Flower Arranging - Easter Bouquets & Easter Treats Print this page

This course is full. Please register your interest.
Dates: 24/03/18 - 24/03/18
Days: Saturday 09:30 - 12:30
Sessions: 1
Centre: Sutton - Sutton
Course Code: S60018B03NV
Fees: Standard - £21.00
Concessionary - £21.00

Course Information


What are the overall aims of the course?
You will be introduced to:

  • a range of basic flower arranging techniques to design and make a hand tied posy bouquet, using spring flowers and tulle
  • Design and make an Easter basket arrangement with eggs and chicks
  • Design and make Easter floral cup cakes


What will I learn on the course?
You will learn to:

Design and make a Hand tied posy bouquet of spring flowers

Make Easter floral cup cakes

Design and make an Easter basket arrangement


Are there any entry requirements?
This is a basic introductory course to flower arranging and floristry and all are welcome, with no previous experience required.

Ability to understand verbal instructions and follow demonstrations is required.


Do I need to attend a course approval interview/assessment before I can join this course?


How will I be taught?
Classroom based (including practical work where applicable)
Practical class work, following initial tutor demonstration, explanation, instruction and discussion.

General class guidance is given by the tutor with some one-to-one guidance where appropriate.

This is a 1 day course.

Handouts and other materials are available from the tutor or online.


How will my progress be checked?
Informal assessment in class                                     
Tutor observation
Continuous informal assessment methods are used by the tutor to monitor students’ progress and involve observation, question and answer and discussion activities.

Students are also encouraged to keep a personal portfolio of floral designs made in class

Does the course have any features I should be aware of?
You are required to purchase your own flowers/foliage to make the floral items. Please see the list below.

Some containers and floral foam may be purchased in class at Wholesale price if required

What do I need to bring with me to class?
Note book and pen,


Container to transport items home safely

 To make the Easter Spring posy bouquet you will need to purchase the following flowers/foliage and sundries. Please see the list below.

1 bunch double Narcissus 1 bunch yellow tulips, 1 bunch lisianthus and 1 bunch yellow or white freesias

Half a metre yellow or cream tulle and satin ribbon to match


Easter basket flower arrangement

1 medium sized basket

Floral foam

Garden foliage and small amount of solidago (Golden rod)

1 bunch yellow roses, 1 bunch tulips, 1 bunch narcissus

Small amount of Sisal to make a nest, eggs and chicks to decorate


Easter cup cakes

Several small flowers and foliage to make the cup cake e.g. spray roses or spray chrysanthemums  (container and foam can be purchased in class £1.50p)

Please email audreycooper@learn.scola.ac.uk if you have any queries.


How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?
Additional Learning Support (ALS) may be made available for learners who, at the time of assessment and/or enrolment, declare a difficulty or disability that may affect their learning. Our service can support learners in English, maths, who are dyslexic, deaf or hearing impaired or who have evidence of other medical issues impacting on learning.  Learners can also find information about financial and child care support from the Customer Enquiry Centre.

All learners are entitled to use our iClick - Computer & Digital Learning Centre.  For more information please see www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/college/iclick or contact iclick@suttoncollege.ac.uk

You will be issued with a Sutton College e-mail address, which will give you access to Sutton College’s Virtual Learning Environment, called VERA.

There is free guest Wi-Fi available in the College


Can I receive advice and guidance about further education opportunities and careers?
Yes.  To find out more about what may be available to you please contact our Advice Team. See www.suttoncollege.ac.uk/college/advice-centre


What can I do after the course has finished?
Enrol on further flower arranging courses at Sutton College.

Consider enrolling on the Floristry Foundation course or on the Level 2 Certificate in Floristry course or consider work experience in a florist shop. Please discuss options with the tutor.


What should I do if I have any questions?
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