Continuing Education

Floral Design Certificate

Floral Design Basics 1

Cost: $749

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

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Sep 4-Oct 7 | 80006, 10 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Floral Design Basics 2

Cost: $749
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

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Oct 9-Nov 6 | 80042, 10 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm
Thursday Classes: Oct 10, Oct 17, 6:30–10 pm (No class on Oct 14)

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

Cost: $749
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Try your hand at a variety of Christmas designs. Learn about Christmas-related product information, cone identification, Christmas trees, and seasonal designs. Create beautiful table centrepieces with candles, Christmas wreaths, door hangings, and one-sided arrangements. 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

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Nov 13-Dec 11 | 80007, 10 Sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm
Thursday Class: Nov 14

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Floral Design Special Occasions

Cost: TBD
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

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Offered winter 2020, Dates to be announced
Floral Design Sympathy and Church

Cost: $TBD
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

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Offered winter 2020, Dates to be announced
Floral Design Weddings

Cost: $TBD
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

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Offered winter 2020, Dates to be announced

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

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