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The "Professional Floral Design Program" prepares you for a career in the floral industry. Many graduates have opened retail stores and wholesale floral outlets. Certain students enroll in our program purely for the passion of flowers and to achieve a rewarding hobby or pastime. We offer blended theory with practical "hands on" instruction throughout the program.

Our Floral Instructors have trained over 3,700 students professionally. They are respected and noted in both the teaching and business world. And because we endeavour to remain in top form, they remain current within the industry to better instruct you.

Curriculum

Design Forms
Symmetrical Triangle, Circular, Asymmetrical Triangle, Horizontal, Vertical, Oval, Fan shape, Crescent & Hogarth Curve, European Designs, Hand-tied Bouquets.
Design Techniques
Basing, Focal area, Terracing, Grouping, Clustering, Zoning, Banding, Binding, Shadowing, Framing & Parallelism. Color harmony and new Experimental Design styles.
Proper Care and Handling of Fresh Cut Flowers
Processing fresh cut flowers, Merchandising, Flower & Plant Identification, The availability of flowers and plants in the Canadian Marketplace.

Wedding Etiquette
Wedding order procedures, Wiring & Taping techniques, Preparing a Bride's Bouquet, Bridesmaid's, Maids of Honour, Flower girl's, Set up flowers for the Ceremony and Reception, Corsages and Boutonnieres. Construction Material Requirements and Techniques are Emphasized.

Funerals and Sympathy Tributes
Step by step construction of the Funeral Basket , Casket Spray, Standing Spray, Vase Arrangement, Wreaths, Hearts and Crosses, Appropriate pricing and delivery.
Wholesale Excursion
Our program includes an exciting and informative field trip. We will visit the flower auction and many other wholesale florists. You will see a large selection of fresh, silk, and dried flowers. Orchids and tropical plants and floral supplies, gift baskets, Christmas and more.

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If you can't attend our day classes, try our excellent evening classes.

Evening classes are available throughout the year and we rotate topics on a monthly basis. Classes are held Tuesday evenings, four nights per month.

Classes begin at 7:00pm - 9:00pm.

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