Diploma of Floristry Design

SFL50110

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a specialist range of highly developed floristry design, construction and sales skills.

They are highly skilled operators who apply a range of specialised technical, creative, conceptual and team leadership competencies to plan, carry out, evaluate and take accountability for personal outputs and, usually, those of a team. They possess a substantial depth of theoretical knowledge of floristry design elements and principles and construction techniques.

The qualification is not suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Application

Individuals with this qualification are able to work in many floristry industry sectors and enterprise types. The designer may even be an individual freelance contractor. The structure of this qualification recognises the diversity of business models that characterise the floristry industry. The types of enterprise to which this qualification may apply include retail floristry shops, studios and businesses who sell via the internet or phone.

Work would be undertaken in any type of environment where flower and plant materials are stored and cared for and where floristry products are designed, constructed and either sold direct to customers or via the floristry distribution network. This would include on-site team co-ordination and assembly work at events.

Florists with this qualification would be senior designers in the floristry industry with considerable experience across product categories and who operate autonomously. This florist specialise by fully and formally producing designs for diverse and complex, small to large or themed products. They also have a role in the overall and long-term operation of the floristry business by having a strategic design and product planning focus as part of their job role. These senior designers can also take a lead role in coordinating the day-to-day operational activities of the floristry business and may be involved in business planning activities for the organisation.

Possible job titles include:

  • specialist designer
  • freelance design florist
  • senior studio design florist
  • senior floral designer
  • floral stylist
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    Improved Work Status

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    Salary

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    Jobs

    Graduates of the Creative Arts field (Diploma) are most often employed as:

    Sales Workers

    23.8%

    Sales Workers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    21.1%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals

    20.2%

    Professionals

    Industries

    Graduates of the Creative Arts field (Diploma) are most often employed in:

    Retail Trade

    26.6%

    Retail Trade
    Accommodation and Food Services

    22.5%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Education and Training

    9.1%

    Education and Training

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