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Sydney Flower School

Learn + Create + Connect + Grow

We are a bunch of passionate flower folk who have come together to spread our love of floral design and to share our skills and industry knowledge. With a range of both online and face-to-face workshops you’ll find there’s a session just for you – be it a one-off lifestyle class, a floral styling short course or our industry and event focussed professional career pathways.

It is our dream for Sydney Flower School to be the go-to for all flower-loving folk looking for a network of fellow inspiring, supportive, collaborative, skilled, passionate, creative folk.

Our face-to-face sessions are currently held on-site at Sydney Markets, Flemington – a hop, step and jump away from our happy place... Sydney Flower Markets!

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      • 5 Day Floral Fundamentals [Saturday's]

        Sydney Flower School is proud to offer this intensive, industry-focused course (over 5 x consecutive Saturday’s) where you will gain the skills, knowledge and industry information to get you well & truly started on the path to a new professional career in Floral Design.

        Guided by our extremely skilled & experienced teaching team you will acquire knowledge on:
        - how to care & condition flowers
        - the names of all the flowers & foliages you will use
        - what ‘sundries’ are & what equipment is essential for your toolbox
        - the principles of colour and design
        - how to quote, cost & communicate with clients
        - small business acumen

        The floral designs you will construct range from:
        - hand-tied posy
        - flower crown
        - gift bouquets
        - table arrangement
        - corporate vase design
        - corsage & buttonholes
        - wedding table styling
        - a bonus tour of the Sydney Flower Market

        Together our team possesses years & years of expereince in all aspects of the floral industry from owning florist shops to large event styling businesses, to floral award winners & love to share their immense talent & knowledge with their students.

        COURSE DETAILS
        - you do not have to have any design experience to enrol in this course – in fact, most people who take our classes have no experience
        - all floral content, equipment & materials are all included in the cost of the class..
        - for Work Health & Safety purpose students are to wear fully enclosed comfortable footwear
        - we suggest you bring a bottle of water & snack/s due to the sessions going all day (there is a water cooler + urn onsite)
        - all SFS classes & courses require a minimum of 4 participants to proceed
        - you will be contacted should enrolments not meet the minimum required number & a transfer to a future date or credit note will be offered

        WHAT WILL I GET OUT OF THIS COURSE?
        - Certificate of Participation with all designs listed
        - the skills & confidence to successfully venture out as a floral professional with confidence
        - become a Friend of Sydney Flower School & receive 10% discount off any subsequent course or class
        - the opportunity to meet, work along side & network with other keen floral-minded folk

        PAYMENT METHODS
        Pay in full online or speak to us about a personal instalment plan

        COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS
        - all SFS face-to-face classes are currently limited to 8 students
        - classrooms are set up to adhere to current social distancing measures
        - hand sanitiser & masks are supplied for the use of all students & SFS teaching team
        - classrooms, bathroom & kitchen will be sanitised prior to each lesson

      • Bridal Table Styling

        Join us for this 2.5 hour session where wedding floral styling meets visual merchandising! Under the guidance of our masterful event specialist teachers you’ll work in a team with your fellow students to design, construct & display with all of our supplied florals, foliages & props for an inspired, personal bridal table.

        As with all our event design sessions, you’ll have the opportunity at the end of the class to ask questions, discuss the event installation & work through the all-important costing & quoting of this specific design.

        We promise you’ll gain not just the skills to offer & construct this design to your prospective clients but the confidence to invite them to include personal touches to their bridal table, knowing their treasured pieces will be displayed with considered competence.

        COURSE DETAILS
        - you do not have to have any design experience to enrol in this class – in fact, most people who take our classes have no experience
        - all floral content & materials are included in the cost of the class – students are not required to bring any florals or equipment
        - for Work Health & Safety purpose we request all students wear fully enclosed comfortable footwear
        - all SFS classes & courses require a minimum of 4 participants to proceed
        - you will be contacted should enrolments not meet the minimum required number & a transfer to a future date or credit note will be offered

        COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS
        - all SFS face-to-face classes are currently limited to 8 students & classrooms set up to adhere to current social distancing measures
        - hand sanitiser & masks are supplied for the use of all students & SFS teaching team
        - classrooms, bathroom & kitchen will be sanitised prior to each lesson

      • Create the Perfect Posy

        In this 2.5hr workshop we share the ‘secret’ to creating a Perfect Posy every time. Once you have mastered this fundamental floral design you’ll find you can adapt it to a beautiful wedding bouquet, a large or small table arrangement in a vase or a wrapped gift for friends and family.

        COURSE DETAILS
        - you do not have to have any design experience to enrol in this class – in fact, most people who take our classes have no experience
        - all floral content & materials are included in the cost of the class – students are not required to bring any florals or equipment
        - for Work Health & Safety purpose we request all students wear fully enclosed comfortable footwear
        - all SFS classes & courses require a minimum of 4 participants to proceed
        - you will be contacted should enrolments not meet the minimum required number & a transfer to a future date or credit note will be offered

        COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS
        - all SFS face-to-face classes are currently limited to 8 students & classrooms set up to adhere to current social distancing measures
        - hand sanitiser & masks are supplied for the use of all students & SFS teaching team
        - classrooms, bathroom & kitchen will be sanitised prior to each lesson

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