SFL20115 Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)

Graduation Cert II 2015

Tuition Fees

All Course Fees are relevant to 2017. These fees may be subject to change in subsequent calendar years.

Full Fee $2,550.00 Day Course Monday – Thursday
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Full Fee $2,550.00 Friday – one day per week
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Full Fee $3,150.00 Off Campus Course, Remote
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Full Fee $3,500.00 Night Course
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Resource Book $60.00

Sundry Fee $45.00

+ approximately $50.00 – $75.00 per week for fresh flowers (Day Course)

+ approximately $30-$50 per week for fresh flowers (Night and Friday Course)

+ approximately $40.00 additional Sundries

*Please note that class structures, times and teaching days may change without notice allowing students to study at home.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection and printer while a student of The Flower School.

See Student Handbook for Terms and Conditions

 

What does this course involve?

Our floristry teachers are passionate, experienced and industry-qualified, and will guide you through the essential components of being a florist assistant.

You will learn flower and foliage identification, practical Floristry techniques including traditional, modern and contemporary design, design and drawing skills, display processes, as well as retail skills and customer service.

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 and caring for stock.

In addition, you will also gain the skills to:

  • Source and merchandise floristry stock
  • Prepare floristry displays

You will have the opportunity to attend flower markets, visit flower growers and other key industry groups.

What employment opportunities will I have?

You will be eligible for employment in the floristry industry as an assistant thus providing you with a sound foundation to undertake a floristry apprenticeship or full time Certificate III in Floristry.

 Accreditation

This course is government accredited and has national recognition (RTO Provider Code: 41063).  Once you have been deemed competent in all units you will be awarded SFL20115  Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant).

Recommended Entry

You must be 16 years or over and possess an aptitude for floristry. This course is open to the general public, but particularly to entry level students interested in the floristry business. This certificate is particularly applicable to school based trainees, year 10 school leavers and people wishing to gain entry into the floristry business. There are no prerequisites.

 

 

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Delivery Timetable 2017, see below for 2018 start dates

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Certificate II in Floristry Day Course – Full time

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Day Courses

Intake 28th August – 2nd November 2017    (Day classes)

Please note classes will Include Friday 6th October (week four)

Including One break:

Two week break     15th September, classes resume back Tuesday 2nd October 2017

Concluding 2nd November 2017

Length of course This is a full time Course for 8 weeks.  Four days per week. Monday – Thursday 9.00am -2.30pm
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Certificate II in Floristry Off Campus Course (currently running)

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Off Campus study – The course is designed for Remote students, with access to Tutors via Skype, email and phone.

Off Campus study – The course is designed for Remote students, with access to Tutors via Skype, email and phone. Including two, one-week on campus for practical Classroom study:

Week 1 Classroom based dates:     Friday 21st July & Saturday 22nd July,  24th – 28th July 2017, Monday – Friday

Week 2 Classroom based dates:     Monday 13th November – Friday 17th November 2017

Concluding  within 1 year of Start Date

Length of course This is a remote Course, Study from home, with Skype and phone connection to your Tutor.  Including Two one week In-house practical training.

Classroom based training times: Monday – Saturday 9.00am – 2.30pm

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Certificate II in Floristry Night Course with some Saturday’s – Mid year intake (currently running)

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 NIGHT COURSE  and the occasional Saturday 29th April – 5th December 2017

(Evening Class one night a week with breaks during school term holidays including approximately one Saturday per month)

Starting on Saturday 29th April 2017, with the first evening commencing Tuesday 2nd May 2017. Time 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Length of course:  Part-time over 25 weeks 

Tuesday evenings 6.00 – 9.00pm   Saturdays 9.00am – 2.30pm

Note: Saturday 29th April will start 8.00am -1.30pm

Saturday dates: 27th May, 10th June, 22nd July, 5th August, 14th October 2017  Time 9.00am – 2.30pm

With a two week break  Break 9th August –  classes resume back Wednesday 23rd August 2017 (Note: Wednesday evening this week only)

Second break 13th September, classes resume 3rd October

Concluding 14th November 2017
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Certificate II in Floristry – One day per week on a Friday (currently running)

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 3rd February –  8th September 2017   ( Part time ) 1 day  per week

Including Two breaks:

Three week break     25th March, classes resume back 21st April 2017

Two week break     24th June, classes resume back 14th July 2017

Please note classes will Include  two Fridays based at the Ekka. Friday 11th August and Friday 18th August.

Concluding Friday 8th September 2017

Length of course This is a part time Course for 25 weeks.  One day per week.  Friday 9.00am -2.30pm

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Delivery Timetable 2018

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Certificate II in Floristry Day Course – Full time
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29th January –  29th March 2018    (Day classes)

Including One break:

One week break     23rd February, classes resume back Monday 5th March 2018

Concluding  29th March 2018

Length of course This is a full time Course for 8 weeks.  Four days per week. Monday – Thursday 9.00am -2.30pm
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Certificate II in Floristry Off Campus Course

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Off Campus study – The course is designed for Remote students, with access to Tutors via Skype, email and phone.

Off Campus study – The course is designed for Remote students, with access to Tutors via Skype, email and phone. Including two, one-week on campus for practical Classroom study:

Week 1 Classroom based dates:     Friday 23rd February & Saturday 24th February,  26th  Feb – 2nd March 2018, Monday – Friday

Week 2 Classroom based dates:     Monday 16th April – Friday 20th April 2018

Concluding  within 1 year of Start Date

Length of course This is a remote Course, Study from home, with Skype and phone connection to your Tutor.  Including Two one week In-house practical training.

Classroom based training times: Monday – Saturday 9.00am – 4.30pm

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Certificate II in Floristry Night Course with some Saturday’s – New year intake

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 NIGHT COURSE  and the occasional Saturday 3rd February – TBA 2018

(Evening Class one night a week with breaks during school term holidays including approximately one Saturday per month)

Starting on Saturday 3rd February 2018, with the first evening commencing Tuesday 6th February 2018. Time 6.00pm – 9.00pm

Length of course:  Part-time over 25 weeks 

Tuesday evenings 6.00 – 9.00pm   Saturdays 9.00am – 2.30pm

Note: Saturday 29th April will start 8.00am -1.30pm

Saturday dates: 3rd February,  March, April, May, June, TBA 2018  Time 9.00am – 2.30pm

With a two week break: 30th March –  classes resume back Tuesday 17th April 2018

With a two week break: 29th June –  classes resume back Tuesday 17th July 2018

Concluding TBA 2018
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Certificate II in Floristry – One day per week on a Friday New Year intake

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 2nd February –  TBA 2018   ( Part time ) 1 day  per week

Including Two breaks:

Three week break     2nd April, classes resume back 27th April 2018

Two week break     2nd July, classes resume back 20th July 2018

Please note classes will Include  two Fridays based at the Ekka. Friday TBA August and Friday TBA August.

Concluding Friday TBA 2018

Length of course This is a part time Course for TBA weeks.  One day per week.  Friday 9.00am -2.30pm

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How will I be assessed?

  • Oral presentation
  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment
  • Project work
  • Examination or testing
  • Workplace assessment

Units of Competency

Core Subjects

SFLDEC005 Assemble floristry products (C)

SFLSOP001 Source information on floristry products and services (C)

SFLSOP003 Recognise flower and plant materials (C)

SFLSOP004 Receive and store floristry stock (C)

SFLSOP005Prepare and care for floristry stock (C)

SFLSOP007 Interact with floristry customers (C)

SFLWHS001 Participate in safe work practices (C)

SFLSOP002 Work effectively in the floristry industry (C)

SFLDEC001 Maintain floristry tools and equipment(C)

Electives

AHCNSY204A Maintain indoor plants (E)

SFLSOP006 Display and merchandise floristry products (E)

SIRXSLS201 Sell products and services (E)

 

You can receive a Certificate II, III or IV in a short amount of time. Choose a certificate level based on your level of experience and the role you’d like to be qualified for.

  • Certificate II courses prepare you for entry-level positions or apprenticeships in a variety of industries. As well as providing basic knowledge, a Certificate II demonstrates to a potential employer that you are actively interested in their industry.
  • Certificate III courses develop skills, theoretical knowledge and problem-solving abilities. This level of qualification is ideal if you want to move out of entry-level roles, or shift into a new career such as a qualified Florist.
  • Certificate IV courses are designed for supervisory and management positions. This qualification level is valuable if you want to advance your career in the industry you already work in, or build on skills you’ve acquired through previous study.

Would you like to enrol in a Certificate Course?