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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 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    Holiday pay, Staff discount. Wage will depend on age of candidate.

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

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

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000059443

  • Positions

    1 available

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

Address

3-4 MARKET PLACE

MELBOURNE

DERBY

DE73 8DS

Contact

Susan Statham

melbourneflorists@hotmail.com

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Training

Training provider

DCG

Contact

Chloe Purcell

chloe.purcell@derby-college.ac.uk

07792 042916

Apprenticeship standard

Florist

Level 2 (GCSE)


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