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Kick Start A Career In Floristry


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Kick Start A Career In Floristry

Have you been dreaming of opening your own florist or you want to kick start a career in floristry? Maybe you're already working in the industry and want to fast track your career, then this Certificate In Floristry Academy is the right choice for you.

This course provides you with all the information you need to start a career in the florist industry, from flower and plant biology to setting up and managing your very own store. You will gain valuable insight, information and skills you will need, putting you on a road to success moving forward.

This course comprises of twenty one information packed modules, each one providing you with the knowledge and skills you will need for a career in the florist industry.

The course is available online and accessible on any device, from a computer to your tablet or mobile phone, enabling you to study at any time and anywhere. On completion and after passing the multiple choice test, you can download and print your certificate, which is recognised by industry leaders.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Introduction to Floristry 
  • Careers in Floristry
  • What you need to know about flowers and plants
  • Services provided
  • How to process, store and maintain plants
  • Popular flowers, greens and fillers
  • Elements and principles of design
  • Design basics
  • Making floral arrangements
  • Vase arrangements
  • Tied bouquet
  • The corsage
  • Wedding flowers
  • Funeral flowers
  • Basket gardens and fruit baskets
  • Jobs in the Florist Industry 
  • Starting your own florist business
  • Marketing

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Floristry
  2. Comprehensive 21 module Accredited Certificate in Floristry Academy Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading floristry experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Your Introduction to Floristry

  • About the basics of floristry
  • A brief history of floristry
  • About modern floristry and the science it has become over the years
  • What the requirements are that you need for a career in floristry

Module 2 : Careers in Floristry

  • The job responsibilities of florists
  • About the requirements to enter into the trade
  • The areas you need to cover in your effort to become a florist
  • About the possibilities in the floristry industry

Module 3 : What You Need To Know About Flowers and Plants

  • About ethylene treatment of flowers
  • Why it is essential to treat the flowers for ethylene
  • How to care for and handle potted plants
  • How to look for the signs of diseases, pests and other such troubles with plants and flowers

Module 4 : Services Provided by Florists

  • The various business models applicable to floristry
  • The different types of services provided by florists, including full service, speciality service, limited service and flower sellers
  • The secrets of handling commercial accounts and targeting individuals successfully
  • How to use technology to improve business

Module 5 : How to Process, Store and Maintain plants

  • About preparing the flowers for storage
  • How to store the flowers
  • Ways to keep the plants healthy
  • About products that help to maintain cut flowers

Module 6 : Popular Flowers, Greens & Fillers

  • Why you need to know which flowers are the favourites
  • About the role of foliage, flowers and greens in arrangements
  • The role of greenery in an arrangement and how to use it
  • What the common filler flowers are

Module 7 : Elements and Principles of Design

  • The elements of Floral design
  • About colour and how it should be utilised
  • About size, what it means and how it should be used
  • About Balance, Contrast, Rhythm, Scale, Proportion, Harmony and Dominance

Module 8 : Flower design basics & styles you need to know

  • The basics of design and style
  • About Western and Eastern influences
  • Elements of design
  • Line, line mass arrangements, mass arrangements

Module 9 : How to make floral arrangements

  • About making arrangements in containers and vases and other vessels
  • Why you should never stop learning
  • How to express your creativity
  • What you need to consider when planning an arrangement

Module 10 : How to Make a Container Arrangement

  • How to create floral centrepieces in shallow containers
  • What container displays can be used for
  • Ideas for creating your own container arrangement
  • Step-by-step video to help you make your own flower container arrangement

Module 11 : How to Make an Arrangement for a Vase

  • How to make a vase arrangement
  • How to best prepare the flowers and vase
  • The best way to arrange the stems and foliage
  • Step-by-step video to help you make your own vase arrangement

Module 12 : How to Make a Hand-tied Bouquet

  • How to make a hand-tied bouquet
  • The materials you will need
  • How to pick your focal flower
  • Step-by-step video to help you make your own hand-tied bouquet

Module 13 : How to Make a Corsage or Boutonniere

  • The history of the Corsage/Boutonniere
  • How to choose the flowers for a Boutonniere
  • About the process of crafting a Boutonniere
  • How to pick your focal flower

Module 14 : Wedding Flowers

  • The requirements of wedding floristry
  • How to set yourself up as a wedding florist
  • Promoting your business as a wedding florist
  • Creating your portfolio

Module 15: How to Make a Wedding Bouquet

  • How to choose the flowers for a wedding bouquet
  • The tools you will need to make a wedding bouquet
  • Tips to preserve the bouquet
  • Step-by-step video to help you make a wedding bouquet

Module 16: Funeral Flowers

  • Funeral flower traditions
  • Choosing flowers and what they mean
  • What to give to whom and how
  • Various types of funeral flower arrangements

Module 17: How to Make a Funeral Wreath

  • About the materials you require to make a funeral wreath
  • About the history of funeral wreaths
  • Tips to preserve the bouquet
  • Step-by-step video to help you make a funeral wreath

Module 18: How to Make a Basket Garden & Fruit Basket

  • What a basket garden is
  • The materials required to make a basket garden
  • How to make a basket garden
  • How to make edible fruit arrangements

Module 19: Getting a Job in the Floristry Industry

  • How to find job openings
  • Creating your own job opportunities
  • Working as part time and seasonal help
  • The ideal floristry candidate

Module 20: Starting Your Own Business

  • Thing to consider before you start to set up a florist's shop
  • Create a business plan
  • Find the finance
  • Decide whether you want to buy an existing business or to start a new one

Module 21: Getting Customers / Marketing

  • About the concept of marketing
  • About creating a marketing plan
  • About implementing a marketing plan
  • How online marketing can benefit you

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Kick Start A Career In Floristry

Have you been dreaming of opening your own florist or you want to kick start a career in floristry? Maybe you're already working in the industry and want to fast track your career, then this Certificate In Floristry Academy is the right choice for you.

This course provides you with all the information you need to start a career in the florist industry, from flower and plant biology to setting up and managing your very own store. You will gain valuable insight, information and skills you will need, putting you on a road to success moving forward.

This course comprises of twenty one information packed modules, each one providing you with the knowledge and skills you will need for a career in the florist industry.

The course is available online and accessible on any device, from a computer to your tablet or mobile phone, enabling you to study at any time and anywhere. On completion and after passing the multiple choice test, you can download and print your certificate, which is recognised by industry leaders.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • Introduction to Floristry 
  • Careers in Floristry
  • What you need to know about flowers and plants
  • Services provided
  • How to process, store and maintain plants
  • Popular flowers, greens and fillers
  • Elements and principles of design
  • Design basics
  • Making floral arrangements
  • Vase arrangements
  • Tied bouquet
  • The corsage
  • Wedding flowers
  • Funeral flowers
  • Basket gardens and fruit baskets
  • Jobs in the Florist Industry 
  • Starting your own florist business
  • Marketing

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Floristry
  2. Comprehensive 21 module Accredited Certificate in Floristry Academy Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading floristry experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: Your Introduction to Floristry

  • About the basics of floristry
  • A brief history of floristry
  • About modern floristry and the science it has become over the years
  • What the requirements are that you need for a career in floristry

Module 2 : Careers in Floristry

  • The job responsibilities of florists
  • About the requirements to enter into the trade
  • The areas you need to cover in your effort to become a florist
  • About the possibilities in the floristry industry

Module 3 : What You Need To Know About Flowers and Plants

  • About ethylene treatment of flowers
  • Why it is essential to treat the flowers for ethylene
  • How to care for and handle potted plants
  • How to look for the signs of diseases, pests and other such troubles with plants and flowers

Module 4 : Services Provided by Florists

  • The various business models applicable to floristry
  • The different types of services provided by florists, including full service, speciality service, limited service and flower sellers
  • The secrets of handling commercial accounts and targeting individuals successfully
  • How to use technology to improve business

Module 5 : How to Process, Store and Maintain plants

  • About preparing the flowers for storage
  • How to store the flowers
  • Ways to keep the plants healthy
  • About products that help to maintain cut flowers

Module 6 : Popular Flowers, Greens & Fillers

  • Why you need to know which flowers are the favourites
  • About the role of foliage, flowers and greens in arrangements
  • The role of greenery in an arrangement and how to use it
  • What the common filler flowers are

Module 7 : Elements and Principles of Design

  • The elements of Floral design
  • About colour and how it should be utilised
  • About size, what it means and how it should be used
  • About Balance, Contrast, Rhythm, Scale, Proportion, Harmony and Dominance

Module 8 : Flower design basics & styles you need to know

  • The basics of design and style
  • About Western and Eastern influences
  • Elements of design
  • Line, line mass arrangements, mass arrangements

Module 9 : How to make floral arrangements

  • About making arrangements in containers and vases and other vessels
  • Why you should never stop learning
  • How to express your creativity
  • What you need to consider when planning an arrangement

Module 10 : How to Make a Container Arrangement

  • How to create floral centrepieces in shallow containers
  • What container displays can be used for
  • Ideas for creating your own container arrangement
  • Step-by-step video to help you make your own flower container arrangement

Module 11 : How to Make an Arrangement for a Vase

  • How to make a vase arrangement
  • How to best prepare the flowers and vase
  • The best way to arrange the stems and foliage
  • Step-by-step video to help you make your own vase arrangement

Module 12 : How to Make a Hand-tied Bouquet

  • How to make a hand-tied bouquet
  • The materials you will need
  • How to pick your focal flower
  • Step-by-step video to help you make your own hand-tied bouquet

Module 13 : How to Make a Corsage or Boutonniere

  • The history of the Corsage/Boutonniere
  • How to choose the flowers for a Boutonniere
  • About the process of crafting a Boutonniere
  • How to pick your focal flower

Module 14 : Wedding Flowers

  • The requirements of wedding floristry
  • How to set yourself up as a wedding florist
  • Promoting your business as a wedding florist
  • Creating your portfolio

Module 15: How to Make a Wedding Bouquet

  • How to choose the flowers for a wedding bouquet
  • The tools you will need to make a wedding bouquet
  • Tips to preserve the bouquet
  • Step-by-step video to help you make a wedding bouquet

Module 16: Funeral Flowers

  • Funeral flower traditions
  • Choosing flowers and what they mean
  • What to give to whom and how
  • Various types of funeral flower arrangements

Module 17: How to Make a Funeral Wreath

  • About the materials you require to make a funeral wreath
  • About the history of funeral wreaths
  • Tips to preserve the bouquet
  • Step-by-step video to help you make a funeral wreath

Module 18: How to Make a Basket Garden & Fruit Basket

  • What a basket garden is
  • The materials required to make a basket garden
  • How to make a basket garden
  • How to make edible fruit arrangements

Module 19: Getting a Job in the Floristry Industry

  • How to find job openings
  • Creating your own job opportunities
  • Working as part time and seasonal help
  • The ideal floristry candidate

Module 20: Starting Your Own Business

  • Thing to consider before you start to set up a florist's shop
  • Create a business plan
  • Find the finance
  • Decide whether you want to buy an existing business or to start a new one

Module 21: Getting Customers / Marketing

  • About the concept of marketing
  • About creating a marketing plan
  • About implementing a marketing plan
  • How online marketing can benefit you

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 070NSA80
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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