Floristry Level 1

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Course code: 24C208

Develop your creative passion with this practical floristry course. Learn the tips and tricks of working with this craft including the use of tools to make bouquets, wreaths and flower arrangements. 

when
From 24 Sep 2024 to 10 Jun 2025
Tue 15:30-18:3031 weeks
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24 Sep 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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01 Oct 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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08 Oct 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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15 Oct 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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22 Oct 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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05 Nov 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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12 Nov 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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19 Nov 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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26 Nov 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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03 Dec 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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10 Dec 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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17 Dec 2024
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15:30 to 18:30
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07 Jan 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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14 Jan 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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21 Jan 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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28 Jan 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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04 Feb 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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11 Feb 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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25 Feb 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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04 Mar 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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11 Mar 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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18 Mar 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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25 Mar 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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01 Apr 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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08 Apr 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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29 Apr 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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06 May 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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13 May 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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20 May 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
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03 Jun 2025
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15:30 to 18:30
Date
10 Jun 2025
Time
15:30 to 18:30
where
CITY LEARNING QUARTER 

Old Hall Street

Wolverhampton
WV1 3AU


fees
full fee for this course £478.50  (Fee concessions will be discussed on application, many students do not have to pay a course fee. ) . £44.5  for exam fees
who

Wolverhampton Adult Education Service

enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk

Course details

<p>Do you want to develop your creative passion by learning how to create your own professional looking flower arrangements and displays?</p>

<p>Would you like to be self-employed or work in the creative industries?</p>

<p>We offer a range of courses from Entry Level to Level 2 that will help you reach your goal.</p>

<p><strong>Floristry – an introduction</strong> is a short course suitable for beginners. It will provide you with an introduction to the key aspects of working with flowers. It will give you the opportunity to learn skills such as gift wrapping, making bouquets, tied bouquets and cone wraps. You will also work with plants and arrangements and learn different bow making styles. </p>

<p><strong>Floristry Level 1</strong> is a year-long course that will provide you with a more in depth introduction to the key aspects of working in the floristry industry. It will give you the opportunity to learn skills such as gift wrapping and making a variety of bouquets. You will also work with plants and arrangements and learn how to care for them. </p>

<p><strong>Floristry Level 2</strong> will help you to further develop your creative passion and gain the skills needed to work in the floristry industry. You will have the opportunity to create contemporary and traditional flower arrangements, create your own ideas using floral art skills, make exciting floral table decorations and research the craft industry organisations. At Level 2  you will explore the more advanced skills needed for wedding and funeral arrangements. A portfolio must be produced for this qualification.</p>

<p>You will have the opportunity to explore opportunities for employment and self-employment.</p>

Course requirements

<p>Entry to these courses starts with an informal meeting with your teacher. You will need to have a good use of English for each course level. There will be an opportunity to join a separate English and/or maths skills class if you do not already have a Level 2 qualification in these subjects.</p>

<p>You will need 100% attendance throughout the course to successfully achieve.</p>

Location

<p>City Learning Quarter, Wolverhampton, WV1 3AU.</p>

What are the benefits of this course?

<ul>
<li>Floristry is an exciting and varied career. Whether you fancy making floral creations in exotic locations, running your own business, freelancing for the finest or getting into wholesale – there&#039;s so many outlets where you can use your skills once you have learnt the ropes</li>
</ul>

<p>These qualifications will provide an opportunity to gain practical skills in creative craft. They will:</p>

<ul>
<li>Introduce you to craft and design materials</li>
<li>Allow you to combine materials to create an art or craft item whilst working safely</li>
<li>Help you use materials, tools and equipment correctly and safely</li>
<li>Develop an understanding of health and safety considerations in the craft environment</li>
<li>Give you opportunities to investigate creative enterprise and employment opportunities in the creative sector</li>
<li>Help you to develop analytical and research skills</li>
<li>Evaluate your own work and develop ideas further</li>
<li>Provide you with a basis for progression into further study in craft-related areas</li>
<li>You will gain a valuable addition to your CV to help you get a job or help you to get a better job</li>
<li>You will study in an adult environment with support from a dedicated Student Services team</li>
<li>You will meet new people, develop your networks and your confidence</li>
<li>Many students will be able to access financial support e.g., course fees, resources, travel, childcare, laptop loan</li>
<li>All the teachers are experts in their subject, fully qualified and experienced</li>
<li>We get excellent feedback from students</li>
<li>You will be given a FREE Microsoft 365 account including access to Word, Excel and PowerPoint</li>
</ul>

How will I learn?

<p>Most sessions will be delivered face-to-face. There will be planned lessons, discussions, group activities,  research, tutorials, and demonstrations followed by practical activities giving you the best experience tp prepare you for a move onto the next level of course or into employment. In addition there may be online sessions where you will learn to use Microsoft Teams.  Up to 25% of your course will be independent learning that will involve you carrying out activities outside of the classroom.</p>

<p>Learning support is available if you have a learning disability, let us know on your application if you require support.</p>

How will my progress be monitored and assessed?

<p>Assessment takes place throughout your study in the form of written assignments and the production of a range of items. Your teacher will negotiate assessment plans with you on a regular basis and will give you feedback on how well you are doing.</p>

<p>You will have an Individual Learning Plan which will be used to record your targets and progress.</p>

<p>There are no examinations as you will put together a portfolio of evidence that will be assessed by your teacher and moderated externally.</p>

Are there any additional costs?

<p>For many students these courses will be free especially if you are unemployed. Please contact Student Services to check your eligibility for funding.</p>

<p>You will need to supply your own writing materials such as pens, paper and folders and you will need to provide your own flowers and floristry resources, the teacher will advise you in your first session. If you do not have a computer or laptop but need to use one for your learning you may be able to loan a laptop and a MiFi dongle to enable you to learn at home.</p>

<p>For information about support with travel or childcare costs, please contact Student Services on 01902 551658 or 01902 558180 or please email <a href="mailto:enquiries@aes.wolverhamptonn.gov.uk">enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a> to check eligibility.</p>

What qualification will I get?

<p>On successful achievment of your course you will be awarded one of the following:</p>

<p>NCFE Entry Level Award in Creative Craft</p>

<p>NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft</p>

<p>NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft</p>

<p>NCFE Award in Investigating Enterprise Skills Level 1 (for students studying Level 2 Creative Craft)</p>

What will I be able to do after this course?

<ul>
<li>Progression to the next level creative craft course.</li>
<li>You may wish to broaden your skills in other areas such as English, maths or digital skills.</li>
<li>Successful achievement of the may lead to a variety of employment opportunities including:
<ul>
<li>Florist (£13,000 to £24,000)</li>
<li>Wedding planner (£17,000 to £29,000)</li>
<li>Self-employed florist (£ variable)</li>
</ul>
</li>
</ul>

<p>*Salary information is taken from the National Careers Service March 2024*</p>

Further information

<p>For further information or for careers or educational advice please contact our Student Gateway:</p>

<p>01902 558180 | <a href="mailto:enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk">enquiries@aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a> | <a href="http://www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk">www.aes.wolverhampton.gov.uk</a></p>