This qualification will allow you to enter into the floristry industry at an assistant level. The floristry industry is a rewarding and fulfilling career. Job positions may include traditional retail floristry shops, studios and floristry businesses who sell via the internet or phone. You will learn basic skills and techniques required to assemble items such as bunch, bouquets, boxed arrangements, table centres and basic wired items such as corsages and buttonholes.
You will also learn floristry specific operational subjects focusing on recognising, receiving, storing, preparing stock.
This qualification will allow you to enter the industry with a recognised qualification as a florist. This course provides a foundation for those wishing to enter the floristry industry and those with more than just a passing interest in flowers. You will learn advanced construction skills and techniques and the best practises for design and construction of arrangements, weddings, funerals and events. We will look at how the basic skills obtained in Certificate II can be adapted and expanded upon for larger scale commissions. This certificate follows on immediately from Certificate II in Floristry. You will need to complete Certificate II in Floristry or demonstrate equivalent skills. This course is open to the general public, but particularly to experienced employees in the floristry business.
Certificate IV in Floristry (SFL40115) will help you develop and further your skills and confidence to further your career in Floristry. The certificate will equip owners/managers of a floristry business to create advanced floristry designs and take their place as a lead in the florist industry. You will have extended your ability to create complex designs and organise flowers for events with the responsibility for the managerial and financial operations of a small business. A prerequisite to this course is Two years industry experience.
By the end of this course you will have developed a Floristry Business Plan; budget and costings are touched upon and we demonstrate how to maximize results with flowers and foliage, with an emphasis on details for weddings thus creating a beautiful portfolio of your work.