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Florists

Florists sell flowers and related products in a wholesale or retail business, and design and make up floral bouquets, wreaths, tributes and other floral arrangements for sale to the public.

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About this Career

£6,823

Average salary

New workers start around £3,183.10. Normal pay is £6,823 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £10,436.36.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Sells flowers, plants, foliage etc. to the public and performs retail duties such as keeping accounts.
  • Decorates buildings, halls, churches or other facilities for parties, weddings, etc..
  • Confers with and advises customers regarding their design requirements and arranges for the delivery of floral arrangements as requested by the customer.
  • Designs and makes up wreaths, bouquets, posies, corsages, headdresses and button holes using appropriate flowers, foliage, frame and trimmings.
  • Displays and cares for flowers, plants and ready-made floral arrangements in selling premises.
  • Orders and purchases fresh flowers, foliage and other floristry items such as ribbons, wire, cards, artificial flowers etc. from wholesalers or growers.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

Job postings

Learning Strategies
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Active Learning
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Critical Thinking
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Speaking
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Reading Comprehension
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Writing
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Monitoring
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Active Listening
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Mathematics
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Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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