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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Course Certification

Nitec
Have you ever wondered how flowers can convey one’s thoughts for any season?
Have you ever thought of opening a floral shop or starting an online floral business?

Take up the Nitec in Floristry course and learn all about flowers and foliage. You will learn how to design and create floral arrangements, prepare gift baskets and hampers, set up floral art displays for events, promote merchandise on social media platforms and assist in the company’s online business.

What you'll learn

  • Prepare floristry shop for business
  • Condition flowers and foliage
  • Arrange flowers
  • Pack gift hamper
  • Sell merchandise
  • Set up floral decoration at event venue
  • Maintain stock
  • Arrange table garden
  • Maintain and update online content
  • Promote merchandise through social media platforms

Entry Requirements

GCE ‘O’ level grades in any 2 subjects:

  • Grade 1-8

or

GCE ‘N’ level passes in English Language and 2 other subjects:

  • Grade A-D or Grade 1-5

Note: Shortlisted applicants will have to attend an interview and aptitude test.

Students will be required to purchase a Laptop for the course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available to eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details on the minimum laptop specifications, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Floristry graduates with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 may apply for progression to the following Work-Study Diploma courses at ITE:


Nitec in Floristry graduates with a GPA of 3.5 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Nitec in Floristry graduates with a GPA of 2.8 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE. For more information on progression, please click here.

Career Opportunities

Nitec in Floristry graduates are employed by floristry retail outlets, wholesale floristry establishments as well as interior-scape and event companies that provide floral decorations. Some of the job titles that may be held by graduates include Assistant Florist, Floral Assistant and Florist Technician. Past graduates have also started online floral businesses.