New Zealand Certificate in Floristry (Level 2)

Programme highlights

Take steps toward the inspiring floristry career of your dreams by developing world-class, practical skills. 

For starters, you will learn the beauty of maintaining and caring for fresh flowers and plants, including accessory items. You will gain valuable experience in preparing, arranging and presenting floristry stock and merchandise. Using innovative designs, you will prepare, wire, assemble, wrap and package floristry products. You will also develop top skills in customer service. 

At MIT, you will gain real-world experience working in the professional floristry training centre. Small classes provide a great supportive learning environment, to gain maximum exposure to the floristry industry.

Programme Calendar

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, July
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 2
Domestic fees Free* for NZ citizens and permanent residents. Entry criteria apply.
Youth Guarantee Available
Programme Code NZ2671
Duration

19 weeks (full-time, three days per week)

Study Method Full-time
Credits 60
International Fees $9,900 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Not Available
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

Need help applying?

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If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Ask Me! Student Services Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.

Entry requirements

Applicants must meet the following entry criteria

Open entry


English Language Requirements


Applicants must have sufficient competence in the English language to undertake this programme, which is taught and assessed in English. Any applicant whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of their English language competency. 

International students: English Language Entry Requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules

https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

Career opportunities

Positions in various areas of the floristry industry

Programme structure

Students must successfully complete the following courses:

Working in the Floristry Industry - Level 2

  • Prepare simple floristry items for a customer
  • Converse and interact with customers and other floristry team members
  • Work safely in a floristry workplace. 

Design Elements and Principles of Floristry - Level 2

  • Assemble simple floristry items using the elements and principles of floral design
  • Display floristry items using a variety of mediums.

Merchandising Floristry Products - Level 2

  • Prepare and maintain floristry displays for retail purposes
  • Care and maintain floristry stock and merchandise.

Simple Floristry Creations - Level 2

  • Select flowers and plant materials for simple floristry items
  • Prepare flowers and plant materials for simple floristry items
  • Assemble and prepare simple floristry items.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the Academic year and key dates.

Further training or study

New Zealand Certificate in Floristry (Level 3)

Offered by

School of Primary and Creative Industries

Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Ask Me! Student Services Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.