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IoPF Memberships

Institute of Professional Florists Memberships

By joining the Institute of Professional Florists (IoPF) you are agreeing to adhere and uphold the aims and objectives of the Institute and comply with the membership criteria.

Aims of the Institute

  • To uphold the professional status of florists in the UK and to encourage florists to engage in the process that will record professional development.
  • To ensure we maintain consistent high standards within the floristry industry through our training and qualifications
  • To support our members to meet their professional development needs and help floristry businesses identify learning opportunities for their teams.

 

Therefore, on joining you must

  • Provide and upload evidence onto the Skills Manager programme, in order that you can be endorsed as having met the criteria of the level of membership you have applied for within the required timescale.
  • Identify personal training and career needs associated with the Floristry Industry.
  • Regularly upload and maintain evidence of ongoing continuous professional development.

 

After you have applied you will be issued with

  • Unique password to access the Skills Manager programme
  • Once level of membership has been endorsed you will receive your Membership certificate with the relevant letters that you will be entitled to use behind your signature (not applicable to students)

 

IoPF Student Membership (£30 inc VAT)

Training, semi skilled basic knowledge, timescale in the industry for achievement 1 year either in training in the workplace or registered with a college or private trainer.

 

IoPF Member (£60 inc VAT)

Craft/skilled 2 years within the Industry, successful achievement of a recognised awarding body of a level 2 floristry qualification OR 3 years proven current floristry industry experience

 

Senior IoPF Member (£60 inc VAT)

Supervisor level, 3+ years within the Industry.  Successfully achieved a recognised Level 3 floristry qualification OR 5 years proven current floristry experience.

 

IoPF Licentiate (£78 inc VAT)

Timescale within the Industry 4+ years. Fully competent in all aspects of Technical Floristry Skills. Achieved Level 4 Floristry qualification OR 6 years proven current consistent experience within a floristry business.

 

 

IoPF Fellow (£78 inc VAT)

Timescale within the Industry 4+ years. Fully competent in all aspects of Technical Floristry Skills. Achieved Level 5 Floristry qualification OR 6 years proven current consistent experience within a floristry business.

 

 

IoPF Academic Member (£60 inc VAT)

Category for Tutors – Tutor having achieved Level 3 floristry qualification and working towards Level 4.

 

 

IoPF Academic Fellow (£78 inc VAT)

Category for Tutors – Having achieved Level 4 or Level 5.

 

 

Institute of Professional Florists Memberships

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