The art of floral design requires expertise with colour, materials, shape and space. Floral designers must understand how flowers and foliage become tools to achieve the right arrangement for the occasion. The eight-month Floral Design certificate program frames this understanding in a creative and business context to allow for artistic arrangements that satisfy the aesthetics of the designer and the customer.
Through active, hands-on learning experiences in the floral lab, you will understand how to integrate theory and practice to produce the perfect design.
Throughout your studies, and in addition to the daily floral design practicum, you will gain on-the-job experience by working in related industry for approximately 200 hours.
As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
"Although I already had a greenhouse background, Seneca was where I learned a lot specifically about cut flowers. The opportunities Seneca provides through competitions and workshops also made a difference."
“Seneca’s Floral Design program equipped me with the ideal balance of theory and hands-on practice. The instructors bring to the classroom enthusiasm for their craft and years of reputable experience in floral design as a commercial and art form. I soon realized the reputation this program has in the floral industry. It has provided me with opportunities that extend beyond the classroom.”
“Seneca’s instructors are well regarded in our industry and my peers recommend its graduates. I have hired graduates because I know the calibre of student the program produces and the work they have accomplished during their training.”
General Manager, Gardenia 5 Flower
Employer of Retail Florist Graduates