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Floristry

This Course At A Glance

  • Learn about flower care, handling, and preparation techniques
  • Understand how to create floral displays for weddings and other events
  • Gain knowledge and skills that will give you a professional advantage
  • Master business practices ahead of opening your own floristry business
  • Learn online from the comfort of home
  • Provides a certificate of achievement

About Your Course

The art of floristry is more skilled than you may imagine. As a profession, it involves much more than going out and picking flowers. A trained florist is expected to know everything from design and styling to general flower and plant care. By studying this online floristry course, you will develop the skills you need to flourish as a florist.

Whether you want to join an existing organisation or start your own flower business, the course could be your ticket to success. Students will study 10 engaging modules within the course. These educational units will explain everything from plant cutting and characteristics to marketing, promotion, and customer relations.

Who Should Study This Course?

This home study course is aimed at students who have an interest in pursuing a career in floristry. Whether you want to work in a store or start your own business, this course will help you achieve that. The qualification is also suitable for individuals wanting to take up a new hobby.

What Happens After The Course?

On successful completion of this distance learning floristry course, you will have the skills and knowledge required to start a career in the floristry profession. As qualifications aren’t essential to working in this space, the fact you’ve taken the time to study floristry will prove to employers that you are committed to becoming a florist, and you have the knowledge and skills they require.

Alternatively, if you prefer to work independently, this course will help you to start your own floristry business. Before you know it, you could be working on your own time, selling bespoke bouquets. Related careers include:

  • Florist
  • Florist’s assistant
  • Wedding florist

Getting Started

This online floristry course is delivered by learndirect, the UK’s leading online learning provider. More than 4 million learners have achieved qualifications through our online training courses.

You will study this course online via our innovative learning platform, which you will have access to 24/7. You will, therefore, have the freedom to choose your study schedule, working whenever you wish without sacrificing your commitments.

Modules

The course consists of 10 Modules:

Module 1 – Introduction and care

  • Introduction to Floral Design and Flowers
  • Identifying most popular plants and flowers used in displays
  • General flower and plant care
  • Maintaining the condition of plants and planted designs

Module 2 – Identification and cutting

  • Botanical concepts and practices for floristry
  • Explore a variety of flowers and learn their characteristics and how to handle them
  • The best time to pick flowers and how to cut flowers
  • How long cut flowers will last and how to prolong their life

Module 3 - Design Style and Techniques

  • Various architectural flowers and stems
  • Which flowers complement different types of vases and containers, like glass, pottery, metal, etc
  • Larger flowers or stems used to form structure in a design or decoration

Module 4 - Elements and Principles of Design

  • Design concepts in floristry- Ikebana, western line, Hogarth, formal linear, crescent, Mille Fleur, Biedermeier and parallel design styles
  • Colour theory as it applies to floral design

Module 5 - Displays

  • The creative design process
  • The basic rules of flower arranging
  • The principles of creating floral decorations

Module 6 – Designs

  • Flowers and stems suitable for tied designs
  • What equipment and materials are required for designs
  • How to assemble tied and wired floristry designs 

Module 7 – Wedding functions

  • Considerations when designing  bouquets and floral accessories
  • How to design and create personal adornment flowers
  • How to create floral arrangements for both the wedding and the reception

Module 8 – Other occasions

  • What considerations are necessary when designing a display or a hospital
  • Appropriate displays for funerals
  • Constructing the display
  • Decorating a function suite / room using floral displays

Module 9 - Flowers for Festive Events

  • Floral arrangements for Christmas, Valentine's Day, New Year's Eve, Mother's Day and other holidays and special occasions
  • Artificial arrangements and arrangements that combine both artificial and fresh materials
  • Floral relay services  

Module 10 - Business practices

  • Managing marketing and promotion in the floristry industry
  • Building good relationships with customers

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Floristry.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Flowers are always part of life's celebrations and condolences, so if you choose to start a career as a florist, you’ll benefit from relatively stable demand throughout the year. The UK floristry industry is also projected to grow steadily, with a predicted market value of £3.7 billion by 2025.

By studying this online floristry course, you’ll gain the in-depth knowledge of flower care, handling, preparation techniques, and use of floral tools required to become a skilled florist. You'll also know how to create stunning arrangements for weddings, funerals, everyday occasions, and special events, so you can hit the ground running in your new career.

With this certificate to your name, you’ll be able to work in flower shops, event floristry, wedding floristry, education, or even set up your own business.

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 31st May
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Friday 31st May

Floristry

This Course At A Glance

  • Learn about flower care, handling, and preparation techniques
  • Understand how to create floral displays for weddings and other events
  • Gain knowledge and skills that will give you a professional advantage
  • Master business practices ahead of opening your own floristry business
  • Learn online from the comfort of home
  • Provides a certificate of achievement

About Your Course

The art of floristry is more skilled than you may imagine. As a profession, it involves much more than going out and picking flowers. A trained florist is expected to know everything from design and styling to general flower and plant care. By studying this online floristry course, you will develop the skills you need to flourish as a florist.

Whether you want to join an existing organisation or start your own flower business, the course could be your ticket to success. Students will study 10 engaging modules within the course. These educational units will explain everything from plant cutting and characteristics to marketing, promotion, and customer relations.

Who Should Study This Course?

This home study course is aimed at students who have an interest in pursuing a career in floristry. Whether you want to work in a store or start your own business, this course will help you achieve that. The qualification is also suitable for individuals wanting to take up a new hobby.

What Happens After The Course?

On successful completion of this distance learning floristry course, you will have the skills and knowledge required to start a career in the floristry profession. As qualifications aren’t essential to working in this space, the fact you’ve taken the time to study floristry will prove to employers that you are committed to becoming a florist, and you have the knowledge and skills they require.

Alternatively, if you prefer to work independently, this course will help you to start your own floristry business. Before you know it, you could be working on your own time, selling bespoke bouquets. Related careers include:

  • Florist
  • Florist’s assistant
  • Wedding florist

Getting Started

This online floristry course is delivered by learndirect, the UK’s leading online learning provider. More than 4 million learners have achieved qualifications through our online training courses.

You will study this course online via our innovative learning platform, which you will have access to 24/7. You will, therefore, have the freedom to choose your study schedule, working whenever you wish without sacrificing your commitments.

Modules

The course consists of 10 Modules:

Module 1 – Introduction and care

  • Introduction to Floral Design and Flowers
  • Identifying most popular plants and flowers used in displays
  • General flower and plant care
  • Maintaining the condition of plants and planted designs

Module 2 – Identification and cutting

  • Botanical concepts and practices for floristry
  • Explore a variety of flowers and learn their characteristics and how to handle them
  • The best time to pick flowers and how to cut flowers
  • How long cut flowers will last and how to prolong their life

Module 3 - Design Style and Techniques

  • Various architectural flowers and stems
  • Which flowers complement different types of vases and containers, like glass, pottery, metal, etc
  • Larger flowers or stems used to form structure in a design or decoration

Module 4 - Elements and Principles of Design

  • Design concepts in floristry- Ikebana, western line, Hogarth, formal linear, crescent, Mille Fleur, Biedermeier and parallel design styles
  • Colour theory as it applies to floral design

Module 5 - Displays

  • The creative design process
  • The basic rules of flower arranging
  • The principles of creating floral decorations

Module 6 – Designs

  • Flowers and stems suitable for tied designs
  • What equipment and materials are required for designs
  • How to assemble tied and wired floristry designs 

Module 7 – Wedding functions

  • Considerations when designing  bouquets and floral accessories
  • How to design and create personal adornment flowers
  • How to create floral arrangements for both the wedding and the reception

Module 8 – Other occasions

  • What considerations are necessary when designing a display or a hospital
  • Appropriate displays for funerals
  • Constructing the display
  • Decorating a function suite / room using floral displays

Module 9 - Flowers for Festive Events

  • Floral arrangements for Christmas, Valentine's Day, New Year's Eve, Mother's Day and other holidays and special occasions
  • Artificial arrangements and arrangements that combine both artificial and fresh materials
  • Floral relay services  

Module 10 - Business practices

  • Managing marketing and promotion in the floristry industry
  • Building good relationships with customers

Entry Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

All course fees, inclusive of all payment plans including our Premium Credit Limited option, must be settled before certification can be ordered.

*You will have access to the course for 24 months.

Qualifications

On successful completion of your course you will receive the learndirect Certificate of Completion of Training in Floristry.

Your course certificate will also state the number of CPD points/hours the course is eligible for.

View a sample of the certificate (opens in new window)

learndirect is one of the largest integrated providers of courses and qualifications, training, and employment services in the UK

  • Each year around 6,000 businesses equip their staff for success with learndirect
  • learndirect have helped more than 75,000 businesses equip their employees with the skills needed to improve productivity.
  • Almost 700,000 maths and English test passes have been achieved with learndirect.
  • 300,000 people fulfilled their career ambitions last year with learndirect.
  • Over 250,000 apprentices have achieved with learndirect.

Flowers are always part of life's celebrations and condolences, so if you choose to start a career as a florist, you’ll benefit from relatively stable demand throughout the year. The UK floristry industry is also projected to grow steadily, with a predicted market value of £3.7 billion by 2025.

By studying this online floristry course, you’ll gain the in-depth knowledge of flower care, handling, preparation techniques, and use of floral tools required to become a skilled florist. You'll also know how to create stunning arrangements for weddings, funerals, everyday occasions, and special events, so you can hit the ground running in your new career.

With this certificate to your name, you’ll be able to work in flower shops, event floristry, wedding floristry, education, or even set up your own business.

OUR PASS RATE
Professional Skills
90.9%
(National Average 82.6%)
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