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                                                                                                                                                               Certificate in Floristry
See box below for tuition fees applicable to this
                                                                                                                                                                                      Level 4
                                                                                                Christchurch     387 Manchester Street, Christchurch.       (incorporating units to complete the National Certificate
programme.                                                                                                       PO Box 21-199. Ph (03) 366 3489,                              in Floristry Level 4)
                                                                                                                 Fax (03) 366 7934
This programme is approved for Student Loans and
Allowances. This means eligible students can borrow                                                              Email
the full cost of the programme and may attract a                                                North Shore      7 Argus Place, Northcote, Auckland.
living allowance during their period of study with us.                                                           PO Box 101-579, NSMC.
All applications for Loans and Allowances are made                                                               Ph (09) 443 7640, Fax (09) 443 7650
through MSD Study Link. Our Student Liaison Officer                                                              Email
will be happy to assist you with this process.
                                                                                                Otahuhu          51 Huia Road, Otahuhu, Auckland.
Application/Enrolment process                                                                                    PO Box 22-871. Ph (09) 276 0576,
                                                                                                                 Fax (09) 276 0570
Once you have selected the Academy New Zealand                                                                   Email
programme you want to enrol in, you need to
complete an official application/enrolment form.                                                Website
This is available from the Student Liaison Officer. An
interview will be arranged upon the receipt of your
Further information
If you would like further information on this
programme, or other Academy New Zealand
programmes, contact the Student Liaison Officer at
your local Academy.

  Fees: $ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  This programme is available at the following
  Academy New Zealand location:


  Next start date:
                                                                                                Academy New Zealand is registered as a private training
  ..................................................                                            establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority
                                                                                                pursuant to the 1990 Education Amendment Act.


                                                                                                 AN ADVANCED LEARNING PROGRAMME                               H   A   N   D   S   -   O   N   L   E   A   R   N   I   N   G
Introduction                                                                                                           Certification
This programme is designed for experienced junior                                                                      Leading to the Academy Certificate in Floristry
to intermediate-level florists with at least a year’s                                                                  Level 4 and to unit standards that complete the
industry practice. The course builds on the Academy                                                                    National Certificate in Floristry Level 4 for students
New Zealand’s Level 3 Certificate in Floristry enabling                                                                who already hold the Academy Certificate in Floristry
graduates to achieve the National Certificate in Floristry                                                             Level 3, or equivalent.
Level 4. Advanced floristry skills using a range of base
media and innovative design techniques are taught                                                                      Entry Criteria
during this part-time programme intended to fit in
with a busy working schedule. Students will develop a                                                                  Academy New Zealand Level 3 Floristry qualification
portfolio of evidence to showcase their achievements                                                                   or the equivalent qualification from a New Zealand
both in their workplace and during the course.                                                                         Polytechnic or Institute of Technology.

Programme detail                                                                                                       International qualifications or extensive industry
                                                                                                                       experience may be considered at the Manager’s
This intensive programme includes four weekend                                                                         discretion.
workshops and part-time tuition in the following areas:
• Creating floristry designs using various base
  media such as floral foam, chicken wire, clay,                                                                       24 weeks part-time, plus four weekend workshops.
  willow vine etc.
                                                                                                                       Programme start date
• Regular guest presenters on a variety of cutting edge
  design techniques.                                                                                                   Start dates for this programme
                                                             • Opportunity to take part in a competition within        vary according to the location.
• Applying those skills to work with clients and meet          the course with guest judges.                           For details, see box overleaf.
  their needs.
                                                             • Business skills.                                        Qualification code
• Knowledge of the pests and diseases that can affect
  our products.                                              • Weekend-long workshops on specialist techniques         The qualification code
                                                               such as bridal, funerals, corporate work and            for this programme
• Supplementary craft skills.                                  special events.                                         is PC9709. You’ll
                                                                                                                       need this for your
                                                             Quality Points                                            application form.

                                                             Small classes at times to suit working florists. Tutors
                                                             who are experienced florists and specialist guest
                                                             presenters. Practical tuition using demonstrations
                                                             and the chance to apply these skills during the
                                                             weekend workshops and weekly tutorials. Dedicated
                                                             floristry workshop with access to range of
                                                             equipment, materials, flowers and foliage.

                                                             Career Opportunities
                                                             Self-employed florist or positions as intermediate-
                                                             level florists. Opportunity to go on to gain National
                                                             Certificate level 4 – Advanced to become Senior
                                                             Florist. Corporate work, window dressing and
                                                             retail displays.