Continuing Education

Floral Design Certificate

Floral Design Basics 1

Cost: $849

Develop a fundamental knowledge of flower arranging and learn the Elements and Principles of floral design. Familiarize yourself with common and botanical plant and flower names. Learn about floral tools and supplies, the care and handling of flowers, and the preparation and planning of floral design. Make your own floral arrangements to take home. Flowers, floral supplies, and a floral toolkit are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

*First class is a Wed Sep 9, second class is Thu Sep 10 to make up for the holiday, and then classes resumes the Mon & Wed schedule


Delivery method: Blended


Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Sep 2021| TBA, 10 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm-10 pm 

 


Offered in Fall 2021 | dates to be announced

Floral Design Basics 2

Cost: $849
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Acquire the skills needed to work independently on basic flower arrangements and expand your knowledge with hands-on experience creating advanced styles of floral design. Learn about sales, pricing, wire services, branding and merchandising. Create your own floral arrangements to take home and enjoy. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

 


Delivery method: Blended


Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Oct 2021| TBA, 10 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm

 


Offered in Fall 2021 | dates to be announced

Floral Design Christmas

Cost: $849
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Try your hand at a variety of Christmas designs. Learn about Christmas-related product information, cone identification, decorating a Christmas tree, and seasonal designs (table centrepiece with candles, Christmas wreaths, door hangings, and one-sided arrangements). Find out about fertilizers and pesticides for houseplants. Flowers and supplies are included in the course fee. 

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

Delivery method: Blended


Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Nov 2021 | TBA, 10 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm-10 pm


Offered in Fall 2021 | dates to be announced

Floral Design Special Occasions

Cost: $849
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

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

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

Delivery method: Blended


Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Jan 11-Feb 10| 20002, 10 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm-10 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Floral Design Sympathy and Church

Cost: $849
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Expand your floral design skills to create sympathy funeral arrangements and other church decorations. Topics include the importance of sympathy etiquette and traditions, customer care, and creating floral designs such as a casket sprays, church bouquets, wreath designs, and easel sprays. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

Delivery method: Blended


Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Feb 22- March 31 | 20003, 10 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30 pm-10 pm

(No classes the week of March 15-19)

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Floral Design Weddings

Cost: $849
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Learn fundamental skills to produce wedding bouquets and arrangements. Topics include magazine worthy wedding flowers, wedding productions, the meaning of flowers, multicultural weddings, and how to develop a wedding business. Create floral designs to wear such as body flowers, floral jewelry, and floral leis; design bridal bouquets, reception flowers, and more. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

Delivery method: Blended


Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Apr 12-May12| 20098, 10 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm

Advanced Floral Design Weddings 

May 26-Jun 21| 40228, 8 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm (Starts on a Wednesday)

Check out Floral Design program information if you wish to earn a Floral Design certificate.

Upgrade your skills & achieve your goals

Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) programs and courses can help you upgrade your academic and workplace skills. Tuition is free for domestic students.

Learn more about UUP

Improve your English language proficiency

Strengthen your reading, writing and speakings skills in English to pursue university studies or get ahead in your profession.

Explore ELS options

Contact Us