Floristry // Level 3

The course for you if ...

You want to develop advanced skills that will equip you for a career in the floristry industry by exploring creative ideas and producing detailed floral designs.

What will I study?

During this course you will become familiar with the flower industry and how to succeed as you further develop your skills and techniques by demonstrating advanced floral decoration and understanding marketing and promotion. Practical sessions within our large creative learning space and retail outlet on campus, as well as trips to exhibitions and shows, will give you an advanced in-depth knowledge of floristry.

Entry requirements

Level 3 Certificate:
Achieved Level 2 Floristry, or equivalent.

Level 3 Diploma:
Achieved Level 2 Floristry, or equivalent. Must have Maths and English GCSE at Grade C or above.

For both the Certificate and Diploma, an interview with a course tutor and a satisfactory reference are required. The Level 3 Floristry qualification expects learners to be able to produce advanced and creative work, demonstrating an artistic and creative flair. Excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic approach are vital.

Students are required to purchase a uniform and kit for all Floristry courses (approx. cost of kit and uniform = £50 if you are a new student or no cost if materials are retained from Level 2 course at TyneMet, based on 13-14
costs). Financial support may be available to help with the cost of course-specific equipment, ask the Gateway team for more details.


You will be assessed throughout the course by building up a portfolio of work and research-based assignments,as well as graded practical assessments in the classroom.

Progression & Careers

With this qualification, you'll be well placed for further study or to enter employment in the floristry industry. Careers include: running your own floristry business, events and other artistic and creative industries.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 3
Attendance Full-time
Campus Coast Road Campus