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Wedding Floristry

Overview

Floristry is an exciting and challenging business, and whether it’s a simple bouquet or a complete wedding package, you will be behind one of the most significant moments in people’s lives. It’s an honour that only a few professions share. Wedding floristry is an unusual and very rewarding professions insofar as it combines a diverse variety of skills and abilities. It offers a wide range of possibilities in terms of employment or self-employment, full time or part time, and requires intensive customer service as you work with clients to plan the flowers for their wedding event.

Unit 1: Creating Floral Arrangements

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Identify the main floral arrangements used for a  wedding
  • Explain the link between the wedding bouquets and décor
  • Differentiate between corsages and boutonnieres

Unit 2: Storing and Maintenance, Floral Design

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Explain the different methods of conditioning flowers and stems
  • Understand the elements of Floral Design
  • Outline the principles of Floral Design
  • Explain the role of foliage

Unit 3: Arrangements

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Describe the different types of bouquets
  • Describe the different Ceremony Flowers
  • Outline the kind of displays that Reception Flowers can form
  • Explain the components of small arrangements

Unit 4: Consultations and Pricing

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Understand the importance of consultations
  • Outline the budget and pricing relationship
  • Understand how to market your business
  • Explain how to adjust price for silk and natural flowers

Unit 5: Important Skills

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Identify the most classic flowers in arrangements.
  • Identify the more unusual wedding flowers
  • Understand the importance of interpersonal skills when arranging a wedding

Unit 6: Post-Wedding Options

The learning outcomes for this unit are:

  • Outline how arrangements can be used post-wedding
  • Explain how to preserve the Bouquet
  • Understand when to use different fillers

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

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