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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.

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Wedding Floristry Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

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.

Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 3 Wedding Floristry Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the ABC Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

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