Introduction to Retail Floristry

FLO203

This online floristry course will give you entry level skills and knowledge in retail floristry, which will enable you to gain initial employment in the floristry industry with specific focus on health and safety, customer service and communication skills.

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    Level
    2
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Online/Contact Class   
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Students who successfully complete this online floristry course will be able to:

  • Describe the responsibilities of employers and employees under the Health and Safety in Employment Act.
  • Demonstrate effective communication techniques, customer service skills and basic retail payment techniques, to deliver a positive customer experience in a floristry workplace
  • Demonstrate basic techniques for the display and sale of floral stocks and merchandise including labelling, wrapping, card writing and ticket pricing.
  • Demonstrate methods for the storage and care of floristry stock.

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed.

Other requirements

You need access to photographic and video recording equipment e.g. mobile phone with camera.

Resources supplied by Open Polytechnic

Equipment and floristry stock (plants, flowers, foliage).

Textbooks

No textbooks are needed for this course.

Computer and online requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate

Course availability over the next 12 months

2023
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  •  
    Level
    2
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $0 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Online/Contact Class   
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying