Sympathy Floristry & Handtied Bouquet Module 2

NOTS in conjunction with Kay's School of Floristry are hosting a 4 day Intensive Commercial Sympathy & Funeral Floristry Course also incorporating our Presentation Hand Tied Workshop.  

If you are thinking of either working from home to earn a second income, freelance or in a flower shop?

 this course is essential for your training.

This module 2 Sympathy & Funeral Floristry Course covers all aspects of funeral floristry, from dealing with the bereaved, marketing your business to undertakers and choosing flowers suitable for different funeral arrangements .  

Some of you  may think this course is a  sad course where in fact it is probably one of our most fun course as most of our students are returning students who have completed Module 1 Commercial Flower Arranging and are telling us all of their recent flowery experiences and asking advice.

Most students enrolling on our Commercial Sympathy & Funeral Course have completed Module 1 Intensive Flower Arranging Course or equivalent, however this is not a requirements but some knowledge of flowers and flower arranging would be an asset.

Course Time: 10am – 3.30pm each day.

Course Dates:

Cost: NOTS are providing 25% funding for employees and self employed participants. The cost of the course will be €450.00 for eligible students or €600 for non members. 

To check eligibility or to book a place please contact N.O.T.S (National Organic Training Skillnets) on 071 964 0688 or email

It is essential that if a company wishes to avail of the reduced rate that they secure their place in advance, as places ae not guaranteed and funding is limited.




450 if eligible

Course Content:

Funeral Floristry Theory covered on this

Funeral Flower Course

Practical Funeral Floristry / Demonstration covered on this Module:

During this Commercial Sympathy & Funeral  Floristry Course Kay's School of Floristry try to organise a trip to The Dublin City Flower Market and introduce you to some of the Wholesale Flower Suppliers based there.

During your Sympathy & Funeral Flower Training you are provided with step-by-step instructional notes and an itemised list of the materials required for each funeral design and also included is how to cost each funeral design and the commercial selling price you would expect to get for each funeral flower design

As part of Module 2 you also cover the Presentation Hand Tied Bouquet Workshop. Hand tied Flower bouquets are flowers specifically arranged to make a lasting impression and ready to be placed directly into a flower vase, however as they are made in their own Aqua Pack, these Presentation bouquets can be free standing requiring very little maintenance.

Hand-tied Presentation Flower bouquets are ideal for any occasion, be it Birthdays, Anniversary, New Baby, Thank you or Condolences.

Presentation Hand-Tied Flower bouquets are without doubt one of the most requested flower bouquets in a flower shop for any special occasions so they form the basis of any floristry training. 

In order to maximize your retail sales or employment potential, it is vital that you master the technique of Hand- Tied Bouquets in Aqua Packs.


At the end of the course you will have learnt the following: