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Learn the basics of floristry with a creative approach & sustainable sensibilities. Suitable for complete beginners, hobbyists & those with previous floral experience. This course will equip you with the fundamentals of floristry including care, handling & conditioning of flowers, elements of design and how to use them, colour theory, curating a floral palette & materials to help style your arrangements & compositions, even learning how best to photograph your designs.
Using (foam free) techniques & mechanics from spiralling hand ties to larger scale installations. Including bouquet work, wiring, wedding installations, tablescapes, editorial designs, dried floral work and more. You will be set briefs to help bloom your creativity and push your design concepts. Going home with a varied portfolio of work as a showcase of your new skills.
This course has a huge emphasis on finding your own floral style, harnessing inspiration and looking to the seasons to create work that pushes the standard take on floristry. Students will need to provide their own flowers/foliage for each lesson (as advised by the tutor) This is an additional cost, and is not included in the course fees, so students may wish to consider this before enrolling on the course.
How will I learn?
Through a combination of practical tasks, theoretical learning, and research projects, you'll immerse yourself in the world of floristry. With guidance from our experienced tutor, you'll gain hands-on experience and knowledge similar to that of the floral industry.
From spiralling hand ties to large-scale installations, you'll explore a range of techniques and applications, including bouquet work, wiring, wedding installations, and editorial designs. In addition, you'll have access to a wide selection of resources, such as books and magazines, to explore historical and contemporary influences in floristry.
No specific entry requirements are necessary for this course. All we ask is that you have a passion for floristry and a desire to unlock your creative potential. Join us on this floral journey and embark on a path of artistic expression and personal growth.
Students will need to bring their own flowers/foliage to each lesson, and the types required will be advised by the tutor in advance of each lesson. All other materials are supplied by the college (wire foam etc)Download course information in PDF format
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If you have any issues applying online we also accept paper enrolments. You can download and print our 2023/2024 Enrolment Request Form. Alternatively, you can visit your local campus to collect a form. An enrolment form can also be sent to you by post, simply contact our Customer Experience team to arrange this.
If you have any questions, please contact our Customer Experience team on 08000567253, email [email protected] or write to Part-Time Enrolments, SGS College, Filton Avenue, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7AT.