What’s included in this course:

  • Qualification of Certificate IV in Floristry
  • Flexible start date for all enrolments
  • Opportunities for competition work

What does the Certificate IV in Floristry (SFL40115) involve?

The Certificate IV in Floristry involves theory and practical work which intends to develop your skills in floristry design and construction techniques. The Certificate IV focuses on more difficult floristry designs, constructions and advanced sales skills.

To undertake the Certificate IV in Floristry, students must first hold the Certificate III in Floristry. After finishing the Certificate IV in Floristry you will be able to supervise a small floristry business and perform the relevant planning and evaluation of work undertaken by team members.

The Certificate IV in Floristry can be studied as an institution based student and is usually undertaken one day per week.

What employment opportunities will I have?

Once you have completed the Certificate IV in Floristry, you can confidently and competently own and operate a Melbourne Florist Shop or work within the Victoria Floristry Industry. You may choose to travel around Australia to work in a series of different Floristry environments as this qualification is recognised Australia wide. You may also decide to move into different areas involving floristry including event management and allied trades or utilise your floristry skills overseas.


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’.

Assessment Methods:

The Certificate IV in Floristry has all assessment methods outlined on the Training Plan for each unit. A brief overview of what assessments students can expect in the course are:

  • Written assessment
  • Practical assessment


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.

Eligibility Check for Government Funding

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This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Tuition Fees

All fees on the Course Fees page are relevant to 2015. 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.

Click here to visit the Floristry Course Fees page.

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.


  • Diploma of Floristry Design (SFL50110)
  • Bachelor of Business

Units of Competency

SIRXOHS003A Provide a safe working environment

SIRXINV002A Maintain and order stock

SFLDEC409A Coordinate floristry products for a special occasion

SFLDEC408A Construct complex floristry products

SFLDEC407A Design complex floristry products

TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction

SIRXHRM002A Recruit and select personnel

SIRXMGT001A Coordinate work teams

SIRXMGT003A Lead and manage people

SIRXMPR001A Profile a retail market

SIRXQUA002A Lead a team to foster innovation

SIRXQUA003A Create an innovative work environment

BSBFIA301A Maintain financial records

BSBITU305A Conduct online transactions

SIRXEBS001A Acquire and retain online customers



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