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Level: 1

Location: Broomfield Hall

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 3.00

Start: 07/12/2018

Days / Times: Friday 09:30 to 12:30

Tuition (£): 25.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This course will help you to understand the construction of a moss-based Christmas door wreath. You will be informed about how to prepare your materials ready for construction. The design will be demonstrated in a step-by-step format and you will construct the design yourself, with help, support and feedback throughout the day.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements.

 

Having a keen interest in floral design and a creative mind would be an advantage, but not essential.

 

 

 

Course Content

The course will cover:

  • Plant identification for seasonal foliage
  • How to prepare materials for use
  • How to construct a design

How will I be assessed?

There is no formal assessment for this course, although feedback will be given throughout.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

You will be required to supply your own:

  • Closed-toe flat shoes
  • Apron or tabard

What can I do after this course?

Derby College offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Floristry and Flower Arranging, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics - please see the Derby College Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

 

 

* Tuition - This figure is the tuition fee to be paid - There are no concessionary fees available.

This course is run at the Broomfield Hall Campus

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About Broomfield Hall »

Sarah-May Anderson

Sarah-May Anderson

Business is blooming for Sarah-May

Sarah-May Anderson's Saturday job in a fruit and veg shop sowed the seeds of an idea which led to her own floristry shop.
And while the bunches on sale at her part-time work first fired her imagination, it was the broad spectrum of Derby College's full time Level 3 Floristry course which inspired her to enrol.
Sarah-May, now 28, completed the two year course at Broomfield College after leaving school. She took time out from floristry and admin jobs to start a family – she has a little boy, Hunter, who is now three-and-a-half.
Last year Sarah-May followed her dream using the enterprise skills she gained at Broomfield and launching her business Stems From The Heart in Long Eaton.

The course appealed to me in the first place because it gave a lot more than just floristry – it was quite detailed.


It went into business planning, admin, spreadsheets, legislation relating to the workplace and insurance. I learned about design and interior design and costings.


On the floristry side, I didn't know much about flowers, or even most of their names when I started. I was at college fulltime for two years and leaned all I needed to know to start off. Put it like this - I don't think I'd be standing here without it.

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