About Floristry

This includes frequent deliveries of fresh materials and sundries from trusted industry suppliers. We make sure to use quality materials that are on trend in the industry whilst still delivery the basic,BFA_British_Florist_Association through to  the designers aspects of floristry. 

Course structure focuses on the development of floristry practical skills alongside the associated underpinning knowledge of design theory. This ensures our students develop good vocational, practical and employability skills. The subject involves conditioning and maintaining fresh flowers, foliage and plants and being able to develop floristry techniques and design principles. It will also involve learning a popular range of flower, foliage and plant names as well as an introduction to creating displays to promote floristry goods and services. We have Floristry studios and design spaces, a cutting garden and opportunities to design and display floristry installations in our beautiful Broadview Gardens. These installations have also been created in local and national events including Chelsea Flower Show.

All aspects of retail practices such a business management and marketing, trends and event floristry are included. Duties will also be carried out maintaining the College floristry facilities where students will develop their knowledge alongside their practical skills. The floristry staff have a wealth of experience within the team ranging from the highest level floristry design skills with the associated underpinning knowledge to ensure every learner can achieve their optimum personal best and to be a successful retail florist. All have current industry knowledge in various sectors and bring this knowledge and experience to the delivery of the course. These courses are aimed at someone who wants to either gain employment in the floristry industry or progress onto a higher level floristry course.