About the course

About the course

Explore your creativity and love of flowers, and help your career flourish with our exciting and innovative floristry course where you'll learn to work within the floristry industry as an assistant to senior florists or as a retail assistant within a florist shop.

Our highly skilled and supportive teachers will assist you in obtaining the underpinning knowledge and basic flower arranging skills to kickstart your career in floristry.  

Enoy our hands on training environmnent within our retail shop, Flowers on Elgar where you'll experience applying your floristry skills in making techniques such as bunches, bouquets, boxed arrangements, table centrepieces, corsages as well as dealing with real customers. 

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Course Details


Intake Dates & Course Length

February and July

Full time: 6 months (this is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9am-4pm)

Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.

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Career Outcomes

After successfully completing the Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) you'll be able to work within the floristry industry in a range of capacities, such as an assistant to senior florists or as a retail assistant within a florist shop.

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Entry Requirements

You must be at least 16 years of age 


To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.


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Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

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Pathways & Accreditation

Successful completion will enable you to apply for entry into the Certificate III in Floristry as a full time student or as an apprentice. You'll also receive credits for your previous study.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2

Fees & Finance Options

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

Government Subsidised ConcessionsGovernment Subsidised StandardFull Fee
Tuition Fee$577$2,886$6,523
Service Fee$160$160$160
Core Skills Support Fee$80$80$80
Material Fee$750$750$750
Retain Course Items$442$442$442
Total Course Estimate$2,009$4,318$7,955
Payable Estimate (at commencement)$1,985$4,100$7,834

Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2020 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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