FAQ

Who should attend the Professional Florist Training Program? What level experience is necessary?

No prior experience in the floral industry is necessary! You will learn the skills and knowledge you need to work as a designer as well as many best business practices of running a florist shop.

If you have a little experience or are current employee in the floral industry, this course may still be for you. The Training Program will round out your knowledge to give you a complete understanding of floral designing for maximum efficiency and quality, with the most up to date design trends and current business practices.

Wedding floral design is included!

What is the class size of the Professional Florist Training Program?

Class size is limited to provide individualized attention to each student. Each and every design you make is individually reviewed by the instructor.

What classes are licensed by the state of Massachusetts?

The Professional Florist Training Program and Advanced Design Program are certificate-granting programs, licensed by the Massachusetts Office of Private Occupational School Education, Division of Professional Licensure.

Do you have private classes?

Yes! We will create a customized experience just for you – hands-on flower designing lessons for parties, special groups, fundraisers, businesses and more! Read more here and contact us to discuss your ideas.

Who teaches the classes?

Our seasoned instructors have years of industry experience as head designers, managers and shop owners.

Do you have parking?

Yes, there is metered on street parking. The school is located in a mixed commercial and residential neighborhood.

Where are you located?

The Cass School of Floral Design and associated retail store, Cass the Florist, are located in Watertown, Massachusetts, which adjoins Boston, Cambridge, Newton and Waltham. It is easily reachable via Storrow Drive, the Mass Pike, Route 128 or by public transportation.

What is your refund policy for Workshops?

Please see our workshop refund policy.

What is your refund policy for Professional Florist Training Programs?

Please see our professional florist training program refund policy.

How do I redeem a gift certificate?

Please use our contact us page and in the message section indicate the class or classes you are interested in enrolling in, date of the class or classes,  your gift certificate number and amount.  We will respond with a class confirmation or contact you if further information is needed.  Gift certificates can not be redeemed online at this time.