Construct hand tied floristry products

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver SFLDEC304A, 'Construct hand tied floristry products'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Interpret the design and job specifications.

1.1. Access and interpret job specifications and discuss the design and its construction requirements with relevantpersonnel to meet all product requirements including cost requirements and production deadlines.

1.2. Read, view or discuss the job specifications to allow for correct selection of all components.

2. Select flower and plant materials and ancillary items.

2.1. Select flower and plant materials according to the job specifications and itemised job costing and sort them in preparation for construction.

2.2. Select ancillary and presentation items according to the job specifications and itemised job costing.

2.3. Identify any potential problems in meeting the design requirements and make any required adjustments.

3. Prepare to construct the floristry product.

3.1. Clean the product preparation area to avoid spoilage of flower and plant materials during preparation and construction.

3.2. Check that flower and plant materials have been correctly prepared and conditioned.

3.3. Recognise and report on any unsuitable materials and rectify according to the level of individual responsibility.

3.4. Identify and select equipmentand other construction components to be used during the construction.

3.5. Use energy, water and other resources efficiently during the preparation and subsequent construction process to reduce negative environmental impacts.

4. Construct hand tied floral designs.

4.1. Select appropriate hand tied floristry techniques according to the job specifications.

4.2. Produce key hand tied floristry products considering and applying the elements and principles of design.

4.3. Assess, determine and use the appropriate support methods in keeping with the job specifications.

4.4. Secure the floral arrangement according to the job specifications.

4.5. Modify the design of the hand tied floristry product according to need during the construction phase considering and applying the elements and principles of design.

5. Present and evaluate the hand tied floristry product.

5.1. Review and assess the finished floristry product for compliance with the job specifications and for its technical and aesthetic quality, making any necessary alterations before wrapping and packing.

5.2. Attach and secure ancillary and presentation items to the floral product.

5.3. Select wrapping and packaging materials and complete all required wrapping and any packaging according to the job specifications, adjusting, as required, to enhance the presentation.

5.4. Consider and apply the principles and elements of design when wrapping, packing and varying the presentation of the hand tied floristry product, checking against the job specifications.

5.5. Safely dispose of all waste, especially hazardous substances, to minimise negative environmental impacts

5.6. Evaluate the entire presentation of the finished hand tied floristry product before displaying, despatching or providing to the customer.

5.7. Prepare any necessary documentation to justify variations to the original design and to inform future improvements.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SFLDEC304A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SFL30110 - Certificate III in Floristry