Course Start DatesFriday 28th February 2020
About the Course
**For one or two people only **
This course includes a hotel for two people sharing the night before near our location in a good, but basic hotel, Best Western. Shuttle included the next day.
Course runs on Friday as stipulated or the Monday allowing you to have a weekend in Brighton - the Blackpool of the South. Please confirm which day you want on booking.
Course starts: 9am prompt
Please ensure you are up, and ready for business at 8.50am for luxury shuttle.
You should be computer literate.
You should be fit and able to type on a keyboard, operate a mouse, load printers with ribbon and roll.
Please note training is 1:1 or 2:1 only if you are sharing costs.
No other persons are permitted as this dilutes expertise.
Balloon, bag and pouch course covers printing on flat - type foil and plastic balloons, ( not latex type ) - bags of all types up to A3 , and all flatpack pouches also.
This is ideal if you want to print foil onto:-
Balloons, - plastic/foil type non massive expanding (such as latex) Please do not join this course if you want to print on latex balloons as this is a different process.
Paper and light cardboard bags - eg for wedding gifts, coffee pouches, with our LS-360 printer for flat packed items. This machine is £990 plus VAT which is extra - you will need to buy this in advance, so it is ready to practice with on the day.
We also offer TT-100 which is a machine that can print foil onto diaries, boxes, flat surfaces, eg ring boxes, favour boxes, this means you do not need to use a sticker or TT-150 which is even bigger (A3)
Please do not join this course if you are not :-
- computer literate with Windows 10
- setting up a business to use or sell bags, pouches or balloons
- hands-on, willing to learn, or have a problems with a hands-on classroom environment.
Please note that during the course, and at the end, you will be photographed with items proving you were on the course.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
£100 of materials for printing, and balloons, coffee pouches, shop bags, gift bags with a range of colour ribbons to get a good effect , including gold, solver, metallic red and more. That you get to take away after the course.
Please do not join this course if you are not interested in printing on:-
Balloons of non latex construction
Bags of paper and cardboard - flatpacked
Menu cards, or letter cards etc up to 600 gsm
You will either print on one or the other or all as you desire. Your trainer will be there to provide training on the machine, and to assist you when problems occur and the aim is to practice on all different medias with lots of different colours making mistakes on the way, in order to make sample books for showing to your prospective customers.
Please bring a Windows 10 PC with all updates done. If you do not have one, we can supply one all ready to go. Please be aware that the cheapest machines may not always be the best.
It is for this reason we use a trade supplier which is more reliable and therefore your warranty will be with us.
You will have to buy our LS-360 machine for printing one off greeting cards with metallic foil, for balloons, onto cards, or pouches beforehand. Please understand this before booking. Your machine will be ready and waiting on the day.