Snapshot

Florists prepare and sell floral arrangements.
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Florists
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
5,600
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Moderate growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • planning and designing floral arrangements
  • arranging supply and storage of flowers, greenery, decorations and other items
  • treating flowers to extend their life
  • selecting, trimming and arranging flowers and other materials
  • packing, wrapping, and attaching message cards to, and organising delivery of, completed arrangements
  • serving customers and accepting payments
  • advising customers on the selection of flowers and floral arrangements
  • may decorate hotels, churches, halls and other facilities for special events

Job Titles

  • Florist

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Floristry (Assistant)
  • Certificate III in Floristry *
  • Certificate IV in Floristry
  • Diploma of Floristry Design

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