W117824 - Florist

Matilda's Flowers

This placement is a great chance for students with creative flair to learn about retail. It particularly suits someone with an interest in liaising with customers and improving their communication skills while learning the basics of floristry. Students will gain experience in many aspects of the day to day operations of a busy florist shop.

Skills You Might Learn

As part of the placement students will gain the following skills: develop an understanding of how a flower store operates, develop a keen eye for design, colour matching and style arrangement skills, flower and plant care, good interpersonal skills and good at dealing with the public. improved communication and team work skills.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Being an assistant to a florist will be fun and creative. If students are willing to observe and pay close attention to what they do then you would learn to:

- receive shipments, snip and display our flowers
- top up watering solutions to enhance our flowers' life spans
- advise clients on possible flower combinations
- provide occasion-specific flower suggestions
- carefully arrange palatable bouquets for purchase
- assist with deliveries.

Student Requirements

Students are expected to be: keen, willing to learn, punctual and ready to develop skills in flower arrangement and care.

Dress Requirements

Students are required to wear neat casual dress appropriate for the work place.

Students must wear comfortable, flat, non-slip, closed toe shoes. The foot must be totally closed.

Special Transport Requirements

Walking distance from railway station and tram route. Please refer to https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/


  • SFL20115 - Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W117824
Location: Thornbury - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Negotiated
Added By: Hume Whittlesea Local Learning & Employment Network


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