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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.


Floral Tablescapes

Do you love the look of mixed materials accenting your long table? Learn how to mix candles, props and florals to create a cohesive tablescape to accent your dinner table. Students will create one tablescape to take home for their table.

 NCFLO- CS010-01 / cost $110 

Dates Dec 1             Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 1               Instructor  Deborah Moyer

Day TU             NOTES Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex

 


 

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 $110

Dates  Jan 12             Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 1             Instructor Deborah Moyer

Day TU                 NOTES Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


Floral Designs to Accent Cakes

Fresh flowers on a cake enhance the visual impact of this statement piece at an event. Do you want to learn which flowers are safe to use and how to apply them to a cake? Using a small tiered cake, we will discuss appropriate flower choices and you will design several cake toppers with side floral accents.

 

NCFLO-CS005-01 / cost $110

Dates  Feb 23             Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 1                   Instructor Deborah Moyer

Day TU                    NOTES Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


Hand Tied Wedding Bouquets

Inspired by European floral design, we will be using the spiral hand tied design style to create beautiful bouquets full of texture and interest. This elegant floral form is designed to enhance the romantic silhouette of the ladies in the bridal party

 

NCFLO-CS006-01 / cost $110

Dates  Mar 23            Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 1                Instructor Deborah Moyer

Day TU                 NOTES Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex

 


Crescent and Hogarth Curve Floral Design

Using the similar geometric forms of Crescent and Hogarth (or “S” shape) Curve, you will learn to design floral arrangements recognized for their beauty in graceful curves. Inspired by the crescent shape of the moon and the elegant curves of the female body, these florals are very creative artistic designs.

 

NCFLO-CS004-01 / cost $110

Dates  Apr 20             Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 1                Instructor Deborah Moyer

Day TU                    NOTES Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex

  


  


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