We’re renowned for offering the perfect blend of theory and practical hands-on training.

Our Professional Floral Design Program prepares students for a rewarding career in the floral industry through 105 hours of training, over a three-week session. Sessions run Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. To give each student individual attention and instruction, we limit the sizes of our classes.

Tuition is fully tax deductible. Each graduate will be issued a diploma. The Professional Floral Design Program is registered and approved under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.

CIFD is a proud member of the Ontario Association of Career Colleges and the National Association of Career Colleges.

Curriculum

  • Design Forms

  • Design Techniques

  • Principles and Elements of Design

  • Colour Theory

  • Proper Care & Handling of Fresh-cut Flowers

  • Basic Costing & Mark-ups

  • Wedding Etiquette

  • Funerals & Sympathy Tributes

  • Wholesale Flower Trade

  • Excursion to Flower Auction & Wholesalers

  • Written & Practical Evaluations

class Schedule 2019

  • January 14 to February 1

  • February 25 to March 15

  • April 8 to April 26

  • May 27 to June 14

  • July 8 to July 26 

  • August 12 to August 30 

  • September 16 to October 4 

  • October 21 to November 8

  • November 25 to December 13

class Schedule 2020

  • January 13 to January 31

  • February 24 to March 13

  • April 13 to May 1

  • May 25 to June 12

  • July 6 to July 24 

  • August 10 to August 28 

  • September 14 to October 2 

  • October 19 to November 6

  • November 23 to December 11

Canadian Institute of Floral Design is registered as a private career college under the  Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 .

Canadian Institute of Floral Design is registered as a private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.