Wedding Draping & Event Draping Courses


Draping Course Outline
Draping is a great way to enhance any event. Event Draping can cover unsightly areas, change the colour palette of an event space or stand as a backdrop to a main table at a wedding or a stage.

Create an elegant ambience with stylish draping that will leave a lasting impression. Whether you want to do fancy, sophisticated, subtle or the most devilishly decadent, fairy lit function backdrop, this draping course will assist you in allowing your imagination to run wild. You will work with and understand a range of different fabrics.

Modules Covered in the Course
♥ Introduction to function décor & draping
♥ Materials and equipment used for draping
♥ Material preparation
♥ Fire retardation
♥ Safety first
♥ Marketing yourself
♥ Time Managament
♥ Building a portfolio
♥ Measuring your function space
♥ Charging for your services
♥ Sourcing suppliers
♥ Supplier management
♥ Draping of a main table
♥ Colour techniques
♥ Securing your ropes
♥ Chair décor & draping
♥ Draping a gazebo
♥ Draping backdrops
♥ Draping a room
♥ Arch draping
♥ Working with Fairy lights and lighting
♥ Draping of an actual marquee
♥ Basic First Aid course
    - Fractures, Burns and Bleeding
    - Seizures and Shock
    - Head injuries and Sprains
    - Bites and Stingss
    - The emergency call and Safety
    - The Recovery position

     You will receive:
    - 44 page full colour Basic First booklet and attendance card
    - Basic First Aid certificate (valid for 2years)

Duration
8 weeks - Part Time (once a week on Sunday 1pm - 5pm)
or 1 week - Full Time (9am-2pm)

Support
The SA School of Weddings provides students who require assistance at any stage after the completion of the course. Students are able to bounce ideas around and seek guidance for years to come. We have an open door policy and our Training Centre is always open.

Certification
Students who successfully complete the course will receive a Skills Programme Certificate in Event & Wedding Drapingas well as a Certificate in Basic First Aid valid for 2 years.

In order to successfully pass this draping course you will need to complete all the practical applications of the course.
Proudly Endorsed by
The Wedding Specialist

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Michael Tree Photography

Christiaan David Photography

SA Venues

Lady Marmalaide Collection

NCS Colour Centre

The Bride's Diary

The SA School of Weddings is endorsed  by Oakfields College who is provisionally registered by the Department of Education (Reg. No. 2007/FE077014) and accredited by the MAPPP-seta. MAPPP-seta is the SAQA registered ETQA (Education & Training Quality Assuring Body) for the Arts and Culture sector. Oakfields College has links with a number of educational institutions in addition to strong ties to industry.
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