Floral Arranging Diploma

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Floral Arranging Diploma

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Learn floral arranging skills for both business and pleasure through this diploma program.

Students may receive credit for courses taken at other institutions upon presentation of proof of successful completion.

Course supply fees are extra.


Program courses

  • Floral Arranging – Level 1
  • Floral Arranging – Level 2
  • Floral Arranging – Churches, Banquets & Funerals
  • Floral Arranging – Christmas Basic Designs
  • Floral Arranging – Silk & Dried
  • Floral Arranging – Special Occasions
  • Floral Arranging – Weddings – Basic
  • Floral Arranging – Weddings – Advanced
Floral Arranging – Level 1

Learn about basic floral arranging designs (symmetrical, asymmetrical, nosegay, crescent, horizontal, etc), tools, care and handling of flowers and bows.

Bring a small sharp knife to class; a floral knife may be purchased from the instructor.

The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a fee of $35.00 is payable to the instructor one week in advance to purchase flowers and supplies.


Floral Arranging – Level 2

This is a continuation of our course Floral Arranging – Level 1. Topics covered include:

  • Parallel designs
  • Vertical designs
  • Hogarth Curve designs
  • Oriental designs
  • Modern designs
  • L-pattern designs

The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a fee of $40.00 is payable to the instructor one week in advance to purchase flowers and supplies.

Prerequisites — Successful completion of our course Floral Arranging – Level 1 or equivalent knowledge & experience.


Floral Arranging – Churches, Banquets & Funerals


Floral Arranging – Christmas Basic Designs


Floral Arranging – Silk & Dried

Learn how to use silk and dried materials to design permanent arrangements.

If you have them, please bring wire cutters, scissors and a glue gun.

The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a fee of $35.00 is payable to the instructor one week in advance to purchase flowers and supplies.

Prerequisites — Successful completion of our courses Floral Arranging – Level 1 and Floral Arranging – Level 2, or equivalent knowledge & experience.


Floral Arranging – Special Occasions

Learn how to create designs for holidays and special occasions. Topics covered include:

  • Novelty items
  • Fruit baskets
  • Flower baskets
  • Balloons
  • Cello wrapping

The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a fee of $40.00 is payable to the instructor one week in advance to purchase flowers and supplies.

Prerequisites — Successful completion of our courses Floral Arranging – Level 1 and Floral Arranging – Level 2, or equivalent knowledge & experience.


Floral Arranging – Weddings – Basic

Learn the basics of floral arrangements for weddings. Topics covered include:

  • Wedding flowers
  • Baskets
  • Bouquets
  • Corsages
  • Pew and aisle treatments

The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a fee of $40.00 is payable to the instructor one week in advance to purchase flowers and supplies.

Prerequisites — Successful completion of our courses Floral Arranging – Level 1 and Floral Arranging – Level 2, or equivalent knowledge & experience.


Floral Arranging – Weddings – Advanced

Learn skills to take wedding floral design to the next level. Topics covered include:

  • Composite bouquets
  • Flower girl pomanders
  • Garlands
  • Hand-tied bridal bouquets
  • Wrist and glued corsages
  • Wired and taped bridal bouquets

The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a fee of $45.00 is payable to the instructor one week in advance to purchase flowers and supplies.

Prerequisites — Successful completion of our courses Floral Arranging – Weddings – Basic or equivalent knowledge & experience.

I am a graduate of the Floral Arranging certificate program, and have gone on to have a successful career in the floral design industry; specifically in the wedding industry. I hired an assistant who is also a graduate of the program.Larissa Meade, Principal Designer for Bridal Beginnings
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Course costs are subject to change each term; future course offerings may charge different amounts.


Floral Arranging – Level 1
The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a $35.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance.

Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost How to register
1406-2 January 10, 2017 to February 28, 2017
Tuesdays
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
8 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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$190 Registration is now closed

Floral Arranging – Level 2
The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a $40.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance.

Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost How to register
1412-2 April 5, 2017 to May 24, 2017
Wednesdays
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
8 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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$200 Registration is now closed

Floral Arranging – Churches, Banquets & Funerals
This course is not offered during the current semester.

Floral Arranging – Christmas Basic Designs
This course is not offered during the current semester.

Floral Arranging – Silk & Dried
The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a $35.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance.

Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost How to register
1404-2 April 4, 2017 to May 23, 2017
Tuesdays
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
8 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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$200 Registration is now closed

Floral Arranging – Special Occasions
The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a $40.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance.

Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost How to register
1400-2 January 4, 2017 to February 22, 2017
Wednesdays
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
8 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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$200 Registration is now closed

Floral Arranging – Weddings – Basic
The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a $40.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance.

Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost How to register
1405-2 April 6, 2017 to May 25, 2017
Thursdays
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
8 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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$200 Registration is now closed

Floral Arranging – Weddings – Advanced
The course fee includes the cost of flowers and supplies for the first session. For each of the remaining sessions, a $45.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance.

Course ID Course dates / times Course location Cost How to register
1411-2 May 30, 2017 to June 15, 2017
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
6 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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$130 Online:   Register now 
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604-296-6901
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8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Burnaby CCE Office
5325 Kincaid Street
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8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Burnaby Central Secondary
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
A refund request must be submitted in writing and must include the original course registration receipt.

Fee payments originally made by credit card are credited back to the same card; for expired or invalid credit cards, refunds are made by cheque. Fee payments originally made by cash or cheque are made by cheque. Please allow 3 weeks for processing.

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