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Floristry - Wonderful Winter Flowers

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Dartford Adult Education Centre, Dartford
Level 1
10:00 - 12:00
6 weeks

A great course for beginners, you will use seasonal winter flowers and learn to create beautiful rustic styled arrangements and bouquets to give as gifts or use around the home. This course will give you a good foundation covering some essential basic floristry skills.

By the end of the course you will be able to -
Demonstrate how to create a hand tied bouquet
Explain how to condition the flowers you have used
Explain the importance or proportion and scale when creating an arrangement
Identify health and safety considerations for each project

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Laura Follows

Laura has had a very colourful and varied floristry career over the past 21 years; from working for the florist appointed to HRH and being privileged to make the royal families flowers, to creating celebrity flowers for Hollywood stars and designers including Louis Vuitton and meeting a few famous faces along the way! Laura has worked in some very glamorous and beautiful locations in London over the years including the Lord Mayors show, banquets for the rich and famous, prestigious London hotels and companies and even Westminster Abbey. She has covered every step of the floristry career ladder from junior to head florist and managed prestigious London based flower shops.
Teaching since 2002 Laura is qualified through City and Guilds and has a passion for flowers in her genes! She is the 4th generation of florists in the family and loves teaching people and having the privilege of passing on her knowledge and skills to others.

View all courses taught by Laura Follows here

How will I be taught?

At the start of the course you will work with your tutor to develop an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set out what you want to achieve by the end of the course. You will both monitor and assess your progress throughout the course to ensure your learning needs are being met. , You will complete tasks and assignments according to the course syllabus. You will receive feedback from your tutor.

What do I need to bring with me?

The resources you need for the fist week will be available shortly, please ensure we have your correct email address to send these to you.

The cost of flowers will be approximately £10-15 per week depending on the flowers that you use.

What can I do next?

Floristry Improvers courses or a Level 2 NCFE course such as DAR/113073/K/NC or DAR/110804/K/FF

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome., Complete beginners with no experience in Floristry. , It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. Students will need to participate fully to get the most out of the course. If you need to bring a carer with you,or be accompanied by another person please ask to speak to the Programme Manager before you enrol.

Getting to your course

Find us

Dartford Adult Education Centre
Summerhill Road

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code DAR/122702/M/LC.