizenship use.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

This course is for those who wish to develop a basic level of skill and knowledge in floristry and/or who may wish to go on to study floristry at a higher level.

Entry requirements

This is a beginners course so you do not need any previous experience of floristry.

As the course involves keeping notes and taking measurements you will need to have basic levels of English and maths. There will be a short initial assessment at the start of the course to ensure that the course is suitable.

Training Course Content

  • To use a range of materials, tools and equipment to produce different design arrangements
  • To package and gift wrap finished items
  • To use primary and secondary colours and how to combine them for effect
  • To collect and develop ideas from a variety of sources
  • To discuss and record ideas and adapt according to feedback & circumstances
  • To produce a range of designs and arrangements based on planning and research to set assignments
  • To produce finished work demonstrating a basic level of skill
  • To present finished designs to good effect and carry out verbal and written evaluation of finished material
  • Use appropriate plant material in line with Health & Safety regulations
  • Use and store tools and equipment safely in line with Health & Safety regulations
  • Be aware of employment opportunities in the floristry industry
  • To produce portfolio of evidence, showing skills, development, research
    and finished work

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Birmingham Adult Education Service

Birmingham Adult Education Service

At Birmingham Adult Education Service their aim is to make a difference. Offering courses such as English, Math, Health & Social Care and Art, BAES has a vision to become an outstanding provider of community learning and skills. Whether you're...

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Birmingham Adult Education Service

99 Whitehead Rd, Aston
B6 6EJ Birmingham

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