Certificate III in Floristry


Certificate III in Floristry Course

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.”

Certificate III in Floristry Certificate III in Floristry

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!

Entry Requirements

No previous experience or studies in the design field are necessary to apply; all you need is a desire to create and innovate.

Course Duration – 11 Months

Taking expressions of interest for 2020.

11 months, day and times TBC.

The course is mixed mode delivery of face-to-face and self-directed learning.

Course Duration – 11 Months

Taking expressions of interest for 2020.

11 months, Tuesday 10am – 1pm.

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.