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Florist/Floral Design

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Florist/Floral Design

Stratford's floral design course is a convenient and affordable way to learn more about custom floral design at home in your spare time.

Whether you are interested in pursuing a career in floral design, or just want to learn to make arrangements for your home or special occasions, Stratford's course can help you get started.

Unlike more traditional floral design schools, Stratford's textbooks and study guides are specifically designed for beginners and are delivered directly to your door. You'll quickly find that our comprehensive curriculum offers top quality instruction on a variety of beautiful and lasting floral designs ideas and tips.

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Florist/Floral Design Module 1
Floriculture Designing and Merchandising Part 1

• Exploring Careers in the Retail Flower Business
• The History of Floral Design
• Principles of Design
• Design Elements and Guidelines
• Selection of Cut Flowers and Greens
• Flower and Foliage Classification
• Conditioning and Storing Cut Flowers and Greens
• Mechanics and Supplies Used in Floral Design
• Containers
• Selecting Wire and Wiring Flowers
• Selecting Ribbons and Tying Bows

Florist/Floral Design Module 2
Floriculture Designing and Merchandising Part 2

• Boutonnieres and Corsages
• Bud Vases
• Circular Arrangements
• Triangular Arrangements
• Line Arrangements
• Constructing Wreaths
• Holiday Arrangements

Florist/Floral Design Module 3
Floriculture Designing and Merchandising Part 3

• Wedding Flowers
• Sympathy Flowers
• Drying Flowers
• Arranging Permanent Flowers
• Selection and Care of Indoor Plants
• Decorating Potted Plants
• Pricing Strategies
• Selling in the Flower Shop
• Displays
• Delivery
• Professional Organizations

Florist/Floral Design Module 4
How to Open and Operate a Successful Floral Business

• Is the Floral Business For You?
• Store and Dιcor
• The Ins and Outs of Daily Business
• Products and Supplies
• Floral Arranging
• Customer Service
• Business Plan and Accounting
• Legal Issues
• Employees
• Marketing Matters
• Expansion, Selling and Retirement

This educational program is an introductory course designed to help students gain knowledge necessary for the vocational application of this subject. Completion of this program does not fulfill the legal requirements of particular state licenses or certifications, which may require additional training or apprenticeships.

We take great pride in providing you with the most up-to-date accounting course textbooks and equipment. One or more of the above-mentioned subjects may, therefore, change if updating becomes necessary during the course of your studies. The order in which the accounting course material is presented may vary.
Florist/Floral Design Program

"I am in the process of starting my own business after completing this course."

Pamela C.