This course covers the basic skills and techniques you will need to produce simple floral designs for a celebration of your choice, such as birthdays, religious festivals or anniversaries.
16 hours – usually 8 weekly sessions of 2 hours.
Anyone with an interest in developing basic floristry skills.
No - this is a non-accredited course.
As the course involves taking notes and measurements you will need to have basic levels of English and Maths. You will have a short initial assessment at the start of the course to ensure that it is suitable for you.
You will learn about:
You may consider other short courses at Beginners level, or an NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft – Floristry.
You will be taught through:
For the first session you will only need to bring a pen and writing pad. Materials required for this session will be provided by your tutor.
You will need to purchase a pair of floristry scissors (cost approx. £7 from Amazon) and a floristry knife (cost approx. £7.50 from Amazon) within two weeks of starting the course.
Important - in addition to the course fees, flowers and foliage will cost between £3 and £10 per session.
To achieve success on the course you will need to attend regularly, and on time. If you need to miss a class, please let us know in advance.
You will need to ensure that you allow sufficient time for self-study, complete any homework set and bring the correct materials to each session. You will be expected to complete all assessments and complete the full course.