Course overview

Floristry Introduction – Wedding/Bridal Arrangements City of Bristol College

This one-year, evening course will introduce you to the design and construction of a range of wedding and bridal floristry arrangements.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

This course is for adults aged 19 and over who want to gain skills in wedding and bridal floristry, either as a beginner or as a professional seeking to develop into more specialist skills.

What you'll learn

You will learn how to design and construct beautiful wedding and bridal arrangements to enhance one of the most special occasions in many people’s lives. You will learn about different types of arrangements generally required for weddings, including bridal bouquets, corsages and event decor, gaining practical techniques, creative ideas and a good understanding about how to choose flowers and foliage for different arrangements.

Course entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this courses and you do not need experience of floristry.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This course is taught one evening a week over a year in our modern floristry workshop at our South Bristol Skills Academy. You will learn from experienced florists through demonstrations and practical activities. You will be advised each week about the flowers, foliage and resources which you will need to bring the following week. Your work will be assessed informally in class and you will receive a College Certificate when you complete the course.

Future career and study opportunities

You could further extend your knowledge, skills and career prospects by joining our Level 2 Floristry Certificate course. This could lead to employment in the floristry industry or you could progress to our more advanced Level 3 Floristry Certificate. If you are already working in the floristry industry, you might choose to develop your portfolio of professional skills by joining our funeral floristry course.

Additional costs

You will need to buy and bring flowers required for each session.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

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