INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL FITTING

£120.00

1 Day
Deposit: £25 , Balance: £95
(Balance due to be settled at least 2 weeks prior to course start date)

Running a successful curtain making business requires a thorough understanding of how to fit hardware, whether you are employing a professional fitter or doing the fitting yourself. John Mason has 21 years experience as a professional curtain fitter working with renown retail establishments and private clients. He has worked for Victoria Hammond for over 10 years as a professional curtain fitter, and has been running training courses at Bury Farm for 6 years. See COURSE PROGRAMME below ..

 

On completion of this course students will be awarded an Accedited Certificate. Victoria Hammond Academy is accredited by AIM Awards, which is an approved British Awarding Body, regulated by Ofqual. 

 

You can either make payment in full, or deposit payment. The deposit payment is required to secure your place on the course. It is possible to decide attendance dates at a later time subject to availability – select from the option below ‘dates to be decided’. Balance payment is then due to be settled at least 2 weeks prior to the course start date; £95. On request we can email you a secure online WorldPay link.

 

All course fees are inclusive of specialist materials, designer fabrics, comprehensive manual and refreshments. There are villages close by that have a selection of food stores. You are also welcome to bring a packed lunch.

 

Courses run from 9:30am to 5pm. Tea/coffee served at 9:15am. We are on-site from 9am.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact us on 01227 722244 (+44 outside UK), or email us, if you wish to discuss our courses further or require an alternative payment option.
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COURSE PROGRAMME

INTRODUCTION TO PROFESSIONAL FITTING

Trainer: John Mason

Running a successful curtain making business requires a thorough understanding of how to fit hardware, whether you are employing a professional fitter or doing the fitting yourself. John Mason has 21 years experience as a professional curtain fitter working with renown retail establishments and private clients. He has worked for Victoria Hammond for over 10 years as a professional curtain fitter, and has been running training courses at Bury Farm for 6 years.

 

  • Comprehensive discussion and demonstration on tracks, poles, blinds, pelmets, valances, lathes, swags & tails and fitting accessories, including electric systems.
  • Demonstration on how to study a window taking all factors into consideration to determine type of fitting required.
  • Students will learn how to measure all window shapes, including bay windows and awkward shapes.
  • Study of suitable fixings for all different wall types.
  • Demonstration on how to dress in all types of window dressings.