The competition tasks in floristry are based on the vocational qualification in Horticulture, the study programme Floristry and Horticultural Business and especially on the objectives of the modules Serving Customers and Shop Work in Floristry, and Horticultural Business and Making Flower Arrangements. The required skill level is in line with the curriculum grade Excellent (K3).
A successful competitor must know how to select flower bouquet materials according to design and colour principles and the customer’s wishes. The competitor must be able to maintain and treat the material appropriately and display materials and arrangements in a way that promotes sales.
The competitor must be able to make bouquets to be sold in a flower shop independently and quickly, and promote working methods that are in line with sustainable development and maintain well-being at work. The competitor must know how to price, present and sell products. The competitor must be able to produce information materials needed in customer service, both by hand and by using information technology, to maintain and pack flower arrangements, and keep the workstation clean. The competitor must understand the significance of team work and social interaction and act in a customer-oriented way.