This course will be held at Tenterden Adult Education Centre, Homewood School, Ashford Road, Tenterden TN30 6LL
On this Floral Design -- City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate course there will be an emphasis on creativity and individual original design, it will include historical and contemporary design influences. It will also include some basic design principles such as colour, line, texture, shape and form. The course is accredited by continuous assessment and requires commitment to the work as well as allowing at least one day a week to work on tasks at home.
During this course you will develop the practical skills and knowledge needed to make floral arrangements, using a range of materials and techniques, to a saleable standard.
On completion of the course, a successful candidate will receive the following:
City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Floral Design (7144)
This certificate is made up of the following awards:-
7144 - 201 Developing Design Ideas
7144 - 202 Exploring Ideas and Techniques for Floral Design
7144 - 204 Contemporary Arrangement/Table Decor
7144 - 206 Traditional Arrangement/Table Decor
This course will be taught by Caroline Miller. Caroline has worked as a Florist for over 30 years. She has taught at Hadlow College, given demonstrations to local groups and also to the Horticultural Society. She has achieved a Silver medal as Florist of the Year at the Chelsea Flower Show and was part of a team who achieved Gold Medals and Best in Show at the Chelsea Flower Show and the Hampton Court Flower Show.
Our new classroom is near the School Farm. After coming into the school site via the main entrance, turn immediately left, go straight on past the main school reception and past the main exit, you will then see signage directing you to our classroom.
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Caroline Miller
This course will be taught by Caroline Miller. Caroline has worked as a Florist for over 30 years. She has taught at Hadlow College, given demonstrations to local groups and also to the Horticultural Society. She has achieved a Silver medal as Florist of the Year at the Chelsea Flower Show and was part of a team to achieve Gold Medals and Best in Show at the Chelsea Flower Show and the Hampton Court Flower Show.
How will I be taught?
Our City and Guilds courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop, design, skills, techniques and to acquire an understanding of a specific craft. Students will also be expected to research and respond to the design aspects of craft. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, instructions, one to one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques.
At the end of the course a student are expected to complete all the aims of the learning plans:-
Learning plan 1 - Successfully demonstrate Design/ Techniques/Skills relevant to the subject.
Learning plan 2 - Competent application of Design/ Techniques/Skills.
Learning plan 3 - Use work of others to inspire own work.
Learning plan 4 - Demonstrate an understanding of Health and Safety relevant to the subject.
Students will need to look at the work of other craftspeople, artists both contemporary and historical and keep a sketchbook/notebook to record goals, ideas, processes and progress. Students are required participate fully to get the most out of the course. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.
Through one to one guidance, group critiques and self-assessment and through the City and Guilds end of project tracking sheets.
What do I need to bring with me?
Details to follow.
What can I do next?
Your Tutor will be able to advise.
What do I need to join the course
Enrolment is after completion of an application form.
Please use this link to access the form:-
If you have any problems completing this form please email Ashford Adult Education Centre at firstname.lastname@example.org
This Floral Design qualification from City and Guilds has been designed for students who work or wish to work in Floristry or for those who are interested in developing skills in Floristry as a vocational study.
You will sample practical skills of sugarpaste and sugar wired flower techniques, relating to the criteria of the unit, for example: colouring sugarpaste, covering a cake, cutting, wiring and forming components of wired sugar flowers and foliage.
PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A GENERAL BEGINNER'S FLORISTRY COURSE, ALTHOUGH MANY BASIC TECHNIQUES WILL BE EXPLORED.
This course is suitable for those with some experience of Floristry who know the basic principles and techniques.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person, please ask to speak with the Curriculum Leader before you enrol.
Getting to your course
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ASH/123217/M/FF.
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