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Sydney Flower School

Aspire + Learn + Create + Enjoy

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 by offering a range of one-off lifestyle classes + 6 week floral styling short courses + industry related courses for floral & event professionals.

It is our ultimate aspiration that our flower school become Sydney’s premier informative, inclusive, inspiring, supportive, collaborative, creative go-to space for all floral loving folk.

The school is currently based 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.

        With the advantage of our extremely skilled & experienced teaching staff 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 posies
        - gift bouquets
        - table arrangements
        - corporate designs
        - wired hair pieces & bouquets
        - a braod range of wedding flowers
        - 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
        - This course is open to anyone interested in floral design / styling. 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, equipment & materials are all included in the cost of the class..
        - For Work Health & Safety purpose we request all students wear fully enclosed comfortable footwear.
        - Classes are limited to 12 students & 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.
        - Cost of this course includes all floral material, a flower market tour & a Course pack (sundries, notes & a Sydney Flower School logo’d apron).
        - Each student is awarded a Sydney Flower School Certficate upon successful completion of the course.

        COST
        $1650, all inclusive
        (please call us directly should you wish to to discuss installment options – 0403565361)

      • Floral Styling for Weddings Short Course

        Are you wanting to start a career creating beautiful Wedding Flowers for Brides, Bridal Parties & Weddings or looking to up-skill & increase your industry knowledge? Then we promise you will want to be enrolling into this 6 week short course by the time you’ve finished ready this blurb!

        WHAT WILL I LEARN?
        Over 6 consecutive Saturday’s you’ll gain the latest construction techniques for all the floral designs required for any Bridal Party & we promise that with these techniques you’ll gain the skills & confidence to adapt any bouquet style & be able to offer your clients the perk of bespoke designs.

        You’ll be working with the latest equipment & sundry items, & most importantly, how to keep the flowers fresh throughout an event. We’ll also show you how to adapt all the elements to whatever purpose you require, showing you how to think & work outside the box.

        The 6 floral designs you will learn are:

        • Floral Hairpiece / Flower Crown
        • Corsages, Buttonholes, Wrist & Cake Flowers
        • Perfect Handtied Posy
        • Handtied Vintage Wedding Bouquet
        • Handtied Romantic Trailing Bouquet
        • Bouquet in an Easy Bouquet Holder (Bridie)

        COURSE DETAILS

        • This course is open to anyone interested in floral design / styling. 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 course & are to be taken by the student upon completion of each 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.
        • Although our classes are usually limited to 12 students, we limit numbers of this course to 8 – as we open each individual class for general enrolment as well (numbers for individual classes are limited depending on the number of enrolments into this 6 week course).
        • All Sydney Flower School classes & courses require a minimum of 4 participants to proceed.

        WHAT WILL I GET OUT OF THIS COURSE?

        • Certificate of Participation with all 6 designs listed
        • the skills & confidence to florally construct any bridal or wedding flower design
        • 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 wedding folk

        COST
        $766 incl GST – that’s a saving of $80!
        By enrolling in the 6 week course, as opposed to the 6 individual classes (at a total cost of $846), it means you save yourself valuable time & the bonus of $80.

      • Sydney Flower Market Tour & Breakfast

        Join us at 6am for a guided tour of the Sydney Flower Markets and be inspired by the colour and chaos! We’ll guide you through the market, introduce you to the growers, show you what varieties and colours of flowers work together as well as what to look for (and avoid!) when purchasing fresh flowers.

        You will then end the tour with a well deserved coffee and breakfast, at one of the fabulous cafes on-site at the markets, giving you the opportunity to share your discoveries and new found knowledge with all your new flower friends.

        For your enjoyment places are limited so we suggest you enrol as quick as you can because this class fills up & quickly books out every month!

        TOUR DETAILS

        • We meet at 6am at the Security Office of the front, main entrance of Shed F (that’s F for Flower Market) at Sydney Markets, Flemington.
        • The tour is open to anyone who is keen to experience this iconic Sydney floral destination.
        • Students are encourage to bring a basket or buckets or trolley to assist them to carry/transport their purchased flowers.
        • For Work Health & Safety a HiViz jacket is provided – to accessorize the fully enclosed comfortable footwear you will wear.
        • So we may provide the most valuable & enjoyable experience of the Flower Market, we require a minimum of 4 participants to go ahead, & limit the group to 12.

        COST
        $65 per person & includes hot breakfast & a beverage of your choice :)

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SYDNEY FLOWER MARKET TOUR & BREAKFAST

3rd Saturday of every month