Melbourne Flower School can turn your career dreams into a creative reality with the Professional Floral Design course.

  • 1 day per week/24 weeks
  • 2 days per week/12 weeks

Study in our purpose-designed studio and learn all aspects of floristry. Whether you are a school leaver entering the workforce or seeking a new direction in your career, MFS is here to guide you.

MFS is located inside Santospirito Wholesale Flower warehouse, immersing you immediately into the world of flowers! Providing you with direct insight into the industry.  Santospirito Wholesale Flowers is one of Melbourne's largest suppliers.

We will teach how to create stunning floral designs that will take you across the many facets of floristry, leading you to various pathways within the floral industry. This may include wedding and events, working in a retail florist shop, creating hotel and corporate designs, or owning your own business.

Depending on your schedule, the MFS Professional Floral Design course can be undertaken 1 day a week for 24 weeks, or 2 days a week over a 12 week duration. You will learn and craft your floristry skills through a practical, hands-on approach. You will also expand your knowledge by completing theory elements outside of studio time.

Throughout the duration of the course you will gain real hands on experience.

If you are passionate about flowers and creativity, there is no limit to what you can achieve!

For more information on this extensive course, please call MFS to book an appointment and tour of the studio.

Melbourne Flower School — ‘creating art with nature’

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Class Schedule

1 day per week/24 weeks | 2 days per week/12 weeks . 10am-4.00pm

What you will learn
  • Learn all aspects of floristry
  • Create stunning floral designs that will take you across the many facets of floristry, leading you to various pathways within the floral industry
What you will get
  • Direct insight into the floral industry

What to bring
  • Just your enthusiasm to learn!
  • Your passion for beautiful flowers!
What to wear

Casual (Closed shoes)

Appropriate for

Individuals wanting to learn complete floristry skills to forge a career in floral design


Melbourne Flower School

Vendor since 2016

Founded by creative director, Kim Treherne Cardillo, Melbourne Flower School is located on the edge of the CBD.

Melbourne Flower School will assist you in inspiring your passion, and sparking your journey through the world of flowers. Infusing art with nature, Melbourne Flower School will teach you how to create an immense range of outstanding floral designs.

Every individual can be taught the key floristry techniques, and it is the mission of Melbourne Flower School to teach you the specific skills that will enhance your interest, or maybe even set you on an innovative career path.

The fully instructed classes are designed as step-by-step tutorials, and are conducted at the purpose-designed studio, located at 4-8 Parker St (Crn Whitehall St), Footscray. Within Santospirito Wholesale Flowers.

Floral designer, Kim Treherne Cardillo, believes that passion drives creativity. Throughout her classes, she will equip you with the skills and knowledge, which will allow you to embrace both.

Kim brings with her, 36 years of experience, starting her career in the industry when she was 15-years-old. Predominately self-taught, Kim progressed from working in various floral retail stores to successfully owning and operating her own businesses for over 25 years.

Also working within the wholesale flower industry, Melbourne Flower School, in collaboration with Kim Treherne Cardillo will give you the opportunity to grow your floral knowledge and further your creativity.

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