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Beginners Bridal Floristry Course - Module 3
About out Beginners Bridal Floristry Course
Commercial Wedding Flowers or Bridal Floristry is a lucrative and profitable business. It can involve an array of skills from making Wedding Bouquets, Button Holes,& Corsages, Arranging Flowers for the Brides House, Ceremony / Church Flowers, Hotel Flowers, Floral favours and lots more.
It would be impossible to cover all aspects of Bridal & Wedding Floristry over the 4 daysof our Beginners Bridal Floristry Course. In order to be able to offer your client a full and comprehensive package, our Bridal & Wedding Floristry Courses are divided over two Modules, Beginners Bridal Floristry Course Module 3 and Advanced Bridal & Event Floristry Course Module 4.
In order to enrol on our Commercial Beginners Bridal Floristry Course candidates should have completed Commercial Flower Arranging Module 1 and Sympathy Floristry & Hand-tied Bouquets Module 2 or equivalent. Although this course is called a Beginners Bridal Course, we would expect participants to have a good grasp of commercial flower arranging and conditioning flowers etc. Please read through the syllabus of our Commercial Flower Arranging Module 1 Course before booking.
Over the four days of this Beginners Bridal Floristry Course you will learn a vast amount about wedding & bridal floristry and will have made up different styled wedding bouquets using an array of floristry techniques & skills. At the end of the four days we would have confidence in you taking on a small wedding and don't forget, like all our courses, if you get stressed, stuck or panic, we are just at the end of the phone to help you out.
Beginners Bridal Floristry Theory covered:
- Marketing & Promoting yourself as a Wedding/Bridal Florist – Brochures / Price lists / Business Cards / etc
- Preparing for Wedding Fairs & Photo Shoots
- Consulting with Brides, Consultation forms / order forms / deposits
- Advising your client and sell your designs
- Preparing your bridal flowers portfolio
- Purchasing florist sundries, materials & accessories
- Buying in your wedding flowers (crucial timing of bridal flowers), how to treat and store them.
Students are provided with step-by-step instructional notes and an itemised list of the materials required for each wedding design and also included is how to cost each design and the commercial selling price you would expect for each of bridal piece.
Beginners Bridal Course Practical / Demonstration covered:
- Hand-tied Wedding Bouquets for the Bride
- Hand-tied Wedding Bouquets for Bridesmaids & Flower girls
- Mixed Hand-tied Bridal Wedding Bouquets
- Full Array of Wedding Buttonholes & Corsages for the Bridal party
- Token Roses / Peace Flowers
- Teardrop/ Shower Bridal Bouquets
- Floral Wand for Flower girls
- Floral Hoops for Flower girls
- Floral Pomander for Flower girls
- Flower Girl Baskets
- Wired Wedding Bouquets - Posie & Teardrop
- Wristlet Wedding Corsage ‘s
- Wedding Pew Bow’s
All past students of our Kay's Flower School can avail of our 100% support & backup service. When you take on your first wedding we will assist you with your flower order and any other support you might need.
We are renowned for our Bridal Floristry support service and this is essential to any Beginner Bridal Florists in particular.
Course Duration: 4 Days Course Time: 10am – 3.30 pm each day
Course Fee: €600 includes all materials required
Booking Deposit: €200 to reserve your place and the balance can be paid by cheque seven working days before your course begins or by Cash on the first day of your course. Payments by PayPal will incur the 4% Paypal Transaction Fee
1 Day Option: To attend just a 1 day wedding workshop as part of this course the fee is €150 per day please send on full amount in advance to reserve your place. Please contact school to see if we can organise the course syllabus for the day you wish to attend.
As Ireland's longest running Floristry School, we are so proud that for the past 5 years it has been one of our past students who have one Wedding Florist of the Year.
“ Janette and Kay helped me to fulfil my passion and develop all the skills and techniques to set up my wedding floristry business, which is going from strength to strength. So thank you both so much for all the advice and support. Best wishes for many more years. John Elegant Flowers ”
Kay's School of Floristry is proud of the fact so many of our students have achieved top accolade awards in Wedding & Bridal Floristry.