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Floristry Essentials Workshop: An Introduction

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This short course, suitable for the complete beginner, will introduce you to the techniques needed to condition floral materials, before moving on to creating arrangements, hand tied bouquets and small wired designs. This course is designed to provide you with a fun introduction to basic floristry techniques, and will give you an opportunity to create a variety of floral designs for beginners. You will focus on the use of materials, colours and textures to create interesting and beautiful floral design.

Entry requirements

No previous experience or qualifications are needed to take part in this course.

Course content

During the course you will be able to practise basic techniques using a range of different media. The workshop will focus on modern arrangements, simple hand tied designs and accessories. The course is designed to be flexible to meet the interests of the group.

Assessment methods

There will be no formal assessments on this course.

Further study and career options

On completion of this course you can progress on to the more advanced floristry courses offered at Bedford College, such as Floristry Skills: Hand Tied & Floral Arrangements.

Additional information

All flowers needed for this course are included in the course fee. It is recommended you provide your own apron.

Course information & how to book

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

Unfortunately due to high demand, this course is now full and applications are no longer being accepted. Please contact our Student Recruitment team on 01234 291000 for alternatives.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
3 hours 30/09/2017 Sat 9.30 am - 12.30 pm £50 Shuttleworth College B825 Course in progress
3 hours 17/03/2018 Sat 9.30 am - 12.30 pm £50 Shuttleworth College B825S1

Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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