Floral Arranging Diploma

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
Floral Arranging Diploma

You are welcome to attend a FREE INFORMATION SESSION to speak to an advisor in person.

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
  • Churches, Banquets & Funerals
  • Special Occasions
  • Silk & Dried
  • Christmas Basic Designs
  • Weddings
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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 (or 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 $35.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance.

Register Cost Course schedule Course location
Course ID 1400-1
Register online
$190 12-SEP-2017 to 31-OCT-2017
Tuesdays
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
8 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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Course ID 1401-1
Register online
$190 14-SEP-2017 to 02-NOV-2017
Thursdays
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
8 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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FLORAL ARRANGING LEVEL 2
This course extends the basics covered in the Level 1 course. Topics covered include parallel, vertical, Hogarth curve, oriental, modern and L-pattern designs. 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. Prerequisites: Successful completion of our course Floral Arranging Level 1, or equivalent knowledge & experience.
This course is not offered this term.

CHURCHES, BANQUETS & FUNERALS
Create flowers for wedding altars, funeral tributes, standing sprays, store openings and more. 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. Prerequisites: Successful completion of our course Floral Arranging Level 1, or equivalent knowledge & experience.

Register Cost Course schedule Course location
Course ID 1409-1
Register online
$200 06-SEP-2017 to 01-NOV-2017
Wednesdays
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
8 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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SPECIAL OCCASIONS
Enjoy creating holiday and special occasion designs. Topics covered include novelty items, fruit and flower baskets, balloons, cello wrapping and special events – all with dresh flowers. 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. Prerequisites: Successful completion of our course Floral Arranging Level 1 and Floral Arranging Level 2, or equivalent knowledge & experience.
This course is not offered this term.

SILK & DRIED
Students will learn to design permanent arrangements using silk and dried materials. 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 $40.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance. Prerequisites: Successful completion of our course Floral Arranging Level 1 and Floral Arranging Level 2, or equivalent knowledge & experience.
This course is not offered this term.

CHRISTMAS BASIC DESIGNS
Christmas is coming – express it with flowers. Learn to create evergreen and dried Christmas wreaths, fresh table centerpieces, Christmas nosegays, fresh and dried swags, etc. Bring floral tools 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 $40.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance. Prerequisites: Successful completion of our course Floral Arranging Level 1, or equivalent knowledge & experience.

Register Cost Course schedule Course location
Course ID 1412-1
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$200 Tuesdays 07-NOV-2017 to 19-DEC-2017
Thursday 23-NOV-2017
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
8 sessions
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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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 $40.00 supply fee is payable to the instructor one week in advance. Prerequisites: Successful completion of our course Floral Arranging Level 1 and Floral Arranging Level 2, or equivalent knowledge & experience.
This course is not offered this term.

WEDDINGS (ADVANCED)
Learn the advanced 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, and a wired and taped bridal bouqet. 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. Prerequisites: Successful completion of our course Weddings (Basic), or equivalent knowledge & experience.
This course is not offered this term.

THANKSGIVING WORKSHOP
Enjoy an inspiring evening creating a unique centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table. The colours and flowers of the season will enhance your thanksgiving decor. Course fee includes supplies.

Register Cost Course schedule Course location
Course ID 1413-1
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$95 Thursday 05-OCT-2017
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
1 session
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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CHRISTMAS SHOW STOPPER WORKSHOP
Christmas is a time to gather with family and friends and what better time to decorate your home with fresh flowers! Please come and enjoy some holiday cheer as we design a fabulous arrangement to adorn your home for the holidays. Course fee includes supplies.

Register Cost Course schedule Course location
Course ID 1410-1
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$95 Thursday 21-DEC-2017
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
1 session
Burnaby South Secondary
5455 Rumble Street
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Course costs are subject to change each term; future course offerings may charge different amounts.

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