Course Information: Sympathy and Funeral Floral Tributes

About this course

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Flowers and materials are not included in the cost of this course. Students will need to provide their own flowers/materials at a weekly cost of approximately £15. A requirements list will be sent out prior to the start of the course.

Learn the skills and techniques required to create a range of beautiful sympathy and floral tributes. You will need to provide your own flowers and sundries (cost of 10-15.00 per session). There is a requirements list for this course.

Dates and times

From 18 Jan 2018 to 08 Feb 2018
Thu 10:30-12:30
for 4 weeks

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18 Jan 2018
10:30 to 12:30
25 Jan 2018
10:30 to 12:30
01 Feb 2018
10:30 to 12:30
08 Feb 2018
10:30 to 12:30


Kentwood Centre
Kingsdale Road
SE20 7PR

with Victoria Hawkes

Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is 45 , the concession rate is 36. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions

Fees payable for online enrolment

  • 45.00 (course fee)


This course will cover floristry techniques used to create beautiful floral tributes suitable for a funeral, such as a heart and round wreath, posy pad, funeral spray, and posy. Flowers are not included and you will need to provide your materials at a weekly cost of approximately 15. A requirements list will be sent prior to the start of the course.

What can students expect?

You will learn how to arrange flowers and foliage in floral foam, attach decorations, how to design shapes using floral materials. Understand floristry terms and techniques.

Late starters allowed?


Literacy, Language and Numeracy skills required

You will need to be able to understand both written and verbal instructions and information in English and be able to measure and complete simple calculations. The tutor will explain any specialist terms used.

Entry Requirements


Assessment Method

There will be ongoing assessment by observation, questions and answers throughout the course. Your tutor will give you regular feedback on your progress.

Language of Instruction


Language of Assessment


External qualification?


Previous experience required?

None. However, an interest in floristry and floral design will be useful.

What is the progression route?

Further Floristry courses with BAEC and other providers

Are there any extra costs?

You will need to provide your own flowers and sundries (approx. 15.00 per week). Equipment such as scissors, containers and floral oasis will also need to be purchased by the student; a full list will be given prior to the start.
All materials required can be purchased from florists, Hobbycraft, supermarkets or on-line retailers.

Are there any set books?


Work set between sessions?

Research of each floral design is suggested

Equipment Required

Scissors and plastic table cloth. Posy dish, floral foam for fresh flowers, anchor/pot tape, foliage and flowers. Inc 7 single headed tall flowers (roses, germini, carnations) lily, chrysanthemum, spray carnations. etc

Teaching method/style?

A practical, workshop style course with a mix of demonstration, 1-1 tutorials, observation and questions and answers.