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Floristry

From a small bouquet to a wedding centerpiece, creating a fragrant and beautiful floral display is a talent combining artistry and technical skills.

Floristry could be for you if you like:

  • Being creative
  • Craftsmanship

More about this skill

A successful florist understands the principles of design, aesthetics, composition, and colour to capture the mood of the customer.

Florists must also be able to source, purchase, and store floral materials, which by their nature are fragile and short-lived. A florist is aware of which flowers are available in which seasons of the year, and which flowers work well in combination with each other.

Florists are often self-employed or work on commissioned projects, from hotel and retail displays to weddings. They offer advice and translate a client’s vision into displays that are beautiful and captivating.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of Shenhan Pan

    Shenhan Pan

    China
    Gold

  • Photo of GUNHO LEE

    GUNHO LEE

    Korea
    Silver

  • Photo of Nolwenn PITTET

    Nolwenn PITTET

    France
    Silver

WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

  • Photo of Stefanie Peskoller

    Stefanie Peskoller

    South Tyrol, Italy
    Gold

  • Photo of Hyun Jung Ga

    Hyun Jung Ga

    Korea
    Silver

  • Photo of Tobias Niefenecker

    Tobias Niefenecker

    Germany
    Bronze

WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

  • Photo of CHIH-JUI SHEN

    CHIH-JUI SHEN

    Chinese Taipei
    Gold

  • Photo of Eun Young Kim

    Eun Young Kim

    Korea
    Gold

  • Photo of Säde Tilsala

    Säde Tilsala

    Finland
    Bronze


Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.