A Certified Balloon Artist is a member of a group of balloon professionals who successfully complete a series of tests, including oral and practical exams. The certification is administered by the Qualatex Balloon Network, a professional organization dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in balloon decor. At this time, there are fewer than 3,000 Certified Balloon Artists worldwide.
The purpose of training and ongoing continued education is not only to create artistic decor but with the ultimate goal of creating an experience – a visual design that will make customers wonder how that was done using balloons! This can only be achieved using professional techniques and methods learned from instructors with years of experience and dedication to the world of balloon art!
Requirements to Become a Certified Balloon Artist
Complete & pass a series of 3 written exams of almost 100 questions with a minimum score of 80%
Produce perfectly constructed personal balloon designs and precisely reproduce designs selected by the industry’s leading organization, Qualatex Balloon Network. Demonstrate knowledge of color, design, balance, proportion and rhythm
Finally, in front of a panel of 2 to 4 leading experts in the industry the candidate must be able to explain design theories, delivery & sales techniques, business practices and etiquette. This is a timed, 4-hour, hands-on exam designed to confirm knowledge of the QBN curriculum.
What does this mean to our customers?