Level 2 Diploma in Floristry

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Let your passion for flowers bloom. Our Diploma in Floristry is a recognised qualification that can help you make a start on a rewarding, creative career.

The floristry industry in the UK is worth over £2 billion and, with more than 8,400 independent businesses across the country, it's a place where your creativity and artistry can shine.

As a student at Writtle College, you’ll delve into the artistry and craftsmanship of floristry.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through a comprehensive curriculum designed to build your skills and expertise. From mastering the art of bouquet making to understanding the principles of floral design, you'll develop a solid foundation in various aspects of this vibrant industry.

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Hands-on learning

Study on our rural campus in Writtle, and use our purpose-built floristry building featuring four workshop areas and a range of seasonal plants and foliage.

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Outstanding student support

Join our student community and:

  • learn from experienced tutors, who'll provide encouragement and feedback
  • make full use of facilities including library and IT resources
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, careers advice, health and wellbeing, and more.

Awarding body

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City & Guilds

City & Guilds is the global leader in skills development and apprenticeship schemes with 2 million learners working on diverse qualifications every year.

Careers and educational progression

Our Level 2 Diploma in Floristry is a recognised qualification that demonstrates your dedication and competence to potential employers or clients. It can help you make a start on a career in floristry. You might work in roles such as:

  • Junior florist / Florist
  • Owner of your own floristry business
  • Event planning.

Or you might decide to further your education, with our Level 3 Certificate in Creative Craft (Floristry) or a level 3 apprenticeship.

Apply now for Level 2 Diploma in Floristry

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Close to major cities, Writtle College is located on a picturesque 150-hectare campus in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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