Floristry - Beginners | Dartford Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Beginners at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Floristry - Beginners at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Price: £156.00 Starts: 15/01/2020 Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Tutor: Laura Follows Ends: 01/04/2020 Location: Dartford Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: WED Duration: 11 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22 to put your name on a waiting list and register your interest. We will then contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

About this course

Learn the basic principles related to floristry, including grouping, balance, recession and shape. This will be based on gift work and will include bouquets, posies, line arrangements and container work. Each week there will be a new project taught.

By the end of the course you should be able to -
- create a variety of differing styles of floral arrangements using fresh flowers and foliage
- understand the care and conditioning needs of a variety of plant material
- show a knowledge and understanding about seasonal plant material
- demonstrate an awareness of basic design and colour theory

How will I be taught?

At the start of the course you will work with your tutor to develop an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set out what you want to achieve by the end of the course. You will both monitor and assess your progress throughout the course to ensure your learning needs are being met.
You will complete tasks and assignments according to the course syllabus. You will receive feedback from your tutor.

What do I need to bring with me?

For the first session please bring -
5 Single headed long stem flowers e.g. Carnations or Roses
Pair of Scissors suitable for flowers
Note pad and pen

You will be told each week what to bring for the next class, the cost of this will be approximately £10-£15 per week depending on the flowers that you use.

What can I do next?

Floristry Improvers courses

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome.
Complete beginners with no experience in Floristry. It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. Students will need to participate fully to get the most out of the course. If you need to bring a carer with you,or be accompanied by another person please ask to speak to the Programme Manager before you enrol.

About the Tutor: Laura Follows

Laura has had a very colourful and varied floristry career over the past 21 years; from working for the florist appointed to HRH and being privileged to make the royal families flowers, to creating celebrity flowers for Hollywood stars and designers including Louis Vuitton and meeting a few famous faces along the way! Laura has worked in some very glamorous and beautiful locations in London over the years including the Lord Mayors show, banquets for the rich and famous, prestigious London hotels and companies and even Westminster Abbey. She has covered every step of the floristry career ladder from junior to head florist and managed prestigious London based flower shops.
Teaching since 2002 Laura is qualified through City and Guilds and has a passion for flowers in her genes! She is the 4th generation of florists in the family and loves teaching people and having the privilege of passing on her knowledge and skills to others.

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Getting there

Dartford Adult Education Centre
Summerhill Road

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code DAR/79656/H/LC.
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