Cape Town: 3 Day Event Floral Design Course

16, 17 & 18 August 2023 – Cape Town Floral Bootcamp

Every day from 09:00 till 17:00

Cape Town Floral Design Bootcamp Course 2023
Photos above are of our #floraltrainingclassof2019 COLOUR BURST Floral Bootcamp. Note: It does not mean that this course will follow the same colour scheme or florals, but you can see what has been created in previous courses.

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. It is a hands-on practical course that will teach you how to design exquisite flower arrangements for weddings (or other events).

Ask yourself this…

  • Do you want to learn to arrange wedding flowers like a PRO
  • Do you want to earn a second income doing wedding flowers?
  • Are you thinking of starting your own Wedding or Event Floral Design Business?
  • 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

Why do we call it the floral “bootcamp” course?


/ˈbuːt kamp/

Meaning: a short, intensive, and rigorous course of training

Definitions from Oxford Languages – Dictionary

This is an intense and fast paced course where you will learn many things in just three (3) days. But of cause we are not referring to fitness training, but learning how to do wedding flowers in just 3 days.

If you prefer slower learning, then our 4 month or 12 month Online Part-Time Course might be a better pace for you.

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.

Course content:

  • Introductory to floral design principles theory.
  • Introduction to flowers & how to choose flowers for a wedding.
  • Introduction to the tools, supplies & mechanics.
  • We take you through the 5 steps on how to start your own wedding floral business (optional – if you are not starting a business, just enjoy the extra information).
  • How to work with wedding clients.
  • Wedding centerpiece flowers & decor design approach.
  • Creating a wedding guest table flower arrangement (each student will make their own under Tangerine’s guidance – yours to take home at the end of the course).
  • Understanding how to decide on style & flowers for the bridal party.
  • Creating a Bridal Bouquet. (each student will make their own under Tangerine’s guidance – yours to take home at the end of the course).
  • Creating Buttonholes, Shoulder Corsages & Wrist Corsages (each student will make their own under Tangerine’s guidance – yours to take home at the end of the course).
  • Overview of ceremony flowers and why you should add that to the services you offer.
  • We delve into floral installations & together will create at least one installation.
  • Other topics we will touch on is pricing, costing, branding, marketing and quoting for wedding flowers to ensure that your business is profitable.

Photos above are of our #floraltrainingclassof2019 COLOUR BURST Floral Bootcamp.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We will be contacting each attendee to establish floral preferences before we decide on what flowers, colour palette and styling will be using for this course. The photo’s used on this page is from our #floraltrainingclassof2022 course that was held @ the serene and exclusive venue Absolute Soul (in Centurion/Mnandi). These pictures do not represent what you will be creating.

#floraltrainingclassof2022 Graduate Testimonial from Louse Oosthuizen. Note: Our courses are all presented in English.

What is included in this course?

The following is included in the course:

  • 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 own creations, supplies and toolbox home on the last day of the course

Photos above are of our #floraltrainingclassof2019 COLOUR BURST Floral Bootcamp.

Pre-course Assignments

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

When & where:

Date: 16, 17 & 18 August 2023 – every day from 09:00 till 17:00

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

Venue: We have three preferred venues that we hire in Cape Town – dependant on the group size. We will share the directions and full address with you as soon as the group size for this course is established. Holding back your booking to wait to hear where the venue is could result in you loosing out on a seat at this course. Please do book early to avoid disappointment.

#floraltrainingclassof2022 Graduate Testimonial from Khopotso Holeni.

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.

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.

Your investment

R 10,500 per person

Want to pay off in installments? We’ve got you! R 2000 secures your seat after which you may pay off the balance of the course fee monthly with the last payment due no later than 4 August 2023.

*All course fees must be paid in full before or on 4 August 2023.

Payment methods accepted:

  1. Credit Card, Debit Card, RCS Card & InstantEFT payments online. We have partnered with Payfast to make paying for this course safe & secure.
  2. EFT into our account (SA attendees only).

Is this course fee too high for your budget?

👈 Pay it off (T&C’s apply)

Or have a peek at our online training, the most cost effective way to learn!

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How to enrol:

We would like to have only 15 to 20 students for this particular course, but we are also happy to run this course for a micro group of 3 to 5 students – 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 enrol, 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 enrol now.

Photos above are of our #floraltrainingclassof2019 COLOUR BURST Floral Bootcamp.

Do you have a question about this course?

We would love to hear from you!

Are YOU ready to commit to this BOOTCAMP, hands-on practical course?

Completing the registration form below is your first step to securing your seat at this course.

REGISTRATION FORM: Three Day Floral Design Bootcamp Course
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.

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