Flower Arranging & Function Decor Course

The Skills Programme Certificate in Flower Arranging and Function Décor is designed specifically for those interested in entering and advancing within the Flower and Décor Industry.

The course is extremely practical whereby you will physically be doing the flower arrangements and setting up of the décor elements.

Modules Covered In The Course

  • Introduction to Function Décor for Weddings and Events
  • Tools and Equipment Needed
  • Napkin Folding and Accessorising
  • Choosing Flowers
  • Flower Preparation & Conditioning
  • Seasons and Availability of Flowers
  • Wiring Flowers
  • Buying Flowers at the Auction (JHB)
  • Where to get your Flowers and Floral Supplies
  • Church & Ceremony Flowers
  • The Bridal Party
  • Draping and Column Flowers
  • Dressing a Cake with Flowers
  • Flowers for Different Centrepieces
  • Reception Décor and Gala Dinner Décor
  • Main Table Flowers, Draping and Decor
  • Hanging Arrangements
  • Table Layouts
  • Use of Vases, Candelabras, Candles, Stands and Votives
  • Measuring your Function Space
  • The Structure of your Venue and how to Work with the Space
  • Charging for your Services
  • Securing of Ropes
  • Draping a Gazebo
  • Backdrops
  • Draping of a Room
  • Working with Fairy Lights and Lighting
  • Cost Cutting
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Establishing your Target Market
  • Trend Spotting
  • Building a Portfolio
  • Meeting with your Couples
  • Ordering Flowers & Dealing with Suppliers

Next Scheduled Dates

Part Time:

JHB – Olivedale

  • Saturday:  5 August 2017 (9am-12pm)
  • Every Saturday for 5 Months

PTA – Menlyn

  • Tuesday: 8 August 2017 (6-9pm)
  • Every Tuesday for 5 Months

Full Time:

JHB – Olivedale

  • 30 September – 8 October 2017 (9am – 4pm)
  • 9 Full Days Consecutively