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Floristry - Easter Floral Design Workshop (Ref:S60008G03NV)

Dates: 01-Apr-2023 - 01-Apr-2023

Days: SAT 10:00 - 13:00,

Centre: Sutton

Learning Aim:Z0001805

Decorate your home for Easter with a stunning parallel floral design incorporating colourful blooms and delicate scents. Master Florist, Tracy Benton, who will share her wealth of knowledge and experience with you, will guide you. The finished product will be something to be admired, it will make your day! All materials are included in this workshop so just bring an apron or old top to wear and leave with a beautiful display.

ALL FLOWERS, FOLIAGE AND SUNDRIES NEEDED ARE INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE.

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Employability Skills

Digital Skills

Presentation Skills

Design Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This course is suitable for learners experiencing Flower arranging for the first time or for those with some prior knowledge who are interested in enhancing the techniques and skills they currently possess.

You need to able to understand verbal instructions and follow demonstrations due to the nature of the delivery of the course content.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

Please bring an apron/old top

Wear sensible footwear

Bring a camera and a container to transport your designs

All flowers, foliage and sundries needed are included in the course fee.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Floral Design Creative Craft Entry Level 1

Floral Design Creative Craft Entry Level 2

Floral Design Creative Craft Entry Level 3

Floral Design Level 1 Award City and Guilds

Floristry Level 2 Award City and Guilds

Floristry Level 2 Certificate City and Guilds

Floristry Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma

Floristry Foundation Spring

Floristry Foundation Summer

Floristry Foundation Autumn

Christmas Flowers Workshop

Grand Floral Designs Venues

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

**Please note: Changes may need to be made to the delivery of this course if Government COVID guidance dictates. For the latest College COVID information please ensure you check our website**


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £50.00

Concessionary : £50.00

 

 

Floristry - Floral Design Entry Level 3 Creative Craft (NCFE) (Ref:S50003G03NE)

Dates: 03-Feb-2023 - 24-Feb-2023

Days: Friday 09:30 - 15:00,

Centre: Sutton

Learning Aim: 60049443

If you have already completed a Creative Craft qualification at this level you cannot be funded again regardless of the subject you intend to learn. If you would like to check this, please contact delroseearle@suttoncollege.ac.uk

You may be entitled to the concessionary fee if you are in receipt of a low income or means tested benefit. For further information please contact enrol@suttoncollege.ac.uk.

Floristry is a wonderful craft. Take this short course and achieve an entry level qualification just for having fun and stimulating your senses.

On this short 3 session course you will learn to use tools and equipment suitable for creating beautiful tied designs using accessories. This can be the first step into a career in floristry.

Following this course you can book on to the level 1 5 week course before progressing to higher levels if you so choose. Either way you are guaranteed to have fun with flowers and develop skills that you can show off with.

ALL PLANT MATERIALS AND CONTAINERS NEEDED ARE INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE.

Purpose of Course 

The course will cover a wide range of techniques including; cut flower care, learning flower names, tied design construction, general design principles, Health & Safety

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Employability Skills

Digital Skills

Improved dexterity

Design skills

Confidence building 

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This is an entry level course. You do not need any qualifications or experience in floristry to join. You do need some curiosity and the motivation to try.

This course is a qualification therefore you must attend all sessions and you must complete a short information sheet demonstrating what you have learned. This must be supported by photographs.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

No

Additional information

You will need a floristry tool kit containing the basic tools for floristry.

You have the option of purchasing a competitively priced tool kit through the college. Further information about this will be given to you once you have enrolled. Fully funded learners will be provided with a tool kit for the duration of the course.

You should bring with you;

Apron – Toolkits purchased through the college contain an apron

Camera

Suitable bag, or other container to transport your designs

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Floral Design Level 1

Floristry Level 2

Floristry Advanced Technical Diploma

A range of professional courses

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

**Please note: Changes may need to be made to the delivery of this course if Government COVID guidance dictates. For the latest College COVID information please ensure you check our website**

only 2 places remaining


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £139.50

Concessionary : £0.00

 

 

Floristry for Entrepreneurs Level 2 Certificate - Employability Skills (City & Guilds) (Ref:S20067G03NE)

Dates: 18-Jul-2023 - 28-Jul-2023

Days: Monday 09:00 - 15:30, Tuesday 09:00 - 15:30, Wednesday 09:00 - 15:30, Thursday 09:00 - 15:30, Friday 09:00 - 15:30,

Centre: Sutton

Learning Aim: 60136297

Title of course Floristry for Entrepreneurs (Employability Skills C&G Level 2 Award)

The art of floristry is much admired and in demand. All our senses engage with the beauty of this art. If you enjoy working with flowers and want to develop the flair and business acumen to make money from your creativity, then you need to join this course. You will be taught the techniques and tricks of the trade, how to prepare for; weddings, events, contract work, sympathy work and gifts. You will learn how to price, register for self-employment and gain the understanding of taxes for business as well as how to promote your business to get customers. You can join the Hustle Economy and earn just a little extra or turn your whole career around and build a full-time business. Join us at Sutton College where our supportive, professional teachers will share their wealth of industry knowledge and experience with you.

This is a London quality course, taught by experienced teachers who also teach in the leading London flower schools, charged at a Sutton rate.

You may be entitled to the concessionary fee if you are in receipt of a low income or means tested benefit. For further information please contact enrol@suttoncollege.ac.uk.

ALL MATERIALS AND FLOWERS NEEDED ARE INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE.

Purpose of Course

This course aims to: 

  • Give you the skills needed to create a range of floral arrangements suitable for the commercial market.
  • Advanced product knowledge
  • Give you the tools to Plan, prepare and present your service to clients

On this course, you will develop the following life skills

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Employability Skills

Digital Skills

Presentation Skills

Design Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

You do not need to be an accomplished florist to do this course. The course is designed to support even complete beginners. The main focus is on you having the desire to progress and being able to learn the skills to make commercially suitable floral arrangements and be able to command the correct market value and operate successfully in this business space.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

Yes

To be considered for a place on this course, you are required to attend a Course Approval session to ensure this course is suitable for you. You may be asked to complete a test/tests.

You can make an application by clicking on ‘APPLY’ at the bottom of this page. If you do not already have a Sutton College online account you will need to create one first. You will then be asked for further information and will receive a link via email that will enable you to book a Course Approval date and time. 

Additional information

You will not need to purchase anything for this course as all materials will be provided.

If you choose you can bring:

Florist’s scissors

Apron

Camera to photograph the items you make (you will make items from day 1)

A large bag or trolley to transport your designs

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Floral Design Creative Craft Entry Level 1

Floral Design Creative Craft Entry Level 2

Floral Design Creative Craft Entry Level 3

Floral Design Level 1 Award City and Guilds

Floristry Level 2 Award City and Guilds

Floristry Level 2 Certificate City and Guilds

Floristry Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma

Floristry Foundation Spring

Floristry Foundation Summer

Floristry Foundation Autumn

Easter Flower Workshop

Christmas Flowers Workshop

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

**Please note: Changes may need to be made to the delivery of this course if Government COVID guidance dictates. For the latest College COVID information please ensure you check our website**


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £515.00

Concessionary : £0.00

 

 

Floristry Level 2 Award in Floristry (NCFE) (Ref:S50010G03NE)

Dates: 28-Apr-2023 - 14-Jul-2023

Days: Friday 09:30 - 15:00,

Centre: Sutton

Learning Aim: 60133612

If your passion is to enhance your skills and express your creativity using flowers, this Level 2 NCFE Floristry Course is the vehicle that will ensure you have a solid foundation for work in the floristry industry. Understanding different flowers and foliage, knowing how to select and care for plant material and how to use them to maximum effect and wow spectators. Stop being an onlooker and become a creative designer in the world of floristry. Join this course at Sutton College to develop higher level knowledge and skills in the industry. The experience you will gain from our award-winning teachers who are all professionals in their own right is unparalleled. The skills gained will be those required for employment in the floristry industry as well as equipping you to create more complex designs if you are a hobbyist. 

You may be entitled to the concessionary fee if you are in receipt of a low income or means tested benefit. For further information please contact enrol@suttoncollege.ac.uk.

ALL MATERIALS AND FLOWERS NEEDED ARE INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE.

Purpose of Course

The NCFE Creative Craft Level 2 Award in Floristry Course has been designed to focus on the skills and training required to work within the Floristry Industry as a new career path, or for those wishing to update and enhance their existing skills.

The course is 1 day per week and you will be required to produce a portfolio of evidence to include your practical work, completed unit assessments, written assignments, photographic captures of your work and sketches.

The course will consist of:

Identification, care and conditioning of fresh materials. Costing fresh materials for retail purposes, calculating VAT.

Planning, assembling and evaluating floral designs/arrangements to include costings, care, storage, transport and suitability.

During the course there may be the opportunity to attend nearby floristry events, visit flower markets and to create window and internal floristry displays.

On this course, you will develop the following life skills:

Mental Wellbeing

Social Wellbeing

English Skills

Maths Skills

Employability Skills

Digital Skills

Presentation Skills

Design Skills

Confidence building

What level is this course & what skills do I need?

This is a Level 2 NCFE Course

Though not mandatory, it would be advantageous to have completed either; Introduction to Floristry, Floristry Foundation or Level 1 Floral Design before starting this level 2 course.

You will have a good command of English and be able to follow instructions.

A large lever arch A4 portfolio file plus an A4 ring binder for handouts and notes, A4 lined notepaper and dividers and general stationery are essential.

In addition you may choose to purchase books costing approximately £15 (You are advised not to purchase text-books or equipment until after the course start date).

There will be 2 - 4 hours of homework set per week on average.

Is a course approval interview/assessment required?

Yes

To be considered for a place on this course, you are required to attend a Course Approval session to ensure this course is suitable for you. You may be asked to complete a test/tests.

You can make an application by clicking on ‘APPLY’ at the bottom of this page. If you do not already have a Sutton College online account you will need to create one first. You will then be asked for further information and will receive a link via email that will enable you to book a Course Approval date and time.

Additional information

You will need a floristry tool kit. If you do not have a kit, you will be able to purchase one from the college the price is £70.00. Fully funded learners will be able to claim for this through the Learning Support Fund. Once you have enrolled onto the course, you will be given the opportunity to make this purchase. If you have any queries before them, please email: delroseearle@suttoncollege.ac.uk.

Apron

Small towel

Camera

Receptacle to take your designs home

The course will be held within the college, however, before the start of the course you will be invited to join a Google Classroom which is the tool that will be used to share information with you about the course, update you with important information etc.

What are the progression opportunities at the end of this course?

Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma

Floristry for Entrepreneurs

Easter Flower Workshop

Christmas Workshops

If you are unsure of your next steps for education, employment or career choices our Advice Service can help. Contact advice@suttoncollege.ac.uk

**Please note: Changes may need to be made to the delivery of this course if Government COVID guidance dictates. For the latest College COVID information please ensure you check our website**


The following course fees apply...

Standard : £591.00

Concessionary : £0.00

 

 
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