Grow and nurture a career in floristry. Our floristry course is well suited for those with a creative spririt, an eye for design and the enjoyment of working with organic materials.
Industry trained floristry teachers take you on a journey developing and enhancing your floristry career. You will learn about the industry through a range of experiences, including excursions to flower growers and markets, preparing arrangements for a wide range of functions and events including the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.
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 floristry skills to the test with hands on experience in our retail shop Flowers on Elgar, where you will develop innovative skills to deal with real customers and provide solutions for them.
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.
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20 Sep 2019 at 02:00PM AEST
February and July
Full time: 1 year (3 days per week)
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
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 must be 17 years or over (or mature age) and possess an aptitude for floristry.
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.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
Successful completion will enable you to gain relevant industry experience and then you can apply for our Certificate IV in Floristry.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|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|
You will be required to complete 21 units in total (16 core and 5 elective units).
People working in many industries apply the skills and knowledge in this unit.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop simple drawing techniques for representing and communicating ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form. In a work or learning context this unit may relate to visually communicating ideas about objects, as well as the use of space, narratives or the steps in a process.
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