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Wedding Career Course October 2020


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Monday 19th - Friday 23rd October 2020 (5 days) | Saturday 24th October 2020 (optional 6th day)

5 day course - £975.00 (deposit £300.00) | 6 day course - £1175.00 (deposit £350.00)              

Fully Booked

 Important Information:  We are limiting student numbers on all Career Change Courses whilst social distancing is in place.  With only 8 places (instead of 12) now available, please do book soon!  Should we have to cancel a course due to government guidelines we will offer you a transfer or a full refund. 

If you are considering becoming a wedding florist, then this is the course for you!  It not only covers many popular designs, but we look at quotations, working out costings and how to get your wedding floristry business started with marketing and social media.

The course covers both theory and practical subjects.  On completion of the course you will have the confidence and skills to offer your services as a wedding florist.  We do recommend that you practice all the practical elements covered on the course on completion. 

We also offer a separate course for Wedding and Event Design which covers large scale designs suitable for marquees, country houses and venues with large impressive rooms.

Combining Floristry Career Course with Wedding Career Course

This course follows on from our Floristry Career Course (12th - 16th October 2020).  Students can choose to attend both courses one week after the other or at separate dates throughout the year.  Each course covers completely different topics. 

This course is held at The Cambridge Flower School, Newton Hall, Newton, Cambridge CB22 7ZE.

Claire and Sarah are so lovely and are willing to help and answer any questions.  There was a lot of techniques and skills taught through doing different practical elements with plenty of flower choice.  The theory was extremely informative and useful.  They gave me the confidence that I needed.  Thank you all!
Courtney Howland | Wedding Career Course May 2019

Practical Topics Theory & Business topics
Wiring techniques (single, double leg & stitching) Wedding trends, colours and themes
Hair Flowers (combs, slides & single flowers) The client & consultations
Buttonhole & corsage designs (pin, bag and shoulder) Designs for the bride & bridesmaids
Loose, wild bridal bouquet  Photography & online images
Bridesmaid's pomander Flower preparation & storage
Fully wired flower crown Venue consideration & logistics
Teardrop bridal bouquet Costing & quantifying
Low table designs for multiple tables Creating a quotation
Table designs for tall vases Payments, deposits & terms and conditions
Top table design Working with a budget
Marketing your wedding business
Social media, websites and galleries

The course includes all the flowers, foliage, ribbons and containers that you need to complete the item(s).

You will also be provided with the following items that you can keep once the course has finished:

  • Course manual (invaluable reference for all the theory elements of the course)
  • Notebook and pen
  • Wedding floristry starter kit backpack
  • Wedding floristry apron
  • Course completion certificate
  • References if required
  • Invitation to our student floristry group

Optional Day 6 - Shower Bouquet

As wedding designs change each year we offer an optional day to learn in more depth the current trends.  During 2019, Day 6 will concentrate on creating a shower bouquet with cascading foliage and flowers and a natural wild style with clever choice of materials.  Day 6 is open to other students who have attended other wedding courses with us so we do recommend booking Day 6 when you book the full week to avoid disappointment. 

We suggest you bring your camera to take photos as a reminder of what you have learnt during the course.

We would recommend wearing comfortable shoes and clothing that you don't mind getting wet or dirty (as flowers involve a bit of both!)

You will need to bring a packed lunch with you.   

Please read our COVID-19 guidelines.

You can book online or call the school on 01223 655661.

5 Day Course is £975.00 (£300.00 deposit)

6 Day Course is £1175.00 (£350.00 deposit) 

If paying a deposit the outstanding balance is due 14 days prior to the start of course. If the course is due to start within 14 days then the full fee will be required at the time of booking.

Once you have booked your place(s) we will email you further details of the course including a location map with how to find the school.