National ID: SFL40115 | State ID: AWO8


Certificate IV in Floristry covers small business component and a broad range of varied floristry activities and applications most of which are complex and non-routine.

Skills are acquired to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new procedures for performing current practices and provide guidance to others in the application and planning of skills. Leadership and guidance are involved when organising activities of self and others as well as analysing market conditions and contributing to technical solutions.

The practical component of the course covers advanced design of floral items for different purposes, including corporate, competition, contemporary and function requirements with a high level of planning, coordination and merchandising.

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

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

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Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Murdoch
Duration Two semesters
How Part Time
When Available Semester 2, 2017

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Further study opportunities:

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses 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.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

The units in Traineeships and Apprenticeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

1 Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Construct complex floristry products SFLDEC009 AVG68
Coordinate floristry products for special occasions SFLDEC010 AVG41
Coordinate floristry work teams SFLMGT001 AVG40
Design complex floristry products SFLDEC003 AVG26
Maintain and order floristry stock SFLSOP012 AVG36
Provide a safe work environment SFLWHS002 AVG47

2 Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices BSBSUS301 AUI33
Market the small business BSBSMB403 AUL85
Plan, create and maintain displays SIRXMER202 WD970
Produce drawings to communicate ideas CUVACD301A S7599
Undertake small business planning BSBSMB404 AUH57
Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement ICTWEB201 AUW83
  • For TAFE Admissions full-time courses, apply at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/ when applications are open. Semester One applications open in September of the prior year, Semester Two (mid-year) applications open in May.
  • For apprenticeships and traineeships (where available), you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
  • For international students (where available), contact
  • For all other courses, or if you need help or have questions please call us on
    1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three columns below, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.


Page last updated August 23, 2017