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We Deliver Beginners & Advanced Flower Arranging & Floristry Courses. We Specialise In Commercial Floristry In Wedding Work & Funeral Flowers, With Students Traveling From All Over Ireland And The UK To Train With Us.
As the longest running Flower School in Ireland, having been training florists for nearly 30 years, Our reputation for quality training and student support is the reason why 80% of the Flower Shops in Ireland have either trained with us or have sent their staff to train with us over the past years.
Floristry is a practical skill and the only way you can learn efficiently is by doing it yourself.
Bearing this in mind all our training courses are completely hands on and we keep writing notes to a minimum by providing you with comprehensive training notes and diagrams. Our Courses are suitable for all abilities and also for those who English is not their first language.
As the only nationally recognised commercial floristry school our graduates are regularly in demand, with Kay's being the first port of call for many flower shops countrywide when they are looking to employ staff.
Why choose to train at Kay's Flower School ?
As Ireland’s only Full Time Flower School training students from beginners level to a commercial professional level we can offer you an array of flower courses that are fundamental to you career as a florist.
You can choose to train at your own pace and enroll on courses that suit your needs, be it in Floral Arrangement, Funeral Flower Design Courses, Wedding Flowers & Bridal Floristry Courses, Wedding Bouquets, Church & Event Floral Courses & Brooch Bouquet Training Courses.
It is the standard of training, the quality and abundance of flowers and sundries and the renowned support we offer our students that has made us the longest running and most recognised Flower School in Ireland and now in the UK.
Our tutors are City & Guilds qualified teachers & experts in their fields. They are constantly updating both their teaching and floristry skills. It is the vast amount of Flower Arranging and Floristry experience that they freely share with you, their skills, tips, professional secrets and trade advice in not only Floristry, but also in starting your own business, marketing yourself as a free lance florist, using social media and promoting yourself that makes you come back to us for further training courses.
As the first Flower School in Europe to offer Distance Learning Brooch Bouquet Training Kits that are shipped worldwide we are delighted to have been featured in many magazines, newspapers & on TV3 - Ireland AM.
But it is the results that our distant learning students achieving with these wedding bouquet kits that gives us the most delight.
Training as a florist is a rewarding exciting career that can lead you up many paths, meet new people, open doors to life changing opportunities.
Many of our past students have went on to open their own Florist Shops & Freelance Businesses. We are proud of all our students who are creating amazing designs all around the world.
We believe training as a florist should be fun and enjoyable, and Janette's unique approach to training ensure all our courses and both very productive but also a lot of fun.
Floristry made easy in a fun filled enjoyble atmosphere !!!
Our Flower School is independent of any shop, wholesaler or floral supplier. This means we will tell you trade secrets and advise you on your options and assist you without prejudice should you choose to set up business.
We aim to keep our classes small to ensure you receive individual attention throughout your training. We want you to enjoy your course so we keep it as practical as possible , so we keep writing and note taking to a minimum by providing you with detailed comprehensive notes and we encourage you to take photos each step of the way
Our Aim as a Commercial Floristry and Flower Arranging School is to make our industry more accessible to everyone.
During your course we supply you with everything, your flowers, sundries and any other accessories you need to train with while at the school and everything you design is yours to take home.
We do not take apart your arrangements to reuse your flowers on another arrangement, all your flower arrangements, bouquets and designs are yours to take home. We supply you with a wide selection of both flowers & foliage to give you the opportunity to experience working with flowers that may not be available in your local supermarkets.
Whilst training on our commercial courses we endeavor to rid you of any bad habits and show you the professional & commercial short cuts and trade secrets.
We provide you with a full backup and a 100% support service to all our students, whether its advice on costing, pricing, techniques, dealing with clients etc, we are always here to assist long after your course is completed
All of our Floristry courses are open to anyone who has an interest in flowers .
Our students are both Male & Female and range in age from 17 to 70 and from all walks of life. It is this diversity that makes our classes truly enjoyable and fulfilling.
Kays School of Floristry is Irelands leading commercial flower arranging and floristry school. Supplier of Brooch Bouquet Training and Distant Learning Kits. Designer of Bespoke Heirloom Bridal Brooch Bouquets. Large selection Wholesale Brooches For Sale.