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DETAILS AND CONTENTS FOR CERTIFICATED FLOWER ARRANGING COURSES

N.B. We will be offering a Certificated Course commencing 2019.

This is subject to enough people to make it viable. Which course offered is dependent on the interest we get.

TO REGISTER PLEASE SEND E.MAIL TO:   education.nafaseast@gmail.com

(We need a minimum of 12 Students for the course to start.)

NAFAS Certificate in Floral Art and Design
(This gives you a Nationally Recognised Qualification)

 

TOTAL COST OF COURSE IS £2400.00

*THREE TERMS EACH YEAR - 9.30am - 3.00pm

TOTAL COURSE IS A CONTRACT FOR THREE YEARS .

IT CAN BE PAID ANNUALLY (£800.00)

OR MONTHLY BY STANDING ORDER (£70.00) - 36 MONTHS

PLUS ADDITIONAL COSTS AS SHOWN BELOW

(complete 2 modules in each school term time and have school holidays off. It would be 6 consecutive Saturdays each half-term. The course would be completed in three years. ) TOTAL COURSE IS A CONTRACT FOR THREE YEARS

VENUE:     Fenland Room, The Pavilion, Recreation Way, 

                   MILDENHALL, Suffolk, IP28 7HG

STUDENTS HAVE TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN MATERIALS

East of England Area of NAFAS Certificated Course
(This gives you an Area Qualification & NOT National Certificate)

TOTAL COST OF COURSE IS £1500.00

*THREE TERMS EACH YEAR - 9.30am - 3.00pm

TOTAL COURSE IS A CONTRACT FOR TWO YEARS .

IT CAN BE PAID ANNUALLY (£750.00)

OR MONTHLY BY STANDING ORDER (£65.00) - 24 MONTHS

(complete 2 modules in each school term time and have school holidays off. It would be 6 consecutive Saturdays each half-term. The course could be completed in two years. ) TOTAL COURSE IS A CONTRACT FOR TWO YEARS

VENUE:     Fenland Room, The Pavilion, Recreation Way, 

                   MILDENHALL, Suffolk, IP28 7HG

STUDENTS HAVE TO PROVIDE THEIR OWN MATERIALS.

NAFAS/OCN CERTIFICATED COURSES  -  ADDITIONAL CHARGES

1. NAFAS Administration Fee: £10 per student registration per level. 

Payable in advance of registration and non-refundable. 

2. Logbook  for  each level

3. OCN OTC Ltd: varies depending on number of credits for each level

Payable in advance of certification and non-refundable.   

Please confirm current charges at time of accreditation.

COSTS COULD INCREASE SLIGHTLY AS REVIEWED ANNUALLY.

     

CHARGES

Payable to NAFAS at registration

(in advance and is non-refundable                                                    REGISTERING NAFAS £12.50 Level 1

REGISTERING NAFAS £20.00 Level 2

REGISTERING NAFAS £20.00 Level 3

REGISTERING NAFAS £20.00 Level 4

(includes logbooks)

 

Payable to OCN on successful completion 

at each level for CERTIFICATE

OCN Certificate Level 1 - £12

OCN Certificate Level 2 - £90

OCN Certificate Level 3 - £90

OCN Certificate Level 4 - £90

 

ABOVE ARE PRICES @ 2018                                               

RECOMMENDED HOURS NAFAS CERTIFICATED COURSE.             RECOMMENDED HOURS FOR AREA CERTIFICATED COURSE

NAFAS/OCN  (3 YEARS)                                                                                              AREA  (2 YEARS)

 

HOURS LEVEL 1 – 25 hours(3 credits)                                                                      HOURS LEVEL 1 -  30 hours  

HOURS LEVEL 2 – 187 hours (28 credits)                                                                 HOURS LEVEL 2 -  150 hours

HOURS LEVEL 3 – 290 hours (52 minimum)                                                            HOURS LEVEL 3 -  120 hours

HOURS LEVEL 4 -  115 hours (24 minimum)                                                            HOURS LEVEL 4 -  60 hours

TOTAL HOURS -  617                                                                                                    TOTAL HOURS -  360

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE - NAFAS
COURSE CONTENT - AREA

NAFAS Basic Certificate in Floral Art and Design Learning Content

LEVEL ONE  - Preparation for Floral Design

Unit 1 

Conditioning plant material, Preparation of floral foam, Simple mechanics, Simple containers, Simple designs. Health and Safety awareness

EAST OF ENGLAND AREA CERTIFICATED COURSE IN FLOWER ARRANGING

LEVEL ONE  FIRST STEPS - Introduction and Basics for Flower Arranging

Module 1

BASIC- mechanics, tools/equipment, bases, foams, containers.

Health & Safety, Types & Forms P.M. Conditioning.  Photography, Portfolio,

Basic Elements, Traditional Floral Designs: Round, Vertical, Triangle,

Assym Triangle, Parallel, 

Simple wiring 

NAFAS Intermediate Certificate in Floral Art and Design Learning 

LEVEL TWO - Preparation for Floral Design

Unit 1

Health and Safety, safe use of tools, recognising suitable plant material and conditioning.  Mechanics.

Unit 2: Elements & Principles of Design

Elements & Principles of design – line, form, colour, texture, space, balance, proportion, scale, rhythm, contrast, dominance and harmony. Explore and research colour schemes. Produce a monochromatic design emphasising texture.  Produce a design in complementary colours.  Recognise the importance of line, form, texture and space within a design.

Unit 3: Basic Shapes for Designs

The identification and construction of specific shapes for floral design – triangle, vertical, circular, hogarth curve and crescent. Artificial plant material. 

 

Unit 4: Floristry (1)

COSTING SHEET REQUIRED
The use of different gauge wires and tapes. Design and construct buttonholes and corsages.  Funeral sprays.  

 

Unit 5: Floristry (2)

COSTING SHEET REQUIRED

Different techniques required to hand tie.  Assemble hand tied designs – linear design, small posy, spiral.  Complete customer presentation.  Understand the methods and produce a basket design and a funeral spray.

 

Unit 6:  Introduction to Contemporary Design

The characteristics of both British traditional and contemporary designs. Methods of manipulation – bending, stapling, rolling and cutting. Produce designs incorporating these methods.  Different styles of parallel designs and construct designs.  Simple mechanics for hanging designs and produce two designs for hanging designs using different methods.

Unit 7:  Interpretative Design

The requirements for interpretative designs.  Research and development of themes.  Construction of interpretative designs.

 

Unit 8:  Botany and Horticulture

Simple plant parts – root, stem, leaf and flower and their functions. Transpiration.  House plants.  Designs with plants.  Simple botanical terms.

 

Unit 9:  Working to Customer Order

COSTING SHEET REQUIRED

Consideration of customers’ needs.  Themed settings.  Research and consideration of sourcing materials including packaging. Producing a budget and billing a customer.

EAST OF ENGLAND AREA CERTIFICATED COURSE IN FLOWER ARRANGING

LEVEL TWO - FURTHER STEPS TO FLOWER ARRANGING

 (INTERMEDIATE)

Module 2

Geometrical Floral Designs with Elements & Principles

Further Elements & Principles of Design and examples, Colour Theories,

Designs: Crescent, Inv. crescent, Hogarth, Diagonal, Oval or Round, Spiral

 

Module 3

Miscellaneous Designs, Landscape, Seascape, Still Life, Mobile/Stamobile,

Miniature/Petite, Modern Cascade,  

Emphasis on Elements/Principles (list), 

Further mechanics 

 

Module 4

Named Crafts, Swags, Garlands, Plaque, Pressed Pictures, 

Collage, Pallisade

Varied constructions, Further mechanics,

 

Module 5

Show Work and Festivals, Understanding & Planning,

Competitors Manual, What is Plant Material? 6 Interpretive Designs.

 including all foliage, plants & flowers, Incorporating fruit & Vegetables

 

Module 6

Preservation of Plant Material and Uses.

Skeletonising, Air Dry, Glycerining, Dessicants, Microwave, Waxing

Designs- illustrate each process, Make container using one/more process,

Include making skeleton phormium leaf

EAST OF ENGLAND AREA CERTIFICATED COURSE IN FLOWER ARRANGING

LEVEL THREE - PENULTIMATE STEPS TO FLOWER ARRANGING

 (ADVANCED)

Module 7

Design Boards and Inspiration from many sources

Sources: Architecture, Environment, People, Arts, etc.

Design and progression from the design boards

Module 8

Environmental Studies, Land Art, Driftwood

Cleaning and colouring driftwood and uses

Art in the Environment

 

Module 9

Historical Periods & Inspiration for Today (Cover all Periods)

3 Period Designs, 3 Designs inspired by periods 

Module 10

International Influences,

Dutch, Italian, French, German, Scandinavian, Belgium

6 Practical Arrangements, 

Looking at Floristry for inspiration 

NAFAS Certificate in Floral Art and Design Learning 

LEVEL THREE  N.B. Minimum of 52 credits required for certificate

Module: Historical Floral Design (Mandatory - 1 unit from groups)

Background to floral design in :

1) Ancient Egypt, Greek and Roman, Chinese, Italian Renaissance

2) Tudor, American Colonial, Dutch/Flemish, French Rococo

 3)Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and Art Nouveau, 1920’s and 1930’s

Unit:  Abstract & Late 20th Century  

Recognise the term Abstract Art. Recognise influences on late 20th Century design.  Understand the terms mobile, stabile and stamobile. Recognise inspirations from the manufactured world.  Recognise sources of inspiration for abstract design and recognise the term free form.

Unit:  Global Influences (Mandatory)

Construct a 3D design showing characteristics of a parallel style in a circular form.  Construct a hand tied bunch using innovative techniques and materials.  Manipulate foliage.  Understand the techniques, mechanics and plant materials required for pave/tapestry designs.  Understand and define various technical terms, i.e. caging, pinning, cushioning, veiling, etc.  Understand how to produce a structure for use as mechanics within a design and assemble a contemporary design incorporating a construction.  Define 5 innovative contemporary techniques.  Understand how geographical areas may influence choices in design.

Unit:  Special Occasions

Research, design and construct designs for specific situations – buffet table, top table, etc.  Design and construct hanging spheres and other shapes. Understand and construct floral designs to enhance an archway, canopy and marquee poles.  Research various styles of pedestal designs.  Construct a pedestal design for a stated occasion. 

Unit:  Still Life

Understand the term ‘Still Life’.  Research the work of 3 Still Life artists from 3 different centuries and progress design ideas.  Understand the construction of a Still Life floral design.  Produce and evaluate Still Life floral designs. 

Unit:  Competitions & Exhibitions

Health & Safety requirements.  Understand the structure of an organising committee. Prepare a Show Schedule.  Consider choices for selection of a Show entry and construct an exhibit for a Show.  Research and identify different methods of lighting. 

Unit:  Designs for Competitions

Understand the use of the Competitions Manual.  Design, construct and evaluate various designs as defined in the NAFAS Competitions Manual 2nd Edition 2009. 

Unit:  Sympathy Tributes

COSTING SHEET REQUIRED

Research the construction of different types of wreaths.  Understand the range of commercially produced bases, pillows/cushions. Natural plant material bases.  Consider the advantages/disadvantages to different types of bases. Consider different types of cross designs. 

Unit:  Bridal Work

COSTING SHEET REQUIRED

Construct a variety of personal decorations – headdress, floral tiara, Alice band, etc to incorporate both artificial and fresh plant material.  Construct a range of boutonniere/corsages using complex construction methods.  Construct designs for a prayer book, handbag and wrist/hand decoration.  Pedestal design.

Unit:  More Bridal Work

COSTING SHEET REQUIRED

Construct bridal bouquets – posy, hand tied and wired designs.  Construct pew ends and chair backs.  Research, design and construct a range of designs to complement different styles of cakes.  

Unit:  Botany and Horticulture 

Propagation.  Pruning of common Spring and Summer flowering shrubs.  Identification of a range of plants useful for floral design.  Preservation.

Unit:  Design Development (Mandatory)

The development of a design, or design work may begin from within a historical period or an artist’s lifetime, it may continue through further development to a conclusion in any appropriate unit at any level. It is essential that evidence of progression is seen to take place. 

Unit:  Management of Large Scale Designs

Health & Safety. Sourcing recording and researching designs. Planning design.  Selecting a team. Analysis of the project.

EAST OF ENGLAND AREA CERTIFICATED COURSE IN FLOWER ARRANGING

LEVEL FOUR - FINAL STEPS TO FLOWER ARRANGING

 (ADVANCED PLUS)

Module 11

Large Scale Designs & Installations, Large Pedestals

Traditional English Pedestal, Modern Pedestal,

Working in Groups, 

 

Module 12

Contemporary Designs and Techniques - (FLEXIBLE)

Ikebana and Minimalism, Abstract

Paint Techniques, Working with variety of Materials

Sculpture, Structures,  Containers etc as appropriate for these times

TEACHERS TRAINING COURSE

STEP-BY-STEP

First Step for Beginners and those who would like to improve their knowledge of the Elements and Principles of Design with traditional floral arranging, sometimes with a twist.

5 days x 5 hours = 25 hours @ £19.00 each day = £95.00

STEP TWO

Further Elements and Principles with further geometric designs.

NAFAS Certificate in Floral Art and Design Learning 

LEVEL FOUR 

Unit: Contemporary Floral Design 

Health and safety, use of objets trouvés, design principles, contemporary floral designs including two placements, hanging design, layered design, collage, adaptations from previous ages, use of processes including gluing, pavé, embellishment, manipulation, weaving

 

Unit: Environmental Floral Design

Health and Safety, design principles, use of naturally found objects, environmental floral design, artists using natural materials in the environment

 

Unit: Worldwide Floral Design

Differences between British and worldwide floral design, cultural and geographical areas, techniques used in worldwide designs, complex manipulation of plant materials, alternative mechanics, health and safety


Unit: - 3D Floral Based Designs For Funeral Tributes

COSTING SHEET REQUIRED

Costings, media for bases - commercial, wire and moss, natural stems, wet or dry foam, 3D designs for funeral, exhibition or show work, design principles, accent details, contemporary continental floristry, health and safety

Unit: Modern Floral Wedding Designs

Contemporary bridal floristry incorporating, bridal designs, buttonholes and corsages, contemporary floral designs, health and safety, design principles, modern techniques for construction of wedding designs

Unit: Interior Décor and Floral Design

21st Century interior design. Still life. Practical designs showing influence of 21st  Century interior design, design principles and elements, health and safety. Contemporary techniques and processes
 

Unit: Design Development

Exploration of the work of a range of contemporary artists in other fields and the production of an original piece of work

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