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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.


Spring 2021

 

 

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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summer 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  Jun 15  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 $249.

Dates  Jul 9    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 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 $249

Dates  Jul 10              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 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 $249

Dates  Jul 11  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 $249

Dates  Jul 16          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 $249

Dates  Jul 17           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 $249

Dates  Jul 18              Time   9:00am-3:30pm

Sessions        1          Instructor Deborah Pomroy

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