Sallynoggin College of Further EducationFloristry Course Dublin

Professional Floristry Level 5

South Dublin City
1 year
Further Education and PLC

Course description

Start your career or up-skill your techniques with this one year course in Professional Floristry. Learners will develop the necessary skills to design, create and arrange floral and plant displays for commercial, interior environments and special occasions. Learners will also gain a knowledge of floriculture and plant care.

Course Content

  • Retail Floristry
    Flower Conditioning and Handling
    Floral Design for Occasions including Birthdays, Christenings, Anniversaries, Weddings and Special Functions
  • Floriculture and Plant Care
    Floristry Plants
    Interior Planting
    Plant Design and Care
  • General
    Retail Selling
    Retail Display
    Information Technology
    Work Experience

Course Features and Facilities

  • Fully equipped floristry room withflowers and plants for all practical work
  • Visiting specialists in Floristry Designand Retail
  • Links with retail florists
  • Visits to wholesalers, garden centresand display exhibitions
  • Floral decorating for variety of events
  • Access to fully equipped IT suitesand Library
  • Wifi and Moodle

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent, LCA or relevant experience


Mature applicants welcome

Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements.

Employment Opportunities

Retail sales of flowers and plants in flower shops and garden centres

Designing flower and plant displays

On location flower and plant arrangements

Creating floral designs for special occasions such as weddings,christenings, parties

Running your own floristry business.

Educational Progression

Below are some examples of progression options with this QQI level 5 award in Floristry 5M2686

  • TU Dublin Blanchardstown HorticultureLevel 7 BN022
  • TU Dublin Blanchardstown HorticultureLevel 8 BN113
  • Waterford ITHorticulture (Dublin – National Botanic Gardens) Level 7 WD097
  • Waterford ITHorticulture (Waterford – Kildalton) Level 7 WD096
  • Waterford ITAgriculture Level 7 WD126
  • Waterford ITAgricultural Science Level 8 WD191
  • TU Dublin City Campus Visual Merchandising and Display (Portfolio Required) Level 7 DT598


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