Certificate II In Floristry (Assistant)

( Horticulture & Floristry )
Course code: D544
National ID: SFL20110

About this Course

Study Mode Apprenticeship / Traineeship; Full-time; Part-time
International No
University Pathway No
This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to prepare floral arrangement, organise storage and provide service to customers . You will learn skills to prepare, display and care for floristry stock and to perform routine housekeeping duties. You will also learn about point of sale handling and safe working procedures in the workplace.

This course provides trade-level training for the floristry industry. Certificate II delivers comprehensive floristry training where students participate in a variety of subjects covering the areas of imaginative art and design, construction methods for floristry design and the retail areas of sales and service to floristry customers.

This course is delivered at South Metropolitan TAFE over 2 semesters, which equates to 1 year of part-time study.

Study Plan

Part 1

Unit Code Title
AUL40 Explore The Use Of Colour
D1683 Use Drawing Techniques To Represent The Object Or Idea
D7676 Assemble Floristry Products
D7687 Source Information On Floristry Products And Services
D7688 Recognise Flower And Plant Materials
S6168 Apply Safe Working Practices

Part 2

Unit Code Title
D7689 Receive And Store Floristry Stock
D7690 Prepare And Care For Floristry Stock
D7691 Display And Merchandise Floristry Stock
S6112 Apply Point-Of-Sale Handling Procedures
S6120 Communicate In The Workplace
S6140 Work Effectively In A Retail Environment

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses in 2016 on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Fees have been quoted on the basis of 2016 fee rates only. These are expected to change in 2017.​ Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2016​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

Enrolment Type​
Tuition/Course Fee
Resource Fee 
Concession  Fee

Total Fee
General Training  $1,960.20 $346.99 Check your eligibility ​ $2,307.19
Apprentice/Trainee  $1,300.05
$346.99 Check your eligibility ​ $1,647.04

Location and Availability
Campus Availability
Murdoch Campus S2
Y: All Year
S1: Semester 1
S2: Semester 2
Entrance Requirements

For entry into for some courses you may need an existing lower-level qualification. For other courses, you may need to demonstrate that you meet a certain level of communication and maths skills.

To discover the most up-to-date entrance requirements for this course before you apply, visit State Training Admissions.

Alternatively contact us directly.

International students:
For information about entrance requirements and how to apply for a South Metropolitan TAFE course, please visit our international section or contact us at international.students@smatfe.wa.edu.au ​​

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Information contained within South Metropolitan TAFE's Course Catalogue is maintained frequently, however be aware there may be situations where data listed doesn't reflect the most current information for the course.

If you wish to confirm the accuracy of any of the information listed, please contact us.​

Domestic full time students:

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in. Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

Tuition fees:

these fees apply to all qualifications - including apprenticeships and traineeships - except access and bridging courses. Please note that you may be eligible for a concession on tuition fees. Please contact the Institute for concession categories. 

Resource fees:

this fee covers the cost of materials and consumables provided by South Metropolitan TAFE. Resource fees vary depending on the content of the course. Some courses such as marine studies, fishing operations, horticulture and outdoor recreation, incur high resource fees.​​

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