Balloon Decor Courses

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. 

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

2018 Course dates: 10th June, 1st July, 9th September, 11th November.  

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Course price: £250 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.

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

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

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.

Click here for floral arrangement and gift ideas, and here for balloon decor inspiration!

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