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Flower School - Intermediate


Art and Design

Study Mode

Part time

Start Date



6 weeks



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Course Overview

This course is a progression from our popular beginner course in floristry. We will explore more advanced floral designs and techniques to support your style and creativity. Working on larger scale design and bespoke bridal work. This course will help to look at how we can progress your floral career, exploring marketing and social media to enhance your business.

What will I learn?

The topics covered:

- Elements of floral design (recap)
- Principles of floral design- Balance, contrast, dominance, harmony, proportion, rhythm, scale
- Learning plant science, photosynthesis, respiration, transpiration and osmosis
- Learning a further range of flower and foliage for identification

Practical topics:

- Hand tie design
- Bridal hand tie
- Buttonholes
- Long and low table arrangement into foam
- Asymmetrical hand tie
- Large pedestal arrangement

Study, Assessment and Qualifications

Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor.

Entry Requirements

Progression from Beginners course is suggested.

Additional Costs and Information

You should bring with you each week:

Tools – scissors/ knife and bucket

Each week students will be given a handout on flowers and foliage required for the following session – together with any materials, containers or sundries.

Please note that the planned practical’s – some are larger in size so will require more flower and foliage to create.

This course runs on one evening per week at the Salisbury campus:
14.05.24 - 25.06.24 Tuesday 18:30-21:00

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