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Begin your journey to becoming a Florist!

Calling creative people - this introductory course is for those with a desire to enter the floristry industry, or the hobbyist, giving a basic introduction to the flowers, accessories, designs and tools needed to successfully create beautiful floral designs.

You will explore different ways to arrange flowers and create designs for your home or gifts for your friends and family. You will be amazed at your creativity when you are shown the principles by an expert in the industry. For those with a real passion for working in the wonderful world of floristry participants will be advised on pathways to formal qualifications.

This course will extend those with a basic understanding of flowers, plant material and design concepts. You will explore your creativity and incorporate other mediums to enhance your designs getting inspiration from the endless textures, colours and contrasts from the world we live in.  Students will make two floral arrangements per class.

Lesson 1 - Single wrapped flower, gift presentation box, single flower in foam
Lesson 2 - Boxed arrangements
Lesson 3 - Strauss bouquets and hand tied
Lesson 4 - Asymmetrical arrangements
Lesson 5 - Buttonholes and corsages
Lesson 6 - Modern arrangement

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Southport

Key dates and info

DURATION

Part time: 3 sessions / 1 day per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $610

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Sue Paul

Set yourself on the fast track to success

Sue is shaping up to be the Gold Coast's next big thing in fashion after she won the ‘Outstanding Use Of Material' category at the 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival in Brisbane. Continuing on from that success, Sue was also part of the duo who designed the Gold Coast light rail's staff uniform, now worn by drivers, line officers as well as maintenance and operational workers.

Sue Paul
Diploma of Fashion Design

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A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Course snapshot

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Southport 10 Nov 2017 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Resources required

  • Students will be provided with a tool and material kit by the teacher on the first day of class.  The cost of this kit, which includes arrangement boxes, tools and decorative items is non-refundable.
  • Students are required to pay an additional $30.00 per class for flowers for the night class or $60.00 per class for daytime classes (cash or EFTPOS accepted).
  • Please bring a pen, notebook, sharp scissors, tea towel and bucket.
  • Students need to present their Confirmation of Enrolment to the car park attendant each week to be eligible for discounted parking.

Timetable

This is a practical hands-on class with teacher demonstrations.  After each class you can take your arrangements home.

Classes are offered on:

  • Friday 10 November - Friday 24 November 2017 from 8.30am-3.00pm (3 sessions) at Southport, Level 1 (Ground Floor), Room 109

Please note - This course is offered once a week on a specific day each week. Throughout the year we vary the day that each delivery package may be offered to suit students’ needs and availability. Students are enrolling in a specific day for the duration of the course. Refer to the dates on your Confirmation of Enrolment.

Important Information

  • Your enrolment fee includes a tool and material kit and is non-refundable.  
  • Night course - there will be an additional cost of $30.00 per class for flowers.  
  • Daytime course - there will be an additional cost of $60.00 per class for flowers (due to creating more designs over a longer period).

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

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Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 07 5581 8300. We're here to help.

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Additional costs

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Outcome

You will gain an introduction to flowers, accessories, designs and the tools used in the floristry industry. You will also learn how to arrange flowers and create beautiful designs for your home, or gifts for your friends and family.

Students with a desire to become a Florist can use this workshop as a stepping stone to attain a qualification (Certificate in Floristry) and the pathway to do so.


Sue Paul

Set yourself on the fast track to success

Sue is shaping up to be the Gold Coast's next big thing in fashion after she won the ‘Outstanding Use Of Material' category at the 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival in Brisbane. Continuing on from that success, Sue was also part of the duo who designed the Gold Coast light rail's staff uniform, now worn by drivers, line officers as well as maintenance and operational workers.

Sue Paul
Diploma of Fashion Design

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  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
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  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
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  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 20 September 2017

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