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FdA Floristry Design

HOW AND WHEN TO ENROL

To ensure the safety of our staff and students and to manage the number of people on campus in a Covid-safe manner during this busy period, it is our intention to enrol as many students as possible online. You can find out if you’re eligible for online enrolment on our How to Enrol page.

If you are eligible to complete your enrolment online, you will receive a unique username and password via letter and email. This will allow you to sign in to access your online enrolment dashboard.

If you do not receive this information by Monday 10th August, please contact the college on 01964 553000.

Online enrolment for this programme opens on the following dates:

  • Year 1 students: 13th August 2020
  • Year 2 students: 24th August 2020

Please note: Access to your personal online enrolment dashboard will only be available from the date stated above.

If you need support with online enrolment, please email enquiries@bishopburton.ac.uk or give us a call on 01964 553000 during the support times shown on our How to Enrol page.

If you are not eligible for online enrolment or need extra support, please call 01964 553000 to book an appointment to enrol on campus.

INDUCTION

The enrolment process will be complete once you have attended Bishop Burton for your induction session, which will take place on the following dates:

  • Year 1 / Level 4 students: Wednesday 16th September, 9.15am - 4pm
  • Year 2 / Level 5 students: Thursday 17th September, 9.15am - 4pm

Please bring your own device if you have one.

At induction, students will receive their ID badge, a copy of their Learner Agreement and details about how to access their college email account, including their username and password (which they can change if they wish at a later date).

Enrolment and Freshers' Week

Sunday 13th September 2020 - Friday 18th September 2020


Semester One

Monday 21st September 2020 - Friday 22nd January 2021


Reading Week

Monday 26th October 2020 - Friday 30th October 2020


Christmas Break

Monday 14th December 2020 - Monday 4th January 2021


Semester Two

Monday 25th January 2021 - Friday 28th May 2021


Reading Week

Monday 15th February 2021 - Friday 19th February 2021


Easter Break

Monday 29th March 2021 - Monday 19th April 2021


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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