Floristry Career Course May 2024
Monday 20th - Friday 24th May 2024
Full fee £985.00 | Deposit £250.00 to secure your place
Level: Beginners/New Career Path
The Floristry Career Course is our most popular course. It is fantastic to see so many of our students going on to setup their own floristry businesses! The Floristry Career Course is aimed at complete beginners - no practical floristry skills are required. It is ideal if you have always wanted to become a florist but have had no idea where to start. The Floristry Career Course is your starting place. Everyone attending the course is the same as you! Slightly nervous, but excited.
From day one you will learn to create commercial designs using sustainable methods. We look at all the options available - from biodegradable materials, eco-friendly methods and compostable options. Building on your skills each day you will grow with confidence.
The aim of the course is to provide a foundation in floristry skills and techniques to create popular designs (designs that will sell). We not only show you how to create the designs, but how to buy flowers, how to work out what to sell your designs for and how to market your creativity! An important part of the course is theory based covering setting up your own floristry business (whether from home or retail premises), buying stock, selling at retail and making a profit (along with a lot of other important business related topics!).
The Cambridge Flower School are committed to using sustainable products and methods throughout all our courses.
Held at The Cambridge Flower School, Newton Hall, Newton, Cambridge CB22 7ZE.
If you would like to discuss this course with us please call Sarah or Emma on 01223 655661.
Once you have booked your place(s) we will email you further details of the course including details of the venue and our recommended accommodation list.
The core subjects covered on the Floristry Career Course are:
Your toolbox and equipment
Gift wrapping & packaging
- Round table/gift arrangement
- Hand-tied Bouquet
Conditioning & stock care
Buying flowers at wholesale
British & Dutch suppliers
Costings, quantities & makeup charges
Sustainable materials for bases
- Long and low design
-Tied sheaf (compostable)
- Single ended spray
Setting up a floristry business
Sales, marketing & website
Large scale designs & corporate work
- Contemporary corporate design
Budgets & planning
- Buttonhole & wrist corsage
- Bridal posy (non-wired)
Course Fees & Booking
How to reserve your place:
The fee is £985.00.
1. Full fee
Pay the full fee of £985.00 to reserve your place. If the course starts within one month, the full fee is payable.
2. Deposit and Balance
Pay a deposit of £250.00 and the balance payment one month prior to the start of the course.
Once you have booked your place(s) we will email you further details of the course with an invoice for the balance, details of how to find the venue and our recommended accommodation list.
For further information please call 01223 655661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 10am - 4.00pm
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 9.30am - 4.00pm
Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm
We would recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothing that you don't mind getting wet or dirty (as flowers involve a bit of both!). We will email you full details once you have booked your place on the course.
You will need to bring a packed lunch with you each day.
"I absolutely loved it. It was the perfect amount of hands-on education and learning. I would recommend to anyone interested and absolutely will be back!"
"Really thoroughly enjoyed it. Made to feel really comfortable as a beginner to floristry. Really well taught and demonstrated. Loved the 3 aspects to it as well I've come away knowing a lot more than I did this morning - would love to come back for another course someday soon. Thank you!."
Excellent instruction, has created so many ideas as well as challenges, certainly has made me question the way I was thinking of doing things, and excited to get things started now. Sarah was fun and entertaining in presentation and extremely informative, thanks!