Get the leadership know-how and complex technical skills to flourish in this creative industry. Learn advanced floristry techniques and latest floral trends to be in demand as a floristry designer, senior florist or floristry business owner.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Design and construct complex bouquets, posies, headpieces and table arrangements Maintain and order floristry stock Coordinate work teams Work on special events and planning
Use marketing and small business skills Use design and colour theory processes
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience in sharing your innovative ideas
Ability to design, construct and sell a diverse range of floristry products
Skills to coordinate the day-to-day operational and business activities of the organisation
Knowledge to start your own floristry business
Planning and organisational skills
This course requires evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
Successful completion of the Certificate III in Floristry or
Significant floristry industry experience
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Literacy and numeracy skills at Year 10 or equivalent
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
Intermediate technology skills to research, complete assessments and navigate online learning
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: Floral designer, Freelance senior florist, Senior floristry manager and Floristry business owner
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Floristry does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Certificate IV 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 IV in Floristry qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 12 Units of competency, including 6 core and 6 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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