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Floristry - Making A Handtied Bouquet (using seasonal flowers)

Course code: ICKU006P

Subject area: Floristry

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

Course time:

10:00am - 1:00pm

Days of week:


Course date:

17th Jun 2023 - 17th Jun 2023

Course location:

Gosford Hill School

Contact details


01235 555 585

Turning a posy of flowers into a neat bouquet is a life skill worth having. This workshop will provide you with the key skills you need to enjoy making your own hand tied bouquet.

In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2 ½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.

On this workshop we will cover:

• How many flowers to use in a handtied bouquet.• How to make handtied flowers in water. • How to make a spiral handtied bouquet• The best ways to secure your bouquet and what to tie the flowers with. • How to prepare your flowers and foliage whether from your garden, the local florist or supermarket. • What foliage works well to produce a great bouquet.

All flowers and foliage are provided in your fee. Please bring an apron, notepad and pen, secateurs, or scissors with you (other equipment will be provided).

Please bring refreshments with you.Free parking.

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.

What next?

Further Floristry workshops or part-time courses.

Entry criteria

No previous knowledge or experience is necessary. All welcome.Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2022 prior to starting the course.

Fee information

The specialist consumables fee of £22.50 will cover the cost of flowers and equipment you will need for the day - apart from the items listed under course content.Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding. Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

Tuition Fee: £21.00Exam Fee: £0.00Materials: £22.50

Total Cost: £43.50

Tuition Fee: £12.60Exam Fee: £0.00Materials: £22.50

Total Cost: £35.10

Qualifications received

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.

Learning & method assessment

You will learn through practical experimentation with tutor demonstrations and 1:1 support.As this is a non-accredited course, informal methods of assessment will be used. You will be required to complete a RARPA form which represents Recognising and Recording your Progress and Achievement.