Let your career grow with our floristry course!

Are you creative, have an eye for detail and design and would love to work organically? Do you like to make people smile?  

Then floristry could be the career for you.

Our innovative, highly skilled and award winning floristry teachers will assist you in gaining a recognised floristry qualification that will assist you in developing or enhancing your floristry career.  

In our floristry course, you’ll specialise in botanical knowledge and practical floristry skills to be ready to create and construct a range of hand tied, base medium and wired floristry designs.  

Put your innovative floristry skills to the test with hands on experience in our retail shop, Flowers on Elgar. You’ll gain knowledge in floristry specific subjects focusing on how to recognise, receive, store, prepare and care for flowers, as well as sourcing floristry stock, displays, customer service and merchandising.

You’ll also have the opportunity to prepare arrangements for various functions and events and experience the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show as well as many industry excursions.

National Code SFL30115
Study Areas Floristry
Study Level Certificate III
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 1 year

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3,700.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $740.00
Full Tuition Fee $14,800.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $1,312.50
Retain Course Items*** $442.00

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

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

February and July

Full time: 1 year (3 days per week)

Box Hill

You must be 17 years or over (or mature age) and possess an aptitude for floristry.

Successful completion will enable you to gain relevant industry experience and then you can apply for our Certificate IV in Floristry.

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3

This course will set you up to apply for employment in the floristry industry as a fully qualified florist.  

Many students become specialists working in areas such as weddings, functions, retail and studio or corporate work.

You will be required to complete 21 units in total (16 core and 5 elective units).

Last updated: February 22, 2019 12:54pm