Typically, employers will seek candidates who have at least six months of professional experience within the trade. If you decide to become a CFD, you may be able to bypass this common requirement.
In commemoration of your status as a CFD, you will receive a certificate, pin and a listing in the AIFD’s online and printed directories.
There are currently no AIFD-approved programs for floral designers located in Oklahoma. Therefore, in order to earn certification in this state, you will need to complete the PFDE online test and hands-on design evaluation, which will require an enrollment fee of $150, as well as an exam fee of $1,550.
An annual payment of $124 is required to maintain certification. Additionally, you will need to complete at least 25 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) every three years. The AIFD provides an online list of the multitude of ways available to earn CEUs.