Perth Courses

INTERNATIONAL AWARD WINNING FLORISTRY SCHOOL

Western Australia’s Largest Floristry training provider.

We specialise in hobby/enthusiast classes, professional development, private tuition, as well as Industry and Advanced Courses which can lead to a career in Floristry or improve your existing skills.


ONE-OFF BEGINNER CLASSES EVENING

Creating a loose, whimsical bridal bouquet can often be quite a task. Flowers moving every direction and nothing stays where you want it to. Well, we’ve got a solution for you to solve this problem once and for all.

We’ll take you through a step by step way to create a gorgeous whimsical bridal bouquet using our secret weapon the ‘egg’… well, maybe not the kind of egg you’re thinking of, but you’ll love it!​

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with little to no floristry experience such as flower enthusiasts/lovers.

Available date: Tuesday 24th September 2019
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories).
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 14 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 6pm-8pm

Subconsciously, we often find ourselves attracted to the colours of flowers, over the varieties. Lets challenge ourselves to use traditional flowers in a modern and chic way simply by enhancing our emphasis on colour.

We’ll go through simple steps to make beautiful, unique colour choices and put this into practice by creating a beautiful hand-tied bouquet which you can enhance with your own special decorative touches.​

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with little to no floristry experience such as flower enthusiasts/lovers.

Available date: Tuesday 15th October 2019
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories) and the flowers are yours to keep. 
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 14 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 6pm-8pm

It’s not often we say this, but this time you need to “think inside the box”. Creating these beautiful, intricate designs of miniature blooms inside a gorgeous hat box is a therapeutic and rewarding experience.​

We’ll explore the possibilities of layering florals, the importance of scale and proportion as well as mastering a beautiful design that you don’t expect to see when you open the hat box!​

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with zero floristry experience or an enthusiast wanting to perfect their technique.

Available date: Tuesday 22nd October 2019
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories and the flowers are yours to keep). 
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 12 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 6pm-8pm​

Garden style table arrangements are so beautiful to admire, but can be a challenge to get everything to still look natural and not too stylised. We know all the tricks to keeping everything conformed, yet wild and free.​

We’ll explore the importance of the 5 elements “Colour, Line, Space, Texture & Form” and how these are fundamental to success, especially in a design like this.​

This course is ideal for complete beginners or an enthusiast who has completed classes with us previously.

Available date: Tuesday 29th October 2019
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories).
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 14 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 6pm-8pm

It’s time to try something new! We’re going to explore vast contrasts of decorative elements such as fabrics and ribbons and how we can combine this with beautiful botanical elements in a hand-tied bouquet.​

You’ll create your very own beautiful frame to adorn your hand-tied bouquet, with the focus being on colour, texture and form. Used widely throughout Europe regularly, bouquet frames aren’t something you see in Australia every day, so this is a special class for you to complete.​

This course is ideal for complete beginners or an enthusiast who has completed classes with us previously.

Available date: Tuesday 19th November 2019
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories) and the flowers are yours to keep. 
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 14 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 6pm-8pm

Floristry and Floral Art are quite different from one another. It’s important to understand the differences between the two.

Create your very own “Floral Art” Masterpiece under the guidance of RHS Chelsea Flower Show Medallist (Floral Art), Matthew Landers.

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with little to no floristry/floral art experience.

Available date: Tuesday 26th November 2019
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories and the flowers are yours to keep). 
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 12 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 6pm-8pm
Lecturer: Matthew Landers


ONE-OFF BEGINNER CLASSES DAY TIME

If you’ve wanted to try your hand at Floristry, whether its for shits and giggles or perhaps a toe in the water thinking of a career change, this is the night to do it.​

Over the course of the afternoon, we’ll take you through the steps of creating your gorgeous compact Victorian Posy whilst sipping French Champagne!​

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with little to no floristry experience or an enthusiast wanting to perfect their technique.

Available date: Thursday 7th November 2019
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories and the flowers are yours to keep).
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 14 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 1pm-3pm

Let’s go back to a time almost forgotten of sipping tea, eating (excessive amounts of) baked goods and arranging flowers, like a true lady of leisure.

Over the course of the morning, we’ll lead you through the steps of creating your own table centrepiece using the very best locally grown florals in glorious autumnal shades.

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with little to no floristry experience or an enthusiast wanting to perfect their technique!

Available date: Tuesday 26th November 2019
Cost: $175.00 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories). 
​ Payment: In full to secure your space. 
​ Class Capacity: 10 per class 
​ Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
​ Time: 10am-12pm

Always admired how round and perfect a posy can be? Learn with us the technique to creating that beautifully rounded dome shape along with how to bind the stems professionally and neatly.​

We’ll take you through a step by step way to create a lovely Bridal Posy. In this case, it’s all about ‘shape’ and the fine details.​

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with little to no floristry experience such as flower enthusiasts/lovers.

Available date: Tuesday 4th February 2020
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories and the flowers are yours to keep). 
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 14 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 10am-12pm


CHRISTMAS CLASSES 2019

It’s time to make a Christmas Table Centrepiece, the Australian way. Let’s use the home-grown beautiful product that we have available to us at Christmas to really represent that summer feeling Christmas we all know and love.

Over the course of the class you’re going to create your very own table centrepiece that is going to dry and be beautiful across the Christmas period.

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with little to no floristry experience such as flower enthusiasts/lovers.

Available date: Wednesday 11th December 2019
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories and the flowers are yours to keep). 
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 16 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Times: DAY 10am-12pm or EVENING 6pm-8pm

Flicking through magazines, wishing you could create a glamorous Christmas wreath of your very own to hang on your door? 

Over the course of the class we’ll create a stunning, lightweight, floral foam free Christmas Wreath from gorgeous foliage and accessories, that will dry as last forever.

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with little to no floristry experience such as flower enthusiasts/lovers.

Available date: Thursday 12th December 2019
​Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories and the flowers are yours to keep). 
​Payment: In full to secure your space.
​Class Capacity: 16 per class
​Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
​Times: DAY 10am-12pm or EVENING 6pm-8pm

We see them all over social media, hanging from fireplaces at Christmas Time… How many of you even have a fire place? But, we have tables, doors, walls, lots of places that we can use a beautiful Christmas Garland.

Over the course of the class you’re going to create your very own Christmas inspired garland (around 2 metres long) that you can use to decorate your home ahead of the festive season.

This course is ideal for beginners, or those with little to no floristry experience such as flower enthusiasts/lovers.

Available date: Monday 16th December 2019
Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories and the flowers are yours to keep). 
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 16 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 6pm-8pm


BEGINNERS CLASS
FULL DAY

Join us for our beginners Master Class. This class is going to bring out the Florist you always knew was inside waiting to create two beautiful masterpieces!

You’ll learn how to carefully look at and select flowers, foliage & trendy accessories. We’ll build your confidence in arranging gorgeous florals in modern vessels, following seasonal trends.

Item 1 – Design in Floral Foam (inc. Ceramic vessel).
Item 2 – Hand-tied bouquet in Glass Vase.

At the end of each class, you’ll take both of your beautiful designs home with you to show off to your family and friends.

This course is ideal for a complete novice/beginner. You may wish to try your hand at Floristry or you’re perhaps assessing a career change and want to dip your toe in the water. ​

Available dates:
Saturday 16th November 2019​
Saturday 22nd February 2020
Saturday 2nd May 2020

Cost: $275 per student, for the complete course. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories).
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 20 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 9am-12pm on the specified date.

5 WEEK BEGINNERS
SHORT COURSE

Join us for a 5 classes, over 5 weeks for an ‘Introduction to Floristry’. An exciting way to learn to fundamentals of Floral Design.

Build your confidence as we inspire you with creative and modern techniques – giving you more knowledge to create designs and decorate your home in the future.

We’ll share 5 completely different techniques that an Florist would come across in a working week.

Week 1 – Design in Floral Foam (inc. Ceramic vessel).
Week 2 – Hand-tied bouquet in Glass Vase
Week 3 – Fully wired flower crown
Week 4 – Luxury gift box presentation
Week 5 – Table Design in Floral Foam (reusable vessel).

At the end of each class, you’ll take your beautiful design home with you to show off to your family and friends.

This course is ideal for a complete novice/beginner. You may wish to try your hand at Floristry or perhaps assessing a career change and want to dip your toe in the water. 
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Available dates
Tuesday 10/03/2020-07/04/2020

Cost: $750 per student, for the complete course. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories).
Payment: $250 non-refundable Deposit and $100 paid each week throughout the course or $675 if paid in full at the time of booking (includes a 10% discount).
Capacity: 16 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: The course runs from 6:30pm – 8:30pm each evening (on the designated day), across the 5 week period.

BUSINESS SUCCESS
FULL DAY

Join us for an exploration of how to begin or improve your Business. The proven success of Matthew Landers in commencing, growing and establishing an iconic Brand, gives you a unique opportunity for intimate learning with this young maverick.​

You’ll learn the following;
– How to forecast and plan for successful trading
– Marketing and Branding
– Strengthening your position in the market
– The importance of Social media and how to drive sales
– Brand building and the 7 steps to success.
– Longevity in business and how to be accountable

​At the end of the one-day intensive class, you’ll walk away with a clear direction of the steps to success and how to survive in an ever-changing market.​

This course is ideal for anyone wishing to commence, reinvent or strengthen a business. This is not limited to Florists, we welcome other artisan, handmade, unique & luxury goods with online and/or store front businesses.
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Available date:
Sunday 23rd February 2020

Cost: $440 per student
This includes all printouts/materials and morning & afternoon tea.
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Class Capacity: 10 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: 9:30am-3pm
Lecturer: Matthew Landers


INDUSTRY READY
COURSE

The on-the-job skills, and the products you learn to produce in this course, will be superior to many other formal Floristry qualifications currently available.

Some of the world’s most successful Florists aren’t formally qualified. We offer a contemporary training plan to introduce you to the current Floristry Industry and business marketplace.

We pride ourselves on ensuring our Industry Ready graduates are prepared to enter the workforce with a basic skill set of Commercial Floristry, and a passion to continue learning. You’ll be confident entering the workforce and earning an income, whilst continuing on-the-job training.

Our Alumni students have achieved great success in gaining work within the industry and also in their start-up businesses.​

This course doesn’t require any previous experience and starts at complete beginner level. Any previous experience will only enhance your outcome with us.

Full Course outline/learning program available below.

FEBRUARY 2020 INTAKE
Monday 03/02/2020-29/06/2020 (Day)
Monday 03/02/2020-22/06/2020 (Evening)

Cost: $3,500 per student, for the complete course. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries etc).
*except Excursion, required to purchase own materials.*
Payment: $1,000 Deposit and $250 paid each fortnight throughout the course, $3,150 if booked and paid upfront before 31/10/2019 – $3,500 if paid upfront thereafter
Capacity: 14 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: Day classes 11am-2pm. Evening classes 6pm-9pm.
**this course may involve Saturday classes. Please check course outline above for full schedule of dates/times.
Lecturer: All lecturers on rotation.

INDUSTRY READY
INTENSIVE BLOCKS

The on-the-job skills, and the products you learn to produce in this course, will be superior to many other formal Floristry qualifications currently available.

Some of the world’s most successful Florists aren’t formally qualified. We offer a contemporary training plan to introduce you to the current Floristry Industry and business marketplace.

We pride ourselves on ensuring our Industry Ready graduates are prepared to enter the workforce with a basic skill set of Commercial Floristry, and a passion to continue learning. You’ll be confident entering the workforce and earning an income, whilst continuing on-the-job training.

We encourage our Industry Ready graduates to enrol in our Advanced Courses to continue their learning.

This course doesn’t require any previous experience and starts at complete beginner level. Any previous experience will only enhance your outcome with us.

This course is ideal for Regional or Interstate Students who would be unable to complete our standard Industry Ready Course, across its normal time frame.

Full Course outline/learning program available below.

Available dates:
Block 2 – Wednesday 25/09/2019 – Friday 27/09/2019
Block 3 – Wednesday 27/11/2019 – Friday 29/11/2019
Block 1 – Wednesday 26/02/2020 – Friday 28/02/2020
Block 2 – Wednesday 27/05/2020 – Friday 29/05/2020

Cost: $1,320 per student, per block. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories).
Payment (per block): $320 non-refundable Deposit and $1,000 paid on first day of training or $1,188 if paid in full at the time of booking (10% discount).
Capacity: 6 per class
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: Each class runs from 10am-4pm, each day of the 3 day block.
Lecturer: All lecturers on rotation

THESE BLOCKS CAN BE COMPLETED IN ANY ORDER.
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO START WITH BLOCK 1, YOU CAN START WITH ANY BLOCK. WE RECOMMEND COMPLETING ALL 3 BLOCKS FOR MAXIMUM LEARNING.

INSTAGRAM
MASTERCLASS

We’re so excited to present this young social media maverick to you in an intimate, full day workshop.

Brooke Vulinovich is the mastermind behind the Villa Management brand, which sets you up for success with Instagram and how to properly use it.

In this intimate one-on-one class, you’ll cover:
– How to create, grow and launch a business using Instagram.
– How to gather an online audience, and create an account that people want to follow.
– How to discover and profile your ideal customer in 8 easy steps.
– How does the Instagram algorithm work.
– Optimising your bio and descriptive.
– Converting followers into clients.
– Your posting checklist (when, how, what).
– How to track and measure your analytics and use this tool for future success.
…and much more.
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Available date: Tuesday 19th November 2019
Cost: $660 per student. This includes lunch and refreshments throughout the day.
Payment: In full to secure your space.
Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
Time: This course runs from 9:30am-3pm


ONE-OFF ADVANCED CLASSES

If you’ve looked at a beautiful wired item and think “How on earth do I get that to look like that”, this is the class for you to attend!

Over the course of the class, we’ll do a step-by-step of how to look at many different materials, assess how to wire and then the best method of assembly in various ways such as a crowns, corsages, buttonholes etc.

This course is ideal for previous Industry Ready students or an experienced Florist/Floral artist wanting to extend their skill set or refresh techniques.

Available date: Saturday 7th September 2019
​Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories).
​Payment: In full to secure your space.
​Class Capacity: 8 per class
​Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
​Time: 1pm-3:30pm

Weekly Corporate clients can play a key part in the success of your business. But, only if they’re profitable and sustainable. We have to ensure that we’re doing out part in maximising profitability whilst servicing the client to meet their expectations.​

Over the course of the class, we’ll show you how create a typical example of a profitable, weekly corporate design and talk through strategies for engaging new clients and maintaining existing clients.​

This course is ideal for existing Florists with intermediate/advanced skills.

Available date: Wednesday 30th October 2019
​Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories).
​Payment: In full to secure your space.
​Class Capacity: 8 per class
​Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
​Time: 6pm-8pm

Need to learn how to make a beautiful, traditional casket spray? Perhaps just brush up on your skills? Or maybe you’re simply using way too much product and it is no longer commercial for you?

Over the course of the class, we’ll show you how achieve a gorgeous design to sit on a casket as a last tribute, for a special life. We’ll also run through how to target new business with Funeral homes and sustain them as clients.

This course is ideal for previous Industry Ready students or an experienced Florist/Floral artist wanting to extend their skill set or refresh techniques.

Available date: Tuesday 10th December 2019
​Cost: $175 per student. This includes all materials (fresh flowers, sundries and accessories).
​Payment: In full to secure your space.
​Class Capacity: 8 per class
​Location: Matthew Landers Academy – Perth
​Time: 6pm-8pm


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