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Floral Designer

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If you are creative and love flowers you might enjoy a career in floral design. Floral designers work in florists, garden stores and flower wholesalers.

Certificate code: CE.FLOR-FLORAL-ARRG

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We offer the following as a certificate program in Floral Design, come check it out!!!

What is the training?
Training consists of eight core, noncredit courses and two electives. The eight core courses are recommended to be taken in sequence and the entire training can be completed in as little as 12 months.

What courses will I take?

FLD 304 Floriculture 1: Basic Floral Design - 15hrs.
*A second class session is now available for Floriculture I

FLD 309 - Floriculture 1: Lab 6hrs.

*****A Second class session is now available for Floriculture I********

FLD 305 - Floriculture 2: Intermediate Floral Design - 15 hours
FLD 306- Floriculture 3: Advanced Floral Design - 15 hours
(not offered until Fall 2016)

FLD 310 - Floriculture 3: Lab - 6hrs.
(not offered until Fall 2016)

FLD 301 - Floriculture: Capstone 3hrs.
(not offered until Fall 2016)

FLD 307 - Sympathy Flowers - 6hrs.

FLD 317 - Wedding: Personal Flowers - 6hrs.

Students then choose two electives from the following courses:

FLD 313 - Cascading Bridal Bouquets 3hrs.
                  (Not offered until Fall 2016)

FLD 314 - Permanent Botanical and Silk Flower Arranging 3hrs.
FLD 315 - Hotel Lobby and Corporate Flowers 3hrs.
FLD 300 - Fresh Flower Care and Handling 3hrs.
FLD 303 - Wedding: Ceremony Flowers 6hrs.
FLD 316 - Advanced Floral Sympathy Flowers 6hrs.
                 (not offered until Fall 2016)
FLD 302- Merchandising For Retail Flower Shops 6hrs.
FLD 311 - Party and Event Flowers  6hrs.
FLD 312 - Prom, Body, and Fashion Flowers 6hrs.
                  (not offered until Fall 2016)

Classes that are not included in our Floral Design certificate are available on our Home and Garden page

FLR 326 301 Summer Flowers  
FLR 322 301 Start Your Own Floral Business

What credentials can I earn?
Upon successful completion of all ten noncredit courses, students will earn an AACC continuing education certificate. To receive the AACC certificate students must complete and submit the form to our office. The form and instructions can be found at

What are the requirements?
Student must be at least 16 years old.

How do I enroll?
Register online, by faxmail, in person.  Use certificate code CE.FLOR-FLORAL-ARRG. Visit for details.

For more information contact 410-777-2325 or Carol Cassidy at