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LEVEL 1 AWARD IN FLORAL DESIGN (CONTEMPORARY TABLE DECOR)

Qualification

City & Guilds Level 1 Award in Floral Design (Contemporary Flower Arrangement - Table Décor)

Course Code

22P1ART00404

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.

Future Study

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

  • Level 1 Award in Contemporary Floral Table Décor 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.

Perfect for people interested in: Floristry; flower arrangements; flower arranging; gardening techniques; creative hobbies; creativity; expressing yourself; mindfulness

HOW AND WHAT WILL I LEARN?

On this course you will cover 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.

  • Identification, naming and botanical classification of common plant material
  • Health and safety considerations for flower arrangers
  • Construction methods, timescales and simple costings for floral designs
  • Introduction 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

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

  • Week 1 please bring £10 for a floral design. Bring a paper and pen, strong scissors, a bin bag and a bag to carry home your design.
  • Your tutor will have a starter pack of basic materials and sundries for the course such as foam, pots etc., available to purchase approx. £20.
  • You will then provide the plant materials required each week although the tutor will have certain floral materials for sale as required.

START DATE AND RUNNING TIMES

Thursday 23rd March 2023

LOCATION

Hitchin Campus