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Where will this course lead?

This course is ideal for those wishing to learn the basic commercial floristry techniques and designs; either for personal development or as first steps to employment in the floristry industry. Students may wish to enrol on our Intermediate course after completing a year of Floristry Beginners.

What will I study?

Term 1 Autumn Term

Students will learn how to make a range of standard sympathy designs including open and based wreaths. Students will also look at seasonal designs including a garland and Christmas door wreath.

Term 2 Spring Term

This term focuses on weddings accessory designs e.g. buttonholes, corsages, headdresses and a bridesmaids hand tied bouquet.

Term 3 Summer Term

Students will create and design a range of commercial gift work, flowers arrangements and hand tied bouquets suitable for anniversaries, weddings & birthdays.

How will this course be delivered?

It is a practical course with demonstrations every week. There will be handouts and some written work.

What qualifications will I get?

This is a personal development course

How will I be assessed?

This course is for personal development and is informally assessed by the tutor with self-assessment and evaluation by the student.

How do I get a place on the course?

Enrolment opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact us for more details on 0121 678 7000 or Community.SkillsforLife@Solihull.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

Students should be age 19+

If you have learning difficulty or a disability please let us know when you apply.

What else do I need to know?

Students need to bring their own flowers, foliage and containers etc. Over time they will build up a work box which will be needed most weeks.  Students will also need to supply their own floristry tools such as scissors, knives, ribbons, wires and tapes.

Please note: Materials are not supplied for Cakes, Flowers/Floristry, Textiles, Soft Furnishings, Homemade Crafts, Calligraphy, Art, Cookery, Tiling, Painting & Decorating, Sewing or Dressmaking.

What can I do after this course?

We also offer a range of craft courses for adults, as well as Wider Family Learning courses designed for adults and children to learn together.

Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

14/09/2021

Day

Tuesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

HOCAH032E002A

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

15/09/2021

Day

Wednesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

HOCLX032E002A

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

18/01/2022

Day

Tuesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

HOCAH032E002W

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

19/01/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£70 (for 10 weeks)

Course Code

HOCLX032E002W

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

26/04/2022

Day

Tuesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£56 (for 8 weeks)

Course Code

HOCAH032E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Location

Woodlands Campus

Start Date

27/04/2022

Day

Wednesday

Time

19:00-21:00

Course Fee

£56 (for 8 weeks)

Course Code

HOCLX032E002S

Study Mode

Part Time

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Predicted Employment

How much can I earn?

£17,680
NATIONAL AVERAGE

Employment by Region

The career paths provided are to give you an idea of the careers that you could progress onto in the future. However, for some, you may need to complete higher level qualifications and gain experience before your dream job becomes a reality. The information provided is to support further research and to generate some initial career ideas when choosing a course. Please check entry requirements to degree courses, apprenticeships, and jobs as this may vary from year to year and across providers. For further advice and guidance, please contact: careers@solihull.ac.uk.
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