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 value packs and coupons 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
Certificate II. Location: Kurri Kurri.
Certificate III. Location: Kurri Kurri.
Plus Floristry TVET available.
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.