<small>Advanced Certificate of</small> Floristry

Advanced Certificate of Floristry

Course Code FAS709
Qualification Advanced Certificate
Payment Options Upfront & Payment Plans
Delivery Online & Correspondence

What does a Florist do? Florists create and design floral arrangements as bouquets, centrepieces, corsages, wreaths or other arrangements. They cut and arrange flowers to set layouts or their own designs. What qualifications do you need to become a florist? Our course has been developed by professions in the floristry industry. Passionate and dedicated, our exclusive trainers do more than just deliver a course. With expert tips and inside industry knowledge you will learn all about the floristry industry in no time. Our Advanced Certificate of Floristry course offers you a proven method of online study to learn all aspects of floral design and floristry.

Are you interested in a career in Floristry? If so you have come to the right place. Learning Clouds Advanced Certificate of Floristry has been developed by professions in the floristry industry. Passionate and dedicated, our exclusive trainers do more than just deliver a course. With expert tips and inside industry knowledge you will learn all about the floristry industry in no time.

The Advanced Certificate of Floristry will see you achieve more than just the skills of flower arrangement. This course can open up doors that you never thought were possible or for that matter, never knew existed. Sure flower arrangement and floral design might be your real passion and working in floristry a dream come true, but have you ever considered the supply chain or import export markets or supplying flowers for hotels and special events? In the course you will learn how to become a wedding specialist ? You can earn a very good income from designing the flowers for weddings, parties and other special occasions. By learning floristry you will discover it can really take you places.

Our Advanced Certificate of Floristry course offers you a proven method of home study to learn all aspects of floral design and floristry. No previous knowledge of flower arranging is needed, as we start you right at the beginning. Flower arranging is easy once you have learned the basic rules. We have students from all around the world and all walks of life - age and standard of education are not important. Every florist was once a beginner.

Fabulous Floral Designs

You will learn to create many different styles of floral arrangements suitable for all types of special occasions and events. These include table centrepieces, basket arrangements, posies, modern floral designs, traditional flower arrangements, European designs, hand tied bouquets, tributes, corsages, bridal bouquets and wedding designs.

Each floristry lesson is set out in simple, every day language with easy to follow step - by - step illustrated instructions.

The Course Covers

How to care for flowers for the longest possible life. The history of flower arranging. Tools and florist accessories. Various styles of flower arrangements. Basic rules of flowers arranging. Wiring and taping. How to make bows and streamers. Flowers and foliage A-Z. Professional floristry tips and techniques. Buying flowers from the market, growers and wholesalers. How to cost your floral designs. How to photograph your floral designs and create your own presentation folder. The business side of floristry. How to open you own florist shop or work from home. The advantages and disadvantages of starting or buying a florist business. Overheads, turnover and profits. Lots of ideas of how to promote a florist business.

All Materials Supplied

We provide all materials for each term such as bowls, baskets, gift box, corsage and presentation box, floral foam, bases, ribbons, cellophane, bouquet holders, cards, wire and floral tape. Ample materials are provided to complete each lesson successfully. Fresh flowers are not included with the materials as you would appreciate, these would not last. You do not have to use expensive flowers for your lessons. If desired silk flowers can be used for each lesson and will enable you to have a permanent sample of each design.

Completion Time

The student has up to 18 months to complete the full course of three terms. However, if unforeseen circumstances occur you may apply for an extension of time to complete the course.


To receive your Floristry Advanced Certificate at the end of the Third Term you will be asked to submit photographs of your practical lessons along with your completed examination paper. A pass mark is 70 or more out of 100.

In the first and second terms we will send you a questionnaire sheet with multiple-choice answers. These questions are taken from your floristry manuals. You can also e-mail or post photos of your lessons throughout the course and your tutor will comment on your progress and offer helpful advice if needed.

For more information, please request your free Advanced Certificate In Floristry information pack today.

Student support

We live in a society where the pressures of daily living are high with financial expenses, personal and work commitments, and mortgage and rental obligations. Then there are the unexpected life challenges that also get thrown our way. With this in mind the thought of taking on study can be daunting for most people. Here at Learning Cloud we understand that life doesn’t run in a straight line it has many ups and downs.

As an enrolled student at Learning Cloud, you are entitled to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Services Unit. These supports are designed to walk beside you throughout your studies they will assist you in life’s ups and downs to provide you the best opportunity to successfully complete your chosen course.


  • Careers Counselling Service
  • General Counselling Service
  • Disability Liaison Service
  • Retention & Engagement Service
  • Student Activities
  • Accommodation
  • E Counselling
  • Your-Tutor
  • Parent support
  • Reasonable Adjustment Plan (RAP)

Call our student support today on 0800 000 361 or Email Faculty

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How will this course advance my career?

Learning Cloud programs have been developed in response to industry demand and are specifically designed to equip graduates with work-ready skills. Each participant will be trained and assessed in theory and in practical tasks and Real-world exercises are used throughout the program.

Studies prove, time and again, that college-educated workers earn more than those with only a high school qualification. College graduates often enjoy additional benefits, including greater job opportunities and promotions. Though the proof for greater earning potential exists, some might wonder whether the cost of the education warrants the overall expense in the long run.

College Graduate vs. Non-Graduate Earnings

The National Centre for Education Statistics (NCES) analyses employee earnings data biennially, according to education level. Findings indicate that workers with a qualification earn significantly more than those without. Since the mid-1980s, education has played a large part in potential wages, with bachelor's degree holders taking home an average of 66% more than those with only a high school diploma do. While college-educated workers' wages have increased over the past two decades, those with only a high school education have seen decreases in annual salaries in the same time period (nces.ed.gov).

How else will I benefit from studying with Learning Cloud?

  • Studying online or distance means you can study where you want and at your own pace.
  • Receive career-focused training with practical, hands-on learning.
  • All course materials are provided and all digital platforms are interactive, work on any device and designed to be fun.
  • Recognition of Prior Learning or Skills Recognition may be available for previous work experience, formal training or qualifications in this field.