Xmas Fun With Flowers

Ref: C2523552

During this course you will have the chance to get creative and meet new people. You will learn the principal elements of how to make a well balanced floral design. You will make a Christmas table arrangement and a lovely wreath to adorne your door.

Course aim

This course is for anyone who would like to learn basic techniques in flower arrangin. Students will learn how to make Christmas arrangements for the home.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for people with little spoken English
  • This is a none accredited course, suitable for everyone.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify 3 types of winter foliage.
  • Practice basic wiring techniques
  • Make a well balanced floral arrangement
  • Make an au ‘natural wreath using winter foliage and seasonal flowers
  • Make a Christmas table arrangement

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • Tutor will provide written and glossary handouts.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Students are encouraged to bring their own flowers and foliage

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required
  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • This is a short term course to learn flower arranging for the festive season, which can prepare students for more detailed courses in flower arranging

Download full course outline

Xmas Fun With Flowers Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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