Floristry

Our course in Floristry doesn’t just teach you the fundamental skills to create artistic displays. You’ll get the chance to learn from our specialist lecturers - all who have achieved the highest qualifications in the industry, with experience of running their own floristry businesses. If you decide to progress through to Level 3, you’ll learn the commercial experience you’ll need to follow in their footsteps.

You could access:

  • Floristry workshops fitted with cold storage, display and photography areas.
  • Ornamental grounds containing a wide range of fauna.
  • Work experience placements to improve employability.
  • Opportunities to get involved with competitions and corporate events.

In order to equip you for your course with us, we will offer a tailored programme to students who have not achieved a grade 4 - 5 or C in GCSE English or Maths.

 

Our courses:

Floristry Courses

Course Title Type Start Date Length Location
Diploma Level 1 Floristry Full Time September 1 year(s)
Moulton View
Diploma Level 2 Floristry Full Time September 1 year(s)
Moulton View
Diploma Level 3 Floristry Full Time September 1 year(s)
Moulton View

Floristry Facilities

Classrooms

All classrooms at the college are fitted out with modern and specialist equipment related to the area of study. They are also regularly upgraded to ensure they remain state of the art and provide inspirational places to learn and grow your knowledge.

Floristry

Dedicated studios with appropriate specialist equipment are provided for floristry students, who can also make use of the college grounds and horticultural unit, which are stocked with a wide variety of flowering and foliage plants. Other flowers are purchased from a local wholesaler to ensure a constant supply of quality materials is available.

Students are provided with commercial experience through work in our garden centre, as well as the design, production and maintenance of floral displays throughout the college buildings and grounds.

Further experience is offered through entering a number of regional and national floristry competitions.

IT Facilities

Significant investment has been made in I.T. facilities over recent years, teaching is enhanced with IT in the majority of classrooms and a number of I.T. Suites operate throughout the different campuses utilising a mixture of PC’s, Laptops and Netbooks.  A cutting edge Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) system means that Students at all sites receive a consistent IT experience. 

Fast WiFi networks cover the majority of the campus, and students are enabled to bring their own devices for use during informal study periods. 

We run Microsoft Windows and Office 2010 with a range of specialist software to support each curriculum area.  Each student is provided with a College email address and a home area to store their files alongside this 24/7 access from home is available to the College’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) where lesson notes, interactive study aids, and videos support and reinforce teaching from both the classroom and practical sessions.

Learning Resource Centres

The college has learning resource centres at the main Moulton site, and the East Northants vocational skills academy. The Moulton LRC provides access for 240 people, including a designated IT area for our higher education students.

Each learning resource centre offers a range of services such as libraries, careers advice, learning support and study spaces, as well as access to resources including books, journals, newspapers, trade literature, online resources and DVDs.

Each centre also has a computer suite that provides access to network drives, the internet and Moodle, as well as hardware such as printers, copiers and scanners. Specialist software includes AutoCAD and packages for horse management, farm management, garden design, accounting, statistics and mind mapping.

For anyone requiring additional support, the learning resource centres at Moulton and at the vocational skills academies offer learning support, where needs can be discussed and arrangements put in place.

Floristry Profiles