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Send your imagination into full bloom and create floral designs, bouquets and centre pieces using flowers, foliage and ornamental grass. Learn the advanced skills needed as a senior florist to interpret and respond to a design brief from a client. We'll teach you drawing techniques to portray your idea, create hand-tied, wired or base-set bouquets, prepare quotations and sell floristry products. Our traineeship will give you the qualifications you need to carry out a range of sales and design activities in a floristry studio to get you creating sooner.   Course details

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Workplace/TAFE: nominal duration 24 months

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How to enrol

Study Horticulture and Floristry at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Get your hands dirty. Studying horticulture and floristry at TAFE Queensland's state-of-the-art facilities opens up so many opportunities working with plants, flowers, vegetables, fruit, turf and even nuts! Horticulture courses will teach you all there is to know about plant care and landscape management, from planting, propagating and irrigating, to pruning, processing and fertilising.

Key dates

South Bank Any time Workplace/TAFE

Entry requirements

Students must be employed as a trainee and have a signed Registered Training Contract, stating TAFE Queensland Brisbane is the Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).

The Queensland Government's Apprenticeships Info website provides information about apprenticeships and traineeships (including school-based) in Queensland.

For further information about probationary periods for this trade qualification, visit Queensland Training Information Service.


South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system "Connect", and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.


Hours of study vary depending on your employment situation


The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed on your individual training plan.

CUAACD201 Develop drawing skills to communicate ideas Core
SFLDEC001 Maintain floristry tools and equipment Core
SFLDEC002 Design floristry products Core
SFLDEC006 Construct hand tied floristry products Core
SFLDEC007 Construct wired floristry products Core
SFLDEC012 Interpret floristry design briefs Core
SFLSOP001 Source information on floristry products and services Core
SFLSOP002 Work effectively in the floristry industry Core
SFLSOP003 Recognise flower and plant materials Core
SFLSOP004 Receive and store floristry stock Core
SFLSOP005 Prepare and care for floristry stock Core
SFLSOP008 Provide quality service to floristry customers Core
SFLSOP009 Sell floristry products Core
SFLSOP010 Prepare quotations for floristry products Core
SFLWHS001 Participate in safe work practices Core
SFLDEC008 Construct floristry products with a base medium Core
BSBDES301 Explore the use of colour Elective
BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities Elective
BSBDES202 Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context Elective
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
SFLSOP006 Display and merchandise floristry products Elective


Not all electives available at all campuses

Eligible apprentices and trainees that meet the Queensland state funding requirements will be charged a student contribution fee of $1.60 per nominal hour. For more information on the number of units funded for this course visit Queensland Training Information Services.

Nominal hours for each unit will be outlined in the agreed training plan, which will be provided to the employer and apprentice or trainee, at the time of induction.

Non-funded apprentices and trainees will be charged a fee for service cost. The student and employer contribution fee will be outlined in the training plan and agreed to, prior to the commencement of training.

Federal incentives may be available for employers, apprentices and trainees. Visit the Australian Apprenticeships website for more information.

Students are encouraged to view the TAFE Queensland's Student Fees policy prior to enrolment.

For more information about the costs associated with undertaking an apprenticeship, please give us a call.

Additional costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Students can also access a range of print, copy, scan and fax services via MyPrint.


SFL30115 Certificate III in Floristry

Job prospects

  • Florists

Are you ready to enrol?

If you are already employed as an apprentice or trainee, let your employer know that you want TAFE Queensland Brisbane to be your Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO). Contact the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network to organise your training contract, then give us a call.

If you aren't employed yet, contact Australian JobSearch or a job service agency for help getting a job. Alternatively, contact us on 13 72 48 for further information on how we can help you make great happen.

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Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

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Orientation information will be supplied at induction


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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 12 June 2017

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