This course will cover all of the basic skills and techniques you will need to produce simple floral designs representing events which occur in Autumn and Winter - such as Diwali, Halloween, Hanukkah or Christmas - using seasonal blooms and foliage.
16 hours – usually 8 weekly sessions of 2 hours.
Anyone with an interest in developing basic floristry skills using seasonally appropriate plant material.
No - this is a non-accredited course.
As the course involves taking notes, measurements and making calculations 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:
Other short courses at Beginners level, or you could consider doing an NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft using Floristry.
You will be taught through:
For the first session you will need to bring a pen, writing pad and folder.
You will need a pair of floristry scissors (cost approx. £7.00 from Amazon) and a floristry knife (cost approx. £7.50 from Amazon) within two weeks of the course starting.
Important - in addition to the course fees, flowers and foliage will cost between £3.00 and £10.00 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.