This course is ideal for those wishing to learn the basic commercial floristry techniques and designs; either for personal development or as first steps to employment in the floristry industry. Students may wish to enrol on our Intermediate course after completing a year of Floristry Beginners.
Term 1 Autumn Term
Students will learn how to make a range of standard sympathy designs including open and based wreaths. Students will also look at seasonal designs including a garland and Christmas door wreath.
Term 2 Spring Term
This term focuses on weddings accessory designs e.g. buttonholes, corsages, headdresses and a bridesmaids hand tied bouquet.
Term 3 Summer Term
Students will create and design a range of commercial gift work, flowers arrangements and hand tied bouquets suitable for Anniversaries, Weddings & Birthdays.
It is a practical course with demonstrations every week. There will be handouts and some written work.
This is a personal development course.
This course is for personal development and is informally assessed by the tutor with self-assessment and evaluation by the student.
Enrolment opportunities are available throughout the year. Please contact us for more details on 0121 678 7000 or Community.SkillsforLife@Solihull.ac.uk
Students must be aged 19+.
If you have learning difficulty or disability please let us know when you apply.
Students need to bring their own flowers, foliage and containers etc. Over time they will build up a work box which will be needed most weeks. Students will also need to supply their own floristry tools such as scissors, knives, ribbons, wires and tapes.
Please note: Materials are not supplied for Cakes, Flowers/Floristry, Textiles, Soft Furnishings, Homemade Crafts, Calligraphy, Art, Cookery, Tiling, Painting & Decorating, Sewing or Dressmaking.
We also offer a range of craft courses for adults, as well as Wider Family Learning courses designed for adults and children to learn together.
£70 (for 10 weeks)