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Certificate III in Floristry
Certificate III in Floristry

Certificate III in Floristry

  • ID:HI610022
  • Level:Certificate III
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

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  • Good passes at Year 11 level or the overseas equivalent and preferably some relevant work experience.

  • Recognition of prior learning: You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen.

English Requirement

English language proficiency level of IELTS 5.5 (Academic).

Course Information

When you study the Certificate III in Floristry, your skills will be put to use to celebrate some of your customers' most important life experiences.

Creativity and a love of flowers are the keys to a career in floristry. You will learn all aspects of floristry techniques and design, including a complete range of hand held, fully wired and base medium techniques.

You will also learn to advance your customer relations and retail skills throughout the year.

Holmesglen's qualified and experienced floristry teachers will assist you to achieve the skills you will need to begin or advance your career in the retail or creative floristry industries.

Floristry at Holmesglen has a strong design focus. Along with floristry techniques and customer relations you will learn a variety of creative skills including drawing, visual display and event design.

Student participation in floristry competitions is encouraged and you will be involved in creating Holmesglen's entry in the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.

CRICOS 089027J

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Course structure

You will do 21 units of competency:

16 core units

5 elective units

Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry.


  • Assemble floristry products

  • Receive and store floristry stock

  • Prepare and care for floristry stock

  • Participate in safe work practices

  • Work effectively in the floristry industry

  • Maintain floristry tools and equipment

  • Recognise flower and plant materials

  • Sell floristry products

  • Source information on floristry products and services

  • Develop Drawing Skills To Communicate Ideas

  • Explore the use of colour

  • Construct wired floristry products

  • Construct floristry products with a base medium

  • Design floristry products

  • Construct hand tied floristry products

  • Maintain indoor plants

  • Interpret floristry design briefs

  • Source and use information on the events industry

  • Provide quality service to floristry customers

  • Prepare quotations for floristry products

  • Display and merchandise floristry products

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Retail florist (senior/manager)

  • Studio florist

  • In-house florist

  • Floral designer

  • Event florist (weddings and corporate).

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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