Course Start Date
15 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
Take the nationally accredited Certificate III in Floristry 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 theoretical and practical course work, you will 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
- Work safely and contribute to safe work practices
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal qualities needed to be successful in this field, including:
- Creative flair for design, colour and artistry
- Interpersonal and communication skills
- Organisation and time management
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised Certificate III level qualification
- Industry requirement to work as a qualified florist
GROW YOUR CAREER
Refine your technical skills and learn what it takes to start and run your own business with the Certificate IV in Floristry.
In recent years, the increase in floristry businesses and the power of social media has popularised floristry with a peek into the artistry of floral design and unique arrangements. This heightened interest and growth in new businesses is driving demand for florists with technical skills, knowledge in seasonal varieties and the creative flair to arrange stunning arrangements.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
This is a full-time, face to face delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 11 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 36 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 20 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment preparation (flower preparation for practical skills assessments), assessment preparation (knowledge assessments), Industry research and Moodle activities.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
You will study with multi award winning Florists in state of the art training facilities. You will be taught by professional florists who are recognised by the Industry as leaders in their field. You will have the opportunity to enter prestigious competitions such as the Sydney Royal Easter Show and The Flowers Growers Group Scholarships. This course provides entry into Certificate IV in Floristry (conditions apply). Existing workers. Pre Employment. Individuals have sound knowledge of construction techniques and floristry design elements and principles. Using discretion and judgement they work with some independence and under limited supervision they provide technical advice and support to team members.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- one to one teacher/student consultation
- email access to teacher
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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9:30am to 4:00pm. 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?
All materials are provided for practical classes, any missed classes may incur an additional materials fee to complete. Students to provide a basic tool kit as advised by teacher at orientation session.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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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
|CUVACD201A||Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas|
|SFLDEC001||Maintain floristry tools and equipment|
|SFLDEC002||Design floristry products|
|SFLDEC006||Construct hand tied floristry products|
|SFLDEC007||Construct wired floristry products|
|SFLDEC008||Construct floristry products with a base medium|
|SFLDEC012||Interpret floristry design briefs|
|SFLSOP001||Source information on floristry products and services|
|SFLSOP002||Work effectively in the floristry industry|
|SFLSOP003||Recognise flower and plant materials|
|SFLSOP004||Receive and store floristry stock|
|SFLSOP005||Prepare and care for floristry stock|
|SFLSOP008||Provide quality service to floristry customers|
|SFLSOP009||Sell floristry products|
|SFLSOP010||Prepare quotations for floristry products|
|SFLWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|BSBWOR202||Organise and complete daily work activities|
|SFLDEC005||Assemble floristry products|
|SFLSOP006||Display and merchandise floristry products|
|SFLSOP007||Interact with floristry customers|
|CUAPPR201||Make simple creative work|
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.
136 William Street, Granville
Phone 131 601
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