NCFE Level 3 Certificate in Creative Craft

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This is a part-time course for 20 weeks is aimed at those with previous experience in Floristry, who wish to obtain a Level 3 creative craft qualification in floristry.

The short NCFE courses are aimed at sole traders i.e. those that wish to work from home or work part-time in a florist shop.

The programme covers more advanced floristry skills including modern & advanced hand tied bouquets, presentation gift wrapping, floral designs for all occasions, wedding and sympathy work.

You will complete a portfolio of work which includes photographic evidence of your completed designs and some assignment work. Your portfolio will be assessed by external moderators for the qualification. 

Course code: FLP020

Entry Requirements:

Previous experience in floristry or Level 2 Creative Craft qualification.

 An interview is required for the course.

Dates & Location:

Dates: TBC

September 2018 & January 2019 starts

Time: 9.00-16.00

Location: Plumpton College


 1 day a week for 22 weeks


Aged 16-18£0
Aged 19-23 and do not hold a level 2 qualification in any subject£995*
Aged 19 – 23 and holds a level 2 + qualification in any subject£995*
Aged 24+ (on the first day of the course)£995*
Unemployed, looking for work and on state benefit£0

The course fee does not include floral materials and sundries. These must be purchased on a weekly basis at an approximate cost of £25+

*Advanced learner loan available. 


We’re truly fortunate to have the beautiful natural surroundings of our Plumpton estate and the South Downs to give inspiration for all of our courses. You’ll be able to enjoy our extensive grounds and horticulture facilities, all conveniently located for your course.

  • The perfect working location for your studies

Extensive estate grounds and horticulture greenhouses for you to discover at Plumpton, the ideal location for identifying and creating displays from our indoor and outdoor plants.

  • Modern floristry classrooms in a natural environment

You’ll find our classes a great inspiration for your floral creations. Helping you to develop your skills in a modern and comfortable environment.

  • Excellent support from experienced staff

You’ll discover great support from our experienced lecturers. Their focus is on making all of your lectures challenging but enjoyable too! 

  • Grow your knowledge on our course visits

As part of many of our courses, we offer visits to New Covent Garden, local garden centres and wholesalers, plus to the bulb fields of Holland.

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