Flower Arrangement – Fresh Flowers and Succulents

Course Overview

Embrace the beauty of fresh flowers and succulents whilst learning to craft captivating floral arrangements!

Our experienced tutor will teach you to combine fresh flowers with resilient succulents, perfect for displaying on your outdoor tables or enhancing the beauty of your home. All the materials, including the fresh flowers and succulents, are sourced from the flower markets, ensuring you have the finest elements to work with.

In addition to flower arrangement skills, you’ll be shown creative ideas for decorating your dining table, ensuring it’s ready for the inviting and vibrant atmosphere of a summer BBQ.

By the end of the class, you will have learnt specific floristry skills and flower arrangement techniques related to fresh flowers and succulents. This course is suitable for beginners or for those wanting to improve their existing skills.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across Northern and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Epping, Mt Druitt, Richmond, and Ryde. Enrol now!

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What you will learn

Course outline

You will learn:

  • Seasonal floral creation
  • Floral philosophy such as colour, texture and positioning
  • Tips and techniques such as how to cut flowers and care for them
  • Succulent care
  • How to incorporate flowers and succulents together to make a modern arrangement

Course outcome

By the end of the course, you will know:

  • Where to purchases floral supplies
  • How to wire fresh flowers and succulents
  • How to care for flowers and succulents
  • How to arrange flowers and succulents in containers
  • The equipment used in floristry
  • Elements of arrangement and colour coordination

What you need to know

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for all levels. Complete beginners are welcome as well as those students who have already completed the Introduction to Flower Arrangement course or higher levels.

What you need to provide

The course fee includes the flowers for the first lesson which is payable to the tutor, to cover the cost of the first lesson’s flowers.

Please bring:
  • $50 for subsequent lessons (this will be for all flowers and sundries)
  • Secateurs
  • Floral scissors
  • Rose stripper

Please note: The teacher has florist scissors ($6) and rose strippers ($4) if you want to purchase them.

You will be provided with:

  • Fresh flowers (details confirmed each week)

Coming soon

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.

Please check back later as classes are added regularly or get in touch for more information.

Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1

Anyone 18 years or older may enrol into our non-accredited short courses by: • choosing the course you are interested in and; • finding a day and time that is suitable.

Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit: https://www.macquarie.nsw.edu.au/terms-and-conditions/

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder the day prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password the day prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.