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Diploma in Floristry

Learn how to become a florist and create a wide variety of flower arrangements with this free online diploma course.

Publisher: CourseFlix
In this free online floristry diploma course, you will learn the essential skills required to be a successful florist. You will learn about applying for and advancing a career in the floristry industry. You will also be introduced to the flowers and plants used in a wide variety of arrangements you will learn to make. This online diploma certification course will prepare you to successfully purchase and manage your own speciality flower shop.
Diploma in Floristry
  • Duration

    15-20 Hours
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This free floristry diploma course will equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to become a successful florist. Firstly, to the basics of floristry. Next, you will learn about successfully finding and applying for a job in the floristry industry. You will also learn all the ins and outs to owning a flower shop, from purchasing essential equipment for arrangements and the office to marketing your skills as a florist all over social media.

You will learn about the anatomy of both plants and flower, while also covering different flower colours associations and usages. After learning about the dangers and treatment of ethylene, you will learn how to process, store and maintain plants. Next, you will study specific species of popular flowers, foliage, greens and fillers that you could use in a flower arrangement. You will then take on the elements and principles of floral design in both western and eastern styles. The section finishes with the Eastern technique of Ikebana.

The diploma certification course concludes with step by step instructions in making specific types of flower arrangements. You will start by identifying the shapes available for vases and the flower arrangements you can make with each. Then, you will learn how to create a container arrangement, vase arrangement, hand-tied bouquet, boutonniere, basket garden and fruit basket. You will wrap up with a deep dive into the business, etiquette and flower arrangements of weddings and funerals. You will also go through the steps that go into making the bridal bouquet and funeral wreath. So why wait? Start learning today.

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