Certificate III in Floristry

Certificate III   NRT
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Start date:
Wed 19 Jul 2017
 –   Ultimo
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    Course description and aims

    This qualification reflects the role of skilled florists who use a range of well-developed floristry skills to design, construct and sell a diverse range of floristry products. These 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 may provide technical advice and support to team members.

    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.

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

    Course outcomes and careers

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification

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    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Wed 19 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Months
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    9 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    Course Fee:
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    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 21 June 2017 from 11:00am to 12:00pm or 6:00pm to 7:00pm at Ultimo College, Main Campus, 651-731 Harris Street, building E, level 1, room 10.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class a week over 1 day per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Wednesday 8:00am to 4:30pm plus some additional online work.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    Sundry supplies and flowers will be required to successfully complete this course and will cost approximately $50 - $80 per week. Purchases can be made from The Sydney Flower Markets, local florist shops or at the college from the Ultimate Florist Shop. 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.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    SFLDEC005Assemble floristry products130
    SFLDEC008Construct floristry products with a base medium70
    SFLDEC006Construct hand tied floristry products70
    SFLDEC007Construct wired floristry products70
    SFLDEC002Design floristry products50
    SFLSOP006Display and merchandise floristry products35
    BSBDES301Explore the use of colour40
    SFLDEC012Interpret floristry design briefs20
    SFLDEC001Maintain floristry tools and equipment15
    SFLWHS001Participate in safe work practices12
    SFLSOP005Prepare and care for floristry stock60
    SFLSOP010Prepare quotations for floristry products30
    SFLSOP008Provide quality service to floristry customers35
    SFLSOP004Receive and store floristry stock30
    SFLSOP003Recognise flower and plant materials45
    SFLSOP009Sell floristry products30
    SFLSOP001Source information on floristry products and services40
    SFLSOP002Work effectively in the floristry industry45



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