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Floristry Creative Crafts Award Level 1

When undertaking the course you will be working towards a formal NCFE qualification Level 1 Award in Creative Craft (Floristry).
The course is formally assessed by producing a portfolio and written assignments and there is an expectation that these are completed independently outside of taught session. This will include completing a practical portfolio and evaluating your performance. The college offers a range support to allow you to complete these requirements.

The course requires you to use a range of flowers to complete your designs and these are an additional cost to the course fees. Further information available at interview.

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Horticulture & Conservation
Course Type
Adult Part-Time
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Next Start Date
Course Length
14 weeks

Entry Requirements

If you have an interest in floristry you can study this course without qualifications, however, a functional skills test for literacy and numeracy will need to be achieved.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be assessed by the practical sessions throughout your course on floral design and you will complete a portfolio of the work you create.


When you have completed this course you can continue to study the level 2 certificate in floristry or other horticulture courses.

Career Opportunities

  • Florists
  • Horticulture Consultants
  • Ornamental Plant Growers
  • Garden Centre Staff/Managers