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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

    • 23 Oct 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Corringham, Essex

    Magical Party Designs

    with Dominic Cassidy CBA

    Wednesday 23rd October 2019


    The Springhouse, Springhouse Road

    Corringham, SS17 7QT



    Are you looking for inspiration to increase your portfolio of profitable air-filled designs? Are you making the most of the Disney fan market? Are you looking to add new exciting services such as special effects to your offering? If the answer is yes, then look no further, this popular class is the one for you!

    Recently updated to include brand new designs using the trendiest Disney products such as Frozen, Toy Story 4, Jasmine, Avengers, Spiderman, Disney Princesses and more - this class is very hands on, so a great opportunity for you to practice making a selection of profitable designs for retail and on-site décor. Designs taught will include:

    - Personalised Foil Number Designs

    - Fun air-filled characters

    - Air-filled Quick Link Arches

    - Air-filled columns with special effects (including Q Boom!)

    - and more!

    Delegates will also receive plenty of sales and marketing tips and links to a selection of images, so you can add them to your website and start selling straight after the class!

    Places are limited, so register now to join Q Corner's Dominic Cassidy for a guaranteed fun-filled day of balloon making, networking and growing your business!

    Price: Early Bird - £95, Regular - £115, Late Booking - £130

    For more information or to book CLICK HERE




    • 23 Oct 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Walsall

    Organics &

    Venue Décor Course

    Wednesday 23rd October 2019

    Times 9.30am - 5.00pm

    Greetings House, Walsall WS1 4NG

     

    Keeping your portfolio up to date with the current trends can be difficult,  do you need Halloween, Christmas and New Year décor focusing on current trends?

    This one day course will look at different décor for the forthcoming seasons using framework and air filled designs focusing on centrepieces, columns, walls, ceiling décor and organic garlands.

     

    Cost £120 + VAT

    Please note that lunch is not provided


    To book contact Greetings House on 01922646666


     








    • 24 Oct 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Birmingham

    Making Memories: Big Parties

    with Federico Onida cba

    24th October 2019


    Lapworth Village Hall, Old Warwick Road, Lapworth

    Birmingham B94 6LD



    This class was designed as a collaboration between four Qualatex instructors - Alberto Falcone CBA, Federico Onida CBA, Sue Bowler CBA and Stuart Davies CBA.

    It focuses on the important family occasions such as anniversaries, big milestone birthdays, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, and similar events that tend to be celebrated in bigger venues and require bigger balloon decor, such as entrance arches, photo backdrops, table centrepieces and buffet table arrangements. This class has a combination of demonstration and hands on exercises, you will learn various added value techniques using non-round balloons as well as various photo opportunity pieces. We will also share some tips on how to increase your profits using simple up-selling techniques and pricing for perceived value techniques.

    Delegates will receive a link to recipe sheets and professional photos of all the designs that are taught on the day.



    Cost: Early Bird - £95, Regular - £115, Late Booking - £130


    To book or for more information CLICK HERE








    • 27 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Balloon Basics Training

    Level Two

    with Rita Kyriacou CBA

    Sunday 27th October 2019

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

    Marguerites believe in delivering the most up to date and unbiased training.  Classes are deliberately restricted to small numbers in order to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    The object of the Basic level two course is to take the students who have completed the basics course and put those skills into advanced techniques.  It has been designed to give the students the fundamentals of more advanced balloon work, which is very much hands-on.

    Topics covered:

    Cloud nine, Square Pack Wall, Topiary Design, Frame Heart, Fantasy Flowers, Double Bubble Arch, Designs with Quick Link Balloons, Decor and Aqua Balloons.

    This is a full day class starting at 9.00am and finishing at approximately 4.30pm

    Lunch and refreshments are included 

    Price: £200 for the day

    For more information or to book please contact:

    Rita either by telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006 or by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com

    • 29 Oct 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Greenhithe

    Organics &

    Venue Décor Course

    Tuesday 29th October 2019

    Times 9.30- 4.30pm

    Stone Pavilion, Stone, Greenhithe DA9 9EF

     

     

    This one-day hands on course will feature everything you need to know to get your portfolio’s up to date with this seasons air filled trends featuring Halloween, Christmas & New Year Designs.

    Please bring camera, notebook, hand pump & scissors.

    Lunch & refreshments provided

    Cost £125 

    To book email info@balloonpower.co.uk or call 07939 017044

     








    • 31 Oct 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Exeter

    What's Hot Right Now

    with Sue Bowler CBA

    31st October 2019

    Kenn Centre, Exeter Road, Kennford

    Exeter EX6 7UE



    Are you looking to attract new customers and add value to your creations by offering the trendiest balloon designs? Then sign up for this Masterclass.

    Designed to inspire balloon professionals, this one day Masterclass uses the latest on-trend products and accessories and is perfect for learning new techniques and for adding new designs to a retail or decor portfolio.

    This course is designed for retailers and event decorators looking to expand their balloon portfolio with a mixture of deliverable balloon designs as well as bigger balloon décor, focused around these on-trend themes:

    –Tropical parties and Flamingos

    –Unicorns and Rainbows

    –Confetti balloons

    –Photo frames and photo backdrops

    This class is a combination of demonstrations, practical exercises and business tips. Delegates will receive a link to recipe sheets and a selection of images from a professional photo shoot.

    Prices: Early Bird - £95, Regular - £115, Late Booking - £130

    For more information or to book CLICK HERE  




    • 03 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Balloon Basics Training

    Level one

    with Rita Kyriacou CBA

    Sunday 3rd November 2019

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

    Marguerites believe in delivering the most up to date and unbiased training.  Classes are deliberately restricted to small numbers in order to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    The Basic level one course gives 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 and inflation techniques

    Duplets, clusters, balloon arrangements, Pearl Arch, Spira garlands, double Bubble and Confetti Balloons.

    Balloon releases and the environment

    Job costing.

    This is a full day class starting at 9.00am and finishing at approximately 4.30pm

    Lunch and refreshments are included 

    Price: £200 for the day

    For more information or to book please contact:

    Rita either by telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006 or by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com

    • 04 Nov 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Tonbridge, Kent

    Qualatex Fundamentals

    with Lucy Hennessey cba

    4th November 2019

    Kent Balloons, Unit 2A Underlyn Industrial Estate, Underlyn Lane,  Tonbridge, Kent TN12 9AT



    This balloon course for beginners provides the grounding that retailers and decorators

    need before starting a business that includes professional balloon work.


    This full day seminar embraces all aspects of the balloon business, including health and 

    safety requirements, balloon inflation, bouquet construction and simple garland creation.

    It also includes a comprehensive , full colour manual that will be a valuable reference 

    guide on float times, pricing, basic design principles and more.


    Prerequisites: open to all delegates and typically do not require previous experience in 

    the balloon industry or knowledge of industry terms and techniques.



    Cost: £95 +VAT - refreshments included


    For more information or to book please call 01622 832213  









    • 05 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Bishop's Stortford

    Balloon Fundamentals

    with Lucy Hennessey cba

    5th November 2019

    Pioneer Europe Ltd, 9 Stortford Hall Industrial Park, 

    Dunmow Road, Bishop's Stortford CM23 5GZ


    This balloon course for beginners provides the grounding that retailers and decorators

    need before starting a business that includes professional balloon work.


    This full day seminar embraces all aspects of the balloon business, including health and 

    safety requirements, balloon inflation, bouquet construction and simple garland creation.

    It also includes a comprehensive , full colour manual that will be a valuable reference 

    guide on float times, pricing, basic design principles and more.


    Prerequisites: open to all delegates and typically do not require previous experience in 

    the balloon industry or knowledge of industry terms and techniques.



    Cost: Early Bird - £95, Regular - £115, Late Booking - £130


    For more information or to book CLICK HERE









    • 06 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Balloon Basics Training

    Level Two

    with Rita Kyriacou CBA

    Wednesday 6th November 2019

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

    Marguerites believe in delivering the most up to date and unbiased training.  Classes are deliberately restricted to small numbers in order to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    The object of the Basic level two course is to take the students who have completed the basics course and put those skills into advanced techniques.  It has been designed to give the students the fundamentals of more advanced balloon work, which is very much hands-on.

    Topics covered:

    Cloud nine, Square Pack Wall, Topiary Design, Frame Heart, Fantasy Flowers, Double Bubble Arch, Designs with Quick Link Balloons, Decor and Aqua Balloons.

    This is a full day class starting at 9.00am and finishing at approximately 4.30pm

    Lunch and refreshments are included 

    Price: £200 for the day

    For more information or to book please contact:

    Rita either by telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006 or by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com

    • 10 Nov 2019
    • 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Hertford

    Organics & Creative Events 

    Sunday 10th November

     with Jo Uddin CBA

    The Fanshaw Rooms, Brickendon, Hertford SG138NU


    Organic Arch
    Ornate Balloon Columns
    Topiary Centrepiece(with silk flowers)
    Balloon Sculpture - Minnie Mouse
    Bubble Balloons
    Twisted Balloon Flowers
    Head Table Decoration with swags & bows


    £175 pp or £155 pp if you mention Bapia when booking

    Maximum 8 students per class



    Includes professional tuition from 2 tutors, course materials,

    training guide, certificate & lunch


    To book please call 07904 178024

    or email: balloontrainingacademy@gmail.com




    • 14 Nov 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Glasgow


    Qualatex Fundamentals

    Thursday 14th November 2019

    Glasgow

    with Dominic Cassidy

    This balloon course for beginners provides the grounding that retailers and decorators need before starting a business that includes professional balloon work.

    This full-day seminar embraces all aspects of the balloon business, including health and safety requirements, balloon inflation, bouquet construction and simple garland creation. It includes a comprehensive, full-colour manual that will be a valuable reference guide on float times, pricing, basic design principles and more.

    The day schedule is as follows:
    • 9:30 – arrive, register & welcome tea/coffee
    •10:00 – Part 1 of the class
    •11:30 – Comfort break & Networking
    •11:45 – Part 2 of the class
    •13:00 – Lunch & Networking
    •13:30 – Part 3 of the class
    •15:00 – Comfort Break & Networking
    •15:15 – Part 4 of the class
    •16:30 – Conclusion, Questions, Certificates and Goody Bags, Group Photo
    •17:00 - Finish

    Prerequisites : Open to all delegates and typically do not require previous experience in the balloon industry or knowledge of industry terms and techniques.

    For more information or to book CLICK HERE

    • 17 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Balloon Basics Training

    Level one

    with Rita Kyriacou CBA

    Sunday 17th November 2019

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

    Marguerites believe in delivering the most up to date and unbiased training.  Classes are deliberately restricted to small numbers in order to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    The Basic level one course gives 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 and inflation techniques

    Duplets, clusters, balloon arrangements, Pearl Arch, Spira garlands, double Bubble and Confetti Balloons.

    Balloon releases and the environment

    Job costing.

    This is a full day class starting at 9.00am and finishing at approximately 4.30pm

    Lunch and refreshments are included 

    Price: £200 for the day

    For more information or to book please contact:

    Rita either by telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006 or by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com

    • 19 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Birmingham

    Care & Share Days

    Pip Pippity Pop

    Tuesday 19th November 2019

    Benjamins Banqueting Suites, Halesowen, B63 3HN

    Pip all the way from New Zealand will be explaining some of her favourite designs.

    The day will run on the 19th Nov from 10 till 6 with four workshops through the day.

    Please bring with you a selection of 260 balloons, a bin liner, camera, pump and a cream cake or two. Tea and Biscuits will be provided.

    VENUE DETAILS. Benjamin’s Banqueting Suites, Birmingham Street, Halesowen, B63 3HN DAY ONE OF A TWO DAY EVENT!

    Both days will be different

    Price £49.00

    To book or for more information click here


    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Balloon Basics Training

    Level one

    with Rita Kyriacou CBA

    Wednesday 20th November 2019

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

    Marguerites believe in delivering the most up to date and unbiased training.  Classes are deliberately restricted to small numbers in order to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    The Basic level one course gives 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 and inflation techniques

    Duplets, clusters, balloon arrangements, Pearl Arch, Spira garlands, double Bubble and Confetti Balloons.

    Balloon releases and the environment

    Job costing.

    This is a full day class starting at 9.00am and finishing at approximately 4.30pm

    Lunch and refreshments are included 

    Price: £200 for the day

    For more information or to book please contact:

    Rita either by telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006 or by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com

    • 20 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Birmingham

    Care & Share Days

    Pip Pippity Pop

    Wednesday 20th November 2019

    Benjamins Banqueting Suites, Halesowen, B63 3HN

    Pip will be explaining more of her favourite designs.

    The day will run on the 20th Nov from 10 till 6 with four workshops through the day.

    Please bring with you a selection of 260 balloons, a bin liner, camera, pump and a cream cake or two. Tea and Biscuits will be provided.

    VENUE DETAILS. Benjamin’s Banqueting Suites, Birmingham Street, Halesowen, B63 3HN DAY ONE OF A TWO DAY EVENT!

    Both days will be different

    Price £49.00

    To book or for more information click here


    • 24 Nov 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire

    Balloon Basics Training

    Level Two

    with Rita Kyriacou CBA

    Sunday 24th November 2019

    Marguerites, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire.

    Marguerites believe in delivering the most up to date and unbiased training.  Classes are deliberately restricted to small numbers in order to deliver the maximum hands-on experience for the students.

    The object of the Basic level two course is to take the students who have completed the basics course and put those skills into advanced techniques.  It has been designed to give the students the fundamentals of more advanced balloon work, which is very much hands-on.

    Topics covered:

    Cloud nine, Square Pack Wall, Topiary Design, Frame Heart, Fantasy Flowers, Double Bubble Arch, Designs with Quick Link Balloons, Decor and Aqua Balloons.

    This is a full day class starting at 9.00am and finishing at approximately 4.30pm

    Lunch and refreshments are included 

    Price: £200 for the day

    For more information or to book please contact:

    Rita either by telephone 01279 639508 or 07973 788006 or by e-mail ritakyriacou@btinternet.com

    • 04 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Walsall

    Qualatex Fundamentals

    with Lucy Hennessey cba

    Tuesday 4th February 2020

    Greetings House, Bescott Crescent, Walsall, WS1 4NG

     


    This balloon course for beginners provides the grounding that retailers and decorators

    need before starting a business that includes professional balloon work.


    This full day seminar embraces all aspects of the balloon business, including health and 

    safety requirements, balloon inflation, bouquet construction and simple garland creation.

    It also includes a comprehensive , full colour manual that will be a valuable reference 

    guide on float times, pricing, basic design principles and more.


    Prerequisites: open to all delegates and typically do not require previous experience in 

    the balloon industry or knowledge of industry terms and techniques.


    Cost £85.00 plus vat


    (Please note that lunch is not provided)


    For more information or to book call 01922 649500





    • 05 Feb 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Walsall

    Qualatex Fundamentals

    with Lucy Hennessey cba

    Wednesday 5th February 2020

    Greetings House, Bescott Crescent, Walsall, WS1 4NG

     


    This balloon course for beginners provides the grounding that retailers and decorators

    need before starting a business that includes professional balloon work.


    This full day seminar embraces all aspects of the balloon business, including health and 

    safety requirements, balloon inflation, bouquet construction and simple garland creation.

    It also includes a comprehensive , full colour manual that will be a valuable reference 

    guide on float times, pricing, basic design principles and more.


    Prerequisites: open to all delegates and typically do not require previous experience in 

    the balloon industry or knowledge of industry terms and techniques.


    Cost £85.00 plus vat


    (Please note that lunch is not provided)


    For more information or to book call 01922 649500





    • 17 Mar 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Walsall

    Qualatex Fundamentals

    with Lucy Hennessey cba

    Tuesday 17th March 2020

    Greetings House, Bescott Crescent, Walsall, WS1 4NG

     


    This balloon course for beginners provides the grounding that retailers and decorators

    need before starting a business that includes professional balloon work.


    This full day seminar embraces all aspects of the balloon business, including health and 

    safety requirements, balloon inflation, bouquet construction and simple garland creation.

    It also includes a comprehensive , full colour manual that will be a valuable reference 

    guide on float times, pricing, basic design principles and more.


    Prerequisites: open to all delegates and typically do not require previous experience in 

    the balloon industry or knowledge of industry terms and techniques.


    Cost £85.00 plus vat


    (Please note that lunch is not provided)


    For more information or to book call 01922 649500





    • 12 May 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Walsall

    Qualatex Fundamentals

    with Lucy Hennessey cba

    Tuesday 12th May 2020

    Greetings House, Bescott Crescent, Walsall, WS1 4NG

     


    This balloon course for beginners provides the grounding that retailers and decorators

    need before starting a business that includes professional balloon work.


    This full day seminar embraces all aspects of the balloon business, including health and 

    safety requirements, balloon inflation, bouquet construction and simple garland creation.

    It also includes a comprehensive , full colour manual that will be a valuable reference 

    guide on float times, pricing, basic design principles and more.


    Prerequisites: open to all delegates and typically do not require previous experience in 

    the balloon industry or knowledge of industry terms and techniques.


    Cost £85.00 plus vat


    (Please note that lunch is not provided)


    For more information or to book call 01922 649500





    • 23 Jun 2020
    • 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Walsall

    Qualatex Fundamentals

    with Lucy Hennessey cba

    Tuesday 23rd June 2020

    Greetings House, Bescott Crescent, Walsall, WS1 4NG

     


    This balloon course for beginners provides the grounding that retailers and decorators

    need before starting a business that includes professional balloon work.


    This full day seminar embraces all aspects of the balloon business, including health and 

    safety requirements, balloon inflation, bouquet construction and simple garland creation.

    It also includes a comprehensive , full colour manual that will be a valuable reference 

    guide on float times, pricing, basic design principles and more.


    Prerequisites: open to all delegates and typically do not require previous experience in 

    the balloon industry or knowledge of industry terms and techniques.


    Cost £85.00 plus vat


    (Please note that lunch is not provided)


    For more information or to book call 01922 649500





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