Certificate III in Floristry - SFL30115

Holmesglen Institute

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00012G

This qualification reflects the role of skilled florists who use a range of well-developed floristry skills to design, construct and sell a diverse range of floristry products. These individuals have sound knowledge of construction techniques and floristry design elements and principles. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision. They may provide technical advice and support to team members.This qualification provides a pathway to work as a florist in a diversity of floristry industry business types including retail floristry shops, studios and online floristry businesses.No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.


  • 21 units: 16 core
  • 5 elective


  • Receive and store floristry stock
  • Maintain indoor plants
  • Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas
  • Balance and secure point-of-sale terminal
  • Maintain floristry tools and equipment
  • Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context
  • Display and merchandise floristry products
  • Construct hand tied floristry products
  • Provide quality service to floristry customers
  • Tend nursery plants
  • Assemble floristry products
  • Produce computer-aided drawings
  • Explore the use of colour
  • Review and maintain a website
  • Acquire and retain online customers
  • Produce digital images
  • Design floristry products
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Recognise flower and plant materials
  • Purchase goods and services
  • Minimise loss
  • Prepare and care for floristry stock
  • Plan, create and maintain displays
  • Operate retail technology
  • Develop innovative ideas at work
  • Interpret floristry design briefs
  • Install and maintain plant displays
  • Prepare quotations for floristry products
  • Apply point-of-sale handling procedures
  • Construct wired floristry products
  • Conduct online transactions
  • Work effectively in the floristry industry
  • Organise and complete daily work activities
  • Maintain financial records
  • Provide first aid
  • Participate in safe work practices
  • Apply retail food safety practices
  • Sell floristry products
  • Construct floristry products with a base medium
  • Source information on floristry products and services

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Waverley International: $14,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 18 months

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