4 Week Career Course: Your Floristry Business in a Box

£500.00

Course Fee: £5,995.00
Deposit amount required at the point of reserving your place, £500.00


Become a Wedding Florist: From passion to reality
A 4 week intensive course that launches your wedding floristry Career.
In partnership with the Weddingly Business Academy

Offering inspiration and information in equal measure, this specialist floristry course will upskill any individual with a passion for floristry to launch their new career as a wedding florist.

This intensive 4 week course will cover both practical floristry skills and logistics, combined with the business skills need to launch, sell and market your business. 

Over the 4 week period, you will learn invaluable skills from prep to installation and everything in between. You will also get hands on experience of dealing with real clients, preparing the work, dressing the venue, installation and break down. The whole process from beginning to end.

Each budding florist will receive a welcome goodie bag full of tools and treats to help them on their way along with learning materials that they can take away with them (worth over £300). Plus, they will also leave with a fully functioning website, social media platforms, business cards and floristry experience from button holes to hanging installations. The value of these resources is over £3500.

Our Resident professional Photographer will also be on hand to capture your creations, so you get some stunning images for your portfolio to boot.

It’s literally everything you need to get started in your new career as a wedding florist. If you have a passion for floristry, then we can’t wait to welcome you on board.
Please note: places are limited. Due to the specialist, hands on nature of this exclusive course, there are only spaces for 8 applicants per course.

We run this course as a 1 month intensive, or you can undertake it 1 week at a time, over a 4 month process. Please view the dropdown for courses available.

Career Course Price –£5,995.00
A non-refundable deposit payment of £500 is required to secure your place.

The final payment is required 1 month prior to the commencement of the course date. You are welcome to pay in installments.
Once we have received your deposit, a member of our team will be in touch with more information.
The final payment to be received one month prior to the course date. Please note this deposit is non-refundable.

Dates Available:
November 2018 Course: 5th -30th (Full Month)
January 2019- April Course: (1 week per Month- Jan 14-19th, Feb 25th-1st March, March 17th-22nd, April 8th-12th )
Saturdays Only Course: (Jan 12th, 19th, 26th, Feb 2nd, 9th, 16th, March 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, April 27th, May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, June 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd.)

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Daily classes will start at 9.30am and finish at 4.30/5.00pm. A light Lunch, tea and coffee will also be provided every day.
You will get the opportunity to learn how to make the following:

  • Button Holes
  • Bridal Bouquets
  • Flower Crown
  • Table Settings and Scaping
  • Large Arch
  • Hanging Installation
  • Halo Gates
  • Flower Pom Poms
  • Venue Dressing, including Church pews, Staircases, Fireplaces, Candelabras etc.

You will also get the opportunity to experience a real-life practical challenge. Work with a client to understand their requirements and budget, purchase the flowers and then return to the studio where you will have 2 days to prep and dress the venue in question. Get hands on work experience, where you can see just what it takes to be a professional wedding florist, all under the capable and skilled watch of Foxglove’s, Kerry Ashby.

With over 30 years experience as a florist, Kerry knows what it takes and is now passionate about imparting her wisdom on this wonderful, jam packed course.

And, that’s not all.

Now that you have the skills, it’s time to turn that talent and passion into a business. Working in partnership with the Weddingly Business Academy, Hertfordshire’s fastest growing Wedding industry network and training company, they will provide their 5 star business training exclusively for this Foxgloves and Alice Career Course. Weddingly will deliver expert training to set you on your way to launching your own floristry business. Over the course, you will learn the following:

  • Building a Brand
  • Identifying your customer
  • Marketing to that customer- build a strategy for success
  • Social Media bootcamp, how to engage like a pro
  • Sales techniques, including; pitching, follow up, negotiation and closing
  • Design 101, create business materials, including; invoice templates, digital brochure, marketing material
  • My website is my storefront, build a website
  • Building your Tribe, the power of networking
  • Get your Paperwork in place: Order Forms, Ts and Cs and a Privacy Policy
    And so much more.
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