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Start date: 17/01/2019 - SGS Stroud
End date: 28/03/2019
Duration: 2 Hours per week

Day(s): Thursday
Course length: 10 weeks, 2.25 hours
Code: SFL209LG
Cost: £154

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Course Detail

Floristry Practical (No Qualification)

Part time course

What will I learn?

If you have already taken the qualification, but wish to continue to learn practical skills of floristry needed to design and create hand-tieds, reception flowers, bridal showers, bridesmaids’ posies, corsages etc. (especially in different seasons/foliage) then this course is for you. If you don't wish to attain a qualification, but wish to benefit from structured teaching in floristry, then this is also suitable for you.

How will I learn?

Using observed demonstration, creation and group questions and answers, creating portfolio by doing your own design, drawing sketches, possibly taking photographs of your designs. You will have an Individual Learning Plan. The course will be a combination of tutor demonstrations, practical workshop and discussion sessions, where the students will receive tutor feedback.

Is previous experience necessary?

No previous experience necessary, but we recommend you take the Apt Award level 1 unit course first before proceeding to the Level 2 course.

What can I do next?

Stroud Campus offers a range of Art & Design courses across the year that you may be interested in.

What should I bring to my first class?

Autumn term    10 stems of small headed roses (single head and not spray roses), 2 stems of filler flower (e.g. gypsophila) and 6-7 stems of foliage.
Spring term  5-10 stems tulips, 5 freesias (or other spring flowers); filler such, as 1-2 gypsophila or waxflower (or other) and foliage such as Salal
Summer term: Sheaf design: 5 stems of iris, 3 stems of germini; 3-5 stems of spray carnations, and a filler such, as 1-2 stems of gypsophila or waxflower or September (or other) and 3-5 stems of foliage such as Salal or eucalyptus, 2 stems of aspidistra, 3 stems of leather leaves.
Plus Materials Scissors and string, cellophane, stapler, raffia, (green wire if using gerbera /germini) 

Are there any extra costs?

​Each student will be expected to provide their own material every week (flowers, foliage, tools- scissors, knife, oasis, cellophane, tape etc) costing approx. £3 - £15 per week depending on design.

Who is my tutor?

To be confirmed

Dates & Costs

Floristry Practical (No Qualification)

Start date: 17/01/2019
End date: 28/03/2019
Duration: 2 Hours per week
Course length: 10 weeks, 2.25 hours
Time(s): 18:15 - 20:30
Code: SFL209LG

Cost: £154

Extra costs:

Flowers will need to be purchased by the learner in advance of each class.

Start End Time Campus
17/01/2019 28/03/2019 18:15 - 20:30 SGS Stroud
25/04/2019 25/07/2019 18:15 - 20:30 SGS Stroud