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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
  • Final Floral Presentation: 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.


Funeral Floral Designs                                  

Life celebrations are beautifully complimented by flowers.  In this class, learn how to design an easel spray and urn wreath to serve as wonderful tributes to a loved one.  Both floral pieces created will be yours to take home at the end of the class. 

NCFLO-CS013-01 / Cost: $95

Dates  Apr 26 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 $160

Dates   Jun 21    Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions 1 Instructor Deborah Pomroy

Day TU NOTES Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


FloraArt I

This full day program will cover floral design techniques in the following areas (full descriptions available online): 

Armature Based Floral Design 

Corsages, Boutonnieres. and Hair Florals  

NCFLO-CS014-01 / cost $300

Dates Jul 9 Time 9:00am-3:30pm

Sessions 1 Instructor Deborah Pomroy

Day SA NOTES ½ hour lunch; Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


FloraArt II

This full day program will cover floral design techniques in the following areas (full descriptions available online): 

Cascading Wedding Bouquets 

Pavé Floral Design 

NCFLO-CS015-01 / cost: $300

Dates Jul 15 Time 9:00am-3:30pm

Sessions 1 Instructor Deborah Pomroy

Day F NOTES ½ hour lunch; Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


FloraArt III 

This full day program will cover floral design techniques in the following areas (full descriptions available online): 

Tropical Triangle Floral Design 

Funeral Floral Design 

NCFLO-CS016-01 / cost $300

Dates Jul 17 Time 9:00am-3:30pm

Sessions 1 Instructor Deborah Pomroy

Day SU NOTES  ½ hour lunch; Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


FloraArt IV

This full day program will cover floral design techniques in the following areas (full descriptions available online): 

Organic Floral Design 

Horizontal and Vertical Line Floral Design 

NCFLO-CS017-01 / cost $300

Dates Jul 22 Time 9:00am-3:30pm

Sessions 1 Instructor Deborah Pomroy

Day F NOTES ½ hour lunch; Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


FloraArt V 

This full day program will cover floral design techniques in the following areas (full descriptions available online): 

Tablescaping Floral Design

Crescent and Hogarth Curve Floral Design 

NCFLO-CS019-01 / cost $300

Dates Jul 23 Time 9:00am-3:30pm

Sessions 1 Instructor Deborah Pomroy

Day SA NOTES ½ hour lunch; Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


FloraArt VI

This full day program will cover floral design techniques in the following areas (full descriptions available online): 

Hand Tied Wedding Floral Bouquets 

Floral Accents for Cakes 

NCFLO-CS020-01 / cost $300

Dates Jul 24 Time 9:00am-3:30pm

Sessions 1 Instructor Deborah Pomroy

Day SU NOTES ½ hour lunch; Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex


Registration for Summer 2022 courses begins on April 1

 Check for Available Sections and Register Online

If you'd like assistance with registration, please call 609-570-3311 or
email ComEd@mccc.edu.