Course Summary

Learn flower-arranging using traditional techniques. This course will introduce you to flower identification, preparation and maintenance. Students will use a mixture of flowers and foliages which are widely available and used by floral designers.

Please note that this class is delivered at Ola Cohn Centre, 41-43 Gipps St East Melbourne.

Course Sessions

Saturday, 18th July - 1 class


Session ID HVR50205O
18 Jul - 18 Jul 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location OLO
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Jemina Richards

Saturday, 29th August - 1 class


Session ID HVR50206O
29 Aug - 29 Aug 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location OLO
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Jemina Richards

Saturday, 31st October - 1 class


Session ID HVR50207O
31 Oct - 31 Oct 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location OLO
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Jemina Richards

Saturday, 28th November - 1 class


Session ID HVR50208O
28 Nov - 28 Nov 10:00am - 4:00pm
Location OLO
Session Fees
$349 / $332 (conc)
Teacher
Jemina Richards
  • Learn flower arranging in a variety of styles using both traditional and contemporary techniques.
  • You will be introduced to flower identification and preparation techniques
  • Learn how maintenance techniques and how to extend the life and quality of your arrangement
  • Use a mixture of flowers and foliage’s which are widely available and used by floral designers
  • Learn about focal flowers, secondary flowers filler flowers, and foliage in seasonal varieties
  • Ideas for other arrangements will be workshopped and demonstrated
  • Hands on work where you explore different techniques and find your own personal style

Participants will be able to use these skills to make arrangements at home. Course format is demonstration followed by practical exercises. Students will create up to three arrangements such as a table centre piece, a modern design and a bouquet/posy. 

The course will assist people wishing to gain skills to be able to arrange flowers more effectively for hobby and the home environment, as well as assisting them in ways to improve their practice autonomously. The course will assist people considering a career in floristry by providing an insight into the industry, though it is not designed for entry into the floristry industry.

For accredited training in Floristry, students may wish to consider courses provided by Box Hill Institute: https://www.boxhill.edu.au/study-areas/floristry/

 

Jemina Richards has a highly regarded industry reputation. Her experience in corporate and wedding floristry has earned her the community vote of Best Wedding Flowers in the Mornington Peninsula. She has worked on major events such as the Melbourne Flower and Garden Show, the Melbourne Grand Prix and the Spring Racing Carnival.

Jemina's wedding flowers have been featured on Channel 9’s Who’s the Bride and in Melbourne Bride Magazine. She has taught floristry at the Whitelaw School of Flowers and currently teaches at Box Hill Institute and the CAE.

  • Please bring a towel, pen, notepad and flower snips. All other vessels and flower materials are provided.
  • During the course you will have 3 arrangements to transport home. Please condsider this when organising transport.\

Please be advised: class is delivered at Ola Cohn Centre 41-43 Gipps St East Melbourne. You may wish to bring your own lunch and drinks as there are not many shops nearby.

Last updated: May 29, 2020 04:32pm