Floral Design & Greenhouse Management

  • Create exciting floral arrangements for a wide range of events
  • Operate a full-service floral shop while fulfilling job requirements and completing client projects on schedule
  • Utilize an extensive knowledge of plants and creative design elements in a full-service greenhouse environment

FAQs

What can I do when I graduate?
  1. Designer assistant
  2. Floral designer
  3. Sales/delivery personnel
  4. Greenhouse worker
  5. Interior landscaping & maintenance personnel
  6. Floral supply wholesale personnel
What would I do in this class?
  1. Design fresh cut & silk flower arrangements
  2. Construct corsages, boutonnieres and wedding bouquets
  3. Prepare live plant groupings
  4. Care for and maintain greenhouse
  5. Employability skills
  6. Delivery vehicle maintenance
  7. Identify various flowers and plants
  8. General safety precautions
What can I do with further training?
  1. Manager/Owner
  2. Stock buyer & control personnel
  3. Grower/Crop manager
  4. Freelance floral designer
  5. Marketing & sales manager
  6. Horticulture instructor

Program Quick Facts

Floriculture students must be able to:

  • Exhibit professionalism and workplace ethics
  • Read and comprehend order forms and instructions
  • Stand and work on feet for several hours at a time 
  • Communicate well with customers, managers and fellow workers 
  • Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to design floral arrangements
  • Perform the job in both hot and cold conditions
  • Handle getting dirty as part of the job
  • Comprehend and use basic math when operating cash register and working with money
 

Job Outlook

Uniform requirements

  • No uniforms are required. However, it is recommended that students keep a set of older clothes, extra shoes, and socks at school for when they work in the greenhouse.

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