Study Floristry Melbourne Certificate II in Floristry (assistant) SFL20115

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What’s included in this course:

Qualification of Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)
Flexible start date for all enrolments
Opportunities for competition work

The Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) involves theory and practical work which intends to give students an introduction to floristry. It focuses on retailing skills, flower care and basic floristry skills.

After finishing the Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant), you will be able to work within the floristry industry in a range of capacities, such as an assistant to senior florists or as a retail assistant within a florist shop.

The Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) can be studied through two different pathways, as a traineeship through employment or as an institution based student.

Classes follow the Victorian School term dates, with four terms to a year. Daily classes are held between 9:00am to 4:30pm at the Surrey Hills Campus within the scheduled intakes mentioned under ‘Study Options Page’.
There are professional equipment and tools required to work with the Floristry Industry. A list of necessary materials is supplied to all applicants upon enrolment and includes items such as wire, parafilm, cutters, hand towel and notebook.

Flowers are supplied for practical use in classes and remain at the College at the completion of class. Students may be required to bring in special flowers for competitions or special events.

Assessment Methods:

The Certificate III in Barbering Training Plan will outline all assessment tools for each unit. An overview is outlined below:


Written assessment

Practical assessment

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Tuition Fees may vary depending on electives selected.

Tuition Fees

All fees on the Course Fees page are relevant to 2017. These fees may be subject to change in subsequent calendar years. The tuition fees you pay will depend on your eligibility for government subsidised training. Note that each course has a relevant yearly education amenities fee which must be paid each year that a student is on course.

Concession fee rates are available to eligible students who hold a recognised concession card, such as a health care card. Full fee payers and Diploma course students are ineligible for concession rates.

Fees are due upon commencement. Students may not have to pay the full amount upfront depending on the duration of the course.

Students with relevant Credit Transfers from previous studies may be eligible to receive a discount on fees. Tuition Fees may vary depending on electives selected.

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning

Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment are outlined in the Pre-enrolment handbook.


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Units of Competency

Units of Competency
SFLDEC001 – Maintain floristry tools and equipment

SFLDEC005 – Assemble floristry products

SFLWHS001 – Participate in safe work practices

SFLSOP003 – Recognise flower and plant materials

SFLSOP002 –  Work effectively in the floristry environment

SFLSOP007 –  Interact with floristry customers

SFLSOP004 – Receive and store floristry stock

SIRXICT001A – Operate retail technology

SIRXCCS201 – Apply point-of-sale handling procedures

SFLSOP005 – Prepare and care for floristry stock

SFLSOP006 – Display and merchandise floristry products

SFLSOP001 – Source information on floristry products and services

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