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Overview

Course code:

SFL30115

CRICOS:

089027J

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year , Part Time: 2 years

Campus:

Waverley

Creativity and a love of flowers are the keys to a career in floristry.

Your floristry skills will be put to use to celebrate some of your customers' most important life experiences.

Holmesglen's qualified and experienced floristry teachers will assist you to achieve the skills you will need to begin or advance your career in the retail or creative floristry industries.

You will learn all aspects of floristry techniques and design, including a complete range of hand held, fully wired and base medium techniques.

You will also learn to advance your customer relations and retail skills throughout the year.

Floristry at Holmesgle has a strong design focus. Along with floristry techniques and customer relations you will learn a variety of creative skills including drawing, visual display and event design.

Student participation in floristry competitions is encouraged and you will be involved in creating Holmesglen's entry in the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

At the completion of the course you will be a qualified florist in accordance with the National Industry Competency Standards for floristry and be ready to work in a retail or floristry related business.


Course structure

To receive this qualification you must complete 16 core units and five elective units.

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications.

If you have already completed other eligible elective units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

CUVACD201A

Develop Drawing Skills To Communicate Ideas

SFLDEC001

Maintain floristry tools and equipment

SFLDEC002

Design floristry products

SFLSOP001

Source information on floristry products and services

SFLSOP003

Recognise flower and plant material

SFLSOP004

Receive and store floristry stock

SFLSOP005

Prepare and care for floristry stock

SFLSOP010

Prepare quotations for floristry products

SFLWHS001

Participate in safe work practices

BSBDES301

Explore the use of colour

SFLDEC005

Assemble floristry products

SITEEVT001

Source and use information on the events industry

SFLDEC006

Construct hand tied floristry products

SFLDEC007

Construct wired floristry products

SFLDEC008

Construct floristry products with base medium

SFLDEC012

Interpret floristry design briefs

SFLSOP002

Work effectively in the floristry industry

SFLSOP008

Provide quality service to floristry customers

SFLSOP009

Sell floristry products

AHCNSY204

Maintain indoor plants

SFLSOP006

Display and mechandise floristry products


Entry requirements

Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent and preferably some relevant work experience English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 (Academic) with no individual bandscore less than 5.5.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

PATHWAYS

After completing this course you can further your studies in the field of floristry or other related fields.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Retail florist (senior/manager)
- Studio florist
- In-house florist
- Floral designer
- Event florist (weddings and corporate)


How to apply

APPLY VIA AGENT

Holmesglen recommends international students apply through one of our accredited student recruitment agents. This will assist you in the preparation of all application documents and ensure that you are well counselled on the Australian Government's Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) requirements for International students. Further information of the GTE requirements is available at: https://www.homeaffairs.gov.au.

To find out more, visit How to Apply for International Students.

If you have further questions about your application, please contact our International Centre:

T: 03 9564 1703

E: intl@holmesglen.edu.au

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

International Fee

$13,000.00


Enquire online

Contact details

Floristry Open Days

Visit us on Open Day for an overview of the Floristry industry, starting at 4.30pm. You'll get to tour the horticulture department's facilities (at the Waverley campus), talk to teachers and get the information you need to study a floristry course. If you're looking for a job that puts a smile on people's faces, have a creative flair, or want to start your own business, a career in floristry may be just what you have been looking for. We'll even help you apply on the night!

- , Thu, 14 Mar - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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