Concentrated Short Course In Floral Designing

Learn Money Making Skills---Reduce Stress and Have Some Well Deserved Fun In this Great Course from Rittners.....

  • 75 Hours
  • Starts Three Times Each Year

    • Run During The Day

    • In Spring---April---Over a Five Week Period
    • In Summer--- In June
    • In Summer---July/August---Over a Three Week Period

  • Diploma In Floral Design

Our Concentrated Course is a program specially designed for the busy person who wants a comprehensive course in professional floral design in as short a time as possible. It's for the person who wants to learn as much as possible as quickly as possible.

This is one of our most popular courses.......It is a diploma program, and attracts students from all over the United States as well as from overseas!! This is one terrific program!!


The Concentrated Course concentrates on Floral Designing. It starts quite simply, assuming no prior background, but also covers advanced floral design technique that is needed by people who want to work in flower shops, or open their own businesses....all in one course. Thus our Concentrated Course provides elementary, intermediate & advanced floral designing in a one course format that is definitely designed to accommodate people with busy schedules. It is ideal for the person who wants to concentrate primarily upon floral designing, and learn professional floral art skills, in an efficient & enjoyable format. The Concentrated Course is an ideal course for someone who wants to study at our school in Boston, yet has time considerations.

Although this program covers material at a faster pace than our other courses, it has been developed by people with graduate degrees in education, and is carefully paced so that you will still learn & have a good time!!!

We offer the Concentrated Course over a five week period during April and again during June. For those who need our training in an even shorter time frame, we offer the Concentrated Course over a three week period in July/August. (The August course involves a longer day in order to accomplish our course objectives in a shorter period of time. Again it is carefully structured and paced for your comfort and enjoyment.)

As in all of our floral design courses, our Concentrated Day Course has as its primary emphasis, hands-on workshop designing. While the course is definitely career oriented, many people really enjoy taking it for enrichment, stress reduction & social purposes as well. It's a serious course that is also great fun!!!

True to the Rittner formula of giving great value, you'll be designing with a variety of materials & taking home every floral design that you stylize. (not just some flowers used during the day... EVERY floral design you make--you take home!)

The Concentrated Course Contents Include:
  • Vase Arrangements
  • Wedding Designs
  • Sympathy Floral Designs
  • Flowers To Wear
  • Novelty Floral Designs
  • Some Party Floral Art
  • A Nice Mix of Traditional & Contemporary Styles

The designing in our Concentrated Day Program is quite varied and intense. Students master a wide variety styles and techniques. Want to learn how to make a huge hotel lobby type centerpiece? You will do it! Curious about how florists stylize those spiral wedding bouquets that are rounded with all those stems? You will master it! Multilevel floral art, designing in water, how to incorporate tropicals into your floral art, and a large range of designs and techniques are mastered. European and Eastern techniques as they enhance American Floral Approaches are presented. Students become familiar with an assortment of advanced concepts such as clustering, grouping, framing, pave, parallelism and more! Our approach is funky, contemporary and dynamic!

Imagine the reaction that you'll get from your friends & family as they see how your floral design skills develop!

Think of the thrill of admiring a large party design that you created!! The Concentrated Day Course assumes no prior background, yet with our expert instruction, you'll be amazed at how much you learn in a very short time!!!

The unique format of this course, starting simply, yet incorporating intermediate and advanced techniques gives our Concentrated Day Course students amazing value!


And if you think we are enthusiastic telling you about the course, we are just as enthusiastic teaching it!

In addition to learning an assortment of floral designs and techniques you will also learn important information about sources of supply, how to buy, the latest thinking about conditioning your flowers and profitable pricing.

And at Rittners Floral School, we have the specialized educational facility and resources, the educational know-how, the experience, and the motivation, to be able to assemble this kind of program that is both exceptional in content, and entertaining in presentation.

A Concentrated Course @ Rittners Floral School? What's In it For Me?

  • Floral Business Skills Seminar an optional certificate program available to people taking the Concentrated Day or Evening Programs.
  • Day Course discusses our longer Six Month Day Program.
  • Evening Course discusses our 12.5 Week Fall and Winter Evening Course in floral design.