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FdA Floristry Design

Please arrive at the college by 9am to complete your enrolment and induction. Please expect to spend the full day at college. Please follow the campus signage to find the conference hall. If you are unable to make it in for your enrolment day, please let us know by emailing enquiries@bishopburton.ac.uk or by calling 0800 731 8281.

In order to successfully enrol, please ensure you bring:

  • A form of photo ID
  • National Insurance number
  • Exam results slip
  • Student Finance information.

Please note, you must meet the entry requirements for the programme you have been accepted onto in order to enrol successfully. If you do not meet requirements, your enrolment on the programme will be at the discretion of the programme leader. 

Enrolment and Freshers' Week

Sunday 15th September 2019 - Friday 20th September 2019


Semester One

Monday 23rd September 2019 - Friday 24th January 2020


Semester One Reading Week

Monday 28th October 2019 - Friday 1st November 2019


Christmas Break

Friday 16th December 2016 - Monday 6th January 2020


Semester Two

Monday 27th January 2020 - Friday 22nd May 2020


Easter Break

Monday 6th April 2020 - Monday 20th April 2020


During your degree you will visit a range of relevant Floristry wholesalers and other commercial outlets as well as some guest speakers from the industry. Trips may include; JZ Flowers, Intergreen, Country Baskets, GT Flowers, New Covent Garden Flower Market, Bruges Winter Moments in association with Fleur Creatif, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Harrogate Flower Show and Tatton Park.   

Some visits may be free, but others will incur a charge varying with the nature of the visit and the distance travelled.  Such charges will be kept to a reasonable rate.

Before you begin your course, you’ll need to make sure you’re prepared with the right equipment. Many of our courses need specialist equipment, but we’ve made it simple - some of your essentials and college branded clothing can be bought from our online shop.

For your course, you will need:

  • A tablet, smartphone or laptop to take notes in lectures and seminars
  • Stationery including sketch book, a selection of paper types and a rage of drawing pens and pencils
  • USB stick and / or portable hard drive
  • Digital camera.

Floristry essentials including the following:

  • Tool box (available to buy from the Floristry department)
  • Floristry scissors and knife
  • Para film, pot tape and floristry glue
  • Secateurs, pliers and tweezers
  • Selection of floristry wires (including decorative wire) and ribbons
  • An apron to protect your clothing
  • Pearl headed pins
  • Glue gun
  • Flowers: Please expect to pay approximately £250 per year for specific floristry materials.
Bishop Burton College
York Road
Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire HU17 8QG

If you would like to talk to us about anything before you start, please use the details of the key person who you may need to speak to.

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