About The Academy

Australian renown floral designer Suzanne King, has been teaching commercial floristry for over 30 years with private schools in Randwick, Paddington, North Shore, Dural & Castle Hill over the years. She now focuses on her floristry training college in Wisemans Ferry.

Suzanne King Floral Designer at Academy Of Floral Art

Academy of Floral Art Est. 1992

Sydney Floral designer Suzanne King, established the first private school of floristry in Sydney eastern suburbs, expanding into Sydneys north, hills district and onto the hawksbury.

She has such a passion for the flowers, she loves sharing her knowledge and positive fun personality with her students.

Wisemans Ferry where she loves to be with her goats and pony and now teaches small private classes that book out fast.

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We nurture you & the flowers

Academy of Floral Art is a long established school and training college for commercial florists, our classes are small, private classes of 4 maximum. We have florist courses suitable for everyone from beginners to advanced levels and we are the only flower school that will tailor a course especially to suit your needs.

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About Our Flower School

At Academy Of Floral Art we offer Corporate Design, Special Events and Themes, Advanced Courses, specialist Bridal Bouquet, fully-wired Bouquet Courses for the Wedding Specialist and include stemmed Bouquets. We have speed classes to assist those new in the industry who need help with confidence and assertiveness. Also for those with a passion for flowers, Home Design and Hobby classes are also available, 1 or 2 day Workshops, and 4 day Workshops, Intensive Courses, or Long Term, 3 to 4 months Courses. Call us and book a date for your preferred Floral Art Course or Classes over your suitable length of study time. At the Academy of Floral Art, all flowers, foliage, vases, containers and florist sundries are included with your training and you will take your designs home after classes. Our Certificates have high regard and will speak for themselves in assisting you into work, whether it be your own business or a Florist shop. We help you in every way we can and are always here for our Students, long after their Courses have been completed.

Intensive Flower School Courses

Intensive Commercial Floristry Certificate Courses are over 3 or 4 weeks, unless you wish to enrol in a longer term Course, as above, our solid training with personal and private tuition, giving you one-to-one assistance at all times, until you have finished all lessons necessary for your Certificate, our Commercial Certificate Courses are available September until April each year. Workshops, 1 or 2 day Workshops and 4 day Workshops (over 2 or 4 weeks) are available most of the year round.

The Academy of Floral Art, Floristry Training College offers its students “100% hands-on” flower arranging without all the exams and paper-work. Our Flower School focuses on giving students confidence through the large number of floral designs completed throughout the duration of your Course; all knowledge and practical study and after proving your competence through experience and understanding of the concepts of design; gaining a thorough knowledge of all the variety of flowers; this practical learning experience will equip you to find employment and work within the industry or, to establish your own business in one of the many areas of Commercial Floristry. Our Florist Courses are developed to suit your personal needs, we will structure your course, especially for you.

After achieving your Commercial Certificate and reaching this professional level, students may also choose another area of Floristry that they may be interested in. There are many specialist areas in this industry; namely Corporate, Special Events, Wedding Specialist, local market stalls, Marketing, wholesale and retail; import and export of flowers, wholesale and retail florist sundries and Wedding Planning.

Like in all businesses, there is much competition among Florist Shops and these days with ‘Online-Shopping’, Florists have become highly competitive. Our Flower school will equip you with the confidence that is needed to succeed in this exciting and growing industry. Be unique, a leader, search for something more and open your learning experience by thinking big; you are about to find out who you really are.

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