East Durham – Floristry – Land Based Careers

Floristry Courses

Every budding florist has to start somewhere! East Durham College’s range of floristry courses, taught at our Houghall campus in Durham are the perfect way to start your career in floristry. With experienced, creative lecturers and great facilities, we give our students all of the tools they need to succeed as successful florists in both retail and competition environments.

East Durham College Floristry Courses

City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Land-Based Studies (Floristry)

Full-Time

City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Floristry (Part Time - Day)

Part-Time

City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Floristry

Full-Time

City and Guilds Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Floristry

Full-Time

NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft (Floristry) - Thursday (Evening)

Part-Time

Floristry Apprenticeship

Part-Time
Upcoming Events

We have a range of events including open days and taster sessions that allow students to experience life at college. Here are three of our upcoming events.

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Houghall October Come to College Open Evening

10/10/2018 5-7PM
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Houghall October 31st Come to College Open Evening

31/10/2018 5-7PM
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Houghall November Come to College Open Evening

28/11/2018 5-7PM
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Where Careers Grow

East Durham College’s Houghall campus, found in the heart of Durham city, has been a place where careers grow since the late 1930s. With amazing facilities, including a brand new animal care centre, farm and equestrian centre, Houghall is the perfect place to start your exciting and rewarding career outdoors.

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Future Employment

£16-25k

Average Salary (Florist)

470

Job Openings Per Year

99% Female

1% Male

Student Testimonials

Houghall gave me everything I needed to start my career as a florist. I now own my own shop, and love what I do.

- Vicky Harris

I wasn’t happy with my previous job and wanted a change in direction, so I choose floristry at Houghall. I’m so glad I did.

- Nathan Lewis

Campus Information

Our Houghall Campus, in Durham, is a leading provider of land-based training and education in the North and has recently undergone an exciting £13.25 million redevelopment.

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Dedicated floristry studios with specialist equipment
Cool storage stocked with a wide variety of flowers and foliage
Everything you need to create flower designs, including wedding, funeral and sympathy designs
Cool storage stocked with a wide variety of flowers and foliage
Tuition from industry-leading florists, including the RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year 2018
Everything you need to create flower designs, including wedding, funeral and sympathy designs
Study in the heart of Durham at a college with over 80 years experience of land-based tuition
Dedicated floristry studios with specialist equipment
Study optional units such as balloon art and function/event decoration
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East Durham College Houghall Campus in Durham

Take a tour of the amazing facilities available at East Durham College's Houghall Campus.

Why Where Will a Land-Based Course Take You?

Houghall gives you all of the tuition and facilities you need to pursue your dream career outside.

East Durham College Floristry Courses

Find out more about East Durham College's exciting range of floristry courses.

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