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Level: 1

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 5

Hours: 2.00

Start: Various Dates (Please press the Book Now Button to View Dates)

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Tuition (£): 125.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

You will produce various designs using seasonal materials for the time of year.  

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

Having a keen interest in floristry and flower arranging, plus a creative mind, would be an advantage but not essential.

Course Content

There are no mandatory units for this course but you will enjoy an interesting introduction to the floristry industry.

How will I be assessed?

There will be no formal assessment for this course, although feedback will be given throughout.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Apron
  • Closed-toe flat shoes
  • Tool kit such as scissors and secateurs
  • Flowers, foliage and sundries – the tutor will advise what you require each week
  • Writing materials

What can I do after this course?

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Floristry and Flower Arranging as well as a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

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* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

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Amy Sykes

Amy Sykes

Growing links with Flowerworld benefit floristry student Amy

Changing career direction can be a big step, but the flexibility offered by Derby College Group has made it possible for newly qualified florist Amy Sykes.
 
Amy, a former air hostess from Long Eaton, loved her old job but needed to do something different so she could spend more time with her young daughter.
 
Inspired by looking at floral arrangements on Instagram, Amy decided to put her creativity and love of flowers to practical use and enrolled on the level 2 Diploma in Floral Practical Skills at Broomfield. And, through the strong links cultivated by Derby College and national dedicated flower business Flowerworld she was also able to get paid work experience which has led to a retail career in floristry.
 
Initially Amy worked part-time at Flowerworld in Sinfin but has since secured a full-time job in the florists at the company’s Bulwell store.
 
Louise Ward, People Advisor at Flowerworld, said: “We are passionate about training and offer our people clear pathways to internal progression.
 
“We are now in the process of rolling out our Employability Academy, which comprises seven modules including job interview, application and employee expectations. Amy is one of the first people to benefit from the academy’s trial run. She did well and we’re pleased to welcome her to her new full-time role.”
 
Amy added: “I’m glad I changed career direction. People are sometimes put off from making changes to their work life because they think it’s going to be too difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. My course was full-time but the way in which our learning was structured meant I only had to go into College two days a week. It was convenient and I was able to make it work for me.”
 
Amy, who especially likes making up contemporary flower designs for corporate customers would like to take level 3 floristry one day.

My course was full-time but the way in which our learning was structured meant I only had to go into College two days a week. It was convenient and I was able to make it work for me

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