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Introduction to Flower Shop Floristry

Subject Area

Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Community Learning

What is the course about?

This mainly theory-based course with some practical is designed to give you a basic knowledge and understanding of how to begin to start planning to own your own or volunteering in a floristry business

Why should I choose the course?

The course content has been deigned to equip you with the knowledge of how to start running a floristry business either freelance or with premises.

What will I learn?

  • Location of flower shops and marketing including market research and social media advertising.
  • Setting up a business including the sale of small gifts as well as plants and flowers.
  • Wholesale Flowers, foliage and sundries ordering and flower conditioning care.
  • Floristry business Legislation.
  • Promotions and events eg: Valentine, Mother’s Day and other special Occasions such as Birthdays, Weddings and funerals.

You will be informally assessed by the tutor, and you will also self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan

What will the course lead on to?

Next steps Floristry Flower Shop Business

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

Further information can be located here: College Life

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Here at Warrington and Vale Royal College we have a great team of professional and dedicated, experienced staff who can share their expertise, skills and knowledge with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment. We fully encourage teamwork with your peers, to offer support, share ideas and resources. Rest assured; you will be fully supported to achieve your goals!

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this course. However, you must be aged 19 or over and must have an interest in the course area. You must also be willing to commit to a whole short programme of study.

What are my funding options?

For information on funding contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

The purchase of a related textbook is desirable but not essential.

Your tutor will advise.

You will need basic IT skills to use a College laptop during the course. The laptop will be for use on the campus only.

Careers Information

Course options

Starts Jan 2025

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
12:30 - 14:30
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Thu
Adult Fee
45
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Starts Apr 2025

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
12:30 - 14:30
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
Thu
Adult Fee
45
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

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