Floristry QQI Level 5 | 5M2686

Course modules

5N1896 Retail Floristry
5N1841 Floriculture
5N1861 Retail Display
5N0690 Communications
5N0972 Customer Service
5N1356 Work Experience
5N0784 Design Skills

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Applications now open for September 2021, limited number available due to demand, Apply Now!

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Course Information

This course will provide students with the skills and knowledge needed to work in a commercial florist. Study support is available.


Successful completion of the course will enable students to seek work in a florist and/or the opportunity to progress on to further education/training.

Entry Requirements

To ensure that you are offered a place on a course which is at the right level for you and appropriate to your learning needs all applicants are assessed prior to placement on the course.


QQI Level 5M2686 Floristry


This course is a part-time major QQI award running over two years. Individual modules can also be completed. There is an 80% class attendance requirement.

Work Experience Placement

Work experience is a core element of this award. Students will be required to complete 60 hours of work experience throughout the course, which they organise themselves. The placement can be in one or more work places and can be spread over a number of weeks / months.


This course is funded under the Back to Education Initiative (BTEI). To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an early school leaver, and/or
  • be in receipt of a Social Protection payment,
  • have a GP or Medical Card
  • Signing for Credits


This course takes place in Balbriggan.



*modules offered are subject to change