Balloon Art & Styling Course

Course Outline

Do you have a love affair for balloons? The SA School of Celebrations Balloon Art and Styling Course has been developed just for you. Learn how to create spectacular balloon designs that are works of art that will liven up any event. At The SA School of Celebrations we equip you with professional knowledge and hands on practical experience for you to start your exciting career or hobby in the Balloon Art and Decorating field. 

Modules Covered in the Course

  • Introduction to Balloon Art
  • Tools Required
  • Balloon Sizing
  • Types of Balloons
  • Important tips and trick
  • Coloums
  • Mechanics
  • Theming your balloons
  • Sizing
  • Transportation
  • Costing
  • Weighting the design according to the appliction
  • Backdrops
  • Mechanics
  • Styles
  • Saftey
  • Installations
  • Personalisation
  • Theming your backdrop
  • Balloons
  • Balloons and Florals
  • Costing
  • Balloon Walls
  • Different types of Cenrepieces
  • Adult Celebrations
  • Kiddies Parties
  • Corporate Events
  • Transportation
  • Balloon Arches
  • Working with different colours
  • Mechanics
  • Indoor archers
  • Outdoor arches
  • Costing
  • Saftey
  • Topiaries
  • Different uses
  • Balloon table garlands including the use of florals
  • Double Bubbles
  • Balloon Numbers
  • Balloon Shapes
  • Balloon Frames
  • Link-o-balloon Art
  • Balloon Gifiting and Personalisation
  • Working with helium
  • Suppliers
  • Time Management
  • Recycling your balloons
  • Business Basics
  • Costing your designs
  • Marketing yourselves

PLEASE NOTE!! We don’t just demonstrate how to do all the above elements. Students are required to physically to everything so that one gains hands on experience and confidence to be able to do it on their own. 

Next Scheduled Dates

JOHANNESBURG: (11 Kildoon Road, Bryanston)

1 – 4 July 2024 

2 – 5 September 2024

Course Times

  • 4 Days  (09:00 – 16:00)


On Successful completion of the course Students will receive a Skills Program Certificate in Balloon Art & Styling from The SA School of Weddings. 

We are registered with The Services SETA – Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) 

SETA ID: 14870


All printed materials and balloons required for the course are supplied by The SA School of Weddings.  Students will receive a Balloon Sizer, Balloon Pump and some elements needed to start Balloon Art.

All machinery and mechanics remain the property of The SA School of Weddings.

It is all about the practical skills at The SA School of Weddings

The below pictures are done by our students in the course.

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