Our professional floristry programmes take full advantage of the exceptional resources which we have available.  We are Kent’s outstanding land-based college with over 20 years experience of teaching floristry as a professional career.

Why Choose Hadlow?

Hadlow is proud to be one of only a few colleges with the resources and experience to offer the Level 4 Higher Diploma in Floristry. The College is set in beautiful grounds which provide an ideally sympathetic environment for these high level professional training courses. Offering an outstanding theoretical and practical experience to give you the business skills necessary to work at the highest levels in industry. The professional floristry portfolio of courses on offer at Hadlow are specifically designed to give students the opportunity to study all aspects of commercial floristry, with an emphasis on extending and exploring floral design, whilst at the same time focusing on the commercial viability and profitability of business. . Hadlow’s Professional Floristry courses attract students from across the South East and London, affording learners a much wider cultural perspective on design.

Our Resources

Floristry Studios are found within the real life retail environment of the Broadview Complex, which includes our Garden Centre, awarding winning Tea Rooms and Public Gardens. Also based in Broadview is the College’s award winning professional commercial florist, who can provide students with a wide range of professional and sometimes unusual floristry sundries at competitive prices. Hadlow students can take advantage of an unrivalled selection of resources in the Learning Resources Centre, including both floristry design books and from a wider perspective, art and design books, for student use Students benefit from tutor demonstrations and the chance to work with a wide range of fellow professionals and the networking advantages that this presents. There are also a wide range of IT facilities and support available to students at the College.

Meet Our Staff

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