Commercial Floristry

Commercial Floristry Course

Our Commercial Floristry Certificate Course includes Beginners, Intermediate and finally to an Advanced level and you will learn a wide variety of designs for work in a Shop, i.e. arrangements, bouquets, open sprays and vase work; including table, gift, hospital gifts and office/reception desk design; we also touch on each of the following subjects: Corporate Design, Wedding table, Funeral Tribute. During Beginners and Intermediate Terms, students learn the spiral-technique of hand bunching, cross-stem and spiral vase design, modern arrangements, posies, open sprays, commercial designs for all occasions in various, unusual and modern containers and also gift-wrapping flower bouquets/posies. Two-thirds through the Course we begin the advanced level and you will learn stylish table designs, gift baskets, creative ceramic ideas and impressive Corporate designs will be arranged during these important terms. This course is also ideal for for those who need to gain more confidence or, gain speed in their flower arranging and also for florists to update their designs and skills, by learning the most modern and latest ideas in this ever-changing world of flowers. All your designs taken home after class will be of professional standard and ready for sale or a gift.

Duration: Choose either 8 weeks x 5 hrs per week; or see Intensive.
Location: Wiseman’s Ferry, a half hour from Dural round-about.
Times: 10.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. + Half hour lunchbreak.
Materials: Included: All fresh flowers, florist vases and sundries.
Options: Thurs, Fri or Sats. Some Weds. may be available.
Enrol ahead: Bookings one month in advance, due to small classes.


Course Overview

Commercial Floristry Courses
Become a Florist by enrolling in our personal, practical, hands-on Florist training, non-stop flower arranging. Our modern, simplified teaching techniques will give you a solid and clear background on design; construction; proportion and scale; balance; rhythm of movement; line; colour co-ordination; flower knowledge and confidence in handling of flowers; resulting in skills, self-confidence and professional expertise. This is a Commercial Certificate Course.

Course Prices

Our Course prices include all flowers, foliage, vases, containers, ribbons and florist sundries. All your designs are taken home after class.

Commercial Floristry Certificate Course @ $4,980 all inclusive.  Initial deposit is $2,480 and balance must be paid in full one month prior to your commencement. A 10% discount will be given to those who book the double Course; Commercial Floristry and Wedding Specialist.

Our classes are personal one-to-one, “hands-on” training, we guarantee you will have the same teacher for your entire Course, in a class of no more than 4 students.

(See also Intensive Courses for those who live far away, which includes free accommodation at the Retreat Hotel, Wiseman’s Ferry – enrol early due to small classes and accommodation availability).

Courses 2018





2 days x 4 mths Thu. 12 Apr  Thu. 31 May  12 pm – 4 pm
8 weeks Fri.  13 Apr  Fri.  1 Jun  11 am – 4 pm
8 weeks Sat. 14 Apr  Sat.  2 Jun  10.30-3.30 pm
Please call to enrol as soon  as possible  02 9653 9651

Academy of Floral Art Enrollment form

Download the enrollment form below.

Academy of Floral Art Enrollment form

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Payments may be made by cash, postal note, Direct Bank Deposit or Paypal; please phone to confirm dates and for Direct Deposit bank details or Paypal Invoice for you to pay.

PHONE: 02 9653-9651 or Mob: 0400 049 820

Locations: Wiseman’s Ferry.

INTERNATIONAL: +61 (2) 9653-9651

Terms and Conditions:

1. To enrol in a long Term Course, I understand I must pay the deposit (as stated under Course) and the balance in full at least one month prior to commencement date.

OR for Intensive Courses, I am aware I may enrol and pay half, as deposit and balance 4 weeks prior to commencement to receive 5 or 6 nights free Accommodation (provided you live more than 70 kms away) at the Retreat (4 Star) Hotel,, Wiseman’s Ferry, (unless it is fully booked, e.g. Christmas and School holidays, or mid-year Conference time).

OR, when I book a 1, 2 or 4 day Workshop, or Hobby/Home Design Classes, I am aware I must pay in full when making a reservation, at least 3 weeks prior to commencing the class of my choice. Please Note: We recommend that bookings are made as early as possible to ensure there is a space available and accommodation too, if required.

2. I understand that the Academy does not accept responsibility for any accident, injury, damage or loss of property during my attendance there.

3. I am aware that courses and dates should not be changed once booked. However, any alterations would require 8 days notice by email. Should less notice be given, I accept that I must pay again for the flowers, if ordered, for the classes missed. Should I need to cancel for any reason, I am aware that my deposit is not refundable due to small class numbers. Should I commence my Course and cancel prior to completion, I am aware that no refund will be given.
Although, we do our best to assist when difficulties arise unexpectedly.

4. Should you have enrolled and payment is not received when agreed or, 3 weeks to one month prior to commencement; your Course will be put back to the date stated by the Academy of Floral Art, to allow time for purchase of the Stock, Florist Sundries and fresh Flowers to be ordered for your Course.

5. I have read and agree to the Terms and Conditions and Rules and Regulations of the Academy of Floral Art’s policy.

6. Should your Teacher have an accident or become suddenly ill, the Academy will contact you by text and email to postpone the class, a future class date will be arranged with you as soon as possible, this would only be in an extreme case.

7. Missed lessons must be made up within the same period of your course dates booked, or these may not be available to make up due to fully booked classes. All missed classes will expire at the end of the year of the originally booked enrollment.