2020-21 Calendar

Floral Design Certificate

This 150-hour certificate program prepares students to work as floral designers and to upgrade the abilities and skills of those currently working in the field. Emphasis is on retail floristry including small businesses and franchise retail outlets. Program content concentrates on the basic principles of plant care, floral design, and floral arrangements for special events. Students will be eligible to write the Basic Florist Skills accreditation examination with Flowers Canada, after successfully completing this program along with six months of practical experience in a retail florist business.

Admission Requirements

Successful completion of Grade 10 or equivalent.

Program Outline

FD 01 Basic Plant Care Principles
FD 02 Principles of Floral Design
FD 03 Basic Floral Arrangements
FD 04 Designing Funeral Arrangements
FD 05 Designing Wedding Arrangements
FD 06 Floral Marketing

Program Area:

Continuing Studies

Campus (Intake):

  • Kelowna (Jan)




  • Part-Time


2020-21: $2,043.98
plus applicable textbooks and/or materials


Next offering - face to face January 2022 

Plus, approximately $700 in material fees.

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Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 03/01/2021