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FLORAL DESIGN

 

Floral Design Certificate

To satisfy the requirements for the Mercer County Community College Center for Continuing Studies Floral Design Certificate, students must: 

  • Complete the Basic Floral Design class (Those with work or classroom related experience may receive a waiver for this course from the instructor.)
  • Complete 10 elective courses (for 11 total classes completed; those waived from the 
  • Basic Floral Design must complete 11 electives. All 11 courses required for the Floral 
  • Design Certificate must be completed within a two-year time span.)
  • Present a portfolio of your work, a current resume, and one completed floral design to three MCCC panelists at the culmination of the entire program

 Whether you are an aspiring floral designer that is looking to start your career, considering making advancements in your profession, or looking to open your own business, enrolling in our certificate program is the ideal pathway. You will train with an industry expert while refining your skills for employment or business ownership opportunities. 

 To ensure enough resources, no one will be registered past seven days prior to class.

 Prerequisite Class: Basic Floral Design (offered every semester)

  • Cascading Wedding Bouquets (offered spring of even years)
  • Tropical Triangle Floral Design (offered spring of even years)
  • Funeral Floral Design (offered spring of even years)
  • Crescent & Hogarth Curve Floral Design (offered spring of odd years) 
  • Floral Designs to Accent Cakes (offered spring of odd years)
  • Hand Tied Wedding Bouquets (offered spring of odd years)
  • Armature Based Floral design (offered fall of odd years)
  • Corsages, Boutonnieres, and Hair Florals (offered fall of odd years)
  • Pave’ Floral Design (offered fall of odd years)
  • Floral Tablescapes (offered fall of even years)
  • Horizontal and Vertical Floral Designs (offered fall of even years)
  • Organic Floral Design (offered fall of even years)

 Please see the Personal Interest Section of the catalog for additional standalone classes.


 

FALL 2021

 

BASIC FLORAL DESIGN

Do you love flowers and have always wanted to learn how to create amazing flower arrangements? During this introductory class, we will discuss the Principles and Elements of Floral Design. Using industry standard techniques, you will design a vased floral, a foam based floral and a ribbon bow. The skills taught in this class are the foundations for all the elective floral design courses.

NCFLO-CS001-01 / cost $129

Dates  Sep 21    Time  6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 1           Instructor  Deborah Pomroy

Day Tue              NOTES   Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


Armature Based Floral Design

Man-made and natural materials are used to create dynamic structures that showcase and support flowers in these stunning floral designs. Learn techniques to construct two armature shapes. The beautiful flowers in your design may fade but the armature can be used again and again.

NCFLO-CS007-01 / cost $95

Dates  Oct 12    Time  6:00-9:00pm
Sessions  1        Instructor  Deborah Moyer
Day  Tue             NOTES   Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


Corsages, Boutonnieres, and Hair Florals

Flowers make the perfect accent for your special event or photoshoot and can help build upon your theme from romantic to whimsical. In this class, you will explore several different industry standard construction techniques, including wiring and gluing, to design these hand-crafted florals.

NCFLO-CS008-01 / cost $95

Dates  Nov 9    Time  6:00-9:00pm
Sessions  1        Instructor  Deborah Moyer
Day  Tue             NOTES   Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


Pave’ Floral Design

Create beautiful, compact floral patterns using the design technique of pave’. Borrowing this idea from the jewelry craftsmen, these sophisticated designs have clean lines, unique forms and strong color combinations.

NCFLO-CS009-01 / cost $95

Dates  Dec 7    Time  6:00-9:00pm
Sessions  1        Instructor  Deborah Moyer
Day  Tue             NOTES   Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


Pave’ Floral Design

Create beautiful, compact floral patterns using the design technique of pave’. Borrowing this idea from the jewelry craftsmen, these sophisticated designs have clean lines, unique forms and strong color combinations.

NCFLO-CS009-01 / cost $95

Dates  Dec 7    Time  6:00-9:00pm
Sessions  1        Instructor  Deborah Moyer
Day  Tue             NOTES   Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


Final Floral Presentation

Successful completion of this course, you will earn you a Certificate of Study in Floral Design. Through one-on-one guidance from the instructor, you will create an industry centered Resume, professional Portfolio and creatively design one fresh floral of your choice. These requirements must be presented to a panel of reviewers representing the Horticulture and Continuing Studies Departments of MCCC. Presentation is scheduled depending on availability of all parties.

NCFLO-CS00-01 / cost $95

Dates  TBD    Time  6:00-9:00pm
Sessions  1        Instructor  Deborah Moyer
Day  Tue             NOTES   Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


 

 

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