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?

  • Elements and principles in Floristry 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

We have a range of study options including first year fees. Speak to our friendly team today about your options.


New Zealand Students

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 or equivalent is advisable.
  • If English is your second language, we may get you to sit an English Language Assessment. You must score an IELTS score of at least 5.0 with no band score lower than 5.0, or an NZQA approved equivalent. 

All our Floristry courses

  • Certificate in Floristry (Level 3)

  • Certificate in Floristry (Level 4)

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