Introduction to Floristry
Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts
What is the course about?
This short beginners’ course is designed to provide you with the basic skills, techniques and knowledge required to produce small flower arrangements.
Why should I choose the course?
If you are a complete beginner and have always been interested in floristry, this exciting short course is perfect for you! You will be able to use your new skills and creativity to produce a range of beautiful flower arrangements to keep.
What will I learn?
Each week you will learn basic floristry techniques to produce a variety of designs, including:
· Use different materials and containers to form various shapes including a circular posy and triangular arrangement
· Identify and complete one floristry technique in each design to create and show distinction by adding your own creative flair
· Create various types of hand tides and aqua packs, learning balance, design, and beautiful wrapping
· Learn and quote the Latin and common names of three flowers that are used in your arrangements
· Learn how to cost one design of your choice to be sold, including breakdown of cost, profit, and labour charge.
If you would like more information on the learning outcomes, please email ACLenquiries@wvr.ac.uk.
What will the course lead on to?
After completing this introductory course, you may wish to progress on to our Next Steps Floristry course to develop your skills further. We also offer other short floristry courses such as spring, summer, wedding, and Christmas floristry, which could help you expand your skills and progress on to accredited courses.
The course will provide you with a range of basic skills and techniques, which you can use if you wish to start working or volunteering in a floristry shop or market.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support
Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support
Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no entry requirements for this course. However, you must be aged at least 19 and must have an interest in the course area.
What are my funding options?
For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email email@example.com.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There will be no extra costs, as all basic materials are provided.
Your tutor will advise if you can bring any extra foliage or materials to enhance your designs, if you wish to do so.
If you wish to bring your own scissors (floristry or general household) you are welcome to do so, but this is not compulsory.
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