Career Course at Flourish

Flourish Sussex Flower School provides in depth training courses into floral design. We run The Foundation for Beginners covering all the fundamental designs and theory to a specialist Wedding and Event course. Our courses are an alternate to studying at college or University. Our courses have been designed so that students can build up their own training programme to suit their own specific requirements, at times that are suited to their own lifestyle. We offer payment plans for our floristry courses, a scheme that is unique to the school in the Sussex area.



For students that are entering the floristry industry, Flourish Sussex Flower School offers The Foundation for Beginners, with a five day intensive course. The Foundation course is ideal for anyone who has no or little experience and wants to master the basics in floristry. Flourish also offers The Wedding & Event Course, which runs over five days, starting June 2020. This course is packed full of creativity and as well as learning complicated designs, there is a strong focus on style development.


The Foundation in Floristry: Conditioning, colour palette, basic wire work, hand tied bouquet, free flowing bouquet, table centre pieces, an introduction in wedding flowers, contemporary design, funeral design, floral meadow and pedestal display for special events. 

Students will also cover buying and ordering, seasonal flowers, flower conditioning as well as lots of helpful tips along the way.

Wedding & Event Course: Hanging installation, artistic inspired bouquet, chair back display, table styling, urn display, candelabra dressing, Dutch floral masterclass, statement headdress and group archway.

Students will also have a business class, looking at creating a website, advertising, marketing and social media.


All students will come away from the courses with a wealth of knowledge. They will become members of our private Facebook page, where Alicia will share videos and tips on designs and give practical and on going advice.

Teas, coffees and light refreshments will be served throughout the classes and some include lunch.

Here at Flourish Sussex Flower School we believe every florist is unique so we have designed a training programme that students can build up their own specific needs.

For dates and availability view our floristry training page.

To receive an information pack about a career course at Flourish please fill out our contact form.