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Art & Design (Photography, Fashion & Graphics)

Art & Design (Photography, Fashion & Graphics)

Mode of study Part-time
Duration 30 Weeks
Campus English Bridge Campus
Start date 23 September 2020
Tuition Fee £450
Exam/Reg Fee £58
Course code PLR2ART015 (2021)
Runs on Wednesday
  • Who is it for?

    This course is for anyone interested in Floral Design. It covers a wide range of skills in contemporary and traditional flower arrangements and design. Idea for anyone from complete beginners to those wishing to further develop their knowledge and skills. It offers an initial grounding on all aspects of floristry to progress to further levels.

  • Entry Requirements

    No previous knowledge is required, just a keen interest in all things floral.

  • What does the course involve?

    The sessions will be a mix of practical and theory based work. They will include all aspects of practical skills and techniques to produce work to a sellable standard. It involves creating a portfolio of images and relevant notes from lessons and assignments for assessment.  A strong emphasis will be put on floral design and full tutor guidance given throughout. The units will cover:-

    • Identification and processing of cut materials and pot plants;
    • Design and construction of floral arrangements;
    • Storage, display and wrapping of floristry goods;
    • Handtied and Loose bouquets;
    • Simple floral wedding designs and accessories;
    • Basic introduction to Funeral and sympathy floral designs;
    • Buying, costing and Health and Safety;
    • Display of floristry designs.
  • How is the course assessed?

    You will complete a portfolio of work which includes photographic evidence of your completed designs and written assignment work.  Your portfolio will be assessed by external moderators for the qualification.

    Group discussions and individual tutor feedback will be given to develop and enhance progression over the course.

  • How much does it cost?

    Purchase of flowers for each module - this will be discussed with the tutor at the start of course, this can be arranged by the tutor or individually. Basic floristry items.

  • Additional Notes

    Apron required. Basic tools and equipment will initially be provided by tutor. Advice on where to purchase additional materials will be given.


    Mandatory units

    1. Use Materials, Tools and Equipment to Develop Craft Techniques (M/506/2674)
    2. Investigate Creative Enterprise and Employment Opportunities (K/506/2673)
    3. Develop Craft Ideas (H/506/2672 )
    4. Create, Present and Evaluate Final Craft Item (T/506/2675)
  • Further Information

    More in depth information about the qualification can be found on the NCFE website:

    Search under 'qualification' for - NCFE Level 2 Award in Creative Craft (Floristry) Ref: 601/3361/2/FLO

  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.