This course will cover all of the basic skills and techniques you will need to produce simple floral designs, or provide you with further skills and techniques to build on existing levels of ability.
No - this is a non-accredited course.
Course lengths vary. Approx 2.5 hours / 11 weeks
Please check the BAES web site www.learnbaes.ac.uk BAES Learning Directory, visit or telephone one of our adult learning centres for details.
This course is for anyone with an interest in developing basic skills, or learning more complex floristry skills.
You will not need experience of Floristry as beginners are welcome on this course. But, 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 may want to do other short courses at Beginners or Intermediate Level; or you could consider doing an NCFE Level 1 or 2 qualification in Creative Craft - Floristry
To ensure that you gain maximum benefit from your course you will need to attend all sessions, be punctual, and bring the correct materials to each session.
In addition to the course fees, flowers and foliage will cost between £3 and £10 per session, depending on the quantity and quality of goods purchased. 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) and a floristry knife (cost approx. £7.50) within the first 2 weeks of the course starting the course.