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With our unique focus on industry skills, our training is practical, career-oriented and tailored to your needs. We connect with prospective students and help them to harness their passion to advance their career or find a new job by connecting them with the skills to thrive in their desired workplace.

We offer hundreds of courses across a range of industries with qualifications starting from entry level and certificate, through to advanced diploma and degrees.

Our small class sizes, qualified teachers, practical learning, modern facilities and industry placement, ensures you gain the skills and knowledge demanded by employers.

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Flowers on Elgar

Develop your designs and learn hands on floristry skills in our very own floristry retail outlet. Flowers on Elgar partner with Interflora and deliver special orders for functions, weddings and special occasions. Learn how to make bunches, bouquets, and boxed arrangements and retail skills on how to run your own florist.

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What qualifications do I need to be a florist?

A Certificate isn't required to become a florist however, it is ideal to have one and training so you are able to obtain a successful, flourishing career in floristry.

What is a Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)

A Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) is a course designed to equip you with the skills required to work in the floristry industry as an assistant to senior florists or to work as a retail assistant within a florist shop.

How do I learn to be a florist?

Our range of floristry courses at Box Hill Institute will provide you with the skills and knowledge to further your career in floristry.

Is floristry a good career?

Floristry is a beautiful career, its extremely inspiring as styles are forever changing. Who wouldn't want work with mother natures beautiful creations and be part of others wonderful memories?

What is the different between Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) and Certificate II in Floristry?

Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) is classed as a shop assistant roll, construction in basic floral designs and assisting senior florists.  Certificate III in Floristry is a senior floristry role, as well as customer service. 

What is a Certificate III in Floristry?

A Certificate III in Floristry is a course designed to enhance your creativity, skills and knowledge of floristry, preparing you for a career in the floristry industry.

How long does the Certificate III in Floristry course take?

The Certificate III in Floristry is completed in 1 year full time.