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Certificate in Floristry (Level 3)

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Study Floristry at NZMA

If you love flowers and design, and want to learn how to create stunning floral displays for your home or business, then this introductory course is for you. Learn the basics of floral design, with practical hands-on training. Then learn about the business aspect of running a florist, before taking on a week’s work experience in the industry. The skills you learn in this course, will give you the foundation you need to launch your floristry career or take your hobby to an entirely new level.

What will I learn?

  • Floristry fundamentals including form, texture, colour and space, and how to apply them within floral design
  • Practical floristry designs using hand-tied, base medium, wiring techniques
  • Wrap, pack and protect floral designs to enhance presentation
    Identifying plants commonly used
  • Costing floristry products and services
  • Customer and retail skills

What qualifications will I gain?

  • New Zealand Certificate in Floristry (Level 3)


Course Costs

New Zealand Students

This course is part of the government led Youth Guarantee Programme. If you are aged 16-19, and meet the course entry requirements, you can attend this course for FREE.

Student loans and allowances are available if you meet the criteria.
Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz.

Entry Requirements

  • You need to be 16 years or older and achieve the required level in our evaluation.
  • Applicats should have completed NCEA Level 2 (Year 12 or 6th Form) as a guideline. 
  • If you’re a permanent resident but English is your second language, we may get you to sit an English Language Assessment.

All our Floristry courses

  • Certificate in Floristry (Level 3)

  • Certificate in Floristry (Level 4)

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