Floristry Training: NSW

Floristry training NSW map

Sometimes it is hard to find floristry training, they often get stashed under different categories like Horticulture, Primary industries or Arts. If you’re thinking about becoming a Florist, looking at enhancing your floristry skills or just looking for additional floristry training around NSW, then we have all the information that you will need.

Unfortunately, Floristry courses come and go for a variety of reasons, but we will edit this list as courses appear and disappear. You should always contact your nearest training provider to register your interest.

Below we have compiled all the relevant information on Floristry related Nationally Recognised Training, Workshops and Short Courses.

Quickly find a Floristry training near you with our super handy interactive map.
(If you are looking for Floristry training around Victoria click here)

Floristry apprenticeship? If you want more information, then you need to check out our Floristry Apprenticeship Guide which has plenty of useful advice to help you out.

Nationally Recognised Training

Nationally Recognised Training is heavily regulated throughout Austraila to ensure quality and consistency of training courses. Floristry Training that is Nationally recognised means that the course will be accepted and acknowledged by the floristry industry and governing bodies nationwide.

Local Australian Students may be eligible for Government subsidies and VET loans for some course fees. Registered Training Organisations will have all the required information about their fees, and they can help you find out if you’re eligible for government subsidies.

TAFE NSW Smart & Skilled has a course fee estimator, click here to open a new tab and see if you’re eligible and the estimated course fee.

Concession card holders might be entitled to a discounted price. Check out to see if you qualify for a concession card.

Floristry Training

Floristry Workshops and Short Courses:

Flowers and coffee

Floristry Short Courses and Workshops are an excellent way for beginners and florists of all experience levels to learn and improve skills.

Short courses can help you move into a specialised floristry branch like Weddings, and they can also provide you with the latest techniques and tools of the trade.

Every Floristry School has different delivery methods, durations, inclusions, etc. Floristry courses and workshops may change their structure regularly so just use the prices as a guide only. Click on the school’s website links at the bottom of each section to contact them for updated information.

Academy of Floral Art

The Academy of Floral Art Floristry Training College offer’s Commercial Floristry Courses and workshops with many different subjects to choose from.
Courses can be tailored to assist you in achieving your goals and suit your needs. Classes are small and personal, practical and 100% hands-on without all the paperwork and exams.

Academy of Floral Art also offers workshops and accommodation.

  • Intensive, specialist and Commercial Floristry courses from $4980
  • Various workshops from $280
  • No previous experience necessary
  • Free accommodation offered if you live more than 80km away from the School

For further information, please check out their website:

Sydney Flower School

Sydney Flower School are a bunch(pun intended) of passionate flower lovers who have come together to share their industry knowledge, skills and love of floral design.
The school is located at the Sydney markets with fresh flowers all around to get that inspiration working. Courses are for anyone from beginner to advanced and range from introductory to intensive.

  • Lifestyle courses from $77
  • No previous experience necessary
  • Various workshops
  • up-skilling sessions for Florists

For further information, please check out their website:

Flowerlane & Co.

At Flowerlane & Co. you will enjoy learning how to make gorgeous floral arrangements using only the best seasonal blooms. Classes are for anyone from beginner to professional and are held in a fun, friendly environment with other like minded flower lovers.

  • 4-week design series from $400
  • Corporate team building and hens parties
  • No previous experience necessary
  • Terrarium workshop from $110

For further information, please check out their website:

Macquarie Community College

Macquarie Community College is a Registered Training Organisation that offers many courses to the Western and northern suburbs of Sydney.
MCC has a Floral Art course that will teach you the fundamentals of Floristry from vintage to contemporary designs in a fun environment.
As well as Floral Art MCC also runs a Christmas Flowers course for anyone wishing to learn how to create beautiful festive displays.

  • Floral Art classes to suit all levels of experience from $230
  • Registered Training Organisation

For further information, please check out their website:

Seasonal Concepts

Seasonal Concepts is a unique florist and a great place to learn the craft. The shop itself contains vintage pieces of furniture and decorative goodies. Seasonal Concepts runs Spring workshops on Saturdays. Nostalgia from the shop’s atmosphere will bring out your creativity with no shortage of inspiration everywhere you look.

  • Spring Series Workshop includes High Tea
  • Tailored, private workshops available

For more information, please visit their website:

The Wildflower Studio Flower School

The Wildflower Studio Flower School classes are designed to be great fun, inspiring and informative.
With an exciting range of classes to choose from, there is something for everyone from beginners to professionals.

  • No previous experience necessary
  • Classes from $229
  • Weekend and weekday classes

For further information, please check out their website:

Sydney Community College

Sydney Community College is a social enterprise who offer innovative further education programmes including floristry courses.
The Floral Design courses range from introductory to weddings and Ikebana. Classes are ideal if you’re thinking about a career in Floristry or wanting to expand your skills.

  • Variety of Classes for all levels of experience from $249
  • No previous experience necessary

For further information, please check out their website:

Yuga Floral Design school

From beginner to the more experienced students and professionals the Yuga Floral Design school offers a variety of courses from European design to Traditional Ikebana. Students will develop techniques and create designs with their personal touch.

  • Workshops from $120 including Cake and Coffee
  • No previous experience necessary
  • Basic course, 10 lessons from $900

For further information, please check out their website:

Sandy Marker

Learn Sogetsu Ikebana from Sandy Marker and be taken on a journey of discovery through the many aspects of Sogetsu Ikebana.
Unleash your creativity and explore the finer details of shape position and form that we often fail to realise.
Sandy is a level 2 “Sanyo” Ikebana teacher, rest assured, you will be in good hands.

  • Small group classed capped at 5 students
  • Five lessons from $150
  • No previous experience necessary
  • Workshops, children’s and private classes available

Other helpful training ideas:

Don’t forget the endless free online Tutorials from basic to advanced, a simple search for “free floristry videos” will give some great results. We love Astar’s Place, a massive collection (over 60 videos) of quality, fun and in-depth tutorials with a classic Kiwi Accent 🙂

Want to learn how to DIY wedding flowers, then you should check out our Definitive DIY Wedding Flowers Guide

Use the Map below to find Floristry courses near you:


At the time of publishing, the courses listed above were available, however, due to demand some classes may be removed, or additional courses added. Please contact your nearest training provider (check map above) for up to date course information.

The course fees listed above are estimated only for a quick reference. Prices were taken from the relevant website at the time of publishing. Prices may have changed since, please check with the Training provider for latest fees and other costs.

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