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Certificate III in Floristry

  • National Course Code: SFL30115
  • TAFE NSW code: SFL30115-01V02-21PAD-525

Location – Granville

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

15 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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

Career opportunities:

  • 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.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate III in Floristry as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can design the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in the floristry industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

WORK PLACEMENT

There is no work placement requirement for trainees taking this qualification as you will gain your experience on-the-job with your employer.

Non-trainees will need to be in either relevant employment or have access to appropriate simulated workplace environments to complete the learning and assessment requirements.

You are responsible for arranging your own work placement. Our team can offer support and guidance to assist you.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you:

  • Have literacy and numeracy skills at a Year 10 high school level or higher
  • Are able to stand for a minimum of 3 hours and lift up to 5 kgs in weight
  • Have fine motor skills to complete wiring practicals

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you:

  • have LLN proficiency via RU Ready program.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • to be able to stand for a minimum of 3 hours and lift up to 5 kilos in weight.

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!

STUDY COMMITMENT

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
  • Moodle

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

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
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
Elective Units
Number Title
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

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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.

Course Location

Granville
136 William Street, Granville
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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