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LEVEL 1 AWARD IN FLORAL DESIGN (CONTEMPORARY FREE STANDING)

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Floral Design (Contemporary Flower Arrangement - Free Standing)

Course Code

21P1ART00279

Duration

10 Weeks

Entry Requirements

No prior experience required, just a love of flowers and interest in floral design. Basic maths and English skills both spoken and written. You will need to set aside time outside of the class session to complete your write ups. Suitable clothing required e.g. apron.

Some background in arranging would be an advantage.

Future Study

Having successfully completed the course learners can progress on to study:

  • Level 1 Award in Traditional Design
  • Level 2 Certificate in Floral Design

Cost

£195

What you need to know

IS THIS FOR ME?

A beginners course ideal for those looking to develop a career in the flower industry.

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

On this introductory course to contemporary floral arrangements learners will produce large scale floral design over the course including pedestal designs. Gaining a recognised floral design qualification.

Learners will study basic theory and a range of contemporary flower designs and techniques emphasising colour, line and texture to enable you to create free standing contemporary, larger scale floral designs for events.

Course content includes:

  • Identification, naming and botanical classification of common plant material.
  • Health and safety considerations for flower arrangers.
  • Construction methods, timescales and simple costings for floral designsIintroduction to elements and principles of design.
  • Contemporary designs such as line, horizontal and parallel flower arrangements using colour, line and texture including a range of foliage manipulation and contemporary techniques.

 

Assessment:

There are 2 formal practical assessments plus development designs made over the course but no formal exams

Observation, discussion, tutor feedback and practical work.

You will complete a folder of your work which is formally assessed and forms the qualification for the course. Write ups can be hand written or word processed. Work may need to be submitted electronically as jpgs, documents or pdf files but a full explanation will be given.

The course is IV and EQA verified according to C&G guidelines.

techniques emphasising colour, line and texture to enable you to create free standing contemporary, larger scale floral designs for events.

The course cost does not include materials. You will need to purchase / provide these weekly as follows:

  • Week 1 please bring paper and pen, folder with divders and a bag to carry home your design.
  • Your tutor will have a starter pack of basic materials and sundries for t

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

Thursday 16 September – 6.30PM – 9PM, every Thursday

LOCATION

Hitchin Campus