Private and Corporate Courses
Gift Wrapping Training Courses are available in your own home or workplace with expert Jane Means
These are available in the comfort of your own home and are cheaper in price to the regular courses providing you have a few attending. One to one courses are available however prove expensive as the minimum charge applies (see below). Jane also works evenings and Saturdays.
Off Peak Season (January - August)
Peak Season (September - December)
Overseas Courses (all year round)*
Excludes venue and equipment hire (if applicable) and travel expenses which are kept to a minimum. For long distances over 5 hours roundtrip an overnight stay will be required. Mileage will be charged at 45p per mile in addition to a travelling fee of £25+VAT per hour
The half day is not available during our peak season unless we can fit it around existing work, and any additional time will be charged.
The price is based on up to 8-10 people attending, however we can cater to larger groups with Jane bringing a colleague (surcharge)
Includes All materials. Excludes venue, lunch and travel expenses*
*For distances longer than a 5 hour round trip an overnight stay will be required
Full Intensive Day Course
This is available throughout the year
Course length: 6 hours including lunch break
This covers all aspects of Gift Wrapping to suit any budget. You will learn the basics of wrapping, learning how to do the perfect box without any ugly sticky tape. You will also cover wrapping bottles, circular items, large items, sharp objects and awkward shapes. Once you have done this you will learn how to make the perfect bow and how to add inexpensive finishing touches and embellishments. You will also receive invaluable information on effective displays, marketing, branded product design and useful suppliers. Refresher courses are available.
Course Content: Gift Wrapping: Basics, Japanese pleating, bottles, spheres, tackling awkward shapes, presentation and decoration, bows, making gift bags and envelopes
Includes: All materials
Half day Course
Available from January-August
This is the a more compact version of the full course and ideal if you want to run a quick course for your staff during work hours.
Course length: 4hrs including quick lunch break
Course content: Gift Wrapping: Basics, bottles, tackling awkward shapes, presentation and making gift bags
Includes: All materials
These are available in your store or workplace. You and your staff will learn all of the tips of the trade from an expert who has provided a gift wrapping service for Selfridges, Harrods, Ralph Lauren, Fortnum & Mason, Banana Republic and Victoria Beckham. This is suited to all budgets and you also practice wrapping your own products. Jane can also give you tips with marketing, visual displays, presentation and recommended suppliers in the trade.
Travel expenses are excluded. Unless transport has been arranged, an additional round trip mileage fee will be charged at the standard rate of 45p per mile, along with any additional parking expenses and congestion charges etc. Please ask us for a quote.
For long distances over 5 hours roundtrip, an overnight stay will be required
We have revised our cancellation policy and now require 50% of the fee to secure a booking
The following 50% and any travel costs will be paid on the course date. For Overseas travel, clients will be charged for travel and visas at the time of booking
Payment can be by Debit or Credit card and BACS.
Payment and Booking
To secure any dates you'll be required to pay a 50% deposit
The remaining balance must be settled on the day of the course
Overseas customers must pay the balance at least one week prior to the course date
Full refunds are given if cancellations are received in writing 28 days prior to the course date. Cancellations within 28 days will incur the following charges:
Over 28 Days
Within 14 Days
|No Cancellation Fee
Any Travel booked will also be charged for
Lunch and Refreshments
If you not providing lunch for your guests, please ensure they bring their own refreshments.
What is Excluded?
Private venue costs, travelling expenses, accommodation (if overnight stay is required) and lunch/refreshments aren’t included. If travel is involved Jane keeps costs to a minimum.
We can provide a list of suppliers suitable for your requirements on the day.
By booking a Private Course, you agree to our course terms and conditions