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New Zealand Certificate in Floristry - Invercargill

Qualification: Certificate
Level: 3
Dates:

Intake1: 12 February 2019 to 14 June 2019

Duration:

18 weeks full-time

Location: Invercargill
Credits: 55

The purpose of this qualification is to enable the recognition of intermediate level skills and knowledge required by the floristry industry.

The qualification is for people with entry level experience who wish to progress their skills and knowledge in the floristry industry. Learners will benefit by having a qualification that recognises their skills and provides a training and career pathway in the floristry industry. 

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Prepare hand-tied, base medium, and wired floral items to meet customer specifications for a range of purposes and occasions
  • Display and maintain plant materials and arrangements in a retail outlet to maximise their impact
  • Provide front-of-shop customer service and refer complaints

FLC01 Prepare and construct hand tied floral designs

FLC02 Construct and present wired floristry products

FLC03 Prepare base medium and construct

FLC04 Provide comprehensive quality customer  service to floristry customers

US20696 Demonstrate knowledge of the elements and principles of floristry design

This programme is eligible for the Zero Fees Scheme.

  • NO tuition fees
  • Direct material costs $2670

International Fees can be found here.

The industry will benefit having trainees who can work effectively and demonstrate intermediate level floristry skills. Graduates will be capable of working under broad guidance and will have some responsibility for their own performance.

NCEA (Level 1) or equivalent.

Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having passed an NZQA approved English Language Assessment, or one of the following tests of English language competence in accordance with the NZQA rules below:

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate of at least 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English, are required to provide evidence of having passed an NZQA approved English Proficiency Assessment, or one of the following tests of English language competence in accordance with the NZQA rules below:

  • IELTS - General or Academic Score of 5 with no band score lower than 5
  • TOEFL Paper based test (pBT) - Score of 500 with an essay score of 4 TWE
  • TOEFL Internet based test (iBT) - Score of 35 with a writing score of 14
  • Cambridge English Examinations - FCE or FCE for schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 for each skill OET at Grade C in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL a) Expiring b) Current a) Level 3 (General or Workplace), b) Level 3 (General)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) - PToE (Academic) score of 36
  • City and Guilds IESOL - B1 Achiever with a score of 43
  • LanguageCert - B1 Achiever IESOL (LRWS) with PASS

Applicants from countries with an annual student visa approval rate below 80 per cent, whose first language is not English, or who come from a country where the language of instruction in schools is not English must provide evidence that they:

  • Have gained NCEA Level 3 and met New Zealand University Entrance requirements, or
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree of at least three years from New Zealand, Australia, Canada, The Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States of America, or
  • Have achieved a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults, CELTA or passed one of the English language tests listed above

To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Certificate in Floristry (Level 3), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:

  • A minimum of 55 credits in accordance with the programme schedule for the New Zealand Certificate in Floristry (Level 3)
  • The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Certificate in Floristry full-time over 18 weeks or part-time over two years
Please Note: Students failing to attend for 80% of the timetabled programme hours may forfeit Zero Fees entitlement.

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