Intensive Career Course July 2018

£925.00

Monday 16th - Friday 20th 2018                                             

This course has been designed for those who are considering setting up their own floristry business whether at home or in a retail shop.  

You will gain a foundation in floristry skills and techniques to create popular designs in the two main areas of retail floristry; gifting and funeral work.  The course additionally covers basic skills of bridal floristry.

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 Gussie on 01223 655661.

 

The core subjects covered on this Floristry for Beginners course are:

Day 1

Your toolbox and equipment 
Conditioning
Buying flowers & foliage at wholesale 
Practical:
- Low Table Arrangement
- Trug/Basket Arrangement

Day 2

Setting up a floristry business
Website & marketing
Sundries & stockists 
Gift Wrapping & Packaging 
Practical:
- Hand-tied Bouquet
- Gift Wrap Bouquet

Day 3

Funeral designs 
Funeral etiquette 
Practical: 
- Based Posy with ribbon edge
- Single Ended Spray

Day 4

Elements of Design 
Large scale designs 
Practical:
- Tall table arrangement
- Pedestal design

 

Day 5

Wedding Flowers 
Budgets and costing a wedding 
Wedding portfolio

Practical:
- Buttonhole & Corsage
- Bridal Posy (non-wired)

 

 

 

 

  • Tuition in a small group 
  • A starter toolbox and a Cambridge Flower School apron are provided and yours to keep.
  • A comprehensive manual to accompany the business and theory part of this course is an invaluable addition.  
  • Course Completion Certificate.
  • All flowers, foliage and sundry items required are provided.  
  • Access to our exclusive student support group on completion of the course.
  • Lunch and all refreshments are included.
  • Times:

    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!)

    "Fantastic, great fun. Learnt much more than I ever imagined. Fab lunch, Sarah and Gussie both so helpful and shraing there expertise. Would recommend anyone to attend. BRILLIANT X"
    Hazel Gardner | Intensive Career Course | November 2017

     

    The full fee is £925.00.   To secure your place you can either choose to pay the full fee or a deposit of £250.00.  If paying a deposit, the balance is due 4 weeks prior to the start of the course.

    You can book your course online  or call 01223 655661 and pay by credit or debit card. 

    Once you have booked your place(s) we will email you further details of the course including details of the venue.  If you require accommodation please contact us for details.

    For further information please call 01223 655661 or email info@thecambridgeflowerschool.co.uk