Continuing Education

Floral design certificate

Floral Design Basics 1

Cost: $749

Develop a fundamental knowledge of flower arranging, and familiarize yourself with common plant names. Learn about floral tools and supplies, the care and handling of flowers, preparation and planning, and plant identification and design. Please bring scissors, wire cutters, and a paring knife to the first class to make your own floral arrangements to take home. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Jan 2-Feb 4 |20201, 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Floral Design Christmas

Cost: $749
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Try your hand at a variety of Christmas designs. Learn about Christmas-related product information, cone identification, Christmas trees, and seasonal designs—including table centrepieces with candles, Christmas wreaths, door hangings, and one-sided arrangements. Find out about fertilizers and pesticides for house plants. Most supplies included in course cost.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  •  Principals of Floral Design

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Nov 19-Dec 19 | 80010, 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm

Floral Design Special Occasions

Cost: $749
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Learn the skills needed to decorate with a variety of materials other than flowers, and to incorporate floral and non-floral products in to an arrangement. Topics include historical background of special holidays, product information, hospital guidelines for flowers, plant identification, and designs. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Feb 6-Mar 13 |  20007, 10 sessions, Mons, Wed, 6:30–10 pm (no class Feb 18)

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Floral Design Sympathy and Church

Cost: $749
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Learn to create funeral arrangements and other church decorations. Topics include plant identification and designs such as casket sprays, funeral bouquets, wreaths, baskets, and church bouquets. Also get guidelines to make sales and process invoices. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design 

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Mar 18-Apr 17 | 20008, 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register
Floral Design Weddings

Cost: $749
Prerequisite: Floral Design Basics 1

Learn fundamental skills to produce wedding bouquets and arrangements. Topics include marketing, including sales and advertising, as well as plant identification and designs for all around, contemporary, and hand-tied bouquets, hair flowers, corsages, and church arrangements. Flowers and floral supplies are included in the course fee.

Purchase the following required textbooks from the UFV Bookstore:

  • AIFD Guide to Floral Design
  • Principals of Floral Design 

Abbotsford — Aerospace Centre

Apr 24-May 29 | 20110, 10 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30-10 pm (no class May 20)

Phone 1-888-823-8734 to register

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