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Career Change Courses

Having run and owned a successful boutique florist for 12 years, as well a Human Resources manager for 15 years prior to this and securing the IIP (Investors in People ) status for the Shop, Pip is more than qualified to share her experiences with those interested in a career change.

Introduction to floristry

  • 10.00 am – 4.00pm
  • Minimum 4 persons
  • £95.00 per person

Having bought a flower shop without knowing a gladioli from an iris, Pip has designed this workshop to give you an insight into the world of floristry. Pip has incorporated all the modules/guidance she wished were available when she first bought her florist.

We will look at both the practical and the business aspects of running a floristry business.

We will look at:

  • Ordering, conditioning and caring for flowers.
  • Pricing of stock.
  • We will guide you through how to make a hand-tied bouquet, a limited hand tied design and a corporate design.

Workshop Dates

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Three-day training course

  • 10.00 am – 4.00pm
  • All materials provided
  • £750 per person

An in-depth guide on what you need to to know when thinking about becoming a florist. We look at the practical and the business aspects of floristry. This floristry course can be tailored to suit you, so whether you are planning on being a ‘wedding florist’ or a Shop owner we look at the elements you will need to know.

The various elements that make up this course can be chosen from the following modules to suit your needs – Business: costing, stock control, conditioning, branding, website, social media, marketing, staff contracts, staff training and development, peak periods.

Floristry: you will master the art of creating a hand tied bouquet, a arrangement in a vase, a basket. The principles of a making a bridal bouquet, a button hole, a sympathy tribute.

Workshop Dates

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One week floristry training course

  • 10.00 am – 4.00 pm
  • One to one Training
  • All materials provided
  • £1250

An in-depth guide on what you need to to know when thinking about becoming a florist. We look at the practical and the business aspects of floristry. This course can be tailored to suit you, so whether you are planning on being a ‘wedding florist’ or a Shop owner we look at the elements you will need to know.

The various elements that make up this course can be chosen from the following modules to suit your needs;

  • Business: costing, stock control, conditioning, branding, website, social media, marketing, staff contracts, staff training and development, peak periods.
  • Floristry: you will master the art of creating a hand-tied bouquet, an arrangement in a vase, a basket, a corporate design. The principles of a making a bridal bouquet, a button hole, a sympathy tribute.

Experts will be on hand to help guide you through certain modules.

A visit to the wholesalers to appreciate the different stock available, the numbers involved, the do’s and the don’ts!

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Explore the exciting and varied world of floristry

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