Through this course you will learn to create bespoke floral arrangements using a wide variety of flowers, foliages and sundries. Some traditional elements of floristry will be taught along with care and conditioning of your flowers.
What you will achieve
By the end of the course, you will be able to use your skills within the floristry retail trade or start up your own business
You can further advance your skills with floristry intermediate - this course covers several aspects of advanced floristry, including bridal, bespoke and traditional arrangements at a higher level.
A tool box list will be provided at the start of the course, which is a list of sundries items you will need. The overall cost of this is approximately £10-£20. Also flowers and foliage are not included in the course fee and will need to be purchased by yourself at an additional cost of £8-£20 per week. At the first lesson you will make buttonholes and please bring one large rose head, one carnation and scissors (preferably florist scissors).
Gemma Blankson is a qualified florist of 20 years, running my own florist business. I am a qualified college teacher, running evening courses and day workshops within community centres.
How to Enrol
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