Are you a dreaming of your career in floristry?
The course Dutch Flower stylist is meant for everyone who wants to learn the basic professional skills of flower arranging. The training is aimed for persons who want to prepare themselves for working in a flower shop or starting up your own company in the future. Floristry comes from the heart and is a demanding profession and not for beauty queens. And Blomatelier has a waitinglist and Diny only takes students with passion and devotion.
Content of training – floral design basics
In this course, we use the method and books of DFA (Dutch Flower Arranger) and our own Blomatelier flower guide as a guideline. Also we use Youtube and books from our large international Florist Library for training. And the most important part of the training is on the job .. to practice and keep practacing to gain skills and speed.
Topics are all types of handtied bouquets, weddingbouquet and floral designs, corsages and bodydecorations, bowl arrangements, wall decoration, cardecoration, contemporary designs, classical table arrangements, funeral designs, plant arrangements..etc.
The training consists practical and theory lessons from the DFA 1 book and if you wish to speed up extra practice days in a Dutch Flowershop or training on the job at Blomatelier. Assisting on projects. The more you study the better results you will have.
Blomatelier & Clusius College Exam Training
Most of the training will be held at Blomatelier but the joined venture with the famous Clusius College brings you more.
Because Blomatelier students join the exam together with Dutch Clusius students we will also have a few exam training sessions together.
Sharing knowledge and inspiration and also learn about eachothers preperation of your own free style design for your exam.
You will receive a diploma of the Clusius and a certificate of Blomatelier with all your studied subjects after you passed the exam.
Join our fantastic fieldtrips
- to the worlds largest auction in Aalsmeer and wholesalers
- selecting your own flowers at Plantion wholesalercenter in Ede
- cycling experience at the National Park Hoge Veluwe and Kroller Muller Museum with worlds largest Van Gogh Collection
- Explore your own creativity by assisting on weddings and projects on demand.
- Preparation 2 evenings for exam in Alkmaar.
- Amsterdam tour to Hermitage Museum
- Meet and greet with top Florists and learn tip and tricks ( for florist starting own company )
TRAINING WITH A PERSONAL TOUCH AND FEEL
Floral Design Certification with Clusius College Alkmaar
Blomatelier has a joint venture with Clusius Alkmaar. Head teacher Stef is examination organisor coaching you with Diny towards your exam.
Dutch Flower STylist Course (DFA system) exam takes place at the famous Clusius College in Alkmaar together with other Dutch students in Mai June or July 2022 ( Due to Corona we cannot plan the date yet).
Most of the training will be held at Blomatelier, however some of the preparation towards the exam will take place at Alkmaar .
Blomatelier has a unique concept!
Training at Blomatelier is more than going to a flower school. People of at least 44 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.
This Floral Design method in the DFA are the best basics you can learn Dutch Master Florist Diny Blom and experienced European Judge Floristry She was born between flowers. Diny worked at top flowershops , schools and hotels all over the world and has been coaching over 43 nationalities at Blomatelier. She will make sure that you will develop your personal creativity and skills.
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.
OPTION 1.STUDENTS LIVING IN THE NETHERLANDS OR BELGIUM
Training every 2 weeks on a fixed day tuesday, thursday , friday or saturday.
The all-inclusive fee of the training, all the flowers, leaves, and dead materials, , use of vases and containers, study-books and flower guide, use of the florist library, attending field-trips and 18 lessons of 6 hours all inclusive € 5950.–. Can be spread out in monthly terms.
Plus examinationfee of € 500.– to Clusius College cash on final exam day.
OPTION 2. STUDENTS LIVING ABROAD TRAINING IN SMALL GROUPS
Training 3 times 2 weeks in small groups ( maximum 4 ) on fixed dates.
In January 2022 2 weeks In March 2 weeks and 2 weeks before exam in June 2022. ( No date planned due to covid )
The all-inclusive fee of the training, all the flowers, leaves, and dead materials, , use of vases and containers, study-books and flower guide, uslibrary, attending field-trips . 3 x 2 weeks of 4.5 days and 2 hours monthly support by whattsapp or videocall. Fee is 3 x € 2250– and € 500.– cash for test exam and ex on examination day.
OPTION 3. STUDENTS LIVING ABROAD Training on a personal plan
Individual The all-inclusive fee of the training, all the flowers, leaves, and dead materials, , use of vases and containers, study-books and flowefield-trips . 3 x 2 weeks of 4.5 days . Fee is 6 weeks ( personal scedule with Diny …in 1 or 2 or 3 week sessions ) of € 1350.– a week plus € 500.– examinationtraining and examfee
Contact Diny by email or direct on her cell phone if you have any questions or wish to book. 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. But due to covid 19 we can have limited students and only take students that fit in regarding time table and personality.
NEED TRAINING WITH A PERSONAL TOUCH AND FEEL….
CHOOSE THE TRAINING OPTION THAT SUITS YOU!
This is also possible . Please check the training options 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.
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) .