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Floristry - Certificate III (SFL30115-01V01)
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Study area: Visual Arts and Crafts 
National code: SFL30115  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Yallah  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 9-Feb-2017  Thu, Fri 
Features: Traineeships 
Description: 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. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Yallah
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Offering name: Certificate III Floristry PT Day 
Offering code: 17YLH-016 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: This course runs on Thursday and Friday each week for 36 weeks in one year to complete the qualification. Attendance times are 9.30 am til 4pm 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 9 February 2017 
Times: 9:30am to 4:00pm
About: You will learn the basic foundations and content to develop the skills and knowledge used in the floristry industry to efficiently produce quality work.
You will also learn about safe work practices and about the context of the floristry industry.
This qualification consists of 16 of core units and 5 electives.

Volume of Learning

Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 720 supervised hours There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills

This is a Certificate III level course. Skills to study effectively include the ability to work on projects and or in a team, research information, follow instructions and communicate effectively.

Certificate III in Floristry has costs for materials over and above the enrolment fee. Students will be required to purchase flowers for construction of floral arrangements in class. The average cost for flowers per week is around $50. In addition a set of course notes is available for approximately $80, and tools and equipment including safety PPE can cost around $200.
Applying and enrolling:

Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,130
Second qualification $2,550
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $8,280
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Enquiries can be directed to David Brookfield on (02)42629921 during business hours.

Resources required:
Certificate III in Floristry has costs for materials over and above the enrolment fee. Students will be required to purchase flowers for construction of floral arrangements in class. The average cost for flowers per week is around $50. In addition a set of course notes is available for approximately $80, and tools and equipment including safety PPE can cost around $200.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete partial or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123