Hugh Baird College - British Florist Association

Hugh Baird College

With more than 5,000 students, over 300 courses and an extensive range of subject areas and qualifications, we’re one of the largest and leading providers of education and training in Liverpool and Merseyside.

Expect state-of-the-art learning spaces and outstanding support alongside exceptional teaching and unique industry connections, as part of every course at Hugh Baird College.

We deliver courses across an extensive range of provisions, from 14-16 year olds and apprenticeships, to A-levels, university levels courses and adult learning, with dedicated campuses and employment-focused results.

Our purpose-built, multi-million pound building houses our University Centre, whilst South Sefton Campus is home to our dedicated Sixth Form Centre. We also have a specialist hotel school and flagship restaurant, industry-focused hubs, and a unique enterprise village with a salon, florist, café and gym. All of our exceptional facilities are enhanced with the incredible personal support we offer to every one of our students.

Floral Design Courses


Duration: Each level takes one year to complete.

About these study programmes: These study programmes cover a wide range oftopics and all aspects of Floral Design. You will betaught how to produce floral designs in a variety ofways, as well as learning theory, sales, customerrelations and how to advertise your business. Youwill also undertake work placements as part of yourcourse.

Skills and topics you will learn/cover:

– An introduction into art and design for florists

– How to identify, check and monitor the incoming stock

– How to identify and maintain plants and planted designs

– How to plan, prepare and construct arrangements and designs

A full prospectus can be found here

Course Costs and Finance

Aged 16-18: Free.

Aged 19+: there may be fees associated with our courses.

You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances.

Financial Support (all ages)

You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email with any queries.

Please note that the information provided was accurate at the date of publication. However, courses are continually being modified and information is therefore subject to change, please see the college website for the latest information.

Balliol Road Campus,

Balliol Road
L20 7EW

Telephone: 0151 353 4444

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