Floral Design (Flower Arranging) - FD16



  • Course Fee: €249.00 which includes all registration fees.
  • Course Format: Distance Learning Course of 9 lessons.
  • Duration: Students can complete this course within 8 months which is ample time and can start it at anytime of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
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Course Description

In this distance learning Floral Design course you’ll learn how to use your natural flair to create anything from everyday flower arrangements to formal floral displays.

Flower arranging is one of the most striking and enduring ways to create the appropriate mood for an occasion. It could be the intimacy of a private dinner party for friends or it might be the celebratory statement of a major public event for clients, should you decide to make floral design your career.

Floral Design will introduce you to the basic tools and equipment you need for this art. You’ll get to know the importance of care and conditioning, and how you can create dramatic effects with colour, texture and design.


Course Syllabus

Lesson 1: Introduction

Lesson 2: History of Floral Design

Lesson 3: Containers and Plant Material

Lesson 4: Accessories

Lesson 5: Principles and Elements of Design

Lesson 6: The Effects of Colour

Lesson 7: Traditional Designs

Lesson 8: Creative Designs

Lesson 9: Table Settings.



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.


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Irish Training & Educational Centre,

Unit 9,

Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.
Our Loc8 Code is: NM3-08-S03 »(Click here to view this Loc8 Code.)

Tel: 01 2061832.

Email Address:
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