About this course
This introductory course offers a window on the world of commercial floristry. It covers basic skills in hand tying, wiring for special occasions as well as design. Pick up some valuable creative skills for home, family and work along the way.
Materials Required: You will need to bring your own assorted flowers and foliage each week. These can be sourced from your own garden or purchased. If purchasing flowers allow at least $30-$40 per week for materials. You’ll also need to bring a pair of well sharpened secateurs along with you
A full program will be sent to you a week before the course starts.
Additional Information: Tutor Tracey Andriolo has been working as a florist for over 30 years and brings a wealth of experience to the Floristry courses. Starting as a junior at David Jones Floristry in Woden she worked her way up to Senior Florist before leaving to start her own business at Parliament House. During her decade long tenure there she was responsible for floral displays for numerous official occasions and royal visits including those of Queen Elizabeth, the Danish Crown Prince and Princess, Barack Obama and Tony Blair. Tracey has been teaching first and second year Certificate students in the Floristry course at CIT Bruce for 5 years.