Do you love spending time in the garden? Do you like experimenting with flowers and plants to create new effects? Would you like a creative career?

Floristry and horticulture courses at The Manchester College are hands-on and designed to give you the skills you need for a successful career in the industry. The floristry and horticulture industry is growing and there are opportunities for rapid progression. Previous students are now working in prestigious floristry outlets, tending the grounds in stately homes and working as self employed florists and landscape gardeners.

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Staff and learners from Shena Simon Campus took part in Snowdrop City Week
Staff and learners at Shena Simon Campus have marked the sacrifice of soldiers in World War One with an enduring tribute, planting snowdrop bulbs in Sackville Gardens. The Sackville Gardens planting...
A Styalish Garden at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park
A team of staff and learners from HMP/YOI Styal and The Manchester College has defied the odds and the British weather to win a Silver-Gilt Medal at the prestigious RHS Flower Show Tatton Park. The...
Staff and students at The Manchester College will end this academic year on a high after Ofsted ranked the College as ‘Good’ in the new report published today. The College’s English for Speakers of...
The Manchester College is hosting a careers event at Manchester Central Library on Friday 27th June. The one day event will give young people from across the region, who may be unsure of what step to...
Floral decorations by The Manchester College students at Arley Hall
Floristry students at The Manchester College are helping to deck out one of the UK’s finest country homes for Christmas. Visitors to Arley Hall, near Knutsford, will see the students handiwork when...
Floristry students from The Manchester College have transformed Arley Hall into festive work of art for Christmas. Visitors to the Knutsford stately home this Christmas will be greeted with an array...
Raised beds created by landscaping students
Students at The Manchester College are developing an area of Northenden Campus for the benefit of future students. Students on the level 1 landscaping course are using their construction and...
Staff from the Floristry Department at The Manchester College have won a Silver medal at the Tatton Park Flower Show. The college team were competing at the show for the first time and are keen to...
Some of the team with their handmade installations
Staff from the Floristry Department at The Manchester College are competing at the Tatton Park Flower Show for the first time. The team will showcase their expertise alongside some of the top...