Certificate III in Floristry
Floristry course details
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.
Enrol at any location
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.
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.
To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
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
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
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.
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
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
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|SFLDEC005||Assemble floristry products||130|
|SFLDEC008||Construct floristry products with a base medium||70|
|SFLDEC006||Construct hand tied floristry products||70|
|SFLDEC007||Construct wired floristry products||70|
|SFLDEC002||Design floristry products||50|
|SFLSOP006||Display and merchandise floristry products||35|
|BSBDES301||Explore the use of colour||40|
|SFLDEC012||Interpret floristry design briefs||20|
|SFLDEC001||Maintain floristry tools and equipment||15|
|SFLWHS001||Participate in safe work practices||12|
|SFLSOP005||Prepare and care for floristry stock||60|
|SFLSOP010||Prepare quotations for floristry products||30|
|SFLSOP008||Provide quality service to floristry customers||35|
|SFLSOP004||Receive and store floristry stock||30|
|SFLSOP003||Recognise flower and plant materials||45|
|SFLSOP009||Sell floristry products||30|
|SFLSOP001||Source information on floristry products and services||40|
|SFLSOP002||Work effectively in the floristry industry||45|