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Floral Design

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  • I have finished this course in just under three weeks and I have learned so much more than I had ever imagined going in. I have a notebook full of notes that I can’t wait to share with my family and friends. Ashley G.
  • I love it, keep it coming. Leslie B.
  • This course was easy to use and understand as well as implement in even a busy life. I will be looking into more!!! After taking this course I have found something that I feel I will continue to use and explore possibilities. Melissa T.

Course Overview

Our Floral Design online course offers you the unique opportunity to learn professional-level floral design and floristry techniques.

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10 Modules

103 Lessons

Knowledge Checks

Digital Workbook

Certificate

Tutor Support

Course Value $615

Course Description

Are you looking for a new and exciting outlet for your creativity? Why not explore the world of floral design! This course will introduce you to a fulfilling hobby that could even become a new career. You will learn how to create 46 beautifully designed arrangements, bouquets and more – from sourcing the materials, through to the final construction. Use the inspiration to create your own unique designs and wow your family and friends!

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  • MODULE 1 • 7 LESSONS

    INTRODUCTION TO FLORAL DESIGN


    • The Journey of a Cut Flower
    • Peak Periods (UK)
    • Plant and Flower Nomenclature
    • Buying Wholesale
    • Tools of the Trade
    • Health and Safety
    • Insurances

  • MODULE 2 • 8 LESSONS

    PREPARING AND CONDITIONING FLOWERS


    • The Preparation and Conditioning of Flowers
    • Controlling the Environmental Conditions
    • Treating with Flower Food
    • General Conditioning Procedure
    • Types of Stems
    • Exceptions to the Rule
    • Revival Methods
    • Stock Rotation

  • MODULE 3 • 13 LESSONS

    THE ELEMENTS AND PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN


    • Texture
    • Colour – Part 1
    • Colour – Part 2
    • Form
    • Space
    • Line
    • Dominance
    • Proportion
    • Harmony
    • Balance
    • Contrast
    • Scale
    • Rhythm

  • MODULE 4 • 6 LESSONS

    INTRODUCTION TO BOUQUET DESIGN


    • Tied Bouquet Designs
    • Grouped Textured Bouquet
    • Bouquet in a Self-Made Frame (Version 1)
    • Bouquet in a Self-Made Frame (Version 2)
    • Bouquet in a Ready-Made Frame
    • Limited Hand-Tied Bouquet

  • MODULE 5 • 7 LESSONS

    GIFT WRAPPING DESIGNS


    • Gift Wrapping Cut Flowers and Foliage
    • Single Flower Cellophane Wrapped
    • Attaching a Bow
    • Bouquet Cone Wrapped with Craft Paper
    • Bouquet Cone Wrapped with Cellophane and Tissue
    • Flat Pack using Cellophane
    • Bouquet of Mixed Flowers, Aqua Packed

  • MODULE 6 • 11 LESSONS

    CONTAINER DESIGNS


    • Containers
    • Florist Foam
    • Line Arrangement
    • Symmetrical Design
    • Asymmetrical Design
    • Candle Arrangement Design
    • Basket Design
    • Centerpiece Design
    • Colored Foam Design
    • Parallel Design
    • Packaging and Transport of Container Designs

  • MODULE 7 • 5 LESSONS

    FLORAL DESIGN TECHNIQUES


    • Wiring Techniques
    • Threading Technique
    • Leaf Manipulation Technique: Palm Plaiting
    • Leaf Manipulation Techniques: Broad Leaf Manipulation
    • Gluing Technique

  • MODULE 8 • 22 LESSONS

    DESIGNS FOR FORMAL EVENTS & WEDDINGS


    • Introduction to Designs for Formal Events & Weddings
    • Floral Design for Weddings
    • Single Flower Design Bouquet
    • Natural Posy Bouquet
    • Loose Open Design Bridal Belle Holder
    • Posy with Fancy Frame Bridal Belle Holder
    • Standard Buttonhole (With Stem)
    • Non-Standard Buttonhole (Without Stem)
    • Line Style Wired Corsage
    • Posy Style Wired Corsage
    • Glued Traditional Corsage
    • Wristlets
    • Glued Wrist Corsage
    • Wired Wrist Corsage
    • Special Requirements for Headwear
    • Wired Circlet
    • Wired Alice Band
    • Glued Alice Band
    • Wired Hair Comb
    • Foliage Bag Novelty
    • Sisal Bag Novelty
    • Contemporary Pomander Novelty

  • MODULE 9 • 14 LESSONS

    VENUE DECOR FOR FORMAL EVENTS & WEDDINGS


    • Special Occasion and Venue Décor
    • Tools Needed for Off-Site Décor
    • Pew Ends
    • Tied Pew End
    • Pew End in Foam
    • Garlanding
    • Garland with Ready-Made Plastic Frames
    • Foliage Garlands
    • Cake Decorations
    • Cake Topper in Foam
    • Topiary Tree
    • Raised Vase Arrangement
    • Candelabra Arrangement
    • Hurricane Lamp Arrangement

  • MODULE 10 • 7 LESSONS

    SEASONAL DESIGNS


    • Seasonal Designs
    • Easter Gift Box
    • Halloween Design
    • Christmas Door Wreath
    • Traditional Christmas Advent Design
    • Contemporary Christmas Advent Design
    • Christmas Garland

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