Let your career flourish with our floristry course. You’ll gain a recognised floristry qualification that will assist you in securing a role as a florist in many different environments from traditional retail floristry shops to studios and floristry businesses that sell via the internet.

In our floristry course, you’ll learn basic construction skills and techniques for items such

  • bunches
  • bouquets
  • boxed arrangements
  • table centrepieces
  • basic wired items such as corsages and buttonholes

In our floristry course, you’ll extend your practical floristry skills and be ready to design and construct complex floristry items suitable for corporate functions, weddings and funeral work. You will also learn floristry specific subjects focusing on floristry stock, such as how to recognise, receive, store, prepare and care for flowers, as well as units on sourcing floristry stock, displays and merchandising.

Put your floristry skills to the test with hands on experience in our retail shop, Flowers on Elgar. You’ll also have the opportunity to prepare arrangements for various functions hosted by Box Hill Institute and compete for various floristry industry awards.




National Code SFL30115
Study Areas Floristry
Study Level Certificate III
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 1 year

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Annual Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $3561.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $712.00
Apprentice Gov. Subsidised $2313.00
Apprentice Concession $463.00
Full Fee $11794.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $150
Core Skills Support** $70
Annual Material Fees $750.00
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 student’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.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

February and July

Full time: 1 year (3 days per week)

Box Hill

You must be 17 years or over (or mature age) and possess an aptitude for floristry.

Pre-Training Review

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 gain relevant industry experience and then you can apply for our Certificate IV in Floristry.

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3.

This course will set you up to apply for employment in the floristry industry as a fully qualified florist.  

Many students become specialists working in areas such as weddings, functions, retail and studio or corporate work.

You will be required to complete 21 units in total (16 core and 5 elective units).

Code

Title

Hours

BSBSUS201 PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORK PRACTICES 20

BSBWOR202 ORGANISE AND COMPLETE DAILY WORK ACTIVITIES 20

SIRXMER202 PLAN, CREATE AND MAINTAIN DISPLAYS 35

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify requirements for displays, develop display ideas, obtain approval from relevant personnel, and plan and build displays. It also covers maintaining displays to meet the requirements of the product, the audience and the organisation.

SFLDEC001 MAINTAIN FLORISTRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT 15

SFLDEC002 DESIGN FLORISTRY PRODUCTS 50

SFLDEC005 ASSEMBLE FLORISTRY PRODUCTS 130

SFLDEC006 CONSTRUCT HAND TIED FLORISTRY PRODUCTS 70

SFLDEC007 CONSTRUCT WIRED FLORISTRY PRODUCTS 70

SFLDEC008 CONSTRUCT FLORISTRY PRODUCTS WITH A BASE MEDIUM 70

SFLDEC012 INTERPRET FLORISTRY DESIGN BRIEFS 20

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

SFLSOP008 PROVIDE QUALITY SERVICE TO FLORISTRY CUSTOMERS 35

SFLSOP009 SELL FLORISTRY PRODUCTS 30

SFLSOP010 PREPARE QUOTATIONS FOR FLORISTRY PRODUCTS 30

SFLWHS001 PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES 15

CUVACD201A DEVELOP DRAWING SKILLS TO COMMUNICATE IDEAS 60

People working in many industries apply the skills and knowledge in this unit.

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to develop simple drawing techniques for representing and communicating ideas. It does not relate to drawing as an art form. In a work or learning context this unit may relate to visually communicating ideas about objects, as well as the use of space, narratives or the steps in a process.

 


Last updated: June 8, 2018 09:10pm