Floristry - Beginners

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Length 6 Weeks
Site Broadwater Campus Map
Attendance Part Time
Course Code ECL467
Day / Time Tuesday - 19:00-21:00
Start 08-May-2018
Fees
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The fee you pay will depend on your individual circumstances and the course type

A - You may not have to pay if you are eligible for Government funding (some courses excluded) - click for details
B
- Full fee (includes tuition, any exam/reg and DBS if applicable). Some fees can be paid in instalments (conditions apply) - click for details

       (note that 'BA' and 'HNC' courses can be paid for by Student Loan - click for details )
C
- Full fee for courses that can be paid for by 'Advanced Learner Loan' - click for details .

        Alternatively, fee can be paid in instalments (conditions apply)
D
- Discounted fee for full payment before course start

       (discounted fee is not available if you are paying by student loan or advanced learner loan)
E
- Fee for international students

About this Course

This course aims to give students an introduction to floristry and learn how to produce a variety of flower arrangements. The course is ideal for those with little or no experience.

 

Course Content

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

Progression/Career Path

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.

Other Costs

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).

The Tutor

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

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

Entry Requirements

Course Content

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

Progression/Career Path

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.

Other Costs

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).

The Tutor

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

For information on enrolling in person, by phone or by post, click here.

Entry Requirements