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Get hands on and practical as you learn to cultivate and celebrate nature around you

From learning the skill of propagation and cultivation to creating floral arrangements that’ll impress, there are plenty of ways you can get hands on and practical in one of our Horticulture and Floristry courses.

An approved RHS provider

We’re an approved centre for RHS training and offer both recreational courses and qualification led training to help you move into the horticulture industry. Our Floristry courses are accredited; and offer both BTEC and City and Guilds qualifications.

Our Horticulture and Floristry courses are practical hands-on courses, and each week you’ll get to put into practice the new skills that you learn. Many of our Tutors are practicing professionals, such as our Floristry tutor who runs their own Florist. Whether you are looking to learn recreationally or to take the first steps in changing career; our passionate tutors will support you to get the most out of each and every lesson.

Courses for both recreational and professional learning

Whether you are interested in gardening and want to learn principles of design, or if you are looking to improve your knowledge on plant health and nutrition, our RHS qualifications are a brilliant way to enter the horticulture industry or take-home new inspiration for your own garden.

If you’ve got a passion for flowers and being creative, our Floristry courses can help you discover a new relaxing hobby or even inspire you to take up a new career as a florist.

Our courses will teach you how to perfect your floral arrangements and create showpieces for all occasions; you can learn to make buttonholes and corsages for weddings, create table arrangements and wreaths that will impress.

Part Time Horticulture & Floristry courses

Floristry - Autumn Workshop

Part Time IPKV004P

This workshop is for anyone with a passion for being creative with flowers, whether it becomes a relaxing hobby or the start of a floral career. You will learn a range of new skills and leave with some beautiful finished projects made by you and in t...

7th Dec 2024 - 7th Dec 2024

Saturday

Horticulture and Floristry

Gosford Hill School

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Floristry - Level 1 - City and Guilds Certificate

Part Time EPWR103P

Learn the basics of floristry over 14 evenings and gain a City and Guilds recognised qualification with this very practical hands on course. Students will need to bring a range of fresh flowers and some sundries to each session....

24th Feb 2025 - 16th Jun 2025

Monday

Horticulture and Floristry

Witney Campus

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Floristry - Mixed Ability

Part Time ICKU001P

If you’ve always been interested in flower arranging but never received any practical tuition in it, why not sign up for a beginner’s floristry course to get some professional guidance?...

27th Sept 2024 - 13th Dec 2024

Friday

Horticulture and Floristry

Kidlington Band Hall

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Floristry - Mixed Ability

Part Time ICAU103P

This course is for anyone with a passion for being creative with flowers, whether it becomes a relaxing hobby or the start of a floral career. In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. ...

23rd Apr 2025 - 9th Jul 2025

Wednesday

Horticulture and Floristry

Abingdon Campus

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Floristry - Mixed Ability

Part Time ICXU102P

If you’ve always been interested in flower arranging but never received any practical tuition in it, why not sign up for a floristry course to get some professional guidance? This workshop aims to introduce you to the exciting and enjoyable world of ...

8th Jan 2025 - 26th Mar 2025

Wednesday

Horticulture and Floristry

The Cherwell School

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Floristry - Mixed Ability

Part Time ICXU104P

This course is for anyone with a passion for being creative with flowers, whether it becomes a relaxing hobby or the start of a floral career. The course will give you the foundational skills of floristry and further challenges to suit your own level...

23rd Apr 2025 - 9th Jul 2025

Wednesday

Horticulture and Floristry

The Cherwell School

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Floristry - Mixed Ability

Part Time IPAV101P

If you’ve always been interested in flower arranging but never received any practical tuition in it, why not sign up for a floristry course to get some professional guidance? This workshop aims to introduce you to the exciting and enjoyable world of ...

25th Sept 2024 - 11th Dec 2024

Wednesday

Horticulture and Floristry

Abingdon Campus

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Floristry - Mixed Ability

Part Time IPXV101P

This course is for anyone with a passion for being creative with flowers, whether it becomes a relaxing hobby or the start of a floral career....

25th Sept 2024 - 11th Dec 2024

Wednesday

Horticulture and Floristry

The Cherwell School

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Floristry - Mixed Ability

Part Time ICAU102P

This course is for anyone with a passion for being creative with flowers, whether it becomes a relaxing hobby or the start of a floral career. In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. ...

8th Jan 2025 - 26th Mar 2025

Wednesday

Horticulture and Floristry

Abingdon Campus

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Floristry - Mixed Ability - Autumn

Part Time IPWV001P

If you’ve always been interested in flower arranging but never received any practical tuition in it, why not sign up for a beginner’s floristry course to get some professional guidance?In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at ...

26th Sept 2024 - 12th Dec 2024

Thursday

Horticulture and Floristry

Witney Campus

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Floristry - Mixed Ability - Spring

Part Time ICKU002P

If you’ve always been interested in flower arranging but never received any practical tuition in it, why not sign up for a floristry course to get some professional guidance? This course aims to introduce you to the exciting and enjoyable world of fl...

10th Jan 2025 - 28th Mar 2025

Friday

Horticulture and Floristry

Kidlington Band Hall

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Floristry - Mixed Ability - Spring

Part Time ICWU002P

If you’ve always been interested in flower arranging but never received any practical tuition in it, why not sign up for a floristry course to get some professional guidance? This workshop aims to introduce you to the exciting and enjoyable world of ...

9th Jan 2025 - 27th Mar 2025

Thursday

Horticulture and Floristry

Witney Campus

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Floristry - Mixed Ability - Summer

Part Time ICWU003P

If you’ve always been interested in flower arranging but never received any practical tuition in it, why not sign up for a floristry course to get some professional guidance? This workshop aims to introduce you to the exciting and enjoyable world of ...

24th Apr 2025 - 10th Jul 2025

Thursday

Horticulture and Floristry

Witney Campus

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Floristry - Mixed Ability - Summer

Part Time ICKU003P

If you’ve always been interested in flower arranging but never received any practical tuition in it, why not sign up for a floristry course to get some professional guidance? This workshop aims to introduce you to the exciting and enjoyable world of ...

25th Apr 2025 - 4th Jul 2025

Friday

Horticulture and Floristry

Kidlington Band Hall

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Floristry - Spring Workshop

Part Time IPKV005P

Once you know how to hand-tie a bouquet you will be able to create many a floral delight for your home or to give as a gift! You can be the envy of all your lunch guests and create a stunning table decoration.Using sustainable techniques and mater...

1st Feb 2025 - 1st Feb 2025

Saturday

Horticulture and Floristry

Gosford Hill School

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Floristry - Workshop - Autumn

Part Time ISAV100P

Who doesn’t love a festive wreath? Once you know how to make a willow base and decorate it you can then adorn your door at any time during the year! Be the envy of all your festive guests and create a stunning table decoration. Using sustainable tech...

2nd Nov 2024 - 2nd Nov 2024

Saturday

Horticulture and Floristry

Abingdon Campus

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Floristry - Workshop - Autumn

Part Time IPXV106P

This workshop is for anyone with a passion for being creative with flowers, whether it becomes a relaxing hobby or the start of a floral career. You will learn a range of new skills and leave with some beautiful finished projects made by you and in t...

30th Nov 2024 - 30th Nov 2024

Saturday

Horticulture and Floristry

Cheney School

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Floristry - Workshop - Spring

Part Time IPXV105P

In this workshop, you will learn to create a bouquet, or display, to showcase seasonal flowers....

1st Mar 2025 - 1st Mar 2025

Saturday

Horticulture and Floristry

Cheney School

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Floristry - Workshop - Spring

Part Time ISAV105P

Once you know how to hand-tie a bouquet you will be able to create many a floral delight for your home or to give as a gift! You can be the envy of all your lunch guests and create a stunning table decoration. Using sustainable techniques and materia...

22nd Mar 2025 - 22nd Mar 2025

Saturday

Horticulture and Floristry

Abingdon Campus

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Floristry - Workshop - Summer

Part Time ICKR104P

Dive into the vibrant world of summer floristry on this workshop, designed to inspire and educate floral enthusiasts of all levels. Celebrate the abundance of the season as you learn to create stunning arrangements bursting with the colours and textu...

10th May 2025 - 10th May 2025

Saturday

Horticulture and Floristry

Gosford Hill School

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Floristry - Workshop - Summer

Part Time ISAV106P

Once you know how to hand-tie a bouquet you will be able to create many a floral delight for your home or to give as a gift! Who doesn’t love a wreath? Once you know how to make a willow base and decorate it you can then adorn your door at any time d...

14th Jun 2025 - 14th Jun 2025

Saturday

Horticulture and Floristry

Abingdon Campus

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Gardening through the Seasons

Part Time ZCAV009P

This is a 10-week course which focuses on the highlights of the garden in Summer. With a combination of theoretical and practical gardening the aim is to learn more about how to maximise the enjoyment of summer gardening while learning about seasonal...

24th Apr 2025 - 3rd Jul 2025

Thursday

Learning for Wellbeing | Horticulture and Floristry

Abingdon Campus

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Gardening through the Seasons

Part Time ZCAV008P

This is a 10-week course which focuses on the highlights of the garden in Spring. With a combination of theoretical and practical gardening the aim is to learn more about how to maximise the enjoyment of Spring gardening while learning about seasonal...

9th Jan 2025 - 20th Mar 2025

Thursday

Learning for Wellbeing | Horticulture and Floristry

Abingdon Campus

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Gardening through the Seasons

Part Time ZCAV007P

This is a 10-week course which focuses on the highlights of the garden in Autumn. With a combination of theoretical and practical gardening the aim is to learn more about how to maximise the enjoyment of Autumn gardening while learning about seasonal...

26th Sept 2024 - 5th Dec 2024

Thursday

Learning for Wellbeing | Horticulture and Floristry

Abingdon Campus

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RHS Certificate in Practical Horticulture - Level 2

Part Time EPCM302P

This is a well-recognised practical qualification accredited by the Royal Horticultural Society that focuses on developing the essential skills needed in horticulture. The course is delivered in two blocks with a break over the winter months.Equipmen...

25th Sept 2024 - 25th Jun 2025

Wednesday

Horticulture and Floristry

Common Leys Farm

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RHS Certificate in Practical Horticulture - Level 2

Part Time EPCV300P

This is a well-recognised practical qualification accredited by the Royal Horticultural Society that focuses on developing the essential skills needed in horticulture. Equipment:As this is a very practical course you will need to provide yourself wit...

27th Sept 2024 - 4th Jul 2025

Friday

Horticulture and Floristry

Common Leys Farm

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