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Recognising excellence in the industry

The Institute of Professional Florists (IoPF) champions the unique status and professional achievements of florists working across the industry. 

Whether you’re a retail florist, working alone in a design studio or freelancing for weddings and events, IoPF membership signals that you have attained the highest standards of training and ongoing professional development in the industry.

 

Becoming a member of the IoPF should be viewed as an essential part of your portfolio as a professional florist.

Not only will membership endorse your professional skills to the public, it will also set you apart individually when applying for jobs, freelancing or promoting yourself to clients. 

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Maintaining standards within the industry by obtaining industry-approved qualifications shows the IoPF-accredited florists are active and enthusiastic members of the industry.

The IoPF have a number of options, depending on whether you're a student or newly qualified florist or have years of experience. Each member joins at their initial skill level and is encouraged to progress via continued professional development (refresher courses, upskilling training etc). 

£40 per year

Currently studying/at the beginning of career

£78 per year

Achieved an industry recognised Level 5 qualification

£60 per year

Achieved an industry recognised Level 2 qualification or completed the Institute portfolio for membership

£60 per year

A tutor and achieved an industry recognised Level 3 or working to a Level 4 qualification

£70 per year

Achieved an industry recognised Level 3 qualification

£78 per year

A tutor and achieved an industry recognised Level 4 or Level 5 qualification

£78 per year

Achieved an industry recognised Level 4 qualification

The Institute also actively encourage bench-trained florists to become members.

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IoPF Member Benefits

  • As an IoPF member you’ll be able to take advantage of IoPF money-saving member offers plus discounted access to inspirational floristry events and competitions. 
     

  • You can use the IoPF logo on your business stationery and social media platforms to promote your expertise. 
     

  • All membership income goes straight back into supporting and promoting the industry.  

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For more information contact Sandie Griffith

Sandie Chairs the BFA Training and Education committee connecting floristry businesses, colleges and tutors. Administers the Institute of Professional florists membership and Chairs the floristry trailblazer apprenticeship committee.