If you’re creative and love flowers you might enjoy a career in floral design. Floral designers work in florists, garden stores and flower wholesalers. AACC offers a continuing education certificate in floral design.
Certificate code: CE.FLOR-FLORAL-ARRG
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.
FLD-304 Floriculture 1: Basic Floral
FLD-305 Floricuture 2: Basic Floral
FLD-301 Floriculture Capstone
FLD-307 Sympathy Flowers
FLD-317 Wedding: Personal Flowers
FLD-309 Floriculture 1: Lab
FLD-306 Floriculture 3 Advanced Floral Design
FLD-310 Floriculture 3: Lab
FLD-311 Party and Event Flowers
FLD-312 Prom Body & Fashion Flowers
FLD-313 Cascading Bridal Bouquets
FLD-314 Permanent Botanical and Silk Flower Arranging
FLD-315 Hotel Lobby and Corporate Flowers
FLD-300 Fresh Flower Care and Handling
FLD-303 Wedding: Ceremony Flowers
FLD-316 Advanced Floral Sympathy Design
FLD-302 Merchandising for Retail Flower Shops
FLR-333 Advanced Floral Design Evaluation
FLR-325 Spring Flowers
FLR-323 May Day Baskets
FLR-332 Fresh Flowers: Churches and Places of Worship
FLR-335 Floral Design Wholesale Orientation
FLR-334 Exquisite Bows for Floral Design and More
FLR-301 Tropical Flower Design
Classes that are not included in our Floral Design certificate are available on our Home and Garden page.
Upon successful completion of all ten noncredit courses, students will earn an AACC continuing education certificate. Once you successfully complete all the course requirements of the certificate program with a passing grade or higher, submit a Student Application for a Continuing Education Certificate.
Student must be at least 16 years old.
AACC has been approved as an Education Partner of the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD). Our comprehensive curriculum embraces the criteria required for AIFD accreditation. Completing the AACC Floral Design continuing education certificate helps prepare students for a successful career as a certified floral designer. For information on how to enroll in the floral design program and earn a continuing education certificate, visit the noncredit continuing education certificates page.