The ICI floristry course has been designed in consultation with the floristry industry and teaches you the skills that you need to succeed quickly and conveniently.
There are few careers that offer so many benefits. As a florist (floral designer or flower shop owner), you will be surrounded by beauty every day and have a career that is fun and interesting. You will have a hands-on job that gives you a sense of satisfaction with the results of your work. If you start your own florist business you can enjoy the freedom and financial rewards of being your own boss.
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Online delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
Blended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
In class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
Virtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration study load
Average Certificate completion time – 24 weeks
Average Advanced Certificate completion time – 31 weeks
ICI courses allow you to study at your own pace with no assignment deadlines. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will ultimately complete your studies in.
Fast track your career in floristry
Learn the inside secrets of how to become a floristry pro in months not years!
Study a floristry course that was designed in conjunction with the floristry industry
Free up valuable time, don’t waste time and money travelling to classes
Study at your own pace whenever and wherever you are
Have access to a tutor who works in the industry you are training for
Recognition of prior learning
There are NO previous work or education requirements for entry into any course level. Students may enrol directly into the Certificate or Advanced Certificate levels without completing lower ranked qualifications. Graduates can expect higher course levels to result in higher potential salary, positions and skill capabilities.
This course is recognised and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC)
ICI is listed as a massage school with the Massage Association of Australia (MAA)
ICI is an Approved Training Provider with the International Institute of Complementary Therapists (IICT).
ICI is a CMA College Member and is found on the Complementary Medical Association’s Register of Education Providers
This entire course is carried out via Distance Learning (also known as correspondence learning). Distance learning is ideal if you need to adapt around work, family, or other commitments. It is also extremely beneficial should you simply wish to fast track your studies (and career) and not be locked into a timetable.
Our course content and learning experience ensure that your course is relevant and interesting. Learning, tutorial assistance and assessments take place whenever and wherever you are in the country or world. It takes place at your own pace on your own terms to fit your lifestyle. As an ICI student, you’ll never endure a pop quiz, spend countless hours and hundreds of dollars travelling, and never be late with an assignment or for class.
Introduction to Floristry
Benefits of a Career in Floristry
Creating Floral Arrangements
How to Process, Store and Maintain Flowers
Flowers, Greens, and Plants
Greens and Fillers
Plants You Should Know
Elements and Principles of Design
How To Find Job Openings: Advertised & Unadvertised Positions
Part-Time Jobs and Seasonal Help
How to Create a Job
Job Hunting Materials: Prepare a Resume, Cover Letter & Portfolio
What Florists are Looking For
How to Make a Great Impression
Interview Questions, Discussing Salary & Following Up
Starting Your Own Flower Shop
Buying an Established Shop
Opening a New Flower Shop
Creating a Business Plan
Financing, Insurance & Legal Matters
Choosing a Business Name and Logo
Choosing a Location
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About International Career Institute
The International Career Institute (ICI) is a private and independent provider of education and training. It is part of a network of affiliated colleges established in 1978 which together educate tens of thousands of students yearly worldwide. At present, students from 77 countries study with ICI from the comfort of their home or office. Over 80% of students are Australian residents. Using experienced industry-based faculty and the latest resources, ICI delivers over 50 exciting careers and lifestyle focused courses to a broad range of people and businesses. ICI graduates are given skills that will improve their employment prospects and increase their value to employers. The Institute listens to employers through its strong links to industry. Our tutors are professionals who are not full-time teachers but rather practitioners who actively work in their field of specialization