Floristry - Floral Crowns and Spring Wreaths

Course code: ICKU007P

Subject area: Floristry

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

10:00am - 1:00pm


29th Apr 2023 - 29th Apr 2023

Gosford Hill School

Contact details

01235 555 585

A floral crown can be used for many an occastion and once you know the basics of making a wreath you can adorn your door at any time during the year!

Using sustainable techniques and materials, this workshop will provide you with the key skills you will need to create a floral crown and create a willow wreath base and decorate it with spring florals.

In order to avoid disappointment it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the workshop starting. We will confirm workshop infromation two weeks prior to the start date.

On this workshop we will cover:

How to make the base of a floral crown.
How to prepare your florals.
How to decorate the crown base and the best way to secure florals.
How to make a willow wreath base.
How to decorate the base and the best way to secure florals and foliage.

We would like you to provide your flowers and foliage: about 1m ivy which you can forage and a selection of flowers of your choice.
For the crown you will need a mixture of focus flowers (about 5) and the fillers (about 15 stems) and greenery.
For the wreaths you will need a selection of greenery e.g. rosemary, ivy, and a selection of seasonal flowers - which will need to make enough bunches to cover the wreath.
Tapes, wires, string, containers.
Please bring an apron, notepad and pen, secateurs (or scissors) with you.

Please do not purchase materials until the workshop is confirmed.

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.

Further Floristry workshops or part-time courses.
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.
Learners to bring own flowers/foliage and equipment as above.

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.

16 - 18 Fee

19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £21.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £21.00

19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £12.60
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £12.60

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification

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.
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.