Put your career into full bloom – Melbourne Polytechnic’s courses in Floristry provide you with the skills you need as well as the principals of design.
If you have good dexterity skills and an eye for design, then one of our hands-on courses would benefit you. Develop the skills employers value and learn about running your own business in our Certificate III course. Career opportunities include working as a retail or corporate florist, floral designer or a floral event manager.
You'll learn about:
- Care of stock
- Floristry design and display principals
- Event management
- Planning floral events
- Plant identification
- Retail and customer service communications
We focus on nuturing your practical skills – you will participate in projects and competitions, such as the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show as these are excellent ways to gain experience.
We also have two dedicated floristry practical labs, a cool room facility and an extensive collection of fresh, quality floral material for identification and practical design work. You’ll also have access to our well resourced library, computer lab and other like-minded students.
|Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)|
Develop your trade skills and let your creativity bloom. The Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) is a national qualification teaching you skills to work as a florist in a shop or studio. Put your love of flowers, creative flair and eye for detail to work with a beautiful and rewarding career in Floristry.
|Certificate III in Floristry - Apprenticeship and Non-Apprenticeship|
Develop trade skills and let your creativity bloom. The Certificate III in Floristry is a national qualification teaching skills for work as a florist in a shop or studio. Own your own business or show off your best arrangements and designs at the renowned Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show. Put your love of flowers, creative flair and eye for detail to work with a beautiful and rewarding career in Floristry.
|Certificate III In Production Horticulture - Apprenticeship|
Designed in consultation with the leaders in Production Horticulture across Victoria, this course has been designed to give students the ability to understand the Industry, gather all the skills that make them an effective team member in the industry and for those who wish to pursue the major career in this modern innovative environment.
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