Introduction to
Flower Arranging

Learn to create beautiful flower arrangements.


Why take this course?

Flower arranging is a timeless art and a fun hobby. This course is designed for people interested in arranging fresh, dried and silk flowers and foliage in a suitable medium - perfect for decorating your home or creating thoughtful gifts for friends and family.

On completion of the course, you will be able to create a front facing, all round posy and a basket arrangement. 

What you will experience

Throughout the course you will be encouraged to produce various floral designs under tutor guidance, where you will discuss the theory behind selection of flowers, as well as important influences such as colour and design. You will also focus on preparation, how to recognise and select appropriate tools and how to securely attach materials. 

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Key facts

Mode of study

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

What you will need

Students will be required to bring fresh flowers each week as required.  This will be discussed at the first meeting of the course.

What you need to know

Anything else?

Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.

Next steps


At North East Scotland College

On successful completion of this course, you may want to progress onto other Floristry courses such as:



Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

This course is currently unavailable. Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information or register an interest.

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website:, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.