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Floristry Level 3

Course Code: ABC1035
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

Take on a new challenge within the exciting world of floristry in this Level 3 course, from home!

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand the correct tools and equipment required for a florist
  • Know the correct conditioning methods and care for flowers and foliage
  • Identify cut materials and their uses
  • Discuss the importance of principle and elements of design and colour
  • Understand the different types of designs a florist can create and the uses for the designs​

This course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by post or email making it simple and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you a full years worth of support and advice to help get you through your course!

Want a CV that stands out from the crowd? Don’t worry we’ll even take care of that for you with our FREE CV re-writing service! In addition you will also be able to get the best discounts around with a FREE NUS card.

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: Essential Tools and Equipment
    • Tools and equipment required to create floral designs
    • Specialist equipment available
    • Range of mechanics
    • Uses of a range sundries and accessories
    Unit 2: Care and conditioning of cut flowers and foliages
    • International flower market and sourcing of flower material
    • Quality of flower material
    • Different conditioning methods
    Unit 3: Art and Design
    • Elements of design
    • Principles of design and the design schema
    • Importance of special dates by identifying the most important dates that affect the florist annual calendar
  • Unit 4: Costing design and plant materials
    • Costing a design and create costing sheets
    • Creating a buying and order list
    • Classify flowers
    • Classify foliage
    Unit 5: Floral designs part 1- Tied designs, arrangements and funeral flowers
    • Tied designs and methods of construction
    • Arrangements and methods of construction
    • Funeral designs and the methods of construction
    Unit 6: Floral designs part 2- wedding, event flowers and planted designs
    • Wedding designs and methods of construction
    • Event flowers and methods of construction
    • Planted designs and the methods of construction

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

    Course Duration

    This course will take you 12 months to complete.

  • Study Method

    This course is designed to study through distance learning. This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post or via email. You will also get tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

    The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

    The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

    The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

    ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

No qualifications or skills are needed to enrol onto this course. Although a Level 2 in Maths and English would be beneficial.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
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  • * Not included with the online study option
How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Floristry Level 3 Certificate.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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