NCFE Level 2 Creative Craft

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This is a part-time course for 15 weeks aimed at complete beginners or those with a little experience, who wish to obtain a creative craft qualification.

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 basic floristry skills including conditioning techniques, principles and elements of design, basic hand tied bouquets, presentation gift wrapping, floral designs for all occasions and an introduction to 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: FLP018

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

Dates & Location:


14th September 2018 - 11th January 2019 

Time: 09:30 - 16:00

Location: Plumpton 


1 day a week for 15 weeks


£650 - fee remission is available subject to eligibility 

The course fee does not include floral materials and sundries. These must be purchased on a weekly at an approximate cost of £25. Alternatively you can purchase all your flowers (except for your assessment) or just your sundries on our online shop. 


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.

Future Opportunities

Progression onto further education, City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Floristry or Level 3 Certificate in Creative Craft Advanced Floral Designs.

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