Coleg Cambria - British Florist Association

Coleg Cambria

Coleg Cambria Floristry  

Mission Statement “Our Cambria Vision is ‘To be a leading education and skills organisation- internationally recognised for excellence in all that we do’.

Coleg Cambria Floristry Vision – To be a nationally recognised centre of excellence for floristry education and skills training’

Coleg Cambria Floristry Department has been providing sector leading training for more than 35 years. It is regarded by the industry as a leading floristry training provider. There are excellent facilities that include modern preparation and chiller storage areas. Learners benefit from the passionate support and experience of highly skilled staff with Amanda Ellis NDSF, Cert ED.

Courses offered prepare learners for the hard work that the floristry industry demands with a holistic approach where you will learn to create a range of commercial floristry designs, including tied designs and designs for wedding and funeral work, with an emphasis on creating bespoke pieces of floristry. 

The department is set in Northop village, within picturesque grounds that burst with a wide variety of foliage and flowers that will enable your creativity to flow. 

Learners participate in creating event displays and wedding work, which prepare them for future employment for business and private individuals. As it is an essential skill within the industry, learners develop their customer care skills. 

The College is proud of the variety of bespoke wedding designs and events that learners have been creating a which enable them to have real hands on experience with ‘Blodau Cambria’, examples are shown below:

The college has a reputation for developing learners into successful Florists who have the business acumen to set up their own Floristry businesses. There are many former learners who are now running their own business throughout North West and North Wales. Some of these learners have been running successful floristry businesses for more than 20 years. 

Over the last 2 years we have had excellent technical certificate results from City and Guilds and been commended on the high standard of teaching.

Coleg Cambria offers a range of courses; from part time flower arranging courses, seasonal workshops and masterclasses in a range of speciality topics.  Attendance varies depending on the type of course chosen; from evenings only, to weekend and full time courses. The Courses and workshops offer the flexibility to suit your changing needs.  We continually organise guest demonstrators, employer workshops and visits throughout the year so learners are constantly up to date on current trends.

Full time courses require 3 to 4 days attendance per week in which learners are able to develop their skills including principles and elements, colour, plant botany, plant and flowers names and so much more.

Coleg Cambria Floristry department is passionate about  floristry and the changing industry keeping up to date with current trends such as use of biodegradable products, and current wedding techniques. 

We have several connections with local leading florists and business who give time to come to college to inspire and encourage learners.  A member of the British Flower Association (BFA) which is the leader voice in supporting floristry industry for both colleges and floristry shops.

What the learners say;

Kate Waterhouse  “ Lessons are always interesting and we are given the opportunity to experiment and be creative”

Jordon Higgins “Studying floristry has given me the skills I needed, I am now excited about pursuing a career in the industry”

Holly Smith a previous learner said ”Through planning events with Blodau Cambria and dressing venues, I have developed good problem solving skills that will be invaluable for future employers’

 Courses: Let’s turn your passion into an art

Click on link – Coleg Cambria Website 

Holywell Road,

T: 0300 30 30 007

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