The Innovative Approach of our Floristry Course

Study over 3 months full-time or 6 or 9 months part-time. Pearsons is Australia's best School of Floristry. You’ll graduate with everything you need for a creative career.

The course will ensure you are ready to start on your floral journey. We provide you with practical knowledge and technical ‘tricks of the trade’. The focus is on developing YOU as a florist.

  • Learn designs that are both contemporary and classical
  • Build your intuitive knowledge of flowers and design
  • Become a qualified florist ready to work in the industry

You’ll learn in varied ways from experienced teachers. Enjoy hands-on classroom activities, remote workshops, market & grower visits plus group & large installation sessions.

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SFL30115 Certificate III in Floristry

  • Location Darlinghurst NSW
  • Mode Classroom
  • Duration Flexible options 3, 6 or 9 months
  • Upcoming Intakes JULY, SEPTEMBER
  • Materials Yes, flowers supplied*
  • Class days Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday


The Pearsons Certificate III program has been developed with a contemporary florist and learner in mind. Based on the national curriculum and our 50 years experience in the florist industry, we have developed a program that reflects current trends in floristry.

You will build your skills in:

  • Flowers: their use in design and professional care.
  • Design: flower styling, colour, sketching and photography
  • Floristry Techniques: Creating floral designs for use in retail floristry, gifting, weddings, funerals and special events.
  • Working in floristry: We treat the classroom as a florist studio. Each design has a customer and occasion in mind.

Our classroom program is divided into different learning clusters, each with a specific theme. There are 30 days in the classroom, 3 remote sessions plus 5 days of Work Experience.

Course Structure

Why study at Pearsons?

Pearsons are a Registered Training Organisation delivering nationally accredited and award winning programs. We share our 50 years of experience in the flower industry and 21 years in training with our students throughout the course.

This means our students can be confident they receive the best training and support and have access to a range of additional resources.

  • Flexible study options including fast-tracking
  • Career support and job opportunities
  • Work experience opportunities
  • Access to Flower Markets and Flower Farms
  • Contemporary skills, materials and design
  • Guest Designers from around the world

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Pricing & How to Enrol

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  • 2022 course pricing 
  • Course structure and course units
  • Course duration with flexible study options

Mia Stretton - 6 Month Accelerated Program

I am missing school so much, it was such a wonderful period of learning, I learnt so much and it’s already helping me move forward in my flower journey.

July 2020 Graduate

Student Stories

"I loved the opportunities the School provided from visiting their favourite growers at their farms to allowing us students to assist big name florists in the industry."

- Leanne Lee, PSF Graduate.

Smart & Skilled

The Smart and Skilled program allows students to have their fees partially subsidised by the NSW government. Booked out until JULY 2022