Are you passionate about flower design and thinking about a career in floristry?
In this first course BASIC DUTCH FLOWERSTYLIST that is based on the solid Dutch Flower Arranger system (DFA1) Master Florist Diny Blom teaches you all the basic skills you need as a professional florist and flower arranger. As a beginner or enthousiastic you will develop your personal creativity and skills. This training is aimed at preparing beginner florists for the workplace. So if you are considering a career change into floristry, this is your chance!
Content of training – floral design basics
In this course we use the method and books of DFA (Dutch Flower Arranger) and our own Blomatelier flowerguide as a guideline.
For beginners the following DFA subjects will be taught:
all types of handtied bouquets, weddingbouquets, corsages and body decorations, funeral designs, and good basics for the important topics below:
Creative extra Blomexperience!
Apart from these basic DFA skills you will also:
- Train new techniques such as wiring, pinning and gluing.
- Study flower names at the flower auction and learn all the tricks and tips of the trade and buying at wholesalers.
- Visit trendy florists & flower events
- Explore your own creativity by assisting on weddings and projects on demand.
The training consists 3 sessions of 20 lessons and 10 extra practice days in a Dutch Flowershop. The more you study the better results you will have.
Floral Design Certification
Flower Arranger (DFA) 1 exam takes place at the famous Clusius College in Alkmaar together with other Dutch students in Mai 2020 or 2021.
Most of the training will be held at Blomatelier, however some of the preparation towards the exam will take place at Alkmaar .
After 20 lessons you will be tested on all the subjects you have studied and will receive a certificate. As a certified European Judge Floristry Diny Blom will coach you towards this exam and help you to achieve the next level. This certificate will also mention all the extra experience you have achieved.
More than a flower school!
Training at Blomatelier is more than going to a flower school. People of at least 35 different nationalities have already come and studied with Diny Blom. Her drive, expertise and creative enthusiasm have led many students to a higher level of floral design.
Beside International Florist Training Center we are an atelier, shop and gallery. We specialise in unique floral designs for weddings, funerals and companies. We are also well known for our inspiring workshops and fashion flower events and amazing fieldtrips. Sometimes Diny will offer you the opportunity to join in and gain extra practical and creative experience.Languages
It is necessary that students speak (some) English, German or Dutch. Diny will help you to train your Dutch and English if you want.
Ask us for your personal trainingfee.
We have students coming in every saturday because they live in the Netherlands or students coming over for 6 till 8 weeks from abroad .
If you wish to master special topics without the stress of the exam that is also a reason to study at Blomatelier.
Contact Diny by email or direct on her cell phone if you have any questions or bookings. It is also possible to come without taking the exam but learning from your own bucketlist. And including a certificate with all the studied objects and tasks
Diny thank you so much that I am a DFA1 graduate now! Will miss your weekly saturday training !
Start your flower career now !
I have limited time and I want to become a real specialist in wedding floral design. Can I study one subject only?
This is also possible . Please check the possibilities for weektrainng. In school you have to wait for the slowest student. Personal training at Blomatelier you work at your own speed and master the subjects of your personal interest.
As an expat I will live in Holland for 2 years. I like to have floral design training on a regular basis.
This is a wonderful way of developing your creativity and passion for flowers.. You can choose between 2 private classes: Creative Dutch Floral Design ( 20 – 40 lessons of 4 hours) or Blom Master Classes ( 10 or more lessons of 1.5 hour) .
Diny thanks for your wonderful coachingskills . I feel so much more confident now to start my own floral studio in Taiwan.