A Florist will combine a love of flowers with artistic talent to create arrangements and floral displays. This may be for weddings, funerals, arrangements for birthdays and other occasions. Florists will deal with members of the public or businesses to establish their needs and fulfil their requirements.
No formal qualifications are required, an apprenticeship is a good way to get into the profession. A course in flower arranging or BTEC / HND / HNC in floristry would be beneficial.
- An eye for colour
- Good people skills as you will be dealing with members of the public
- Practical skills
- An interest in horticulture and the ability to know how to look after plants and flowers
£16,000 to £25,000