iCEV offers optional study materials designed to prepare individuals for the Benz School of Floral Design Principles of Floral Design Certification exam. The preparation materials consist of a playlist, which includes a combination of video and PowerPoint® lessons created in collaboration with our industry partners to teach and reinforce the industry standards tested for by the certification. Explore the preparation materials below.
The Benz School of Floral Design Principles of Floral Design Certification verifies students have acquired the knowledge and skills to begin a career in the floral industry.
A wedding consists of numerous floral arrangements. Join us as we take a look at the preparation of floral arrangements for a wedding ceremony and reception. This presentation covers everything from the floral consultation to the final arrangements at the ceremony and reception. Options for numerous floral arrangements and decorations are discussed, along with creation of the most common wedding arrangements.
Bereavement arrangements can be a large part of the daily orders in a floral shop. This presentation covers the most common funeral arrangements along with a discussion of popular flowers and flower colors for funerals. Follow a design from the beginning to the finished product. A discussion with a funeral director is included to further explain the importance and significance of flowers in bereavement settings.
Comprehending the correct use of flowers and plants for floral arrangements is vital to the success of a florist and an arrangement. This presentation describes the various plants and flowers used in floral arrangements. Each flower will be classified into one of four categories: line, mass, form and filler. Additional flowers which do not fit into these three categories are classified with plants into the following categories: foliage and greenery, and potted plants. The students will learn both the botanical and common name of the flowers and plants along with their countries of origin. With assistance of pictures, students will be able to classify and identify each flower or plant in the presentation.
History of Floral Design
Floral Design Basics: Principles & Elements
Floral Design Basics: Techniques
Geometry in Floral Design
Floral Design Tools
Post Harvest Care of Cut Flowers
Corsage & Boutonniere Preparation
Critiquing Floral Arrangements
Flower Business Management