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Certification Practice Exam & FSMD Testing (Florida State Master Designer)

  • 22 Jul 2022
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, 14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821
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  • Fee includes all hardgoods and fresh floral product.
    On Saturday, all candidates can meet with the evaluators from 1:15pm to 3:00pm for one on one critiques. Evaluators will show the candidates ways to improve their designs to ensure a successful testing.



Certification Practice Exam & FSMD Testing

This Exam is open to anyone as a practice for an AIFD certifiaction exam (PFDE). 

Florida State Master Desinger - You must be a member  of FSFA in order to be eligible for this accreditation

Co-sponsored by AIFD Southern Chapter and FSFA, this exam follows the same protocols and testing format as the AIFD certification exam. Candidates will be given 4 hours to complete designs in the categories below. At the orientation, students will be given specific assignments for each category (except Designers’ Choice).  Evaluations will be based on criteria found in The AIFD Guide to Floral Design, Terms, Techniques and Traditions. 

Design Categories:

  •         Wedding·       
  •          Sympathy
  •         Flowers to Wear
  •         Arrangement
  •         Designers’ Choice

All fresh product, hard goods and materials will be provided. Candidates will be allowed to bring:

  •         Floral Knife
  •         Pruning Shears
  •         Wire Cutters
  •         Needle-Nose Pliers/Jewelry Pliers
  •         Ribbon Scissors
  •         Towel
  •         Snack
  •          Jacket - it can be very cool in the room

No electronics allowed in the testing room, including phones.

Friday, July 22, 2022

Please Eat Breakfast Before 

8:00am    Orientation/Prep 

8:30am    Exam

12:30pm  Exam Ends/Clean-up

Saturday : July 23, 2022   

8:00am - 10.00am Critiques

Exam Registration Fees:

$350.00 for all Candidates 

Limited to 10 candidates - all hardgoods and fresh floral will be provided. 

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