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CERTIFICATE III IN FLORISTRY

WHY FLORISTRY?

A Cert III in Floristry offers students a wonderful career in the exciting world of flowers.
If you love flowers and looking for a career that is creative, challenging and unique, floristry is the career for you.
This course is essential for those seeking a professional position in the floral industry. A Certificate III in Floristry prepares you to enter the industry as a fully qualified florist.

FOR A SUCCESSFUL FLORISTRY CAREER

Creativity and a love of flowers are the keys to a career in floristry.Your floristry skills will be put to use to celebrate some of your customers’ most important life experiences.
The Certificate III course provides a foundation of competencies across a range of floristry skills. You will learn creative skills, design and colour theory, as well as practical advanced construction skills and techniques for a wide range of arrangements suitable for weddings, corporate, special occasions and event staging.
You will learn how to choose store and care for botanical materials, wholesale sourcing and advanced retail skills. Industry work experience and participation in student floristry competitions is encouraged in this course.
The Flower School’s qualified and experienced floristry tutors will assist you to achieve the skills you will need to advance your career in the retail or creative floristry industries.

IN OUR ENRICHED PROGRAM YOU WILL LEARN

• Recognition of flowers and plant materials
• Construction of hand-tied bouquets
• Construction of wired floristry designs
• Construction of base medium floral designs
• Advanced colour and design theory
• Advanced floristry retail skills
• Communicating design ideas through sketches

 

Our goal is to give you the technical know-how and to teach you the best method, ‘tricks of the trade’. Our training is delivered through a series of practical and theory-based modules.

 

If you are passionate about flowers and want to spend each day creating, then The Flower School is the right place to begin your journey.

THE FLOWER SCHOOL IS VERY HANDS-ON

Each week you will create a variety of designs under the guidance of our talented team of trainers, with years of commercial, retail and bridal experience.
The Flower School staff are passionate and experienced professionals who will teach you the skills to become a fully qualified florist.
We will be attending flower markets, visit flower growers and other key industry groups on field trips. A student card will be issued so flowers can be purchased at wholesale price.
You will learn all the basic aspects, skills and techniques required to assemble a wide range of floral items including contemporary and traditional bouquets, arrangements and table centrepieces. You will also become proficient in basic wiring techniques for creating corsages, boutonnières and the all-time favourite flower crowns.
This course will provide you with a basic understanding on the care, storage and preparation of floral stock, display and retail skills. You will visit flower markets, growers and other events to obtain a broad knowledge of the floral industry.

 

You will be required to complete at least 10-12 hours study per week.

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