NABAS Deco Bubbles versus Aqua Balloons:

Price per Delegate – £150 (£125 + VAT)

The Aqua Balloons are made by the same company who manufacture the deco bubbles, Takara Kosan in Japan.

Both of these clear bubble balloons will play a major part in professional décor – this course shows you how to use both correctly and when to use them to get the most impact in your displays.

It shows the similarities and differences between them both and give your hand-on experience in using both balloons effectively. We also look at the Amscan Clearz balloons as well as LED lights with bubble balloons.

Covering a lot of the standard deco bubble techniques, you’ll also learn about beads and water with flowers inside the aqua balloons, and crucially job costing the displays.

This is an intermediate/advanced course and requires that you have experience in dealing and handling balloons already.

Course notes and after-course support group come as part of your training.

Under current trading standards we are unable to offer refreshments or lunch – please bring your own.

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NABAS Approved Course – Air-filled Decor and Aqua Balloons:

NABAS the leading UK Balloon and Party Association is bringing you the opportunity to rise above the current helium issues and focus on air-filled decor to increase your profitability and portfolio.

Orbz, Bubbles and Tulle Covered Balloon centrepieces on a variety of poles and bases, plus all-air linking balloon arches and the fabulous new Aqua Balloons with various air-filled finishes, as high perceived value table centrepieces. Introducing techniques for shimmer, bead and feather aqua balloons.

Lunch, refreshments, NABAS certifications, course notes and after-course support group come as part of your training.

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Organic balloon training

NABAS Approved Course – Classic versus Organic Décor:

Price per Delegate – £150 (£125 + VAT)

This course shows the differences between the more fluid organic style versus the more classic and structured columns and arches.

Covering centrepieces, columns and arches, you will be able to see how both styles are created and implemented into décor, as well as realising how the materials, time and, crucially, job-costings differ along the way.

Learning tips and techniques, through a combination of demonstration and hands-on build, you will leave the course feeling confident with both styles and realise how both involve set design principles, just implemented differently.

So whether you prefer the speed of classic, or the individuality of organic this course will give you all you need to know.

Includes NABAS certification, course notes and after-course support group.

Please note under current restrictions we are unable to provide refreshments or lunch, so please bring your own.


NABAS Level 1 Balloon & Business Basics:

Essential for anyone starting a balloon business – it not only explains all about different balloons, inflation and equipment but also the way to price jobs for profit and market your business to generate customers:

Some of the topics covered include:
– Explanation of different gases and equipment
– Safety and handling
– Principles and Elements of Design
– Marketing and Promotional advice
– Pricing for Profit and Job Costing
– Correct inflation of various types of balloons, sealing and tying, arranging into displays, arches and garlands
– Calculations of helium capacity used in balloons
– The science behind balloons and gases
– Effects of temperature and altitude on balloons
– Manufacturers and wholesalers
– History of NABAS and it’s place in the Balloon Industry
– Codes of Conduct
– Understanding business, overheads, expenses and insurances
– Pricing for profit and job costing
Plus much more including tips and techniques to help you troubleshoot and kick-start your business with confidence.

Also upon completion of the Level 1 course you not only get an industry recognised qualification and certificate, but also 10% off your first year membership to NABAS – The Balloon Association – which includes the most comprehensive liability insurance in the industry, access to a members-only business support, webinars and forms, quarterly trade magazine, access to our closed Facebook group and lots of other benefits – please see www.nabas.co.uk

As part of the course you’ll also get me as your point of contact for any questions you may have in the future – I’m always here to support and help you with your journey.

Just £250 per Delegate (£208.33 + VAT)

Please note under current restrictions we are unable to provide refreshments or lunch, so please bring your own.

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