Certificate in
Floral Design

Eager to nurture your love for flowers into a vibrant creative career? 🌸✨ Embark on your journey with our Certificate in Floral Design! This program isn’t just a course—it’s a stepping stone to a flourishing career as a floral designer, where you’ll master the art of crafting stunning floral displays that breathe life and beauty into every space.

Become a Certified Floral Designer (CFD)

The Certificate in Floral Design Course is an engaging online journey that not only guides you in creating visually stunning and artistically refined floral arrangements but also equips you with the crucial skills needed to blossom into a successful floral designer. This course is your pathway to mastering the delicate art of floral design, setting the stage for a flourishing career in the vibrant world of floristry.

Why choose this course:

This course stands out with its easy to follow curriculum, seamlessly integrating fundamental floristry principles with practical tutorials, ensuring that you’re not just learning, but truly embracing and mastering the intricate art of floral design.

Equipped with access to a global network of wedding professionals, cutting-edge resources, and unwavering support, students are not only prepared but are driven to thrive in the colorful and creative world of floral design.

Whether you dream of crafting breathtaking floral masterpieces or aspire to establish a distinctive brand in floral artistry, this course is your pathway to success. It arms you with the knowledge, confidence, and competitive edge necessary to flourish in the dynamic floral design landscape.

Why Wedding Academy?

With up-to-date and industry-relevant content, students are guaranteed an education that is both current and comprehensive, ensuring they stay ahead in the ever-evolving wedding industry. 

The course’s flexible learning structure allows students to balance their studies with personal and professional commitments, offering a learning journey that adapts to their lifestyle. 

Beyond the course completion, ongoing training and support are available, providing a continuous learning environment that nurtures growth and development. 

Financial accessibility is also a priority, with various payment plans ensuring that the course is within reach, allowing students to invest in their future without financial strain. 

This holistic approach ensures that students are not just educated but are truly prepared to excel and innovate in the dynamic field of wedding planning.

Dynamic Learning, Real Application

Engage in a dynamic learning experience where theory seamlessly blends with real-world application. Dive into interactive sessions, explore case studies, and undertake your optional Certification project that refine your skills and boost your confidence.

Your Floral Design Toolkit

Gain exclusive access to essential templates, checklists, and resources – your secret weapons for becoming the go-to expert in floral design. From initial client consultations to handling unexpected twists, this toolkit has you covered every step of the way.

Community of Wedding Enthusiasts

Join a global network of passionate wedding enthusiasts, industry experts, and mentors. Collaborate, share ideas, and become part of a community that nurtures your growth, extending support beyond the course.

Ongoing Training and Support

Regular trainings and updates from the Head of Wedding Planning to implement the latest trends and techniques and the option of personalised paid coaching.


Embarking on a journey with the Certificate in Floral Design, where your passion for nature’s beauty blossoms into a distinguished career. 

This course is more than an educational path; it’s a dive into the vibrant world of floral design. You’ll gain a rich mix of industry-specific knowledge, hands-on techniques, and a prestigious certification that sets you apart in the flourishing floristry market.

Picture your natural talent for working with flowers becoming the hallmark of your professional identity, drawing in clients who seek your unique vision and opening doors to ambitious and artistic projects. The skills you cultivate here empower you to not just follow but lead trends, turning each floral arrangement into a living work of art.

But it’s not just about skills. This course is your gateway to an invaluable network. Build lasting bonds with mentors, industry peers, and fellow flower enthusiasts, all within a nurturing and collaborative community.

Graduation isn’t just the end of a course; it’s the beginning of a career marked by beauty, innovation, and leadership in an industry that turns everyday moments into celebrations of natural elegance.

Choose the Certificate in Floral Design and plant the seeds for a future where your love for floral artistry sets you apart in the ever-blooming world of floral design.

Meet Rosie Obeney

Introducing Rosie Obeney, our newly appointed Head of Floral Design. Rosie’s talent and dedication to her craft have earned her the prestigious title of East Anglia WEDDING STYLIST OF THE YEAR 2023 at The Wedding Industry Awards, a testament to her exceptional skills and vision in the world of floral design.

Her dedication to fostering creativity and community makes her not only a leader in floral design but also a valued mentor and collaborator within the industry.

Students will have exclusive opportunities to work directly with Rosie, including personalized one-on-one guidance. Additionally, Rosie will host monthly training sessions, offering invaluable insights and inspiration to aspiring floral designers

Access your course anywhere.

Gain flexibility in accessing your Wedding Academy course by seamlessly navigating it on a range of devices such as desktops, tablets, and mobile phones. 

Excitingly, as of 2024, we have introduced our dedicated app available for both Apple and Android platforms. This innovative app not only enhances the learning experience but also allows you to conveniently stream content to your television, providing an even more immersive educational journey.

Where you might find yourself now:

After this course:

This course is your entry into a world where every bloom contributes to a breathtaking masterpiece. Seize this opportunity to embark on a journey brimming with creativity, beauty, and boundless possibilities!

What You'll Learn

The course covers everything from selecting the perfect decor and floral arrangements to understanding lighting and fabric dynamics, ensuring every detail contributes to a harmonious and memorable event. Beyond the visual elements, you’ll also gain insights into effective client communication, vendor coordination, and the business acumen needed to thrive in the competitive wedding styling industry.

MODULE ONE - Wedding Flower Tutorials

Creating Unstructured Bouquets

Dive into the art of crafting unstructured bouquets, the heart of modern wedding elegance. In this module, you'll master the techniques to create bouquets that evoke a natural, organic feel. Learn the intricacies of selecting the perfect blend of flowers and foliage, and the secrets of using wire and tape to bring flexibility and life to your arrangements. Your final touch? A ribbon that adds a whisper of grace to your creation.

Buttonholes and Corsages

Explore the delicate world of buttonholes and corsages, quintessential elements that add a touch of sophistication to any wedding. This section guides you through choosing the right flowers and foliage, and the meticulous process of wiring and taping to construct designs that are not only beautiful but also resilient. Add the final flourish with ribbon or other ornamental touches, ensuring your designs stand out in elegance and style.

The Flower Crown

Step into the whimsical realm of flower crowns, a favorite for bohemian and rustic wedding themes. This module is your comprehensive guide to selecting and preparing flowers and foliage, constructing a secure and enchanting crown using wire and tape, and finishing with the perfect ribbon. Learn various techniques to craft diverse styles, from ethereal half crowns to captivating full crowns, ensuring every bride feels like a queen on her special day.

MODULE two - Styling with Flowers

Working with Flowers

Embark on your floral journey with the essential skills for working with flowers. This module introduces you to the art of selecting and conditioning flowers, ensuring longevity and vibrancy in your arrangements. Discover the techniques of using wire and tape to craft flexible, enduring designs, and add the final touch of elegance with ribbons or other decorative elements.

The Business of Flowers

Venture into the entrepreneurial side of floral design. This section delves into the crucial business aspects, including savvy pricing strategies, effective marketing techniques, and stellar customer service. Learn to price your designs smartly, market your brand compellingly, and deliver service that turns first-time clients into lifelong patrons.


Opulent Luxury

Master the creation of lavish, opulent centrepieces, perfect for high-end events and weddings. This module teaches you the techniques to construct extravagant displays, featuring exotic flowers, lush foliage, and luxurious elements that command attention and exude sophistication.

Modern Relaxed

Explore the art of designing modern and relaxed centrepieces, ideal for casual weddings and events. Learn to craft arrangements that embrace simplicity and elegance, incorporating natural elements like wood and stone to create a serene, inviting atmosphere.

Minimalist Chic

Dive into the minimalist chic style, perfect for contemporary weddings and events. This section guides you in creating sleek, sophisticated centrepieces with clean lines and geometric shapes, utilizing modern materials like metal and glass to achieve a cutting-edge, stylish look.

Four Part Long & Low Tutorial

Discover the elegance of long and low centrepieces, a favorite for banquet-style events and long tables. This comprehensive four-part module takes you through every step of the process, from selecting and arranging flowers to adding the final ribbons or decorative touches, ensuring your designs are as functional as they are beautiful.


Wedding Ceremony Set Up

Immerse yourself in the art of wedding ceremony set-up, where every detail contributes to the couple's dream day. This section teaches you to design the aisle, altar, and seating, creating a harmonious and stunning backdrop that resonates with the wedding's theme and style, setting the stage for an unforgettable exchange of vows.

Suspended Flowers

Ascend to the realm of suspended floral designs, a modern trend that adds a whimsical touch to wedding ceremonies. Learn to craft ethereal arrangements using hoops and wire structures, and add the final flourish with ribbons or decorative elements, creating a magical ambiance that captivates every gaze.

Styling an Outdoor Wedding Ceremony

Navigate the nuances of outdoor wedding ceremonies, where the beauty of nature meets the challenge of the elements. This section equips you with the knowledge to create beautiful, resilient ceremony designs that harmonize with the outdoor setting, using flowers and foliage that thrive in the natural environment, ensuring every moment is as picturesque as it is memorable.

Floral Lantern Arrangements

Discover the enchanting world of floral lantern arrangements, a choice that brings romance and warmth to any wedding ceremony or reception. Master the art of selecting and arranging flowers and foliage within lanterns, incorporating candles to enhance the ambiance, and crafting designs that perfectly echo the event's theme and style.

Staircase Installation

Elevate your floral design to new heights with stunning staircase installations, turning ordinary steps into a breathtaking floral showcase. Learn to choose and arrange flowers and foliage that enrich the beauty of the staircase, ensuring your design is not only visually striking but also cohesive with the event's theme and safe for all attendees.


Identifying, Buying & Storing Flowers

Delve into the fundamental skills of identifying, buying, and storing flowers, ensuring every bloom in your design is a symbol of perfection. This module takes you through recognizing various flowers and foliage, inspecting them for optimal health, skillfully negotiating with suppliers, and mastering storage techniques to keep your flowers vibrant and fresh, maximizing their beauty and longevity.

Buying Flowers Wholesale

Gain essential insights into the art of buying flowers wholesale, a critical skill for any floral designer aiming for excellence and efficiency. Learn to locate and partner with reputable wholesalers, negotiate favorable prices, and place orders in a way that ensures your flowers arrive in pristine condition, ready to become part of your stunning creations.

Flower Delivery

Master the crucial aspect of safely transporting and delivering flowers, an indispensable part of the floral design business. This section guides you on packing flowers securely, delivering them flawlessly to venues or client homes, and adeptly handling any challenges that may emerge during the delivery process, ensuring every floral arrangement arrives as a masterpiece of your artistry.

Conditioning Flowers

Uncover the secrets of conditioning flowers, a vital process to prolong their beauty and vitality. This module presents various conditioning techniques tailored for different flower types, including the proper way to cut stems, remove leaves, and use water to keep your flowers looking fresh and stunning for as long as possible.

Managing Your Kit Bag

Equip yourself with the knowledge to manage your kit bag efficiently, a cornerstone of any successful floral design venture. Discover the essential tools and supplies for your floral projects, learn how to keep your kit organized and well-maintained, and ensure you're always prepared with everything you need for each creative endeavor.

This course is your entry into a world where every bloom contributes to a breathtaking masterpiece. Seize this opportunity to embark on a journey brimming with creativity, beauty, and boundless possibilities!

Certificate in Floral Design

This course is your entry into a world where every bloom contributes to a breathtaking masterpiece. Seize this opportunity to embark on a journey brimming with creativity, beauty, and boundless possibilities!


Pay in Full or Payment Plan:

$697 USD

You’ll see the Course in your local currency on the next page.

Get Certified

The Wedding Academy is an industry certification body and recognised globally. Our courses are endorsed by an international Advisory Board of wedding professionals, and in some case stars, (David Tutera), who are all leaders in their respective fields. 

Student Community

The Wedding Academy Student Community, boasting over 1500 active students and graduates globally, offers a rich, collaborative platform that provides immense value, particularly to new graduates embarking on their professional journey. 

Being part of this vibrant community allows newcomers to tap into a wealth of knowledge and experience, facilitating learning beyond the confines of your course.

It’s a space where budding professionals can seek advice, share challenges, and celebrate successes with peers who understand the nuances of the industry.

Networking opportunities abound!

Meet Your Instructor

Kylie Lang (nee Carlson)

This course was developed originally by Kylie Lang, the Founder of The Wedding Academy. Although we continue to update the course content regularly, the foundations of wedding planning remain the same, so you’ll find a great deal of the original course content throughout the journey. 

Kylie Carlson’s journey in the industry is both rich and diverse, encompassing roles as a planner, stylist, and an educator. Her prowess as a designer is matched by her acclaim as an international entrepreneur, particularly noted for her expertise in marketing and innovative quiz designs.

Students will find Kylie to be not only knowledgeable but also approachable and engaging as an instructor, making the learning experience both enjoyable and enriching.

Have a Question?

The Academy is a private training organisation and the qualifications offered are both nationally and internationally recognised within the Wedding industry. There are no formal qualifications required to be a Wedding Planner, but studying with an industry recognised company like the Wedding Academy will not only equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed, but also give your future clients confidence that they are hiring a professional.

Our certificates are recognised and accepted as a proof of your knowledge and skills. They are also accepted as proof of your commitment to learning and professional development. The certificate will contain information about the course you have completed, such as the topics covered and the duration of the course.

At The Wedding Academy we are dedicated to providing you with the best courses and certificates that are recognised and accepted by the wedding industry worldwide. With our courses, you can be sure that you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in your chosen field.

Wedding Academy Global provides comprehensive support to Certificate Course Students.

 Here are some of the ways that the academy supports its students:

  1. Course Materials: All students have access to the course materials, which are designed to be clear and easy to follow. The materials include video lessons, downloadable resources, case studies, and quizzes to test your understanding.
  2. Mentor Support: Students have access to dedicated Mentors who provide guidance and support throughout the course. Mentors are available via email, phone, and online discussion forums to answer any questions and provide feedback on assignments.
  3. Student Community: Students can connect with other students in the course through online discussion forums, allowing for networking and collaboration with peers in the industry.
  4. Live Trainings: Wedding Academy Global provides regular live trainings and events that cover a range of topics related to the wedding industry. These events are an opportunity for students to connect with instructors and guest speakers and ask questions in real-time.
  5. Job Opportunities: Wedding Academy Global provides job opportunities through its industry connections and network of graduates. This allows students to gain experience and build their careers in the wedding industry.

Overall, The Wedding Academy provides a supportive and collaborative learning environment, giving students the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to succeed in the wedding industry.

The course is self-paced, so you can complete it at your own pace. However, the estimated time to complete the course is 12 weeks.

We update the course regularly to ensure that the content remains current and relevant. Core updates happen at least once a year.

All Wedding Academy courses are online and available to students from anywhere in the world. The course materials are entirely online, and students can access the course materials and resources at any time, from any device with an internet connection. 

The online course delivery format allows students to study at their own pace and complete the course from the comfort of their own home or office. Students can also connect with instructors and fellow students through online discussion forums, email, and live webinars, giving them the opportunity to network and collaborate with others in the wedding industry.

Yes, upon successfully completing any of the Certification Courses offered by Wedding Academy Global, students will receive a certificate of completion.

The certificate is a recognition of the student’s achievement in completing the course, and it verifies that the student has gained the skills and knowledge required to work as a professional wedding planner, stylist, or business owner.

The certificate is issued by The Wedding Academy and is internationally recognized, making it a valuable addition to your resume and professional portfolio.

In addition, The Wedding Academy provides ongoing support to its graduates, including access to its job board, industry connections, and networking opportunities. This support can help graduates to establish their careers in the wedding industry and continue to grow and develop their skills and knowledge.

I firmly believe that this course has been the best investment for my future!

The Wedding Academy provides up-to-date and in-depth knowledge, tools of the trade, work experience, support in the creation of your business, a lot of opportunities to grow and test yourself and many possibilities for networking with experts and creatives.

Monica Naclerio

Certificate in Floral Design

This course is your entry into a world where every bloom contributes to a breathtaking masterpiece. Seize this opportunity to embark on a journey brimming with creativity, beauty, and boundless possibilities!


Pay in Full or Payment Plan:

$697 USD

You’ll see the Course in your local currency on the next page.

PHOTOS: Robynn & Jonathan | Wedding Planner & Stylist Darling Don’t Panic | Floral Sassafras Wedding | Photography Katie Harmsworth | Venue Stones of the Yarra Valley, VIC Australia

David Tutera

Leading Wedding & Entertaining Expert, David Tutera is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability, uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena. Tutera has created a name for himself by taking his passion for designing spectacular events and transforming it into a lifestyle.

He continuously exceeds the expected with an unmatched level of inspiration, imagination and innovation to create the latest trends in entertaining. Tutera’s grandfather, a successful florist, first noticed his grandson’s artistic ability at an early age and encouraged David to pursue his destiny. At age 19, with the sound advice of his grandfather and only one client, David opened his own event planning business.

Today, David Tutera presides over an award winning company built from experience, dedication and Tutera’s natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision. David Tutera has a natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision.

Honored by Life & Style Magazine as “Best Celebrity Wedding Planner,” David’s impressive client list includes Jewel, Star Jones’ wedding, Real Housewife Taylor Armstrong’s wedding, Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul’s wedding, NY Giants Antonio Pierce’s wedding, Shannen Doherty’s wedding and events for Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Brandy and Ray J, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Lil’ Kim, the Official Post Grammy Parties in New York City, Elton John, Barbara Walters, the Rolling Stones, Nancy Reagan, Prince Charles, The White House, private events for the Vice President, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Susan Lucci, The John F. Kennedy Center, as well as countless film premieres and celebrity parties for royalty, politicians and socialites.

Tutera has also designed events for several charities including the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. David has made guest appearances on Today, Extra!, Good Morning America, The View, CNN, The Rachael Ray Show, The Talk, Steve Harvey, Wendy Williams and many more. In addition People, USA Today, In Touch, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, In Style, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Bridal Guide and Town & Country have all featured his work.

Tutera has also made special television appearances in the popular daytime soap, The Young & the Restless and TV Land’s The Exes. David lives in Los Angeles with his husband Joey, daughter Cielo and their rescue dog Lucy.