Term 2 - Classical Design
Being a florist is a most rewarding and exciting career where you can express your creative talents, work with one of nature's beautiful creations and touch the lives of others by helping them communicate through the medium of flowers.
What you will learn.
In this course you will learn where to buy floristry products. You will learn how to take care of cut flowers and learn to create timeless classical floral designs. You also will learn about the anatomy of flowers and which flowers are best to use for particular designs. You will learn how to cost and price flowers. This course will equip you will the basic skills and knowledge necessary when working in a florist shop.
Is this course for you?
This course is open to the general public, but particularly to entry level students interested in the floristry business. This is an online certificate course and is particularly applicable to school based trainees, year 10 school leavers and people wishing to gain entry into the floristry business. There are no prerequisites.
- Source information on floristry products and services SFLSOP001
- Prepare and care for floristry stock SFLSOP005
- Design floristry products SFLDEC002
- Recognise flower and plant materials SFLSOP003
Debby is the owner and head trainer at Flowers to Impress. She is a Dutch master floral designer with over 30 years of experience in four different countries. Debby owned a successful floristry business in Sydney for seven years and designed for a great number of prestige hotels around Sydney.
Debby has participated in international flower competitions and won awards for her innovative designs and fresh approach. Debby’s qualifications in floristry include horticulture, art, flower arranging and design to comprehensively include every aspect of flowers from growing flowers, to arranging cut flowers, to growing the business. Debby completed TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment in April 2011.
StartOverview - Elements of Design
StartForm (Primary Element)
StartLine (Primary element)
StartSpace (Primary element)
StartTexture (Primary element)
StartColour (Primary element)
StartPattern (Secondary element)
StartSize (Secondary element)
StartFragrance (Secondary element)
StartSummary - Elements
StartMaking a Hat Box Arrangement - Practical Video (8:29)