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The Starting Out in Business



 Could this be the new challenge you’ve been looking for? Looking to dive into floristry in a way that will not take a year or more? Do you want practical skills to enable you to start working in the industry right away? If so, the Starting Out in Business course could be the right course for you.
On our flagship 6-day Starting Out in Business course you will be taught by some of the floristry industry most famous names, experienced retail florists who demonstrate and lecture around the UK. The course consists of 5 days of practical floristry and 1 day of business studies, with the aim to give you a thorough foundation to the floristry industry.
Joseph Massie and our team of tutors will demonstrate gorgeous items of floristry each day and you will make a minimum of 3 pieces of floristry following a step-by-step method to ensure you develop the necessary skills.
You will have plenty of time to make notes or take photos of each step as a lasting record of the methods used, and at the end of the 6 days you will have created around 20 items of floristry for you to take home.
DAY 1
Course introduction | A focus on hand-tied bouquets – four styles/four techniques | A focus on gift wrapping.
DAY 2
A focus on arrangements in mediums – floral foam, chicken wire, kenzan, moss.
DAY 3
A focus on business studies, with guest tutor Amanda Canning.
DAY 4
A focus on funeral and sympathy designs – formal, informal, classic and contemporary.
DAY 5
A focus on wedding designs – including bridal bouquet, bridesmaids bouquet, buttonhole, flower crown and corsage.
DAY 6
A focus on event designs – including low, elevated and tablescape centrepieces.

This 6-Day course is essential for anyone seriously considering opening a floristry business, developing an existing business or looking to start out in the floral industry – we pack a lot into this course – it’s brilliant and exciting, full of practical hands on learning, and laced with commercial business knowledge throughout.
We of course cover theory work, such as principals and elements, colour theory, care and conditioning, and this information is provided throughout the course, implementing this knowledge through practical application.
Dates available:
July 3rd -8th 2017
October 16th – 21st 2017
February 19th – 24th 2018
Price: £999.00 including all materials
Booking fee: £200.00 + £799.00 due 14 days prior to course
Space: 12 spaces available
Location: The UK School of Floristry, Aintree, Liverpool
Hours: 9:30am ~ 5:00pm
For all bookings and enquiries, please contact us at hello@ukschooloffloristry.com
We look forward to seeing you there!