Floral Design Certificate Program

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Bucks County Community College has been approved as an Educational Partner of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD). Currently, we are the only college in PA offering this program. Floral Design students now have a chance to become a Certified Floral Designer by completing BCCC’s comprehensive curriculum. Note: All former floral design students will be grandfathered into the new program. Please contact Continuing Education if you have questions regarding this process.

STEP 1: Successfully complete your Bucks Floral Design Certificate Program

STEP 2: Pass the final evaluation 

STEP 3: Complete the AIFD online test ($124) and receive an 80 percent or better within two weeks of receiving access to the online test. Visit www.aifd.org for industry certification requirements

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Intermediate Floral Design (core class)

Students will be able to advance their knowledge and skills in floral design with this intermediate course.  They will have opportunities to design larger arrangements using more complex techniques.  They will learn to use some of the most common design techniques including: mille de fleur, Biedermeier, phoenix, and waterfall designs.  Students will take home the arrangements they create in class.  Note: Students must bring a floral knife, pruning shears, wire cutters, and ribbon scissors to class.  Instructor: Ron Mulray, AIFD, CFD

Newtown Campus/$400 (Includes: $175 material) FLORA 1001 C01
5 Wed, 9/6-10/4, 6:30 - 9:30 pm

Sympathy and Funeral Flowers (core class)

Expand your floral design skills by learning one of the biggest parts of the industry.  We will explore all the different ways that floral design is used for funeral and sympathy work.  Our designs will be based on the principals and elements of design, and we will be looking at modern trends in sympathy design. Note: Students must bring a floral knife, pruning shears, wire cutters, and ribbon scissors to class.  Instructor: Renee Tucci, AIFD, CFD

Newtown Campus/$400 (Includes: $175 material) FLORA 1004 C01
5 Tu, 9/5-10/3, 6:00 - 9:00 pm

Designing with Chicken Wire (elective)

Designing with chicken wire from hand ties to vases. The possibilities are endless. In this class you will learn techniques and mechanics that can be applied in any setting and floral design. Note: Students must bring a floral knife, pruning shears, wire cutters, and ribbon scissors to class.  Darcia Garcia, AIFD, CFD

Newtown Campus/$250 (Includes: $100 material) FLORA 1009 C01
4 Mon, 10/16-11/6,  6:30 -8:30 pm

 

For more information or to register for classes, please call 215-968-8409 (option #6) or visit the website at http://www.bucks.edu/academics/coned/credentialing

For information about additional courses including: Personal Enrichment, on-line courses, Certificate Programs, Test Prep and Professional Development Courses visit our website at: http://www.bucks.edu/academics/coned/allcourseofferings/