Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)
Our floristry course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to succeed as a floristry assistant. Your employers may include traditional retail floristry shops, studios and floristry businesses that sell via the internet or phone.
In our floristry course, you’ll learn basic construction skills and techniques for items such as:
- boxed arrangements
- table centrepieces
- basic wired items such as corsages and buttonholes
You will also learn floristry specific subjects focusing on floristry stock. This includes how to recognise, receive, store, prepare and care for flowers, as well as how to source floristry stock, displays and merchandising.
|Study Level||Certificate II|
Classroom based, face to face delivery for practical and theory units.
|Course Type||Victorian TAFE Course|
|Campuses||Box Hill Campus|
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$2668.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$534.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$150|
|Core Skills Support**||$70|
|Annual Material Fees||$696.00|
|Retain Course Items***||$442.00|
* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.
** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.
***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the studentâ€™s course of study (e.g. textbooks).
The student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2018. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
February and July
Full time: 6 months (Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9am - 4pm) *Days subject to change
You must be at least 16 years of age and possess an aptitude for floristry.
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Successful completion will enable you to apply for entry into the Certificate III in Floristry, as a full time student or as an apprentice. You will receive credits for your previous study.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2.
After successful completion, you may wish to apply for employment in the floristry industry as an assistant.
You will be required to complete 12 units in total (9 core and 3 elective units).
|BSBWOR202||ORGANISE AND COMPLETE DAILY WORK ACTIVITIES||20|
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to minimise theft and loss of stock in a retail environment.
|SFLDEC001||MAINTAIN FLORISTRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT||15|
|SFLDEC005||ASSEMBLE FLORISTRY PRODUCTS||130|
|SFLSOP001||SOURCE INFORMATION ON FLORISTRY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES||40|
|SFLSOP002||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE FLORISTRY INDUSTRY||45|
|SFLSOP003||RECOGNISE FLOWER AND PLANT MATERIALS||45|
|SFLSOP004||RECEIVE AND STORE FLORISTRY STOCK||30|
|SFLSOP005||PREPARE AND CARE FOR FLORISTRY STOCK||60|
|SFLSOP006||DISPLAY AND MERCHANDISE FLORISTRY PRODUCTS||35|
|SFLSOP007||INTERACT WITH FLORISTRY CUSTOMERS||30|
|SFLWHS001||PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES||15|