2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
    Oct 04, 2022  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Floral Design Technology, CA [FLORDT-CT, 30 Total Credits]

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Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.


This certificate prepares students for the commercial floral design industry which encompasses private retail shops, wedding chapels, silk floral establishments and major resort hotels. Typical positions in floral establishments include owner/manager, lead designer, assistant designer or salesperson. A work experience program is also available for students wishing to obtain on-the-job training.


  1. Appraise and evaluate the basic tasks of a floral designer in a commercial setting by calculating, estimating and justifying market sheets for ordering product for shop needs, and acting as a consultant for weddings, special events and funerals.

  2. Assess criteria to select and recommend materials for the construction of floral decor to customer’s preference, using industry standards.

  3. Compose photographic images of floral design.

  4. Demonstrate math, communication, computer technology skills, and other core supervisory/entry level management skills in the floral design industry.

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