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Introduction to Seasonal Floral Design - Summer SolsticeApply Now

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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)

Days / Times: Thursday 18:00 to 20:00

Tuition (£): 125.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

You will produce various designs using English summer flowers and foliage.

Entry requirements

There is no formal entry requirement for this course.

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

Course Content

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

How will I be assessed?

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

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 variety 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.

This course is run at the Broomfield Hall Campus

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Eleanor Holt

Eleanor Holt

Stunning Broomfield inspired florist Eleanor

Four years ago, floristry shop owner Eleanor Holt felt trapped in a supermarket job which did not suit her.
Today she is the proud owner of her own floristry shop after studying for the skills she needed at Derby College.
In deciding on her course, Eleanor looked back fondly to her enjoyment of two weeks' work placement in a florists shop.
So she ditched her supermarket management course and took the college's Level 2 part-time City and Guilds in Floristry, passing with a distinction.
Eleanor worked part-time during her course at Hoods Florists shop in Chesterfield and was taken on.
And when the owner decided to concentrate on her business in Clay Cross, Eleanor jumped at the chance buy the shop "with a little help from the bank of mum and dad".

So I just went for it. I loved it.


The actual site at Broomfield is great. The way you can go out into the grounds and pick foliage and use the flowers in your work is brilliant.


The course taught you pretty much all you need to know to be a florist – there was a wedding unit, funeral unit, hand tied unit, things like that.


We also did health and safety as it relates to the job which was really useful.


The college gave me what I needed to do the job I'm doing now.

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