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Creating Hand-tied Bouquets

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This short course is ideal if you are interested in floristry and want to develop your knowledge of the many different styles of floral design, including traditional hand tied bouquets and contemporary arrangements. The course is designed to be fun and flexible to accommodate your specific interests. The course is designed to provide you with the opportunity to create a variety of floral designs. The art of complementing flowers and colours together requires expertise and attention to detail, and you will be instructed on many simple techniques to help create beautiful floral designs.

Entry requirements

There are no formal qualifications required to take part in this course, but it would be an advantage if you love working with flowers.

Course content

The course will give you the opportunity to create a variety of contemporary and commercial designs, to include a hostess hand-tied bouquet, natural tied posy, limited flower bouquet, table arrangements and function decorating.

Assessment methods

There will be no formal assessments on this course.

Further study and career options

On completion of this course you can progress on to further floristry courses at Bedford College.

Additional information

All flowers needed for this course are included in the course fee. It is recommended you provide your own apron.

Course Information & How to Apply

The deadline has now passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Please register your interest here for our part-time courses starting from September 2021.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
3 weeks 28/10/2020 Wed 6.30 pm - 8.30 pm £75 Shuttleworth College SOB1029S1 Course in progress

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