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Floristry for Beginners

This Floristry for Beginners course is a fun introduction to floristry skills which is split into two parts (flowers, tools and equipment provided). Please note, to allow for ordering of fresh flowers, enrolments will close seven working days before the course is due to start.

Part 1: You will use a variety of flowers, foliage and sundries to create some simple designs for you to take home each week, including a hand-tied bouquet and arrangements in floral foam.

Part 2: This follow-on course will develop your floristry skills and enhance your knowledge of floral techniques. It is recommended that you have attended part 1, or have some prior experience in Floristry.


Part 1
L93FLA-BEL1A1920 – 3rd October
L93FLA-BDL1A1920 – 4th October
L93FLA-BEL1B1920 – 27th February
L93FLA-BDL1B1920 – 28th February
Part 2
L93FLB-BEL1A1920 – 4th June
L93FLB-BDL1A1920 – 5th June
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Time 18:15 - 20:45
Days Running Thursday
Duration 4 weeks
Location City Centre Campus
Price £140
Spaces 6
Course Code L93FLA1-BEL1A1920
Time 10:00 - 12:30
Days Running Friday
Duration 4 weeks
Location City Centre Campus
Price £140
Spaces 12
Course Code L93FLA1-BDL1A1920
Time 18:15 - 20:45
Days Running Thursday
Duration 4 weeks
Location City Centre Campus
Price £140
Spaces 14
Course Code L93FLA1-BEL1B1920
Time 10:00 - 12:30
Days Running Friday
Duration 4 weeks
Location City Centre Campus
Price £140
Spaces 13
Course Code L93FLA1-BDL1B1920
Time 18:15 - 20:45
Days Running Thursday
Duration 4 weeks
Location City Centre Campus
Price £140
Spaces 12
Course Code L93FLB1-BEL1A1920
Time 10:00 - 12:30
Days Running Friday
Duration 4 weeks
Location City Centre Campus
Price £140
Spaces 14
Course Code L93FLB1-BDL1A1920

What topics are covered?

During Part 1, you will cover basic floristry skills, including conditioning flowers, arranging in oasis, hand tied designs, and gift wrapping.

In Part 2, you will learn how to condition a variety of plants and flowers appropriately, floral foam techniques, wiring skills, and hand tied designs.

Who is the course aimed at?

Part 1 is ideal for absolute beginners, no prior experience necessary.

Part 2 is suitable for those who have completed Part 1, or who have some experience and knowledge who would like to develop their skills – this is not suitable for absolute beginners.

Who will be my tutor?

Our teaching team includes Nicki Beazer and Andrew Baker.

How will I learn?

Practical demonstrations and hands-on tuition. You will be working with sharp tools.

What can I do after this course?

Floristry Certificate Level 2

Which department is this course in?

Department of Hospitality, Spa Industry & Landbased

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.

What do I need to bring?

Please bring a large bag/container to carry your designs home and an apron. You must wear closed toe shoes for Health and Safety.

What else do I need to know?

Flowers, tools and equipment provided. Enrolment closing date is seven working days before the start date.

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.

Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.

3 reviews for Floristry for Beginners

  1. andrea.finus@gmx.com


    3 out of 5

    Material rather low quality. Becky the teacher was witty and creative but not very organised. She made sure she mentioned everything that was necessary but not at the right time (watering the oasis on time so it was soaked when we needed it is just one example).

  2. gillie.whiteley@btinternet.com


    5 out of 5

    Excellent- the tutor was a very good teacher, full of enthusiasm and encouragement.

  3. simeon.rowsell@bathcollege.ac.uk


    5 out of 5

    another great course from the tutors, making a good basis for further work. As we brought our own flowers it was lovely to see how each of us interpreted the types of design, from bright and spiky to a truly romantic, vintage vibe

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