Here is where you begin your adventure as a floral designer. Students can approach the course period with the goals of pursuing a career in the flower business or to acquire the resources and skills for designing their own personal reasons of events. Classes are extremely informative and filled with hands-on experience. Students move at a steady pace from one design to the next.

 

Introduction to Floral Design Course Number: FD-101

Tuition: $549 Tuition includes all flowers, containers, tools and necessary materials for the program.

The fundamental aspects of design will be taught: flower names, flower care, color, visual value vs monetary value, proportion and shape of various style arrangements. Students will have a hands-on experience applying these first principles to make beautiful arrangement(s) each class. Emphasis will be placed on the use of proper materials, mechanics and design. Additionally in this class, bow making techniques will be taught. This course is perfect for the beginner florist, the hobbyist, or the “do it yourselfer”. All design projects completed in class will be yours to take home for gifting or your own personal enjoyment. This 4-session course is offered twice per year beginning in the Fall and Winter semester on an evening schedule from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

 

Intermediary Floral Design Course Number: FD-102

Tuition: $549 Tuition includes all flowers, containers, tools and necessary materials for the program.

This course will give you market ready experience so you could seek employment in the industry. You will learn the skills to design for various holidays and more advanced everyday arranging like window boxes and nontraditional basket work. Basic sympathy work will be taught in this class so you can begin your new career with experience. Marketing your flower shop will be discussed during this course. Learn how to buy, sell and profit from flower designing. All design projects completed in class will be yours to take home for gifting or your own personal enjoyment.

Prerequisite: FD-101

This 4-session course is offered twice per year beginning in the Fall and Winter on an evening schedule from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

 

Advanced Floral Design Course Number: FD-103

Tuition: $599 Tuition includes all flowers, containers, tools and necessary materials for the program.

This class is geared toward students who are looking for a future in floral design and perhaps owning their own business in the floral industry. The latest trends and mechanics in floral design will be taught. This class will focus on Holiday designs, wedding and special event design as well as corsage and boutonnieres both traditional and new industry trends. You will learn with cold glue designs and new trending succulent designs. Additionally you will learn large scale sympathy trends necessary for any profitable flower shop. Tabletop designs that soar and go underwater to quench your need for the unusual and the vogue in flower design are covered. All design projects completed in class will be yours to take home for gifting or your own personal enjoyment.

A day tour field trip behind the scenes visiting wholesale facilities is an option offered exclusively to this group of students.  Prerequisite: FD-102:

This 4-session course is offered twice per year beginning in the Fall and Spring on an evening schedule from 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.

PRIVATE CLASSES

Are you short on time?

Organize a 2-Hour Private Lesson taught by our talented Instructors! Private classes can focus on a variety of topics from our class syllabus, or create a custom experience.

Prices start at $250 per person

If you want to book a private class or need additional information "click here".

**NEW** Summer 2018 Mini Sessions

Get a sampling of our Floral Design Course or touch up your skills in our Summer Mini Sessions

2 Classes for $299.00 per person

If you want to book a mini class or need additional information "click here".

GROUP CLASSES AVAILABLE

Organize a group of friends to take a single subject class in flower design.

One hour classes for a minimum of 5 people.

Prices start at $60 per person.

If you want to book a group class or need additional information "click here".

Floral Design School of Long Island

584 Stewart Avenue • Bethpage 11714

516.528.9929

info@FloralSchoolLongIsland.com