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These courses are provided free for Derbyshire (UK) residents, you will need to provide a valid Derbyshire based home address.

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Learn a new skill and make your own wedding flowers. Including handtied bouquet, button hole and Corsage also tips and ideas of what flowers to use.

Approximate course length:

2 weeks x 2 hours

This course is for:

Anyone wanting to learn a new skill and maybe wanting to make your own wedding flowers.

No prior knowledge is needed.

The course will cover:

Over this 2-part DiY wedding flowers course you will learn how to make a handtied wedding bouquet and bind the stems with ribbon on week 1. By week 2 you will be learning how to make a buttonhole and corsage, with tips and ideas of what flowers to use, how to make them last longer and make them to your budget.

This 2-part course is set over 2 weeks to be completed online via Nearpod.

There are no exams or formal assessments.

Work outside of sessions:

This is not required, though we hope you will want to put what you have learned into practice.

Additional costs and what to prepare:

This course is offered free of charge, you will have to buy your own flowers and equipment needed.

You will need a smart phone, tablet, laptop, or other computer with internet access to take part in this Nearpod session.

You will require the following equipment/resources:

Part 1 - Week 1

  • 2 bunches of flowers roses with filler of your choice, gypsophila, freesia, statices, aster or simply just foliage
  • Extra foliage if wanted.
  • String
  • Ribbon
  • Pearl headed pins
  • Scissors

Part 2 - Week 2

  • Bunch of roses
  • Filler
  • Small pieces of foliage
  • Rose silver wire (a few)
  • Flower stem tape
  • Pearl headed pins (use from week 1)
  • Thin ribbon
  • Double sided tape

You may wish to wear an apron.

Materials can be sourced from Amazon, eBay, Hobbycraft, The Range and any flower shops.

You can use fresh or silk flowers for any of the weeks.

To download information about your course visit:

How to access your course:

You can access this Nearpod session a time to suit you at any point during the advertised 30 day period.

An email with joining details will be sent within 3 working days of the start date of the course.

After the first session on Nearpod there will be a code on the last slide, with details on what is required for next session in including materials and flowers.

Progression from this course:

You may wish to progress onto another floristry course, where you will expand on what you have learnt so far.

Discuss your next steps with your tutor or centre staff.

For further information on our summer 2021 term programme or on the additional support we offer visit: derbyshire.gov.uk/adulteducation

Booking:

Before booking onto this course, please read the Derbyshire Adult Education Learner Entitlement

When you book onto the course you need to provide Personal Information. To see the privacy notice issued by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), on behalf of the Secretary of State for the Department of Education (DfE), please visit Education and Skills Funding Agency privacy notice: April 2019

What can you expect from DACES?

Safeguarding and Prevent

Whilst on our on-line courses you can expect a safe space, free from abuse, bullying, discrimination or threat. Click on the following link for more information: Safeguarding and Prevent

If you have any concerns/queries regarding safeguarding/prevent please report these to your tutor or email: adult.education@derbyshire.gov.uk

Further information:

We are offering a reduced programme of courses in our centres which is subject to change due to the current COVID 19 situation. For more information and to view our Summer 2021 brochure visit our website

You can also keep up to date with the learning opportunities that we currently have through our Facebook page.

Or sign up for our newsletter Adult Community Education Newsletter

We wish you every success with your course. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any comments or enquiries at adult.education@derbyshire.gov.uk

Careers Support:

Careers Service

Do you need help to discover your digital skills and to look for online learning/courses? Or do you want help with finding and applying for jobs?

Derbyshire County Council Careers Service offers impartial information, advice and guidance to adults on employment and learning.

Our staff are experienced and qualified to a minimum of Level 4 in Information, Advice and Guidance

✔Friendly, supportive and adaptable to learner needs

✔Impartial and able to advise on and refer to a wide range of local provision

During the COVID-19 outbreak our centres are closed for face-to-face appointments, but we’re still offering impartial information, advice and guidance in other ways. Support will be available via video calls, telephone, text and / or email.

Please get in contact with your local Careers Coach:

Becky Stancill 07767 670797 becky.stancill@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - AlfretonBolsover and North East Derbyshire - Bolsover / Clay Cross / ShirebrookChris Ellerington 07896 804096 chris.ellerington@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - HeanorErewash - Ilkeston / Long EatonSouth Derbyshire and South Dales - Swadlincote

Sarah Kelly 07967 391263 sarah.kelly@derbyshire.gov.ukHigh Peak and North Dales - Buxton / Glossop / New MillsWendy Leigh 07717 303855 wendy.leigh@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - AlfretonBolsover and North East Derbyshire - Dronfield / EckingtonChesterfield - Chesterfield / Staveley

Yvonne Power 07967 308873 yvonne.lawton@derbyshire.gov.ukAmber Valley - BelperHigh Peak and North Dales - MatlockSouth Derbyshire and South Dales - Ashbourne

For impartial information, advice and guidance on careers and learning visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/careersservice

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