Basic Floral Design Online

"I could not believe how well your program prepared me for this seminar. The master designers were wonderful and I learned so much, but without your basic training, the seminar would have been an experience in frustration and I would have learned very little".

A Bespoke style centerpiece features red roses, purple hydrangeas, pink and white striped carnations, chocolate calla lilies, blossoming spring branches, and an assortment of foliage in a gold compote.

This is why the Floral Design Institute Basic Floral Design Online Program is acclaimed as the most complete and comprehensive online floral design training program in the world. Our program will provide all of the training necessary for a professional floral design career position, or to allow you to launch your own floral business. The program is an approved pathway for the achievement of your Certified Floral Designer status.

A Bespoke garden styled wedding bouquet features blush and cream roses, hot pink peonies, garnet orchids pink protea, burgundy dahlias, and an assortment of foliage.

Floral Design Institute is a licensed by the department of education, recognized as an AIFD Educational Partner, and an approved educational pathway to AIFD certification and accreditation. All of our instructors are Certified Floral Designers and five have been awarded Accreditation by the American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD). 


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A gorgeous floral casket scarf mixes peach roses and spray roses, pale green hydrangea, lily grass, and Italian ruscus, then is finished with brown satin ribbons.

The training is broken down into 31 separate Instruction Segments. Each segment may include a combination of reading, videos, quizzes, design submissions and essay submissions. This is a hands-on program and you will be completing assigned floral designs which you will photograph and submit to your instructors for evaluation, critique, and suggestions for improvement. The instructors may also suggest additional training exercises to help you improve you skills.

A petite line corsage mixes two kinds of roses with wax flower, seeded eucalyptus, and Italian ruscus, then is finished with pale pink sheer ribbon.

As you progress through your lessons, you will learn new skills and develop the proficiency necessary to apply these skills. You will be amazed at how quickly you will master the skills of floral design. Our proven teaching methods will have you ready to step into a job upon completion of the program. You will learn and understand the elements, principles, forms, styles and techniques of floral design. You will learn how to make all of the most popular floral arrangements, and how to price these arrangements. You will learn how to design wedding flowers, party flowers, sympathy flowers, holiday designs, and flowers for special occasions. You will learn all about the most common flower varieties, the latest techniques for the care and handling of flowers, where and how to buy wholesale flowers, and so, so much more.

This lovely monochromatic hand tied bouquet mixes bright yellow roses, sunny Gerbera daisies, and pincushion protea with lily grass, plumosa, and other foliages.

After you have successfully passed your final exams we will immediately send you your Floral Design Institute Graduation Certificate of Achievement. You will now possess not only a Graduation Certificate from one of the most respected Floral Design Schools in the world, you will also own a complete photographic portfolio of your own floral design work plus, the knowledge, the training, the skills, and the practical experience that will allow you start a career as a floral designer. 


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This beautiful floral design mixes orange lilies, craspedia, red blooms, eryngium, salal, Italian ruscus, and features a petite bird's nest with tiny eggs.