Commissioner's Information Bulletin 638

Floristry - Traineeship

Wholesale Retail and Personal Services

Date of effect: 6 October 2015

Bulletin Information

In this Commissioner's Information Bulletin SFL40110 Certificate IV Floristry traineeship pathway has been removed and national qualification codes have been updated to align with SFLv1.0 Floristry Training Package.

Superseded Bulletin

This Commissioner's Information Bulletin supersedes 510.

On this page:

Vocational Training Orders (VTOs)

Qualifications, structure and packaging

Transition arrangements

Industrial arrangements

Competency based completion

School based traineeships

Funding arrangements

Inspecting Vocational Training Orders

Enquiries

For any enquiries regarding this Commissioners Information Bulletin, please contact Apprenticeships and Traineeships on telephone (02) (02) 8267 7704.

Approved by David Collins
Commissioner for Vocational Training


Job descriptions

Certificate II level reflects the role of floristry assistants who use a defined and limited range of basic floristry technical skills to assemble fundamental floristry products to pre-determined designs and job specifications. These individuals are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks using limited practical skills and basic floristry industry knowledge. They work under direct supervision. This qualification provides a pathway to work as a floristry assistant in a diversity of floristry industry business types including retail floristry shops, studios and online floristry businesses.

Certificate III level reflects the role of skilled florists who use a range of well-developed floristry skills to design, construct and sell a range of 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 floristry assistant in a diversity of floristry industry business types including retail floristry shops, studios and online floristry businesses.


Floristry - Traineeship

Vocational Training Order

Date of effect 6 October 2015

Qualifications

Terms of traineeships

Full time:

  • SFL20115 Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

  • SFL30115 Certificate III in Floristry by direct entry
    • 18 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

  • SFL30115 Certificate III in Floristry where the trainee holds FL20115 Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)
    • 12 months or until the relevant competencies are achieved

Part-time:

See nominal terms and hours for part-time traineeships

School based

SFL20115 Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)

The term for a school based traineeship will be calculated in months from the date of commencement to 31 December of the HSC year. During this period the school-based trainee must undertake a minimum of 100 days of on-the-job training.

Probationary periods

Where the nominal term is:

  • 2 months
Page last updated: 15 April 2016