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Apprentice Florist

Melbourne Florists and Gifts

You will be provided with a foundation in the broad range of skills required to work competently within the floristry industry. Practical skills will be mostly practised and developed in the workplace while theoretical background knowledge will be taught and reviewed mainly at College.

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Closing Date: 30-09-2022

Apprenticeship Summary

Wage

£7,503.60

Working week

Working days: Tuesday-Saturday, Working hours: Between 9-5.30pm, Time allocated for lunch: 30 minutes lunch break

Expected duration

24 Months

Possible start date

03-10-2022

Date posted

01-07-2022

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate

Reference number

1000059443

Positions

1

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Serving customers
  • Taking telephone orders
  • Conditioning flowers
  • Caring for plants
  • Learning to create bouquets
  • Learning to create wedding bouquets
  • Learning to create funeral tributes

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Floristry Apprenticeship Standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Taking and creating various flower displays, eg. Wedding, Funeral, Celebration.
  • Creating shop displays.
  • Taking part in workshops to improve skills

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail Customer care skills Presentation skills Team working Creative Initiative Non judgemental Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Essential

GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Essential

Things to consider

Florist shops can be cold in winter and there is some lifting involved. Small amount of computer work.

About the employer

We are a modern florist shop, offering, style, creativity, good service, quality and value for money. We offer all aspects of floristry and specialise in sympathy and wedding flowers. Thought, care and fresh flowers go into every design. We also specialise in locally grown flowers and recycle all our green waste. As well as offering an extensive range of fresh flowers and house plants, we sell unique, quality gifts, many being handmade locally. We also sell a range of eco products.

Employer

Melbourne Florists and Gifts

www.melbourneflorist.co.uk

Address

3-4 MARKET PLACE
MELBOURNE
DERBY

Training

Training provider

DCG

Contact

DCG

Susan Statham

melbourneflorists@hotmail.com

Apprenticeship Intermediate

Florist (level 2)