International Academy of Floristry (I.A.F.) was founded in 1990 with the mission for international floral art research and professional certification for florists & floral designers. Various enthusiastic floral designers have been working on world trend floral designs research and refinements. Focused on contemporary and modern European designs, it is now a world renowned exemplar of distinctive floral creations. The Chairman Mr. Jackie Lai, is now also one of the head teachers in hkafa, a member & Professional Bridal Consultant (PBC™) of the Association of Bridal Consultants (U.S.A.) & certified JANE PACKER LONDON teacher.
I.A.F. defines world class international floral design curriculums from the great masters of Europe (e.g. Holland, Belgium, France, Germany and Norway) and Japan.
Ever since its establishment, I.A.F. has been constantly changing and upgrading the curriculum of various flower arrangement course subjects. The I.A.F. Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma Accreditations are certified by international well known floral master, Mr. Per Benjamin who is now also one of the I.A.F. consultants. The accredited diplomas are recognized & accepted worldwide, most welcome by prestigious employers & entrepreneurs all over the world. Combinations of various I.A.F. & JANE PACKER LONDON Certificates or Diplomas are accredited Professional Advanced Diplomas. It is a guarantee for great floral mastery, excellence and professional floristry. Students now do not need to fly to Europe in order to acquire first hand floral design trend and knowledge !