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Currently employed in Scotland
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What's it like?
You would sell flowers and plants in shops for people to use to decorate their homes or give as gifts.
You’d create beautiful bouquets and flower arrangements for people to enjoy at home or at special events like weddings and conferences.
You’d combine your artistic flair with your knowledge of plants and flowers to design and assemble flower arrangements, bouquets and wreaths.
- Chat with customers to find out what they need
- Help people choose suitable flowers and plants
- Make suggestions for floral arrangements and explain your ideas to customers
- Make up bouquets and arrangements based on your ideas, design books and your customers' requirements
- Prepare flowers for formal displays, for example at weddings, conferences or exhibitions
- Set up displays
- Deliver orders to customers
- Advise customers on how to look after the flowers or plants they buy
You may also sell gifts, greetings cards and decorations. If you run your own business, you would keep accounts and carry out other administration tasks.
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