Flower Arrangement – Native Flowers for Entertaining

Course Overview

If you’re passionate about native flowers and wildflowers then you will thrive in this course!

Using seasonal native flowers, fresh from the flower markets you will learn to create stunning arrangements perfect for your home decor or as a thoughtful gift.

Throughout the course, you will immerse yourself in various techniques for arranging native flowers, exploring an array of containers to create stunning displays. From elegant glass vases to striking frontal arrangements in classic containers, you will learn the art of showcasing native blooms in a variety of styles.

Under the guidance of our experienced tutor, you will gain specific skills in arranging native flowers, understanding how to highlight their natural beauty and combine them in different settings.

By the end of the course, you will not only have learned various flower arrangement techniques but also have developed a newfound confidence in creating your own stunning native-themed floral displays.

This short course is suitable for all levels – from complete beginners to intermediate and experienced students who want to build on their current skills by experimenting with native flowers.

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!

Learn more about this course

What you will learn

Course outline

You will learn:

  • Seasonal floral creations
  • Floral philosophy, such as colour, texture and positioning
  • Tips and techniques such as how to cut the flowers and flower care
  • Where to buy florist supplies and flowers
  • Tips and ideas on how to present your Native flowers in your home
  • Natives that are in season

Course outcome

It is intended that by the end of the course you will know:

  • How to care for your natives
  • How to arrange your natives in different containers
  • What equipment to use for arranging natives
  • Element of placement and colour
  • How to combine creativity with floristry technical skills

What you need to know

Entry requirements

No experience required. This course is suitable for beginners and those wishing to build on their current flower arrangement skills.

What you need to provide

Students will need to bring:
  • $40 for subsequent lessons (this will be for all flowers and sundries)
  • Pen and notepad
  • Secateurs or florist scissors

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.