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Professional Floral Design [Weekday]

The Professional Floral Career course is designed for those wishing to enter the world of floral design or upskill to the latest design styles and techniques.

The course is delivered holistically over 1 × 8 hour session (1 day per week), delivered by our team of floral design teachers. All our teachers have years of experience in all aspects of the floral industry from owning florist shops, to specialising in weddings & large events.

In this course we encourage each student to find their own unique design style under our professional guidance.


You’ll learn and gain all of the basic practical design skills and industry knowledge, covering:

  • how to purchase and care for flowers
  • flower names and identification
  • colour and flower combinations
  • terminology, tools and sundry items
  • costing & quoting

The course will also cover the latest floral design trends, covering lifestyle + bridal + event + interior + corporate industries:

  • hand-tied posies
  • wedding + bridal bouquets
  • corsage + buttonhole + hair + cake flowers
  • gift & presentation bouquets
  • corporate vase arrangements
  • table centrepieces

Floral Design construction will also be covered via latest techniques in:

  • wiring
  • binding
  • glueing
  • ribboning

Throughout the course you will also cover important topics such as how to:

  • estimate quantites
  • liaise with suppliers
  • order flowers
  • navigate social media
  • establish your business online

You will also have the opportunity to meet and talk with industry specialists – from Growers and Florist shop owners through to Wedding and Event specialists – who’ll be happily sharing their invaluable industry knowledge & insights with you, in relaxed Q&A sessions.

There will also be opportunities to have hands on real life bridal flower construction and on site installations.

The course will culminate in the opportunity to put all you new skills into practice when we participate in the on-site construction of the main floral installations at the Rivendell Flower Show.


  • This course is open to anyone interested thinking about starting a career 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 equipment & materials are all included in the cost of the course but students will purchase their own flowers (see note below).
  • For Work Health & Safety purpose we request all students wear fully enclosed, comfortable footwear.
  • There are no written assignments in this course as all relevant information is covered in class and in real life situations.
  • This course requires a minimum of 10 participants to proceed.


  • Sydney Flower School logo’d apron + tote bag
  • Student Manual
  • Certificate of Participation
  • the skills, knowledge & confidence to start a career in the floral industry
  • 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 a wide range of other floral industry folk


$4500, incl GST (includes all tuition + tools + sundries + student manual + apron + tote bag + flower market tour)

As part of the learning experience students are required to purchase their own flowers each week. Prior to each class your Teacher will provide you with a list of examples for the upcoming designs. The cost of floral materials will average $75 to $100 p/w and, to keep costs down, we will encourage recycling of flowers into new designs.

We understand not everyone has the full amount to pay upfront, so please don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss a customised payment option (we’d hate for you to miss out!).

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$4,500 Limited inc GST
Professional Floral Design [Weekday]

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