Texas State Florists' Association Knowledge Based, Level 1 and Level 2 Floral Certifications have been included on the 2022-2024 Texas Education Agency (TEA) approved list of Industry Based Certifications.

Floral Design Curriculum available through TSFA!

Please visit the curriculum page or call the TSFA office at 512.528.0806 or email us at tsfaadmin@tsfa.org

Building Tomorrow's Workforce TSFA Certifies High School Students in Floral Design

Retail florists are always looking for floral designers who know how to create the basic designs needed in a shop on a daily basis. TSFA is fulfilling  this need through the development in 2004, of the Texas High School Certification program. This certification program allows school districts to provide more value to their diploma and helps provide young, enthusiastic floral designers to meet the retail florist needs!

Requirements for the certification are enrollment and completion of the year long Texas Education Agency approved floral design curriculum and passing the TSFA Knowledge Based written exam and the design of two floral  designs  in a timed setting. 

Level 1 Study Materials (click to download)

Please email registration forms to:


Knowledge Based Registration Form   


Retesting may take place at a location of choice. please complete the Level 1 retest form and email to caroles@tsfa.org
TSFA does not accept ACH or EFT. If you are asked to provide payment in this method, please telephone the TSFA office and as for the Executive Director. 
Testing's are scheduled with TSFA using the registration form provided for downloading below on a first-come, first-serve basis. Teachers are encouraged to register your students for the In-person Hands-on test 30 days or more in advance for the best date and site availability.  Standard registration rate is $100 for the Level 1 and $125 for the Level 2 Floral Design Certification ® . 

2023 Level 1 Floral Certification Testing Dates and Locations

** Please note: There will be an additional charge of $50.00 per student if added after the registration deadline for any in person testing**


Please pay attention to the due dates listed on the registration forms and above.
Each date is set to allow for time to order product and supplies. No registration forms will be accepted after the listed date!

For more information, telephone the Texas State Florists' Association at 512.528.0806


 Level 1 and Level 2 Certification Testing Dates and Locations 2022 Level 1 and Level 2 Certification Testing and Locations 2022 Level 1 and Level 2 Certification Testing Dates and Locations
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Refunds: Transfers/substitutions are welcome prior to the date of the testing. Cancellations received in writing at the TSFA office five (5) business days prior to the event will receive a refund - minus 20% handling fee. If you do not cancel or transfer prior to the event date, the entire fee is non-refundable.

For more information, telephone the Texas State Florists' Association at 512-528-0806

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