Course Start Date
16 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Floristry enables you to grow your career as a qualified florist. Thrive in this immersive course, learn advanced technical trade skills and unleash your creativity to create stunning arrangements. Design your career in an industry ripe with opportunity.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Identify a wide variety of flowers and plant materials
- Apply technical floristry techniques
- Construct floristry products for sale: bouquets, posies, table arrangements and headpieces
- Get creative with design, assemble and display
- Prepare, care for and store plant materials as well as freshly cut and sundried flowers
- Develop your illustration skills
- Work with social platforms like Pinterest and Instagram
- Accurately quote jobs for clients
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- A passion for flowers and design
- Creativity, adaptability, and openness to feedback
- Determination to meet commitments and standards
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills to build relationships with customers and suppliers
- Effective planning and time management to meet deadlines
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- Industry requirement to work as a qualified florist
- Floral designer
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Floristry
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Monday, 21 June 2021||12.00pm to 1.30pm||Via MS Team Connected session -https://tinyurl.com/Info-Session-CertIII|
|Monday, 21 June 2021||6.00pm to 7.30pm||Via MS Team Connected session - https://tinyurl.com/Info-Session-CertIII|
|Thursday, 24 June 2021||12.00pm to 1.30pm||Via MS Team Connected session - https://tinyurl.com/Info-Session-CertIII|
|Thursday, 24 June 2021||6.00pm to 7.30pm||Via MS Team Connected session - https://tinyurl.com/Info-Session-CertIII|
This is a full time day, blended course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 2 day a week, for 29 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 4 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 23 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including unsupervised time on research, study, preparation, practicing floral designs, reviewing class work in the Online learning platform, Students upload evidence of work to the on line learning platform and self-initiated learning including researching and following latest floral designs and designers, the latest floral trends, viewing online demonstrations.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
Participants in this programme are predominantly learners who are seeking employment; looking to develop new skills and a new career, this also includes students seeking new career and job changes. The cohort may include candidates currently employed in the floristry industry who are seeking to further develop their skills a gain a formal qualification.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
Student will require to attend face to face delivery sessions of 12 hours a week for practical Units and 4 Hours blended (Via Connected sessions and online) for theory Units per week for over 29 Weeks.
Students will receive hands on training in all areas of floristry design and construction. Students will learn how to prepare flowers for retail sale, how to be creative with design and assembly as well as how to create products to meet customers needs.
Students are provided with all plant material and sundries for practical sessions.
For any additional inquiries regarding this course, please contact email@example.com
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday from 9:00am to 5:30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will be provided with all basic floristry tools for your practical sessions. However, it is recommend that you purchase your own basic tools after 4 weeks of your studies.
- Learners are required to wear closed shoes with a sensible heel height.
- Gloves can be worn when working on mechanics for designs.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|SFLDEC008||Construct floristry products with a base medium|
|SFLDEC007||Construct wired floristry products|
|SFLDEC002||Design floristry products|
|SFLSOP008||Provide quality service to floristry customers|
|SFLSOP001||Source information on floristry products and services|
|SFLSOP002||Work effectively in the floristry industry|
|SFLDEC006||Construct hand tied floristry products|
|SFLDEC001||Maintain floristry tools and equipment|
|SFLWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SFLSOP005||Prepare and care for floristry stock|
|SFLSOP004||Receive and store floristry stock|
|SFLSOP003||Recognise flower and plant materials|
|CUVACD201A||Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas|
|SFLDEC012||Interpret floristry design briefs|
|SFLSOP010||Prepare quotations for floristry products|
|SFLSOP009||Sell floristry products|
|SFLDEC005||Assemble floristry products|
|BSBWOR202||Organise and complete daily work activities|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|BSBDES202||Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context|
|SIRXMER202||Plan, create and maintain displays|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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