Award in Creative Craft – Balloon Art (Level 1)

Course overview

Ideal for beginners, this part-time course will provide you with a fascinating introduction into the world of balloon art, as well as helping you to acquire some basic skills to get started.

You will create a range of both air-filled and helium-filled designs using a variety of different balloon materials, and learn the basic techniques to develop and expand your creativity.

You will learn

  • A range of balloon techniques
  • The design process
  • Health and safety
  • Creative craft techniques
  • How to work with different types of balloons
  • Environmental awareness in relation to balloons
  • How to complete your final design

Award in Creative Craft – NCFE Reference: 60133600

You will need a willingness and commitment to learn new skills, and enthusiasm for working with balloons.

Successful completion of this course will help build your confidence and you could progress to our Certificate in Creative Craft – Balloon Art (Level 2) and Certificate in Event Planning – Balloon Art (Level 2).

This course is part-funded by the ESFA (Education and Skills Funding Agency) or Greater London Authority (GLA) for those that are eligible.

If you are aged 16, 17 or 18 at the start of the course, your tuition, exams and materials fees will be paid for you in full as long as you meet some basic criteria for UK residence (more information can be found on our Fees and Funding page).

If you are aged 19 or over on the day your course starts, you may be entitled to help with tuition fees subject to criteria. If you receive employment benefits, have a low income, or are studying towards your first substantial qualification, you may be entitled to free tuition. You may need to pay a materials fee if applicable to your course. Find further information about help with tuition fees on our Fees and Funding page.

For some of our courses, we offer a discount for current students. If this is the case, you will see the reduced fee when you select your chosen course campus and start date. To qualify for this discount, you must already be studying another course at Capel Manor College, and be adding this course to your existing programme.