2023 Event Floral Design Course

When & where:

Date: 1-3 September 2023

Place: Absolute Soul Boutique Venue – Address: 808 Kelvin Street, Mnandi, Centurion, Gauteng.

This is an in-person course, you will need to attend at the above address every day from 09:00 till 16:30 daily.

Many people travel from all over South Africa and neighbouring countries to attend this course, when we receive your registration and we see you are from another province or country, we will suggest accommodation options close to the course venue. Note: Accommodation cost is not included in the Standard Course Fee and travel costs will be for your own account.

Graduate Testimonial

Who should attend this course?

This course is perfect for beginners as we start with the basics and then work our way up from there.

  • Do you want to start your own Event Floral Design Business?
  • Are you a creative soul who wants to earn a second income?
  • Are you already doing Wedding Flowers or other event flowers, but you are self taught and want to have better understanding of Floral Design as well as the Business side of wedding flowers?
  • Are you already doing Wedding Flowers, have a formal qualification or have done some short courses, but your business feels like a hobby and is not making money?

If your answer is yes to any of the above, then you are at the right place!

What will you learn:

If you are an absolute beginner, this course is perfect for you. We start with the basics and from there work our way up. This course is also open to anyone who wants to improve their design work or boost their design confidence.

We start off with the design principles theory, the 5 steps on how to start your own business, how to work with wedding clients, etc, etc. You will also do some practical starting off with wedding centerpieces and from there moving on towards bridal party flowers. On the final day of the course we delve into floral installations which is classified as advanced, but by now you are going to feel more confident working with flowers and you will already have all the basic skills. We will also look deeper into pricing, costing, branding, marketing and quoting for wedding flowers to ensure that your business is profitable.

What is included in this course?

The following is included in the course:

  • 80 Page printed Workbook/Course Material
  • Stunning Fresh Flowers to work with every day
  • All supplies, hardware and vases
  • A starter toolkit with your essential floral designer tools
  • Delicious and healthy snacks, light lunch and refreshments daily
  • Complete the course successfully and get your certificate
  • Starter portfolio photographs
  • You get to take all your flowers, supplies and toolbox home on the last day of the course

Value added extras:

After the course you will enjoy all our valuable extras:

  • Access to our Private Facebook Group: After the course you will get full access to our Private Face Book Group. Joining is optional – A safe and and non-judgemental platform where you get to ask your questions, share experiences and Tangerine goes live on the group with short info sessions at least once a week.
  • Listing on our Floral Training website: Get your Event Floral Design business listed on our website. T&C’s apply.
  • Coaching session: You get 2 x 1 hour online coaching session one-on-one with Tangerine – business or a skills session.

Pre-course Assignments & video classes

Assignments: There will be 4 x pre-course assignments – we ask you to complete these on time and to commit to the process.

Video Classes: As an added benefit, you will receive a few video classes prior to the course covering content such as Terminology in the Floral Design and Event Industry, Flower Business Models Overview, Basic Flowers Introductions, Working with Colour in Floral Design, etc.

Your investment

Early bird special (Registrations in 2022):

R 8,000 per person *

  • You may pay off this early bird special as per the schedule below:
    • Nov 2022 – Jul 2023 (9 installments) at R 900 x 8 months and the 9th/last installment of R800 on 31 July 2023.
    • Dec 2022 – Jul 2023 (8 installments) at R1000 per month.

*Only valid if you book before 31 December 2022. All registrations received in 2023 will be at the standard course fee indicated below.

*All course fees must be paid in full before or on 31 July 2023.

Standard course fee (Registrations in 2023):

R 9,800 per person*

  • You may pay off the course fee as per the schedule below:
    • Jan 2023 – Jul 2023 (7 installments) at R 1400 per month.
    • Feb 2023 – Jul 2023 (6 installments) at R 1600 per month x 5 months and the 6th/last installment of R1800 on 31 July 2023.
    • Mar 2023 – Jul 2023 (5 installments) at R1960 per month.
    • Apr 2023 – Jul 2023 (4 installments) at R 2450 per month.
    • May 2023 – Jul 2023 (3 installments) at R 3300 x 2 months and the 3rd/last installment of R3200 on 31 July 2023.
    • Jun 2023 – Jul 2023 (2 installments) at R 4900 x 2 months.

*All course fees must be paid in full before or on 31 July 2023.

Payment methods:

We accept secure & safe online payments via Payfast online. Your first installment will be due following your registration.

Graduate Testimonial

Entry requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course – this course is perfect for beginners or anyone who wants to learn to do wedding flowers or expand their knowledge or gain more practical experience.

The following attributes will be an advantage, but not a requirement: Creativity (i.e. being a creative person), computer literacy, social media proficiency.

How to enrol:

We would like to have 15 – 18 students for this particular course – keeping it small to ensure you get quality learning. Therefore seats are limited and will be sold at a first come first serve basis.

To register, just complete the form at the bottom of this page. If the form is below, then you know there is still a seat for you and you may go ahead and register.

Your commitment

We would like to hear from you, click here to ask us any questions about this course.

Are YOU ready to commit to the process of learning and blooming into a successful Event Floral Designer…

Then register below.

Registrations Form:

2023 Event Floral Design Course - REGISTRATION FORM:
IMPORTANT NOTICE: ONLY complete this form if you are registering for this course. This is NOT an enquiry form - it is a registration form. If you want to ask a question or make an enquiry form, please complete the form on our contact page.
Note: Travelling and accommodation expenses will be for your own account. It is not included in the course fee.
Light lunch, refreshments, tea time snacks, including your special dietary requirements are included in the course fee.