Training

Qualatex Fundamentals Course

Date: Wednesday October 17th 2018
Location: Southampton SO40
Instructor: Mark Drury

This fundamentals course is for Balloon Decorators/Retailers who are just starting their journey with balloons or for those who may have been in the industry a short time. This course will ultimately give you the confidence to really ‘’go for it’ with your balloon business as a Decorator or a Retailer. You do not need to know anything about balloons before you attend. At the end of this full-day course you could potentially recoup the entire cost of the course in your first couple of jobs! A really great investment.

By the end of the course you will:

  • Have the knowledge and confidence to create basic balloon creations including bouquets and garlands
  • Understand Health and Safety in the Balloon Business
  • Know how to use different balloons in different situations
  • Have the knowledge to confidently inflate different types of balloons
  • Understand pricing and how to make money from balloons
  • Feel confident in selling your creations with a profitable price tag
  • Have had the opportunity to interact and connect with others in the industry, just like you!
  • Have numerous photo opportunities to use for social media
  • Have the opportunity to appear in a future BMTV episode (should you wish to)
 

Benefits of this course:

  • Comprehensive, full-colour manual which acts as a valuable reference guide for future jobs with float times, design principles and pricing
  • Qualatex Goodie Bag
  • Exclusive discount to use at Balloon Market on the day (Place your order before 1pm on the day and you can have your order delivered to you to take away with you before you leave)
  • Free ‘All Day’ refreshments including light lunch
  • Ample free parking at the venue
  • Easy access (only a few minutes from the motorway (J.2, M27) and 15 minutes from the train station / Southampton Airport and Ferry Terminal!)

Instructor : Mark Drury CBA

Mark has been a part of the Balloon Industry for over 20 years and is our most regular visitor on BMTV, imparting invaluable knowledge and experience whether it be in an interview or a 'How-to' show! His own journey in the Balloon Industry, makes him the perfect instructor and coach who really understands your needs and challenges you are likely to encounter. He is, naturally, CBA (Certified Balloon Artist) qualified. Mark is a true all-rounder, having experienced self-employment in the capacity of both Retailer and Balloon Decorator and has even worked in the balloon gas industry. Mark currently works for Pioneer Europe Ltd where he has worked for more than 15 years in various roles including, of course, Trainer! Mark will effortlessly guide you through this great Fundamentals Course, helping you to get your balloon business off to the best start possible!

See Mark in action on BMTV here!

Instructor : Mark Drury CBA

Mark has been a part of the Balloon Industry for over 20 years and is our most regular visitor on BMTV, imparting invaluable knowledge and experience whether it be in an interview or a 'How-to' show! His own journey in the Balloon Industry, makes him the perfect instructor and coach who really understands your needs and challenges you are likely to encounter. He is, naturally, CBA (Certified Balloon Artist) qualified. Mark is a true all-rounder, having experienced self-employment in the capacity of both Retailer and Balloon Decorator and has even worked in the balloon gas industry. Mark currently works for Pioneer Europe Ltd where he has worked for more than 15 years in various roles including, of course, Trainer! Mark will effortlessly guide you through this great Fundamentals Course, helping you to get your balloon business off to the best start possible!

See Mark in action on BMTV here!

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