Floral Design Certificate Program

This certificate program will will offer you in-depth, comprehensive training that is designed to prepare you for direct employment in the floral industry. Along with a significant theory component, the program is practical and current in terms of course content and relevancy to the field. Emphasis is on mastering the correct mechanics and basic shapes of floral design using fresh, treated, and dried floral products. You will also learn some advanced techniques.

The program consists of six modules:

• Floral Design Basics I
• Floral Design Basics II
• Christmas Arrangements
• Special Occasion/Silk and Dried Flowers
• Sympathy and Church Flowers
• Wedding Flowers

For more information contact Snannon Draney at 604-847-5451, or email shannon.draney@ufv.ca

The following courses are part of the Floral Design certificate program and can be taken separately or applied to the certificate.


Floral Design — Special Occasions

Learn the skills needed to decorate with a variety of materials other than flowers, and to incorporate floral and non-floral products into an arrangement. Topics include historical background of special holidays, product information, hospital guidelines for flowers, plant identification, and designs. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Text: AIFD Guide to Floral Design, available at the UFV Bookstore

Abbotsford — Aerospace Training Centre

(20033 FLDE SPEC1 A9A) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–10 pm, $675. Starts Feb 15



Floral Design — Sympathy and Church

Learn to create funeral arrangements and other church decorations. Topics include plant identification and designs such as casket sprays, funeral bouquets, wreaths, baskets, and church bouquets. Also get guidelines to make sales and process invoices. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Text: AIFD Guide to Floral Design, available at the UFV Bookstore

Abbotsford — Aerospace Training Centre

(20034 FLDE SYMP1 A9A) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–10 pm, $675. Starts Apr 4


Floral Design — Weddings

Learn fundamental skills to produce wedding bouquets and arrangements. Topics include marketing, including sales and advertising, as well as plant identification and designs for all around, contemporary, and hand-tied bouquets, hair flowers, corsages, and church arrangements. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Text: AIFD Guide to Floral Design, available at the UFV Bookstore

Abbotsford — Aerospace Training Centre

(40089 FLDE WED01 A9A) 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–10 pm, $675. Starts May 9

 

Last updated November 2015

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