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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Floristry

  • National Course Code: SFL40115
  • TAFE NSW code: SFL40115-01V02-20PAD-560

Location – Padstow

Study Type

Part Time Day

Course Start Date

04 Aug 2020

Study Commitment

7 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

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

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of skilled senior florists who use a range of highly developed floristry skills to design, construct and sell a diverse range of complex floristry products. These individuals have substantial depth of knowledge of construction techniques and floristry design elements and principles.

They work independently and many florists at this level have supervisory responsibilities to plan, monitor and evaluate the work of team members. Some senior florists take a lead role in coordinating the day-to-day operational and business activities of small floristry businesses.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a senior florist in a diversity of floristry industry business types including retail floristry shops, studios and online floristry businesses.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

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 to this qualification is open to individuals who have:

  • achieved the Certificate III in Floristry via an Australian Apprenticeship Pathway; OR
  • demonstrated floristry industry experience in applying the skills and knowledge in the Certificate III in Floristry. This is achieved via:
    . providing a portfolio of evidence outlining how the skills and knowledge gained in the Certificate III in Floristry have been applied in an industry context; OR
    . 12 months post qualification industry experience.

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 achieved the Certificate III in Floristry via an Australian Apprenticeship Pathway; OR demonstrated floristry industry experience in applying the skills and knowledge in the Certificate III in Floristry. This is achieved via: providing a portfolio of evidence outlining how the skills and knowledge gained in the Certificate III in Floristry have been applied in an industry context; OR 12 months post qualification industry experience.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a part-time day, face to face delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 36 weeks.

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.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a florist in a diversity of floristry industry business types including retail floristry shops, studios and online floristry businesses. 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.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • one on one teacher/student consultation, email access to teacher and 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)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • 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 Tuesdays from 9:30am to 4:30pm. 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?

A fee applies for most TAFE NSW courses and must be paid when you enrol. The amount you pay depends on the type of course you study, and on your personal circumstances. An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the commencement date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. Please contact us on 13 79 74 for further information.

Please click on the Smart and Skilled link http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/smartandskilled/prices_fees.html to work out what you will pay for this course based on your personal circumstances. Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for a fee discount or fee exemption.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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.

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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

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 13 79 74.

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Core Units
Number Title
SFLDEC009 Construct complex floristry products
SFLMGT001 Coordinate floristry work teams
SFLSOP012 Maintain and order floristry stock
SFLWHS002 Provide a safe work environment
SFLDEC003 Design complex floristry products
SFLDEC010 Coordinate floristry products for special occasions
Elective Units
Number Title
SITXHRM402 Lead and manage people
BSBSMB405 Monitor and manage small business operations
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
CUAPPR401 Realise a creative project
BSBSMB403 Market the small business
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

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.

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Course Location

Padstow
Raine Road, Padstow
Phone 131 601

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