Floristry Designs for Improvers: Wed 30 Apr, 19:00-21:00



This six week course is for those who have previously completed the beginners course (or have previous experience with flower arranging) and want to expand and develop their floristry skills and knowledge further. You will:

1. Make a natural twig heart or circular wreath with moss, using materials which will naturally dry to keep as a decoration in the home or garden.
2. Create a floral hand tied with a collar, discover how to spiral stems as well as create a unique modern collar to match.
3. Create eco-friendly arrangement for the home. Explore various methods of eco-friendly and recyclable mechanics, which you can experiment with further in class.
4. Make a seasonal wreath design using lots of textured materials – dried or fresh – to enjoy for many months.
5. Learn how to make a design in a container with a handle as a gift for someone special – with textured foliage’s, grasses and mixed colours.
6. Make a natural twig container using tall stems with raffia and ribbon.

The tutor will demonstrate various arrangements, and then you can create your design to take home. Scissors and sundries will be provided. The cost of flowers are not included within the fee so you will be need to budget approximately £12-£15 per week.


Am I right for the course?

This course is aimed at those who have completed Introduction to Floristry Designs or have previous flower arranging experience.

There are no entry requirements however all learners must be 19 years old or over.

Informal assessment and discussion will be used to support learners in developing their skills. There is no formal assessment on this course.

You will need to supply your own flowers each week, we estimate approximately £8 to £15 per week. A buying list will be provided prior to the first lesson and an apron. Basic tools and sundries will be provided (floristry scissors, tape and wires)

A skilled teacher

What Next?

Festive Floristry Designs and Wedding Floristry Designs

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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