Qualification details

SFL40110 - Certificate IV in Floristry (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 29/Jun/2011

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to SFL40115 - Certificate IV in FloristryUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. 24/Sep/2015
Supersedes and is equivalent to WRF40104 - Certificate IV in Floristry 28/Jun/2011

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBEBU401A - Review and maintain a websiteReview and maintain a website N/A
BSBEBU501A - Investigate and design e business solutionsInvestigate and design e business solutions N/A
BSBEBU502A - Implement e business solutionsImplement e business solutions N/A
BSBFIA301A - Maintain financial recordsMaintain financial records N/A
BSBITU305A - Conduct online transactionsConduct online transactions N/A
BSBSMB401A - Establish legal and risk management requirements of small businessEstablish legal and risk management requirements of small business N/A
BSBSMB402A - Plan small business financesPlan small business finances N/A
BSBSMB403A - Market the small businessMarket the small business N/A
BSBSMB404A - Undertake small business planningUndertake small business planning N/A
BSBSMB405A - Monitor and manage small business operationsMonitor and manage small business operations N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 362111 Florist 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4984-11 Florist 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1003 Visual Arts And Crafts 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Floristry 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Florist Manager,Senior Florist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 362111 Florist 18/Nov/2011 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4984-11 Florist 18/Nov/2011 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1003 Visual Arts And Crafts 18/Nov/2011 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 29/Jun/2011 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a broad range of highly developed floristry design, construction and sales skills. They have a substantial depth of theoretical knowledge of floristry design elements and principles and construction techniques. They also have supervisory responsibilities within a small floristry business and have the competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of team members.

The qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway.

Application 

Individuals with this qualification are able to work in many floristry industry sectors and enterprise types. 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 could include on-site assembly and supervisory work at special occasions or events.

Senior florists with this qualification would operate autonomously, be multi-skilled and would design, construct and sell a diverse range of floristry products while taking a lead role in coordinating the day-to-day operational and business activities of the organisation.

Possible job titles include:

  • senior florist
  • senior florist and retail shop manager
  • senior florist and studio manager
  • florist and owner operator of a small retail floristry business

Pathways Information

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not applicable.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements 

This qualification is designed for senior florists with substantial experience that have been recognised as competent through a recognised training program or recognition process against the following units of competency:

BSBDES402A

Interpret and respond to a design brief

CUVCOR07B

Use drawing techniques to represent the object or idea

SFLDEC302A

Design floristry products

SFLDEC303A

Maintain floristry tools and equipment

SFLDEC304A

Construct hand tied floristry products

SFLDEC305A

Construct wired floristry products

SFLDEC306A

Construct floristry products with a base medium

SFLSOP201A

Source information on floristry products and services

SFLSOP202A

Recognise flower and plant materials

SFLSOP203A

Receive and store floristry stock

SFLSOP204A

Prepare and care for floristry stock

SFLSOP306A

Provide quality service to floristry customers

SFLSOP307A

Sell floristry products

SFLSOP308A

Prepare quotations for floristry products

SIRXIND001A

Work effectively in a retail environment

SIRXOHS001A

Apply safe working practices

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

SFL40110 Certificate IV in Floristry 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by the floristry industry for this qualification. The employability skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

Negotiating and liaising with team member florists, supervisors, other managers and product suppliers to operate a profitable floristry business; providing briefings and communicating operational requirements to staff members; completing detailed reports on stock related issues; determining and interpreting customers' social and cultural preferences to sell proactively and persuasively to maximise profitability; empathising and negotiating acceptable solutions to customer problems and complaints.

Problem-solving

Anticipating business management, staffing, stock control and floristry production problems; mitigating problems by developing detailed operational plans which nominate risk management strategies and minimal impact practices; responding effectively to a wide range of operational issues requiring immediate resolution; collaborating with staff to develop practical solutions; monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of solutions.

Initiative and enterprise

Using initiative and creativity to design and construct complex and innovative floristry products which minimise negative environmental impacts; adapting to emerging design and construction problems by initiating and implementing creative and immediate responses; encouraging team members to produce innovative and profitable designs.

Teamwork

Motivating and leading diverse creative and technical team members; planning work operations to take account of team member strengths in the sale, design and construction of floristry products; mentoring and supporting team members to deliver the quality service goals of the floristry business; taking responsibility for own work and the work of others to achieve deadlines for quoting on, designing and constructing floristry products; coordinating work teams for the production of a range of floristry products designed for special occasions; showing social and cultural sensitivity to team members.

Planning and organising

Planning and organising correct stock and staffing levels to meet current consumer needs and to meet general production requirements and those for special occasions; developing detailed production plans and job specifications for the realisation of complex floristry products; organising own daily work activities and those of others to achieve deadlines for the quotation, design, production and display of floristry products.

Self-management

Taking full responsibility for own job role in floristry business and operational management activities; prioritising own day to day activities so that the floristry business operates efficiently and profitably; actively evaluating own business management performance, seeking and acting on guidance.

Learning

Proactively maintaining and updating knowledge of floristry industry product trends and business practices; actively seeking floristry industry and business professional development opportunities and taking responsibility for participating; accepting opportunities to learn new trends in design, production and distribution of floristry products; supporting team members to learn.

Technology

Identifying the need for updated technologies which support quoting, selling, designing and constructing floristry products; assessing, selecting and implementing new technologies; sourcing technology to meet special construction and display needs; providing skill development to use new technologies, safely using and maintaining computer systems and software that assist in sales, quotations and business management activities.

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Qualification rules 

To achieve the SFL40110 Certificate IV in Floristry, 15 units must be completed:

  • 5 core units
  • 10 elective units:
  • a minimum of 7 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed below
  • the remaining units may be selected from this or another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, these must be units which are first packaged at AQF level 3,4 or 5..

In all cases selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the characteristics of this qualification (as per the AQF descriptors).

Core units 

SFLDEC407A

Design complex floristry products

SFLDEC408A

Construct complex floristry products

SFLDEC409A

Coordinate floristry products for a special occasion

SIRXINV002A

Maintain and order stock

SIRXOHS003A

Provide a safe working environment

Elective units 

Assessment and Training 

TAEASS401A

Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402A

Assess competence

TAEASS403A

Participate in assessment validation

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

Computer Operations and ICT Management 

SIRXICT004A

Adopt mobile commerce applications to improve sales and service

E-Business 

BSBEBU401A

Review and maintain a website

BSBEBU501A

Investigate and design e-business solutions

BSBEBU502A

Implement e-business solutions

BSBITU305A

Conduct online transactions

SIRXEBS001A

Acquire and retain online customers

SIRXEBS004A

Select an e-business model

Finance 

BSBFIA301A

Maintain financial records

Human Resources 

SIRXHRM001A

Administer human resources policy

SIRXHRM002A

Recruit and select personnel

Management 

SIRXMGT001A

Coordinate work teams

SIRXMGT003A

Lead and manage people

SITXMGT006A

Establish and conduct business relationships

Marketing and Public Relations 

SIRXMPR001A

Profile a retail market

Occupational Health and Safety 

SIRXOHS002A

Maintain store safety

Quality 

SIRXQUA002A

Lead a team to foster innovation

SIRXQUA003A

Create an innovative work environment

SIRXQUA004A

Set up systems that support innovation

Risk Management and Security 

SIRXRSK001A

Minimise theft

Small Business 

BSBSMB401A

Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business

BSBSMB402A

Plan small business finances

BSBSMB403A

Market the small business

BSBSMB404A

Undertake small business planning

BSBSMB405A

Monitor and manage small business operations

BSBSMB406A

Manage small business finances

BSBSMB407A

Manage a small team

Sustainability 

BSBSUS301A

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable workplace practices

BSBSUS501A

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Visual Arts 

CUVCOR08A

Produce drawings to represent and communicate the concept

CUVCRS03B

Produce computer aided drawings

CUVVSP12B

Produce digital images

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