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Professional Floristry and Floral Design Foundation Certificate

University Centre Myerscough

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Foundation Certificate - Fd cert

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1.5 Years

Course summary

About the course

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. The course is a step forward for the floral designer, designed as an introduction to the commercial aspects of floral design at a professional standard. Traditional, period, contemporary and experimental designs will be studied. Incorporated within these designs are the latest trends in the manipulation of fresh plant material and experimental designs using modern decorative accessories.

Learning Environment:

Lectures, seminars and studio professional development, live briefs, peer involvement.


Portfolio design, digital journaling, practical time constrained exercises, variety of working industry documents, team work and communication assessments.


On successful completion of the course, students may apply for Foundation Degree in related subjects, for instance the FdA Professional Floristry and Floral Design course at Myerscough College.


The floristry industry is reaching far beyond the confines of high street retailing – employment opportunities continue to grow. The course equips students to develop and specialise within the following practical and commercial areas in the floral design industry:

Examples of possible careers include:

· Florist/Shop Manager

· Freelance Floral Designer

· Window dressing

· Floristry Instructing

· Buyer for multinational stores

· Curator for Historical Home/Venues

· Demonstrator

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 1,250module

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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A level : CE

AS levels may be used to contribute to entry requirements but they are not sufficient for entry on their own.


University information

University Centre Myerscough

  • Campus address

    Myerscough College, St Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY, England

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