Leave your mark and bring joy to others through the creative world of floristry. Fine-tune your design skills, compete in competitions and learn to use social media to help boost your sales. Study as a trainee and learn on-the-job, or put your skills into practice in our industry-standard facilities.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Apply technical floristry techniques
Construct floristry products for sale: bouquets, posies, table arrangements and headpieces
Prepare, care for and store plant materials as well as freshly cut and sundried flowers
Work with social platforms like Pinterest and Instagram
Accurately quote jobs for clients
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Ability to construct floristry products: bouquets, posies, table arrangements and headpieces
Skills to conduct market research, analyse client needs and sell floristry products
Skills to sketch a design to a client brief
Experience in displaying and merchandising floristry products
Exposure to social media platforms like Pinterest and Instagram to promote floristry products
Confidence to accurately quote jobs for clients
The industry requirement to work as a qualified florist
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Literacy and numeracy skills at a Year 10 high school level or higher
The ability to stand for a minimum of 3 hours and lift up to 5 kgs in weight
Fine motor skills to complete wiring practicals
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: Florist and Floral designer
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Floristry does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Floristry qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 21 Units of competency, including 16 core and 5 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
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