All professional courses at Narcissus as commercially driven, with the 1 week Introduction we focus on developing the technical skills and creative confidence to get you started on the route to changing your life with a new career as a professional florist working within the flower industry.
This practical hands-on course will run over 1 full week. All materials, flowers and a professional florist's tool kit will be supplied.
Refreshments and snacks will be available throughout the day and a 45 minute break for lunchtime.
Students will benefit from expert demonstrations and one to one tuition, 2 days work experience in our shop and behind the scenes at our workshop, careers advice, as well as direct access to our resourceful team and ongoing support from our dedicated tutors during the course and beyond. Students will receive the Narcissus Professional Certificate.
The curriculum will include the following topics:
The Hand-Tied Bouquet - Spiralling techniques to achieve different looks with a wide range of flowers.
Essential Basic Theory - From flower conditioning to seasonality and health and safety.
Wedding and Event Floristry - We will cover technical wiring, oasis work and all aspects of exciting wedding and event floristry. From basic bridal bouquets, buttonholes and corsages, flowers for the hair, centrepieces and creative vase work.
Funeral and Sympathy Flowers - This is a sensitive and important part of the florists job.