The floristry and floral design industry is a diverse and dynamic industry made up of independent creatives, small studios and retailers, creating and installing floral creations for private clients, corporate events as well as non-commercial projects.
This Certificate III in Floristry course is the perfect starting point into the floristry industry. Learn and discover the fundamental skills in design, as each student will be challenged to know the rules and break the rules to create innovative and dynamic floral art.
Develop skills which challenge you to become a seriously inspiring floral artist.
Discover how to be original, creating or inventing from scratch.
Create visual appeal, beauty, boldness and aesthetically pleasing floral arrangements/art.
Become the master, understanding arrangements, through to flower species and characteristics.
Learn how your projects can contribute to, and have a positive environmental outcome through management and reduction of waste, water and energy consumption.
Be a visionary, pushing the boundaries to achieve something bigger than the expected commercial outcomes.
“You can’t use up creativity.
The more you use, the more you have.”
Units of Competency
|CUVACD201A||Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas|
Maintain floristry tools and equipment
|SFLDEC002||Design floristry products|
|SFLDEC006||Construct hand tied floristry products|
|SFLDEC007||Construct wired floristry products|
Construct floristry products with a base medium
|SFLDEC012||Interpret floristry design briefs|
Source information on floristry products and services
|SFLSOP002||Work effectively in the floristry industry|
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|
Sell floristry products
|SFLSOP010||Prepare quotations for floristry products|
|BSBDES301||Explore the use of colour|
|BSBFIA301||Maintain financial records|
|CUADIG305||Produce digital images|
|SFLSOP006||Display and merchandise floristry products|
|SIRRMER001||Produce visual merchandise displays|
The above 4 elective units have been chosen from the Training Package specifically for their value to successful students in the retail environment and as a pre-cursor to further studies.
Who is this course for
Anyone wanting to start out in the industry!
No previous experience or studies in the design field are necessary to apply; all you need is a desire to create and innovate.
Taking expressions of interest for 2020.
Intensive: 6 months, Tuesday 9:30am – 2:30pm.
Part-time: 11 months, Wednesday 6:00pm – 9:00pm.
The course is mixed mode delivery of face-to-face and self-directed learning.
Students will be assessed throughout the course on a combination of both research assignments and practical projects.