Flower Arrangement – Tropical Flowers

Course Overview

Infuse your home with the vibrant beauty of tropical flowers and learn to harness their beauty into floral arrangements!

Across the engaging course, you will be immersed in the captivating world of tropical flowers, gaining the confidence to create beautiful arrangements for both home decoration and as delightful gifts.

Discover the art of arranging these unique blooms using modern and classic styles, utilising various containers such as glass vases, frontal arrangements, hand-held bouquets, dynamic table centrepieces, and more. Each technique highlights the distinct features and allure of tropical flowers, enabling you to create arrangements that are both elegant and striking.You will explore a diverse range of techniques tailored specifically for working with tropical flowers.

Beginners are welcome, as well as those who have already completed other Flower Arrangement courses. It will give you opportunities to broaden your experience with flowers.

If you are passionate about flowers and you want to create elegant and beautiful floral arrangements then you will love this course.

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

In this course you will learn:

  • Which tropical flowers to put in your home
  • How to arrange glass vases using modern and classic techniques
  • Tips and techniques such as how to cut and care for your flowers
  • Floral philosophy, such as colour, texture and positioning

Course outcome

By the end of the course you will:

  • Be able to care for your flowers
  • Be able to arrange flowers in different containers
  • Know what equipment to use when arranging flowers
  • Know how to combine creativity with floristry technical skills

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. payable to the tutor, to cover the cost of the first lesson’s flowers.

Please 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)

Class details

Start Date12 June 2024
End Date19 June 2024
Time6:30pm - 8:30pm
TutorLouise Maitland
Location Chatswood Campus


Class details

Start Date13 June 2024
End Date20 June 2024
Time10:00am - 12:00pm
TutorLouise Maitland


Class details

Start Date17 June 2024
End Date24 June 2024
Time6:30pm - 8:30pm
TutorLouise Maitland


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 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

Ensure you read the Terms and Conditions available at: Macquarie Community College Terms and Conditions. For assistance, call customer service at 1300 845 888.

Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.