AIFD Educational Partner, Palmer School of Floral Design
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The Palmer School of Floral Design Certification program consists of four 25-hour courses designed to teach students a broad range of floral design topics and techniques. Classes are held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 am to 3pm.
Beginner's Floral Design 101
25 Hours
Arrangements: Introduction to flowers, foliage, care, tools and basic elements of design. Types of containers, choice of flowers, complementary colors, and the color wheel will be covered. Students will participate in making hand bouquets, bud vase arrangements, European floral designs, round arrangements, ribbons and bows. We will practice taping and wiring flowers to make boutonnières and corsages, as well as pricing the arrangements we make. Quiz.

Basic Floral Design 102
25 Hours
Celebration Designs: Demonstration and participation with popular designs, including Triangular, Crescent, Hogarth and Colonial. Students will practice making wreaths, swags, wedding bouquets, corsages and boutonnières. We will create popular, unique blooms such as glamelias and feathered carnations. Taping and wiring flowers, bows and ribbons will be explored in depth. Pricing and markup will be practices. Quiz.

Basic Floral Design 103
25 Hours
Oriental and Traditional Designs: Demonstration and Student participation on Japanese designs, including Ikebana and others. Students will be introduced to designing arrangements for Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas and Sympathy occasions. Wedding bouquets and corsages, seasonal wreaths, door decorations, plants, dish gardens, terrariums and plant decorations will also be covered. Students will practice taking and sending wire orders. Cumulative exam.

Advanced Floral Design 104
25 Hours
High Style Designs: Demonstration and Student participation in choosing the proper flowers, foliage and container for the appropriate High Style Designs. Topiaries, European, Colonial, Oriental, Celebration and centerpiece designs will be introduced. Students will practice wreath, swags, window displays, Christmas and Seasonal decorating. Markup, pricing and profit will be covered. Exam. Field trip.

Tuition, Fees, Supplies and Taxes

COURSE HOURS TUITION SUPPLIES TAX DEPOSIT TOTAL
Beginner's Floral Design 101 25 $525 $289* $21.24 $150 $685.24
Basic Floral Design 102 25 $525 $199* $14.63 $150 $588.63
Basic Floral Design 103 25 $525 $199* $14.63 $150 $588.63
Advanced Floral Design 104 25 $625 $199* $14.63 $150 $688.04
Book is required for the class   $150   $11.03   $161.03
Palmer Floral Design Certification Program *** 100 $2,200 $1,036* $161.03 $150 $3162.15

* Plus Sales Tax, all supplies are nonrefundable and subject to cost changes
*** Complete Floral Design Program (All 4 Courses are Required for Certificate)
There will be a 3% charge if paying by credit card.
$150 Deposit due upon Registration.  Non-refundable.z
Tuition and Supplies Fees due 5 days prior to course start date.
Registration closes two weeks prior to course start date.
Final Project for Certification Students(Required): Students own design to be completed during the final class $150.00.


upcoming class schedule

2017 Classes:
January 23 to March 1
April 24 to May 26 
September 18 to October 30
Courses meet: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Classes will not be held on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Classes are held on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 9 am to 3pm.

Contact
For more information, please contact us via email or call us at (970) 207-9476.



 

 

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