New Zealand Certificate in Floristry (Level 3)

Programme highlights

Take your knowledge to the next level and enhance your experience in this sought-after industry. 

You will get to create your own handtied, wired and base medium arrangements for a range of designs and exciting occasions. Gain insider knowledge on flowering plants, foliage and presentation and wrapping materials. Building on your customer service skills, you will gain experience in floristry retail sales and marketing, along with innovative design techniques. 

The high quality of MIT's facilities is well known within the industry. Located at MIT Otara the facilities include a new chiller facility, storage rooms plus a bright and spacious teaching facility. This facility equips aspiring florists with the skills, experience and industry exposure for a successful floristry career.

Programme Calendar

Key facts

Start Month(s) February, July
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 3
Domestic fees $3,400 (approx.)
Youth Guarantee Available
Programme Code NZ2672
Duration

19 weeks (full-time)

Study Method Full-time, 3 days a week
Credits 60
International Fees NZD$9,900 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Not Available
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

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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

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/

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link:  https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

International students

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Career opportunities

Positions in various areas of the floristry industry

Programme structure

Students must successfully complete the following courses:

Floristry Retail Sales and Marketing - Level 3

  • Display and maintain floristry products to provide maximum impact
  • Assist customers to meet their needs
  • Apply personal presentation skills in the floristry environment.

Prepare Hand-tied Floristry Items - Level 4

  • Prepare and construct hand-tied floristry items for a range of purposes and occasions
  • Apply design elements and principles to hand-tied floristry items.

Prepare Wired Floristry Items - Level 4

  • Prepare and construct wired floristry items for a range of purposes and occasions
  • Apply design elements and principles to wired floristry items.

Prepare Base Medium Floristry Items - Level 3

  • Prepare and construct base medium floristry items for a range of purposes and occasions
  • Apply design elements and principles to base medium floristry items.

Key dates

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

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.