Balloon Decor Courses

New course release! Marketing and Pricing for Success

Whether you’re new to the balloon industry or an experienced pro who wants to refresh their marketing approach, this is the course for you! This one day course covers the key elements of marketing and pricing with some practical work too.

Cost: £95 + VAT per person, delegates to bring pen, notepad, hand pump, scissors, business cards / flyers.

2018 Course dates: 22nd October, 25th November

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Level 1 and Level 2 in Balloon Decor

Looking to learn new skills either for fun, or to incorporate into an existing business?This Level One course covers the basics of air filled and helium filled decor, and is approved by NABAS, the National Association of Balloon Artists and Suppliers. Level Two builds on these skills with more complex decor.

Helium filled 'String of Pearls' balloon arch covered on NABAS Level 1 balloon course in Norwich
Helium filled ‘String of Pearls’ balloon arch covered on NABAS Level 1 balloon course in Norwich

“Very enjoyable and comfortable training session. Covered an awful lot!” Catherine

“Found it very interesting and learned a lot” Joan

“Brilliant day, Claire made sure she explained everything in detail” Tanhya

“Claire was a very good and patient teacher…really had a great fun day. Can’t wait for the next one” Julie

2018 Level 1 course dates: 18th November.  

2018 Level 2 follow on course dates: 21st October.

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Course price: £209 + VAT per person to include all materials, lunch and certificate on successful completion of the course.

Course Location: Jubilee Hall, Lower Street, Salhouse, Norwich, Norfolk, NR13 6RH.

NABAS LEVEL ONE (suitable for those with no or little experience with balloons)

Here’s a breakdown of exactly what we’ll cover on the day;

This course is a mix of theory and practical instruction and covers the following;

-Safety of gases, helium ‘v’ air

-Regulators & filling kits, using balloon gas

-Balloons and inflation techniques, sizing balloons

-Balloon safety, balloon accessories, effects of temperature on balloons

-Foil, latex and Qualatex Bubble TM balloons, Hi Float TM

-Balloon in a box, balloon bouquets and arrangements

-Single (String of Pearls) arch, spiral columns and swags

-Decorators kit, spiral garland chart, arch length formula

-Marketing & selling, advertising

-Pricing / costing a job, job costing form

-Customer service & public relations

-Balloon releases – Code of conduct

Please contact me if you have any questions, or want to book a place! If these dates aren’t suitable, let me know as I will have more dates coming up in the future.

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Claire Carney is an independent florist, Certified Balloon Artist and NABAS Approved Balloon Decor Instructor based near Norwich, Norfolk, UK.