Flower Arranging & Function Decor Course

by The SA School of Weddings

The Skills Programme Certificate in Flower Arranging and Function Décor is designed specifically for those interested in entering and advancing within the Flower and Décor Industry.

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img Duration

9 Days

Course Details

The course is extremely practical whereby you will physically be doing the flower arrangements and setting up of the décor elements.


Modules Covered In The Course:

  • Introduction to Function Décor for Weddings and Events
  • Tools and Equipment Needed
  • Napkin Folding and Accessorising
  • Choosing Flowers
  • Flower Preparation & Conditioning
  • Seasons and Availability of Flowers
  • Wiring Flowers
  • Buying Flowers at the Auction (JHB)
  • Where to get your Flowers and Floral Supplies
  • Church & Ceremony Flowers
  • Buttonholes and corsages
  • Flower Crowns 
  • Draping and Column Flowers
  • Dressing a Cake with Flowers
  • Flowers for Different Centrepieces
  • Table Runners
  • Hanging Arrangements
  • Reception Décor and Gala Dinner Décor
  • Main Table Flowers, Draping and Decor
  • Hanging Arrangements
  • Table Layouts
  • Use of Vases, Candelabras, Candles, Stands and Votives
  • The use of fresh and Silk flowers
  • Measuring your Function Space
  • The Structure of your Venue and how to Work with the Space
  • Charging for your Services
  • Securing of Ropes
  • Draping a Gazebo
  • Backdrops
  • Draping of a Room
  • Working with Fairy Lights and Lighting
  • Cost Cutting
  • Marketing
  • Social Media
  • Creating your website 
  • Business registration tips
  • The business side of flowers
  • Establishing your Target Market
  • Trend Spotting
  • Building a Portfolio
  • Creating your masterplan for wedding and event installations.
  • Meeting with your Couples
  • Ordering Flowers & Dealing with Suppliers
  • Sandton Branch

    28B Pytchely Avenue, Bryanston, Sandton, Johannesburg
  • Westville Branch

    The Westville Country Club, 1 Link Road, Westville, Durban
  • Lynnwood Glen Branch

    84 Glenwood Rd, Lynnwood Glen, Pretoria
  • Durbanville Branch

    Ground Floor, Heritage Square, Vrede Street, Durbanville, Cape Town
  • Summerstrand Branch

    Beach Hotel, Marine Dr, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth

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