Course Summary

Learn flower-arranging using traditional techniques. This course will introduce you to flower identification, preparation and maintenance. Students will use a mixture of flowers and foliages which are widely available and used by floral designers.

  • Learn flower arranging in a variety of styles using both traditional and contemporary techniques.
  • You will be introduced to flower identification and preparation techniques
  • Learn how maintenance techniques and how to extend the life and quality of your arrangement
  • Use a mixture of flowers and foliage’s which are widely available and used by floral designers
  • Learn about focal flowers, secondary flowers filler flowers, and foliage in seasonal varieties
  • Ideas for other arrangements will be workshopped and demonstrated
  • Hands on work where you explore different techniques and find your own personal style

Participants will be able to use these skills to make arrangements at home. Course format is demonstration followed by practical exercises. Students will create up to three arrangements such as a table centre piece, a modern design and a bouquet/posy. 

The course will assist people wishing to gain skills to be able to arrange flowers more effectively for hobby and the home environment, as well as assisting them in ways to improve their practice autonomously. The course will assist people considering a career in floristry by providing an insight into the industry, though it is not designed for entry into the floristry industry.

For accredited training in Floristry, students may wish to consider courses provided by Box Hill Institute: https://www.boxhill.edu.au/study-areas/floristry/

All floral materials and vessels are provided as part of the course.

  • Please bring a towel, pen, notepad and flower snips. 
  • During the course you will have 3 arrangements to transport home. Please consider this when organising transport.
  • Either bring your own lunch or buy from Box Hill shops (during 1-hour lunch break) just a 10-minute walk.

Course Sessions

Saturday, 27th July - 1 class


Session ID HVR50204B
27 Jul - 27 Jul 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location BOX
Session Fees
$305 / $290 (conc)
Teacher
Jane Xu

Saturday, 26th October - 1 class


Session ID HVR50205B
26 Oct - 26 Oct 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location BOX
Session Fees
$305 / $290 (conc)
Teacher
Jane Xu

All floral materials and vessels are provided as part of the course.

  • Please bring a towel, pen, notepad and flower snips. 
  • During the course you will have 3 arrangements to transport home. Please consider this when organising transport.
  • Either bring your own lunch or buy from Box Hill shops (during 1-hour lunch break) just a 10-minute walk.
Last updated: June 14, 2024 04:33pm