UCR - University Centre Reaseheath
University Centre Reaseheath


Why study Floristry at UCR?

Floral art is guaranteed to delight, excite and inspire. It’s creative, innovative, fun – and lucrative too. As we’re one of very few Higher Education institutes to offer professional courses at the highest level, we’re simply the best place to study! 

You’ll create stunning yet sustainable floral displays to the highest professional standards, explore intricate art and design techniques, learn the history of floristry over the centuries and take away the latest business tools and strategies.  

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Industry Focused

If you aspire to be the best of the best in the floristry industry, we’ll take you to that ultimate level. Our courses are led by elite trainers from our award-winning floristry department who hold highly respected industry qualifications. You’ll grow your own design skills, be creatively challenged and be encouraged to develop your own trend. 

You’ll be based in the friendly and peaceful atmosphere of our dedicated floristry studios and our floristry department is recognised as one of the most successful providers of floristry training in the UK. As well as working to the highest standards of professional floristry, you’ll also develop your commercial acumen, allowing you to make the most of a blooming market worth over £800m in the UK alone.  

Career Ready 

Hear from inspirational speakers, such as New York based customer service and sales guru Tim Huckabee, founder and president of FloralStrategies. Showcase your designs and network with judges and presenters at prestigious shows like BFA Fleurex, Manchester Flower Festival and RHS Tatton Flower Show. You could also be selected to represent UCR in the prestigious WorldSkills UK Floristry competition.  

You’ll have access to a wide range of innovative, biodegradable floral materials, professional equipment and industry software and be supported and encouraged by our experienced lecturers – all of whom have trained with leading international designers. If you’re an ambitious florist, we can help you to reach the pinnacle of your career. 

Floristry Courses


Level 5 Master Diploma in Professional Floristry

2 Years



Level 4 Higher Diploma Floristry

2 Years


Student Success

Marion Downes, Level 5 Master Diploma in Professional Floristry

After a career in business admin, Marion wanted to start working in the floristry industry. Hear her explain why she loves studying floristry at Reaseheath and how she will use what she has learnt to achieve her new career aspirations.

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