Floristry Design Course - Certificate | Diploma | Advanced Diploma - Distance

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  • Objectives
    The ICI floristry course has been designed in consultation with the floristry industry and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently. Course units include:
  • Entry requirements
    There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.
  • Academic title
    Floristry Design Course - Certificate | Diploma | Advanced Diploma
  • Course description


          Introduction to Floristry

          Benefits of a Career in Floristry

     Creating Floral Arrangements


          Services Provided By A Florist

                How to Process, Store and Maintain Flowers

                Flowers, Greens, and Plants

                Popular Flowers

                Greens and Fillers

                Plants You Should Know

                Elements and Principles of Design

          Colour and Design

                Design Basics

                Arrangements and Design Styles You Need to Know

          How to Make Floral Arrangements


                How to Make a Container Arrangement

                How to Make a Vase Arrangement

                How to Make a Hand-Tied Bouquet

                How to Make a Corsage or Boutonniere

                How to Make Wedding Bouquet

                How to Make a Funeral Wreath

                How to Make a Basket Garden

                How to Make a Fruit Basket

                How to Dress a Plant

          Wedding Flowers

                Meeting With Clients

                Flowers for Wedding Party Members

                Décor for the Ceremony and Reception

                Making the Arrangements

                Delivery or Pickup of Arrangements

          Funeral Flowers

     Getting Hired


          How To Find Job Openings: Advertised & Unadvertised Positions

          Part-Time Jobs and Seasonal Help

          How to Create a Job

          Shop Visits

          Job Hunting Materials: Prepare a Resume, Cover Letter & Portfolio


          What Florists are Looking For

          How to Make a Great Impression

          Interview Questions, Discussing Salary & Following Up

     Starting Your Own Flower Shop


          Options for Starting a Florist Business

                Buying an Established Shop


                Opening a New Flower Shop

          Getting Started

                Creating a Business Plan

                Financing, Insurance & Legal Matters

                Choosing a Business Name and Logo

                Choosing a Location

                 Rental Costs

                Setup Fees & Price List

                Types of Delivery Service

          Supplies and Equipment

                Tools of the Trade

                Essential Equipment


                Business Equipment

                Store Layout and Maintenance

          Wholesalers and Suppliers

                Types of Wholesalers and Producers

                Choosing Materials

                Advance Orders / Standing Orders

                Coordination with Wholesalers for Special Orders

     Getting and Keeping Customers


          Choose Your Target Markets

                Walk-In Customers

                Phone Customers

                Online Customers


                Hotels and Restaurants



                Funeral Homes

          Marketing Your Business

                Advertising & Promotional Tools

                Trade Shows and Events

                Free Media Publicity

    How Will You Benefit?     

        * Fast track your career in floristry
        * Learn the inside secrets of how to become a floristry pro in months not years!
        * Study an floristry course that was designed in conjunction with the floristry industry
        * Free up valuable time, don't waste time and money travelling to classes
        * Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
        * Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
        * Easy interest free payment plans from as low as £25 per week

    Start reaping the benefits by enrolling today!
    Career Prospects
          Imagine having an exciting high-paying job that lets you use your creativity to brighten people's lives with flowers. Welcome to the world of floristry!

    There are few careers that offer so many benefits. As a florist (floral designer or flower shop owner), you will be surrounded by beauty every day and have a career that is fun and interesting. You will have a hands-on job that gives you a sense of satisfaction with the results of your work. If you start your own florist business you can enjoy the freedom and financial rewards of being your own boss.

    As a florist you will be involved with some of the most significant moments in people's lives. As a florist, you will help people:

        * express love with an elegant box of long-stemmed roses for Valentine's Day
        * welcome a new baby into the world with arrangements of delicate
        * pink and blue flowers
        * honour a mother with a beautiful bouquet on Mother's Day
        * celebrate a wedding with custom-designed bouquets and other flowers
        * brighten someone's stay in a hospital
        * add the perfect touch to parties and other events
        * remember loved ones with beautiful floral funeral tributes.

    Course Levels Explained / Prerequisites     
          This course leads to the awarding of either a Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma depending on which level you enrol at. The different levels are achieved by the amount of course content and assessments involved within each module at the basic (Certificate), intermediate (Diploma) and advanced (Advanced Diploma) levels. You will be able to learn about what the difference is between the three levels below:

       1. Certificate: represents a basic level of operational knowledge with general knowledge. Suitable for basic entry level positions.
       2. Diploma: qualifications recognises the graduates capacity for initiative and judgment across a broad range of technical and management functions. Diploma holders typically have personal responsibility and autonomy (semi-independence) in performing technical operations or organising others in the workplace.
       3. Advanced Diploma: The graduate is able to apply a significant range of principles and techniques across various contexts and functions. Graduates can expect to be involved in significant judgments, planning, and leadership/guidance functions related to workplace products, services, operations or procedures.

    There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the diploma or advanced diploma levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.
    Course Length

    The average time within which students complete studies is:

        * Certificate Level - 14 weeks,
        * Diploma Level - 24 weeks,
        * Advanced Diploma Level - 31 weeks.

    ICI courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.

        * Completing your course with ICI is flexible as you can fast-track and graduate in a matter of months. You complete activities and submit assignments whenever you are ready.
        * The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

    Study Mode : Distance Learning

          This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.

    Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance, assessments takes place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.

    Enrolments statistics reveal that students from the following categories are currently taking advantage of the distance learning experience at ICI:

        * Government, business & industry employers 32%
        * High school leavers 20%
        * Individuals looking to start a business or change career paths 18%
        * Individuals already in the industry looking to formalise and/or update knowledge and seek a promotion 11%
        * Military personal 11%
        * Stay at home mothers 8%

    Recognition & Accreditation     

    This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). The courses offered by ICI are unique as they take a very "hands on" approach. Our courses are not designed to teach you just the "theory" behind the industry - they are written and tutored by industry professionals and will fast-track you into a new career of your choice.

    Various government departments and business's have enrolled their own staff with ICI for further training and development and is a strong indicator of acceptance and recognition by employers and industry.

    The following is a partial list of companies and government departments which have enrolled staff into ICI courses:

        * Ministry of Defence,
        * Microsoft,
        * Vodafone,
        * Navman Technologies,
        * Colliers International,
        * Mitsubishi Corporation,
        * Pearson Education,
        * Royal Mail
        * Brookfield Multiplex,
        * Accor,
        * BBC,
        * British Airways,


        * Barclays Bank,
        * HSBC Bank
        * American Express,
        * RBS
        * Workplace Authority,
        * Centacare Employment Group,
        * MAX Employment,
        * Employment Directions Network,
        * Calvin Klein,
        * Coca-Cola Amitil,
        * Shell
        * and many more...

    Already in the Profession or Industry?
          This course and qualification is a great way of consolidating existing knowledge via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), updating your industry skills and contributing towards your professional development. It is also one of the most practical steps you can take towards working towards gaining a promotion or better paid position.

    Course fees can be claimed as a tax deduction as long as the course is sufficiently connected to your work activities.
    What Do I Get?     
          All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

        * All required study materials and course notes
        * Practical assignment projects with constructive tutor feedback
        * Industry based tutor who will service all of your course and career questions and guidance needs
        * UNESCO endorsed Student ID card giving students access to thousands of discounts both at home and overseas! Save on transport, accommodation, communications, food, shopping, movies and more!

    On successful completion of the course you will receive:

        * A graduation certificate officially recognizing your successful completion of studies and qualifications as a florist
        * Transcripts indicating units completed
        * Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
        * Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicate that you hold the relevant qualification. For example: John Smith, DipFL
        * Job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Program

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