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Tuition Fees:

Full Time, Part Time, Remote  $6,250.00                                

Night Course  $6,850.00 TBA (Expressions of interest please)

Subsidy $2,100.00    Concession $850.00    RPL Price on application

Apprenticeship and Traineeships Supported

We offer the Certificate 3 Guarantee and concession rates for eligible students. Your eligibility for concession or subsidised program fees is determined by your individual circumstances such as how old you are and what level of education you have.

Certificate 3 Guarantee Student Fact Sheet –

Sundry Fee – one off $115.00

Purchase of fresh flowers:

Full time day course – please allow approximately $70.00 – $100.00 in the first 6 weeks and a further $100.00 – $150.00 per week for the remainder of the course.

Part time night or one day a week course – please allow approximately $45.00 – $70.00

A pair of complimentary floristry scissors and small towel are supplied free of charge to each student upon enrolment (these are yours to keep).

  • Please note we follow the Queensland school holiday calendar year, coinciding with term breaks.
  • Class structures, times and teaching days may change without notice  allowing students to study at home

STUDY OPTIONS – Remote study options are available, live streaming class (via zoom)

We offer a few study options:

  • Full Time 3 days per week,
  • Part Time 1 day per week,
  • Night & one Saturday per month,
  • Remote (via Zoom)

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

Why Floristry? 

A Certificate 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

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

You will learn in our enrichment program:

 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.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Upon completion of this course, you will be eligible for employment as a fully qualified florist.  Your career is on its way to bloom! Opportunities for qualified florists exist in traditional retail operations including a range of corporate, event planning, styling, hospitality and other related fields.

Accreditation and Entry Requirements

Our training program is nationally accredited, innovative, and focused on developing you as a florist. Once you have been deemed competent in all units you will be awarded SFL30115 Certificate III in Floristry.

To enrol, you must be 15 years or over.  This course is open to the public and is designed for those desiring a career as a florist.