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  • SFL30115

Certificate III in Floristry

At a glance

At a glance

Increase your career prospects in the floristry industry with this hands-on qualification. This course will give you the advanced skills you need to work as a qualified florist.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Online Florist
  • Florist
COURSE OUTCOME

SFL30115 Certificate III in Floristry

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Course overview

Course overview

Increase your career prospects in the floristry industry with this hands-on qualification. This course will give you the advanced skills you need to work as a qualified florist. A new style of florists are driving a renaissance in the Australian flower industry. Internet savvy florists are embracing new technologies including social media to boost their profile and drive business. There are also opportunities for florists to target niche and lucrative markets such as weddings.

This practical course will teach you how to carry out a range of sales and design activities in a floristry studio. You will learn how to sketch your designs, prepare quotes, sell products, and create hand-tied, wired, or base-set bouquets.

Successful completion of this course will allow you to work as a florist in a range of businesses including retail floristry shops, studios, and online floristry businesses.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CUAACD201
Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas
SFLDEC001
Maintain floristry tools and equipment
SFLDEC002
Design floristry products
SFLDEC006
Construct hand tied floristry products
SFLDEC007
Construct wired floristry products
SFLDEC008
Construct floristry products with a base medium
SFLDEC012
Interpret floristry design briefs
SFLSOP001
Source information on floristry products and services
SFLSOP002
Work effectively in the floristry industry
SFLSOP003
Recognise flower and plant materials
SFLSOP004
Receive and store floristry stock
SFLSOP005
Prepare and care for floristry stock
SFLSOP008
Provide quality service to floristry customers
SFLSOP009
Sell floristry products
SFLSOP010
Prepare quotations for floristry products
SFLWHS001
Participate in safe work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBDES202
Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context
BSBDES301
Explore the use of colour
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWOR202
Organise and complete daily work activities
SFLSOP006
Display and merchandise floristry products

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You may also be required to purchase a floristry tool kit (approx. $100) and pay for an initial field trip (approx. $35).

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland