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Training Calendar

Due to the Covid-19 situation all training was suspended but as the lockdown eases some trainers are offering some training opportunities but only under strict social distancing and hygiene rules.  Please check with the individual training provider as to what their rules are regarding this.

Training is one of the major keys to success.  With the right knowledge and information you can build and grow a successful business and by keeping up to date with the latest techniques and designs your business can continue to flourish.  Take a look at our training calender and see what is available in your area.


Upcoming events

    • 01 Nov 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Bishops Stortford, Herts

    Level 1 Balloon Class

    with Rita Kyriacou

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Sunday 1st November 2020  9.00am - 4.30pm

    Rita is pleased to announce that she is now able to re-commence her balloon training once again.

    Due to the Covid-19 situation all classes are currently restricted to a 1 to 1 basis to enable compliance with government guidelines and to ensure the safety of students.

    Hand sanitiser will be freely available as you enter and on hand throughout the day and all safety precautions will be taken.

    Your health and safety are of primary importance to Rita and she wants you to feel safe whilst having fun learning.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Rita for more information

    At Marguerites we believe in delivering training that is the most up to date and unbiased. Classes are deliberately restricted to a maximum of 3 people (1 during Covid-19 situation) to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    Basics Level One Balloon Course

    A comprehensive introduction to the Balloon Industry which will equip you with the skills and knowledge to get started in the industry.

    Topics Covered

    Decorators Kit, Helium gas safety and procedures,

    Balloon types, Inflation Techniques,

    Duplets, Clusters, Balloon arrangements, Pearl Arch, Spiral Garlands, Double Bubble,

    Confetti balloon, Orbz Design 

    Balloons releases and the environment.

    Job costing.

    Cost for this class is £200 and includes all materials, a manual, certificate and lunch.

    To book or for more information please contact Rita by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com 

    or telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006


    • 01 Nov 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Tamworth, Staffordshire.

    Level 1 Balloon Classes

    with Pam Pearce

    Tamworth, W. Midlands

    Sunday 1st November  2020, 10am - 5.00PM

    Pam Pearce is an established industry trainer and has been advised by Warwickshire Council that they can now offer Balloon Decor training at their Tamworth training facility.

    Pam is offering classes on a 1-to-1, or 1-to-your bubble, basis only to minimise any risk to the students.

    The fee for the course remains the same at £180 or £300 for 2 people (same bubble)

    Introduction to Balloon decor classes start at 10.00am and finish at 4.30pm (or maybe a little later)

    We will discuss the health and safety aspects of a balloon company and using helium bottles and the gas, balloons, accessories and equipment we all use to start with. and the options of upgrading to more professional equipment

    Risk assessments, principles and elements of design and job costing 

    The course teaches inflating balloons and tying knots, as well as other ways needed for different balloons
    and the skills of tying balloons together. 
    Hands on ( this is what you will do, Air and  Helium Inflate 11" latex balloons and create bouquets and single archways (discuss all weights available and arch weights)Helium Inflate 16" balloons create bubble centrepiece and arch from them. Helium inflate Deco Bubble and add, a variety of items , such as 5" mini balloons, feathers, confetti, and write on them by hand

    Air inflate Latex balloon bases and discuss other weights/bases too 
    Air Inflate Quick links and create Archway, photo frame and discuss Character displays
    Air inflate, create and discuss balloon table and floor standing columns 
    We discuss and demonstrate air inflated different Organic garlands designs and show up selling ways

    We discuss all the way through the course the importance of pricing and the ways of calculating it
    to give you the ability to make a "profit" from your business
    We discuss Bapia what else it offers and its public liability insurance
    and different wholesalers across the UK

    For safety reasons lunch can no longer be supplied so please prepare your own and please take your own drinking vessels for water and tea/coffee.  Individually packed tea, coffee, milk etc will be supplied and there will be bottled water available from the fridge.

    Hand sanitiser, disposable masks and gloves will be available throughout the day.

    All products, most equipment, course notes and certificates will be put into individual trays at least 3 days prior to your arrival so please ensure Pam has your names for the certificates.

    For full details, information or to book please contact Pam

    Tel: 01827 316600 or 07786 361520

    E-mail: pam@balloonsandtunes.co.uk

    www.balloonschool.co.uk


    • 03 Nov 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Tamworth, Staffordshire.

    Creating Air Filled Balloon Decor & Designs

    with Pam Pearce

    Tamworth, W. Midlands

    Tuesday 3rd November 2020, 10am - 5.00PM

    Pam Pearce is an established industry trainer and has been advised by Warwickshire Council that they can now offer Balloon Decor training at their Tamworth training facility.

    Pam is offering classes on a 1-to-1, or 1-to-your bubble, basis only to minimise any risk to the students.

    The fee for the course remains the same at £180 or £300 for 2 people (same bubble)

    Introduction to Balloon decor classes start at 10.00am and finish at 4.30pm (or maybe a little later)

    This class is certificated by Balloon & Tunes and a full course note booklet is supplied.

    This course is about the skills required to create designs by inflating balloons with Air, so as well as the different balloons used in this style of balloon décor, how to prepare and look after them, and use them to get the best effect and designs on a cost effective time scale, we shall discuss the limitations as well as the Impact that can be created. 

    Starting with the practical skills of inflating and using 260 latex balloons for decoration, followed by other sizes of latex and 'Deco bubble' balloons, their inflation and using other balloons inside, hi float, glitter and confetti to create effects, as well as using and inflating Foil balloons for their sparkle and drama too

    Air filled designs with latex, foils and Deco bubbles, creating centrepieces, arrangements, columns, archways, swag and wall designs and 'Hands on'.   All designs can be done with bigger or smaller balloons than used on the day to give a different impact but using the same or similar techniques.
    We discuss all the way through the course the importance of pricing and the ways of calculating it to give you the ability to make a "profit" from your business
    We discuss Bapia what else it offers and its public liability insurance
    and different wholesalers across the UK

    For safety reasons lunch can no longer be supplied so please prepare your own and please take your own drinking vessels for water and tea/coffee.  Individually packed tea, coffee, milk etc will be supplied and there will be bottled water available from the fridge.

    Hand sanitiser, disposable masks and gloves will be available throughout the day.

    All products, most equipment, course notes and certificates will be put into individual trays at least 3 days prior to your arrival so please ensure Pam has your names for the certificates.

    For full details, information or to book please contact Pam

    Tel: 01827 316600 or 07786 361520

    E-mail: pam@balloonsandtunes.co.uk

    www.balloonschool.co.uk


    • 08 Nov 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Bishops Stortford, Herts

    Level 1 Balloon Class

    with Rita Kyriacou

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Sunday 8th November 2020  9.00am - 4.30pm

    Rita is pleased to announce that she is now able to re-commence her balloon training once again.

    Due to the Covid-19 situation all classes are currently restricted to a 1 to 1 basis to enable compliance with government guidelines and to ensure the safety of students.

    Hand sanitiser will be freely available as you enter and on hand throughout the day and all safety precautions will be taken.

    Your health and safety are of primary importance to Rita and she wants you to feel safe whilst having fun learning.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Rita for more information

    At Marguerites we believe in delivering training that is the most up to date and unbiased. Classes are deliberately restricted to a maximum of 3 people (1 during Covid-19 situation) to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    Basics Level One Balloon Course

    A comprehensive introduction to the Balloon Industry which will equip you with the skills and knowledge to get started in the industry.

    Topics Covered

    Decorators Kit, Helium gas safety and procedures,

    Balloon types, Inflation Techniques,

    Duplets, Clusters, Balloon arrangements, Pearl Arch, Spiral Garlands, Double Bubble,

    Confetti balloon, Orbz Design 

    Balloons releases and the environment.

    Job costing.

    Cost for this class is £200 and includes all materials, a manual, certificate and lunch.

    To book or for more information please contact Rita by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com 

    or telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006


    • 11 Nov 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Bishops Stortford, Herts

    Level 1 Balloon Class

    with Rita Kyriacou

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Wednesday 11th November 2020  9.00am - 4.30pm

    Rita is pleased to announce that she is now able to re-commence her balloon training once again.

    Due to the Covid-19 situation all classes are currently restricted to a 1 to 1 basis to enable compliance with government guidelines and to ensure the safety of students.

    Hand sanitiser will be freely available as you enter and on hand throughout the day and all safety precautions will be taken.

    Your health and safety are of primary importance to Rita and she wants you to feel safe whilst having fun learning.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Rita for more information

    At Marguerites we believe in delivering training that is the most up to date and unbiased. Classes are deliberately restricted to a maximum of 3 people (1 during Covid-19 situation) to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    Basics Level One Balloon Course

    A comprehensive introduction to the Balloon Industry which will equip you with the skills and knowledge to get started in the industry.

    Topics Covered

    Decorators Kit, Helium gas safety and procedures,

    Balloon types, Inflation Techniques,

    Duplets, Clusters, Balloon arrangements, Pearl Arch, Spiral Garlands, Double Bubble,

    Confetti balloon, Orbz Design 

    Balloons releases and the environment.

    Job costing.

    Cost for this class is £200 and includes all materials, a manual, certificate and lunch.

    To book or for more information please contact Rita by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com 

    or telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006


    • 15 Nov 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Level 2 Balloon Class

    with Rita Kyriacou

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Sunday 15th November 2020. 9.00am - 4.30pm

    Rita is pleased to announce that she is now able to re-commence her balloon training once again.

    Due to the Covid-19 situation all classes are currently restricted to a 1 to 1 basis to enable compliance with government guidelines and to ensure the safety of students.

    Hand sanitiser will be freely available as you enter and on hand throughout the day and all safety precautions will be taken.

    Your health and safety are of primary importance to Rita and she wants you to feel safe whilst having fun learning.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Rita for more information

    At Marguerites we believe in delivering training that is the most up to date and unbiased. Classes are deliberately restricted to a maximum of 3 people (1 during Covid-19 situation) to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    Level Two Balloon Course

    Level Two is for students who have completed the basics course and will put those skills into advanced techniques.

    The objective of this course is to expand your skills, knowledge and most of all to give you confidence. It has been designed to give the students the fundamentals of more advanced balloon work, which is very much hands on and up to date.

    Topics Covered

    Cloud Nine, Square Pack Wall, Topiary Design, Aluminium Rod shapes, Heart, Arch, Organic frame design.

    Arch, Design with Quick Link balloons, Déco Bubble Balloon design.

    Cost for this class is £200 and includes all materials, a manual, certificate and lunch.

    To book or for more information please contact Rita by

    e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com 

    • 15 Nov 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Reading, Berkshire

    Balloon Basics for Beginners 

    with 

    Sue Bowler

    Sunday 15th November 2020

    Crowne Plaza Hotel, Reading, Berkshire

    10.00am - 5.00pm

    Course content:

    Balloon types

    Balloon Inflators

    Inflation & tying techniques

    Helium & Gas Safety

    Balloon Techniques

    Bouquets, Columns & Arches

    Balloon Deliveries

    Pricing for Profit

    Balloons & the Environment

    Price: £250 (BAPIA members £200)

    Price includes all materials, training manual, certificate, refreshments and a sandwich box lunch.

    This course will comply with, and run in accordance with Government Covid guidelines

    To book or for more information contact Sue 

    sue@suebowler.com


    • 21 Nov 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • London N9

    Beginners Creative Balloon Fundamentals

    with Jo Higgs (Uddin)

    Saturday 21st November 2020

    9.30am - 5.00pm

    London N9 (with free onsite parking)

    This course is a must for anyone starting out! Teaching a variety of classics & new designs  in a hands on class, along with all the inside info you need to get started.  Max 8 per class

    Covid Compliant Venue Deep cleaned before and after each session

    Sanitising stations 

    Professional Qualified Instructors 

    Course Notes

    Certificate 

    Brochures

    North London N9 Venue

    Free Onsite Parking

    £175 pp

    To book or for more information contact:

    balloontrainingacademy@gmail.com

    Text: 07904278024

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    • 22 Nov 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Bishops Stortford, Herts

    Level 1 Balloon Class

    with Rita Kyriacou

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Sunday 22nd November 2020  9.00am - 4.30pm

    Rita is pleased to announce that she is now able to re-commence her balloon training once again.

    Due to the Covid-19 situation all classes are currently restricted to a 1 to 1 basis to enable compliance with government guidelines and to ensure the safety of students.

    Hand sanitiser will be freely available as you enter and on hand throughout the day and all safety precautions will be taken.

    Your health and safety are of primary importance to Rita and she wants you to feel safe whilst having fun learning.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Rita for more information

    At Marguerites we believe in delivering training that is the most up to date and unbiased. Classes are deliberately restricted to a maximum of 3 people (1 during Covid-19 situation) to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    Basics Level One Balloon Course

    A comprehensive introduction to the Balloon Industry which will equip you with the skills and knowledge to get started in the industry.

    Topics Covered

    Decorators Kit, Helium gas safety and procedures,

    Balloon types, Inflation Techniques,

    Duplets, Clusters, Balloon arrangements, Pearl Arch, Spiral Garlands, Double Bubble,

    Confetti balloon, Orbz Design 

    Balloons releases and the environment.

    Job costing.

    Cost for this class is £200 and includes all materials, a manual, certificate and lunch.

    To book or for more information please contact Rita by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com 

    or telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006


    • 06 Dec 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • London N9

    Christmas Design Course

    with Jo Higgs (Uddin)

    Sunday 6th December   9.30am - 5.00pm

    London N9 (free onsite parking)

    Join our team of lead designers & learn to create an exciting selection of Christmas designs for children’s & the young at heart. Christmas Elf, Wreath, Christmas Tree, Snowman and much more... designs created are your ms to keep. 

    £165 PP or Just £120 if you book any other course with us! Max 8 per class

    Covid Compliant Venue 

    Sanitising Stations

    Venue Deep Cleaned before and after each session

    Professional Qualified Instructors 

    Course Notes

    Certificate 

    Refreshments 

    North London N9 Venue

    Free Onsite Parking 

    To book or for more information

    balloontrainingacademy@gmail.com

    Text: 07904278024

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    • 06 Dec 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (UTC-00:00)
    • Reading, Berkshire

    Balloon Basics for Beginners 

    with 

    Sue Bowler

    Sunday 6th December 2020

    Crowne Plaza Hotel, Reading, Berkshire

    10.00am - 5.00pm

    Course content:

    Balloon types

    Balloon Inflators

    Inflation & tying techniques

    Helium & Gas Safety

    Balloon Techniques

    Bouquets, Columns & Arches

    Balloon Deliveries

    Pricing for Profit

    Balloons & the Environment

    Price: £250 (BAPIA members £200)

    Price includes all materials, training manual, certificate, refreshments and a sandwich box lunch.

    This course will comply with and run in accordance with Government Covid guidelines

    To book or for more details contact Sue 

    sue@suebowler.com


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