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Create floristry designs using hand tied techniques
|Unit Descriptor||This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, prepare, produce and evaluate hand tied floral designs. It includes the presentation and wrapping of floral arrangements. This competency may apply to a range of roles in the workplace. This unit is equivalent to and replaces WRFL.7A Create Floristry Designs Using Hand Tied Techniques as packaged in WRF99.|
|1 . Develop design specification for hand tied floral arrangements||
|2 . Apply elements and principles of design to design specifications for hand tied floral arrangements||
|3 . Prepare equipment, flower and plant materials for the production of hand tied floral designs||
|4 . Construct hand tied floral designs to specification||
|5 . Plan and prepare wrapping/ packaging materials to suit hand tied floral designs||
|6 . Wrap, pack, protect and enhance the presentation of hand tied floral designs||
|7 . Evaluate hand tied floral designs against design specification/job requirements||
|Key Competency||Examples of Application||Performance|
|How can information be collected, analysed and organised?||Consulting with customer/supervisor to identify design/job requirements and parameters will require the communication of ideas and information.||1|
|How are ideas and information communicated within this competency?||Planning/designing the job requirement to meet all customer and shop/studio requirements will require information to be collected, analysed and organised.||2|
|How are activities planned and organised?||Identifying and selecting equipment and materials according to the job requirement will require activities to be planned and organised.||2|
|How are problem solving skills applied?||Informing other staff members about unsafe equipment will require team work.||1|
|How are mathematical ideas and techniques used?||Minimising wastage may require the use of mathematical ideas and techniques.||1|
|How is use of technology applied?||Assessing and modifying the design during construction to meet all requirements may require problem solving.||1|
|How is team work used within this competency?||Calculating the cost of item/s may require the use of technology.||1|
Customers may include but are not limited to:
new or regular customers with routine or special needs.
Supervisor may include but is not limited to:
Job requirements may include but are not limited to:
Relevant parameters may include but are not limited to:
Potential problems may include but are not limited to:
availability of stock/merchandise
Shop/studio policies and procedures may include but are not limited to:
stock rotation/expiration dates
assembly, production and construction of floral designs
timeframe for the completion of hand tied designs.
Hand tied designs must include:
formal and informal posy
formal and informal trail
formal and informal shower
linear and formal linear hand tied
Relevant legislation may include but is not limited to:
occupational health and safety guidelines
Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Design specification may include but is not limited to:
number and size of items
special occasions (Mother's Day, St Valentine's Day).
Principles of design must include:
Elements of design must include:
Equipment may include but is not limited to:
staple gun and staples
glue gun and glue
heavy to fine gauge wire
Flower and plant materials may include but are not limited to:
fresh, cut and container grown plants and flowers
fresh, dry, silks, simulated
fresh, dry, silks, simulated
Hand tied techniques may include:
structured hand tied
linear hand tied
all round hand tied
formal linear hand tied.
Wrapping and packaging materials may include but are not limited to:
containers (bowls, baskets, pots, vases).
Presentation materials may include but are not limited to:
novelties (balloons, toys)
consumables (fruit, chocolates, nuts, alcohol)
floristry sundries (ribbons, cards, parafilm).
Ancillary items may include but are not limited to:
flower preservatives/conditioning agents.
Evaluation outcomes may include but are not limited to: