FLORISTRY COURSE LEVELS
We offer courses for the complete Beginner, for Florists wishing to improve or refresh their skills, for the trendy, funky Modern Designer, to Funeral Parlours wishing to learn up to date techniques and for the Home Executive or Hobbyist who may wish to pursue latent artistic talents.
Fees for all courses will include all flowers, containers, vases and notes.
Please book for any of the courses at least 5 working days in advance. Payment of course fees must accompany a booking.
FLORIST BEGINNERS COURSE
This is a 3 day course from 09h00 - 15h00.
The course is aimed at giving you a firm footing in floristry or aiding you to enhance your home or office. Successful completion of this course enables students to enrol for other more advanced courses.
During the course, students will be given a guided tour of the largest flower market in Durban, in Springfield Park. Students will also be taught step by step to create the following floral arrangements, which they proudly take home after each day of training :
Vase with specimen flowers, Posy, Upright, Basket, Presentation Bunch and a Glass vase arrangement.
Course fee : R 3450.00 payable on registration for the course.
FLORIST ADVANCED COURSE
Students must have completed our Beginners course or have worked in a florist environment for a minimum of 3 years.
This is a 3 day course from 09h00 - 15h00
Days 1 and 2 cover practical and theory of arranging and day 3 caters for assessment of the practical and theoretical components of the course.
Floral arrangements will include:
Modern grouped compact arrangement in a glass vase , Modern Designer arrangement, Traditional Bridal table arrangement , Wedding Reception guest table arrangement and a Bridal table hedge arrangement.
Students take home all arrangements completed during the course.
Course fee R 4250.00 payable on registration for the course
FLORIST MODERN DESIGN COURSE
This is a 3 day course from 09h00 – 15h00
The art of floral design is constantly changing. It is strongly influenced by movements in art or trends in interior design.
These changes have opened up a world of creative imagination to the floristry industry and have offered florists and designers the opportunity to freely express this creativity.
The course explores many different trends and techniques.
Students take home all arrangements completed throughout the course.
Course Fee : R 4250.00 payable on registration for the course.
FUNERAL TRIBUTE COURSE
This is a 3 day course from 09h00 – 15h00
Students enrolling for this course need to have successfully completed the Beginners Course.
Sympathy floral tributes have seen many changes of style and technique over recent times.
In this course, we deal with basic design structures of the various funeral floral tributes, and pay special attention to the costing/pricing of such floral arrangements.
Tribute items to be covered in this course include a coffin spray, wreath ring, sympathy cross, large sheath of flowers in oasis and heart tributes.
Course Fee R 4250.00 payable on registration for the course
FLORIST BRIDAL COURSE
This is a 2 day course from 09h00 - 15h00
Students for this course must have worked in the florist industry for a minimum of 3 years and have previous wedding arranging experience.
Items in the course will include :
Shower bouquet in a bridie, hand-tied bride’s bouquet, buttonhole, shoulder corsage, coronet and a pomander ball.
All of the above includes glue, wire and tape techniques.
Students take home all wedding retinue flowers completed during the course.
Course fee R 3450.00 payable on registration for the course
FLOWERS FOR FUN COURSE
This is a 1 day course from 09h00 – 12h30
This course is ideally targeted at the Home Executive, Office Secretary/PA or Hobbyist who has the desire to know more about flowers, their handling and how to arrange them more professionally.
Come and join us for fun demonstrations that will give you ideas and tips on how to liven up your Home, Dinner Table, Office and Themed Parties and even gifts for your friends.
All flowers, foliage and containers will be supplied.
During the course students will be taught, step by step how to create some fun and exciting arrangements, which they get to proudly take home at the conclusion of the course : please see the noticeboard for course dates and details.
Course fee R 750.00 payable on registration for the course
This is a 1 day course from 09h00 – 15h00
We offer a one day draping course where you will learn to drape walls in white with colour detail, a doorway, a bridal table, a bridal wall with fairy lights, and a cake table with scallop detail.
Course fee R 1950.00 payable on registration for the course