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Floristry & Education


Floristry & Education

Koch & Co has keenly supported floristry education in Australia for years and we value our association with educators. If you're working as a teacher, buying for an organisation or enrolled as a student, you'll be able to register with Koch. We know every dollar counts, so once registered online, you'll have access to speacial deals and offers to make your budget go even further.

Koch & Co is proud of the support we offer design and floristry educators nationally.

Florist Field Trips: every year we welcome educators and students to our superstore on fieldtrips. They walk out knowing more about florist suppplies and working with wholesalers - and with our infamous welcome packs in hand!

Education Events and Graduations: Koch sponsors a range of floristry events and activities, including demonstrations, workshops and competitions. We also sponsor end of year graduations with perennial trophies and prizes. As a rule, we are happy to offer exclusive Koch & Co products for demontrations and workshops - please get in touch to discuss your project.

Student Kits: We supply schools with "floristry student kits", made up with items perfect for starting study, and at a discounted price.

If you have any questions:

- For general, product or order questions, please contact our customer service team.
- For enquiries about education field trips, events or support, ask for our Events & Product Coordinator.


Schools & Associations

Interested in starting a career in floristry? There are lots of options available to you across Australia, including schools such as Matthew Landers, or for those in remote areas Open Colleges can be a good choice. Many community organisations offer floristry courses for beginners and you can contact the Floral Art Society of Australia for more information.


Registered Training Organisations

If you're interested in formal qualifications, you'll find a list of RTO's below offering accredited courses. The following list gives you an idea of the kinds of careers and skills offered at each qualification level:

Certificate II (20055) - Floristry assistant
Certificate III (20054) - Florist assistant
Certificate IV (20056) - Senior florist, Florist business manager, Florist business owner
Diploma (20053) - Specialist freelance florist, Senior floral designer/architect


New South Wales

Hunter Institute
Certificate II. Location: Kurri Kurri.
Certificate III. Location: Kurri Kurri.
Plus Floristry TVET available.

Illawarra Institute
Certificate III. Location: Yallah.
Plus Skills for Work and Training available.

The Northern Sydney Institute
Certificate II. Locations: Ryde, Hornsby.
Certificate III. Locations: Ryde, Hornsby.
Certificate IV. Location: Ryde.
Plus courses such as: Floristry Introduction, Florist Gluing Techniques Workshop.

Pearsons School of Floristry
Certificate III. Location: Darlinghurst.
Certificate IV. Location: Darlinghurst.

South Western Sydney Institute
Certificate II. Locations: Campbeltown, Padstow
Certificate III. Location: Campbeltown, Padstow.
Certificate IV. Location: Padstow.
Design Diploma. Location: Padstow.

Sydney Institute
Certificate II. Locations: St George, Ultimo.
Certificate III. Location: Ultimo.
Certificate IV. Location: Ultimo.

Western Institute
Certificate II. Location: Orange College.
Certificate III. Location: Orange College.
Plus courses such as: Wedding Florist Introduction, Basic Wiring.

Western Sydney Institute
Certificate II. Locations: Richmond.
Certificate III. Location: Richmond.
Certificate IV. Location: Richmond.
Design Diploma. Location: Richmond.



Canberra Institute of Technology
Certificate II. Locations: Bruce.
Certificate III. Location: Bruce.
Plus Floristry Advanced - Statement of Attainment.



TAFE Brisbane
Certificate II. Location: Southbank.
Certificate III. Location: Southbank.

Brisbane North
Certificate II. Location: Grovely (Keperra).
Certificate III. Location: Grovely (Keperra).

The Flower School
Certificate II.
Certificate III.
Certificate IV.
Plus short courses.


South Australia

Certificate II. Location: Tea Tree Gully.
Certificate III. Location: Tea Tree Gully.
Short courses such as: DIY Wedding Flowers.



Box Hill Institute
Certificate II. Location: Elgar.
Certificate III. Location: Elgar.
Certificate IV. Location: Elgar.
Short courses such as: Wedding/Bridal.

Gordon Institute
Certificate III. Location: City.
Certificate IV. Location: City.
Plus short courses.

Holmesglen Institute
Certificate II. Location: Waverley.
Certificate III. Location: Waverley.

Marjorie Milner College
Certificate II.
Certificate III.
Certificate IV.
Diploma of Floristry Design.
Plus short courses.

Melbourne Polytechnic
Certificate II. Locations: Fairfield.
Certificate III. Location: Fairfield.


Western Australia

South Metropolitan TAFE
Certificate II.
Certificate III.
Certificate IV.
Plus short courses.
Location: Murdoch, Bunbury

Matthew Landers Academy
Industry ready, short and advanced courses. Location: East Victoria Park.