Non-Accredited: Floristry Short Courses Melbourne
Marjorie Milner College offers short courses at the Melbourne Campus. Come and experience the pleasure of arranging flowers in our friendly environment in Melbourne. Be trained by our expert qualified teachers and discover your creative flair. Our instructors are not only industry experts but also fully qualified teachers; classes are not large and why not extend your natural ability. Thursday Day Class available 10am to 12 pm or Monday evening 7pm to 9pm.
1. INTRODUCTION TO FLORISTRY
This course will be offered Monday evening or Thursday day class. This class offers an introduction to practical work in floristry. Learn how to make corsages, posies, table centers and container arrangements. Cost is $435.00 for eight weeks. Flowers and sundries are not supplied by the College. Students will be advised what is required for each week of class.
2. GENERAL FLORISTRY
This short course in floristry will be offered Monday evening or Thursday day class in Melbourne. This class offers hand held bouquets, wired items, elongated table centers, bowl and line arrangements. Cost is $435.00 for eight weeks. Flowers and sundries not supplied.
3. FLOWERS FOR WEDDINGS
This course will be offered Monday evening 7pm to 9.30pm or Thursday day class 10am. to 12.30pm. You must be a qualified florist wishing to upgrade your wedding work skills. This will cover wiring skills, posy construction, shower, bouquet holders and bouquet finish. Cost is $550.00 for eight weeks, 2.5 hours per lesson. Flowers and sundries not supplied.
4. CONTEMPORARY AND MODERN DESIGN
This course will be offered Thursday morning (10am to 12 pm) or Monday evening class. If bold, modern designs appeal to you this is the class for you. Items to be made in this course are natural designs incorporating mosses, bark, lichen, and unusual horticultural materials. Contemporary designs utilise bright, bold strong blooms with exotic tropical foliages. Cost is $550.00 for eight weeks. Flowers and sundries not supplied.
These are the four floristry short courses Melbourne that Marjorie Milner College offers.
All flowers and sundries are not supplied but students will be advised each week of what is required. Payment is to be paid in full before the commencement of the course. The programs offered are all delivered to commercial standards. At the completion of these courses you might wish to pursue further floristry studies. If you miss a class this time is not made up. Marjorie Milner College does not supply certificates for short courses. Certificates are only supplied by Marjorie Milner College for National Accredited Qualifications.
The content of the short courses has been designed to enable you to enter into accredited programs. If this interests you please ask for further information. If you have a group of more than six we can customise a program to meet your needs. The College follows normal school terms and there are four terms each year. Short Courses start at the beginning of each term. Please book early as classes fill quickly.
Students are required to supply their own wire, parafilm, cutters, hand towel and notebook. A flower list will be supplied to all applicants.
Short Course Additional Resources
Students are able to purchase Gregory Milner’s latest book “Fresh Cut Flowers” or his step by step DVD’s from the Marjorie Milner College online store. Please click on this link to take you to our store.