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Floristry 1 - Introduction

Non-accredited Short Course

Begin your journey to becoming a Florist!

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Southport Start date: 11 Mar 2023 Duration: 2 weeks
Full Fee

Course overview

Calling all creative people!

This introductory course is for those with a desire to enter the Floristry Industry or the hobbyist wishing to learn the fundamentals of Floristry, giving a basic introduction to the flowers, sundries, accessories and tools needed to successfully create beautiful floral designs.

In this course you will explore different ways to arrange flowers, learn how the principles and elements of design apply, gain knowledge on how to care and condition fresh flowers and plant materials, and develop the basic skills needed to get you on your way.

For those with a real passion for Floristry, participants will be advised on pathways to formal qualifications.

Upon completion of each session in this practical course each participant will have their own floral designs to take home with all flowers and materials required to complete each design supplied.

Topics include.

  • Single presentation flower – gift wrapping and bow construction techniques
  • Buttonholes and corsages
  • Hand tied bouquet
  • Boxed arrangement

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register.

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
11 Mar 2023
2 weeks
9.00am - 3.30pm
  • Full fee: $660

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Floristry 1 - Introduction (NONAC10019)

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Floristry 1 - Introduction

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

There are no specific entry requirements.

Resources required
  • Students will be loaned tools by the teacher each week. Flowers and decorative items are included in your enrolment fee and are non-refundable.
  • Please bring a pen and a notebook.
  • Please wear comfortable, enclosed, non-slip footwear.
  • You need to present your Confirmation of Enrolment to the car park attendant each week to be eligible for discounted parking.
Need to know

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Enrolment fee includes course supplies provided at each class by the teacher which are non-refundable.


University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.