What’s included in this course (Diploma of Floristry Melbourne):

  • Qualification of Diploma of Floristry Design
  • Flexible start date for all enrolments
  • Opportunities for competition work

What does the Diploma of Floristry Design (SFL50115) involve?

The Diploma of Floristry Design involves theory and practical work which intends to develop your skills in advanced floristry design and construction techniques. The Diploma focuses on innovative floristry designs, web maintenance and business management skills.

To undertake the Diploma of Floristry Design, students must first hold the Certificate IV in Floristry. After finishing the Diploma of Floristry Design you will be able to manage large scale events and design requirements of large corporate clients.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Once you have completed the Diploma of Floristry Design, you can confidently and competently own and manage a large Melbourne Florist Business or work within the Victoria Floristry Industry. You may choose to travel around Australia to work in a series of different Floristry environments as this qualification is recognised Australia wide. You may also decide to move into different areas involving floristry including event management and allied trades or utilise your floristry skills overseas.


Classes follow the Victorian School term dates, with four terms to a year. Daily classes are held between 9:00am to 4:30pm at the Surrey Hills Campus within the scheduled intakes mentioned under ‘Study Options Page’.

Assessment Methods:

The Diploma of Floristry Design has all assessment methods outlined on the Training Plan for each unit. A brief overview of what assessments students can expect in the course are:

  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment


There are professional equipment and tools required to work with the Floristry Industry. A list of necessary materials is supplied to all applicants upon enrolment and includes items such as wire, parafilm, cutters, hand towel and notebook.

Flowers are supplied for practical use in classes and remain at the College at the completion of class. Students may be required to bring in special flowers for competitions or special events.

Eligibility Check for Government Funding

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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Tuition Fees

All fees on the Course Fees page are relevant to 2017. These fees may be subject to change in subsequent calendar years. The tuition fees you pay will depend on your eligibility for government subsidised training. Note that each course has a relevant yearly education amenities fee which must be paid each year that a student is on course.

Concession fee rates are available to eligible students who hold a recognised concession card, such as a health care card. Full fee payers and Diploma course students are ineligible for concession rates.

Fees are due upon commencement. Students may not have to pay the full amount upfront depending on the duration of the course.

Students with relevant Credit Transfers from previous studies may be eligible to receive a discount on fees. Tuition Fees may vary depending on electives selected.

Click here to visit the Floristry Course Fees page.

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment are outlined in the Pre-enrolment handbook.


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Units of Competency

BSBCRT601A Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity

BSBDES602A Research global trends

BSBDES701A Research and apply design theory

SFLDEC510A Design and produce innovative floristry products

SFLDEC511A Style and manage an event

SFLSOP509A Research, assess and develop a floristry product range

SITXCOM005A Make presentations

BSBCRT501A Originate and develop concepts

BSBDES502A Establish, negotiate and refine a design brief

CUVDES04B Integrate colour theory and design processes in response to a brief

BSBEBU401A Review and maintain a website

SITXMGT006A Establish and conduct business relationships



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