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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 for additional standalone classes.

 


Basic Floral Design

Do you love flowers and always wanted to learn how to create amazing floral 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 $95 

Dates  TBD                    Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions     1        Instructor     Deborah Moyer

Day    TU      NOTES         Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex

 


Organic Floral Design

The “green” scene has worked its way into the feel of floral design. Students will create earthy, simplistic and natural florals using this trendy design style. Industry standard techniques will be used. Students will be able to take their creations home to enjoy.

 

NCFLO–CS012-01 / cost $95 

Dates    TBD                   Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions     1         Instructor     Deborah Moyer

Day    TU       NOTES         Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex

 


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 $95 

Dates     TBD                 Time 6:00-9:00pm

Sessions     1        Instructor     Deborah Moyer

Day    TU      NOTES         Class will meet at MCCC Horticulture Greenhouse Complex

 


Horizontal and Vertical Floral Designs

Using the opposite geometric forms of horizontal and vertical, students will create florals with very dramatic effects. Students will be able to create two different florals with very dramatic effects. Industry standards will be used. Students will be allowed to take their creations home.

 

NCFLO-CS011-01 / cost $95 

Dates   TBD                   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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