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38 weeks full time
Experience an authentic floristry course in Melbourne with Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Floristry SFL30115. This course will prepare you with the fundamentals of the floristry trade from design through to creation of floral arrangements.
In Australia’s steady floristry industry, skilled and creative florists are always in demand. You’ll have hands-on experience in a range of floral techniques, allowing your skill set to flourish like never before.
With qualified industry florists guiding you throughout your course, you will be instructed in flower and foliage identification and design and display processes, as well as retail skills and customer service.
You will also cover complex floral design and construction techniques and business-oriented skills, including customer consultation and quotation.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s partnership with Flowers Victoria and the Nursery and Garden Industry of Victoria will allow you to assist during the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, and enter competitions. Our students have frequently won awards at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show, including the intermediate and advanced Student Floral Design Competition and the overall stall competition.
Graduates of Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Floristry SFL30115 will have the skills and knowledge to find work within a range of practices within the floristry field.
With help from our Skills and Job Centre, you may gain employment in floristry enterprises, producing floral arrangements and retailing floral work. Opportunities exist in the design and production of floral works for weddings, funerals and large-scale events.
Each course has a dedicated learning method that is designed to let you thrive in your studies.
Interactive learning in a face-to-face environment. Classes will be held at a Melbourne Polytechnic campus or partner institute. Visit the How You'll Study page for more information.
Fairfield – Monday & Tuesdays 9am – 5pm
Prahran – Wednesday & Thursdays 9am – 5pm
Assessment is based on your ability to achieve unit outcomes. There is the opportunity for workplace delivery and assessment of competencies. Various forms of assessment may be used including 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.
|Maintain indoor plants
|Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
|Produce creative work
|Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas
|Maintain floristry tools and equipment
|Design floristry products
|Assemble floristry products
|Construct hand tied floristry products
|Construct wired floristry products
|Construct floristry products with a base medium
|Interpret floristry design briefs
|Source information on floristry products and services
|Work effectively in the floristry industry
|Recognise flower and plant materials
|Receive and store floristry stock
|Prepare and care for floristry stock
|Interact with floristry customers
|Provide quality service to floristry customers
|Sell floristry products
|Prepare quotations for floristry products
|Participate in safe work practices
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|Government subsidised fee
|Maximum annual amenities
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Contact us to find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1st of November. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Concession fees are charged at 20 per cent of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:
The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:
The Student Services and Amenities Fee is charged at forty cents (40 cents) per student contact hour and is capped over a twelve (12) month period, effective from the enrolment date, to:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
The first step to enrolling is completing the application short form from the Apply Now page.
After you complete that form we will send you an email with a link to an application form webpage. If you don’t receive the email, check your spam and junk folders.
Complete the application form on the application form webpage.
You will be required to complete an online literacy and numeracy assessment.
Once you are ready to enrol, you will be invited to attend an enrolment appointment over the phone or on campus.
For certificate-level courses, you can pay by weekly or fortnightly direct debit using our Tuition Payment Plan. Read more about Tuition Payment Plans here.
If you need assistance with your application and the next steps, you can contact one of our Education and Course Advisors on 1300 635 276 or follow a step-by-step guide to enrolling for vocational education local students.
Nationally Recognised Training This course is government accredited and has national recognition.
Local student means; you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen or a permanent humanitarian visa holder.