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Basic Course

at Washington Flower School - Laytonsville

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$1,580
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Location:
Laytonsville
7409 Brink Rd
Goshens Edge Ct
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20882
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Important:
Price includes supplies, materials and snacks
Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12

What you'll learn in this flower class:

This is your first step to a fabulous career in the floral world. Upon successful course completion, you will receive your Basic Floral Design Certificate. Students who complete Basic Course, Essential Course and Designer's Course are awarded the title “Certified Floral Designer(CFD)” by American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD), and qualified to apply to the Professional Floral Designer Evaluation (PFDE), the final step to become a member of AIFD.  

Our Basic Course is 'once a week class for 8 weeks' program, which prepares students for entry-level floral design positions. Students who complete a 8-week program and pass both a written and a design examination will receive the Washington Flower School Basic Floral Design Certificate. 

As you progress through your lessons, you will learn the skills and develop the proficiency necessary for a career in the floral world. You will be amazed at how quickly you master the art of floral design. Our proven teaching methods will have you ready to step into a job upon completion of the program. You will learn and understand the elements and principles, forms, styles and techniques of floral design. You will also learn all about the most common flower varieties, the latest techniques for the care and handling of flowers. Each day is packed full with fabulous information that you will utilize throughout your career as a professional floral designer. 

Curriculum: 
  • Basic supplies and equipment 
  • Cutting and insertion 
  • Care and handling of fresh products 
  • Container options 
  • Elements and principles of design 
  • Color theory 
  • Flower ID 
  • Foliage ID 
  • Basic techniques 
  • Centerpiece 
  • Hand-tied gift bouquet 
  • Corsage 
  • Basic line designs 
  • Duplicate designs

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Washington Flower School is the Washington DC area based floral design school. We offer classes and workshops designed specifically for aspiring designers. We are dedicated to mentoring new students just starting their careers, as well as developing skills and concepts needed to meet professional floral...

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