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FLORAL  DESIGN

At IWED Global we believe in a hands-on approach to education. Both in-class or online, we deliver a structured, methodical approach to event education that focuses
on execution & application.

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Schedule an appointment with our Enrollment Specialist, Nicole!

At IWED Global we believe in a hands-on approach to education. Both in-class or online, we deliver a structured, methodical approach to event education that focuses
on execution & application.

Mission Statement 

The Institute of Wedding & Event Design (IWED) is the world’s leading provider of hands-on event education. Our innovative curriculum gives students the knowledge to succeed in an industry they love.

Become an Accredited Floral Designer with IWED and turn your passion into your career!

Our Program 

Our 21-lesson curriculum is broken down into 5 interactive units that equip you with the skills and techniques necessary to become an accredited floral designer. You will learn to master the art and business of event floral design so that you can succeed as a professional in this lucrative field.  Learn how to create profitable floral designs that will propel your event business to the next level!     

By providing a focus on specific areas of expertise in event floral, we can deliver an unrivaled education in the event industry. Complete the course in 5 days!

Our course is accredited by the Special Events Certification Council.

IN-CLASS

  • Length of program; 5 days
  • Each day covers multiple units
  • Unique hands-on approach to learning
  • All floral supplies included
  • Taught by industry professionals
  • Flexible & affordable payment plans

Ready to enroll & start your journey as a floral designer? Click use the button below to change your life!

Day 1: Introduction to Floral Design

Lesson 1: Floral Supplies

Learn about the supplies required to run a successful floral studio.  Includes; mechanics, essential floral supplies and tools.

Lesson 2: Container Options

Discover the many container options available for floral design, how to choose the correct size and best utilize for your arrangements.

Lesson 3: Floral Care

This in-depth lesson teaches the importance of floral care and how to increase the life span of your fresh floral designs.  This lesson includes; preparation, conditioning, receiving florals, flower processing, storage and leading industry tips from our Creative Director.

 Lesson 4: Floral Varieties

Explore the most popular floral varieties, their importance in wedding design, top selling event florals, rose variety guide and floral resources.

Day 2: The Consultation Process

Lesson 5: Types of Floral Design

Learn the main types of floral design including: line, mass and filler floral including the purpose, importance of each type and the steps to arranging in design.

Lesson 6: Floral Arrangement Forms

This hands-on portion teaches the varying styles of floral forms including; symmetrical, asymmetrical, vertical, dome and horizontal arrangements with lots of images to inspire you.

Lesson 7: Head Table Arrangements

Be inspired with tips, tricks and inspiration to ensure your head table arrangements impress.

Lesson 8: Consultation and Proposal Guidelines

Explore consultation and proposal guidelines including; how to use a floral fan deck, floral forms and creating an engaging proposal.

Day 3: Mastering the Perfect Centerpiece

Lesson 9 Elements & Principles of Floral Design

Review Elements and Principals of floral design including color theory their applications for floral design.

Lesson 10: Costing Event Floral

Master the formula to effectively cost your flowers for maximum profit including; markup, labour, packaging and transportation.

Lesson 11: Creating Profitable Centerpiece Designs

In this fun hands-on portion of the class you will learn how to apply the principals you have learned and create the top 10 money making centerpiece designs.

Day 4: Bouquet Design

Lesson 12: Choosing and Preparing Personal Flowers

Tips on choosing personal flowers for bouquets, boutonnieres and corsages with impact, variety and longevity.

Lesson 13: Hand Tied Bouquets

Learn the steps to create a stunning hand tied bouquet including loose organic and round bouquet design.

Lesson 14: Bouquet Holder

Learn the steps to create a bouquet in a bouquet holder including; choosing the correct holder and ensuring your design is structurally sound while remaining visually interesting.

Lesson 15: Finishing Touches

Explore the various options for finishing bouquet handles and accessorizing your bouquet.  The lesson will touch on packaging techniques for bouquets.

Day 5: Boutonniere and Corsage Design

Lesson 16: Wire and Taping Techniques

Learn the proper method of wiring and taping for structurally sound boutonnieres and corsages.

Lesson 17: Boutonniere Design

This hands-on lesson teaches boutonniere design including; popular flowers, pin and pocket styles and how to properly pin a boutonniere.

Lesson 18: Corsage Design

This hands-on lesson teaches corsage design including; choosing your floral, wrist and pin corsage design and creative design components.

Lesson 19: How to Create Floral Bows

Learn how to create a basic florist bow including options for ribbon choices.

Lesson 20: Factors Influencing Your Industry

Marketing statistics, tips on the best social media to propel your floral business and industry links to inspire you.

Lesson 21: Technical Terms

A guide to the technical terms you will use in the floral industry.

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Hear from our Alumni

“I just finished the Boca Raton class and I loved it!!! The instructors were great and I enjoyed meeting and working with all of my classmates. This class was worth every penny!!!”

Staci Franklin

Boca Raton, 2016

“I chose IWED because it was cost efficient & gives you an all-inclusive hands-on education in modern events. The instructors and staff of IWED are astounding & their hospitality is remarkable.”

Vivian Sands

Boca Raton, 2017

Simple Pricing

Tuition payment plans are available.

For more info or to enroll call:
1-800-504-7615!

Pay In Full

$2,195

One time payment (/w $99 reg. fee)

Monthly

$185

Per month for 12 months (equipment extra)

US: 1-800-504-7615

 

98 SE 7th Street Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

3-5 Globe Road, London, UK EC1

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US: 1-800-504-7615

 

98 SE 7th Street Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

 

Copyright all rights reserved IWED Global 2017.

Say Hello!

Let us know your thoughts & questions.