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Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry


Explore your creative skills and develop your business acumen with this higher education course. Particularly suitable for experienced or part-qualified florists who want to demonstrate their skills and understanding, you will combine your studies with work experience and look at a variety of different designs, including hand-tied, wired and glued techniques as well as modern trends and historical practices.

Further information on this course is available in our undergraduate prospectus.

Course Duration:

Part Time

2 years, 1 day a week

Total weeks: 60


Hadlow Campus

Horticulture Skills Centre, Shooters Hill

Course Cost


Course Content:

Botanical Concepts and Practices for Floristry
Historical Studies for Floristry
Floral Event Practices
Business Practices for Floristry
Marketing and Promotion Practices for Floristry
Technical Floristry Skills - Tied Designs
Technical Floristry Skills - Wired and Glued Designs
Technical Floristry Skills - Designs in Mediums
Technical Floristry Skills - Design Trends
Design Concepts for Floristry

Entry Requirements:

NPTC Level 3 Diploma in Floristry or equivalent, or a minimum of five years relevant industry experience.

A minimum of two days per week working in retail floristry is essential as part of the programme

Start Dates

Tuesday 26th September 2017 (10:00 - 15:30) (Hadlow College)

Thursday 28th September 2017 (10:00 - 15:30) (Greenwich)

Register your interest

If you’re interested in signing up for this course then leave your details and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

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