Fairfield, Greensborough, Prahran
19 weeks full time / part time
19 weeks full time / part time
February, July, Midyear
Allow your skills to grow and flourish with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant). Floristry is a stable industry in Australia, with over 4,000 job opportunities predicted over the next five years. You will be taught everything you need to know in order to work confidently as a floristry assistant.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant) will equip you with knowledge in flower and foliage identification and design and display processes, as well as retail skills and customer service. Our extensive industry connections ensure that your skills, techniques and designs are up-to-date with current trends. Melbourne Polytechnic’s partnership with Flowers Victoria and The Nursery and Garden Industry of Victoria will give you the opportunity to assist during the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, granting your qualification an immersive experience and industry credibility.
Qualified floristry assistants have the ability to work within a range of practices within the floristry field. You might find employment as a retail floristry assistant within wholesale environments or as florist assistant for events. You can continue to refine your floristry skills through pursuing a Certificate III in Floristry at Melbourne Polytechnic, and choose an apprenticeship or non-apprenticeship stream.
"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
Course assessment is based on the your ability to achieve unit outcomes. There is the opportunity for workplace delivery and assessment of competencies. Assessment methods include demonstration of skills, tests and assignments, folios, and third party reports
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|SFLSOP001||SOURCE INFORMATION ON FLORISTRY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES||Core||40|
|SFLSOP004||RECEIVE AND STORE FLORISTRY STOCK||Core||30|
|AHCNSY204A||MAINTAIN INDOOR PLANTS||Core||20|
|SFLSOP003||RECOGNISE FLOWER AND PLANT MATERIAL||Core||45|
|SFLSOP005||PREPARE AND CARE FOR FLORISTRY STOCK||Core||60|
|BSBSUS201||PARTICIPATE IN ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE WORKPLACE PRACTICES||Core||20|
|SFLSOP007||INTERACT WITH FLORISTRY CUSTOMERS||Core||30|
|SFLSOP002||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE FLORISTRY INDUSTRY||Core||45|
|SFLDEC001||MAINTAIN FLORISTRY TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT||Core||15|
|SIRXSLS201||SELL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES||Core||30|
|SFLWHS001||PARTICIPATE IN SAFE WORK PRACTICES||Core||15|
|SFLDEC005||ASSEMBLE FLORISTRY PRODUCTS||Core||130|
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After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
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We're really excited for you to join the Melbourne Polytechnic community and we look forward to supporting you on your education journey.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form. You'll then receive a link to complete a few more personal details.
It is a mandatory government requirement for all prospective students to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment. Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend of our Skills and Job Centres, or come to campus to complete your enrolment in person.
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