Floristry for Entrepreneurs Level 2 Certificate - Employability Skills (City & Guilds) Print this page

Dates: 18/07/23 - 28/07/23
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
Sessions: 1
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S20067G03NE
Fees: Standard - £515.00
Concessionary - £0.00

Course Information

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


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?


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


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

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