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Certificate in Professional Wedding Planning Course

Cert in Professional Wedding Planning

Online

Subject: Event Planning

Can you turn basic ideas into something special? Whether its organising business conferences or lavish banquets, co-ordinating meetings or planning a couple’s ‘Big Day’. There’s an ever-increasing demand for creative people who know how to make things happen. If you’ve got bags of enthusiasm and design flair, then our courses will guide you to become a successful Corporate Event Planner, Professional Wedding Planner or Event Designer.

Here's what you'll find included within your course:
Detailed, practical information that guides you skillfully towards becoming a professional wedding...

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Can you turn basic ideas into something special? Whether its organising business conferences or lavish banquets, co-ordinating meetings or planning a couple’s ‘Big Day’. There’s an ever-increasing demand for creative people who know how to make things happen. If you’ve got bags of enthusiasm and design flair, then our courses will guide you to become a successful Corporate Event Planner, Professional Wedding Planner or Event Designer.

Here's what you'll find included within your course:
Detailed, practical information that guides you skillfully towards becoming a professional wedding planner.

16 wedding planning assignments. Your assignments will be carefully assessed and graded with personal advice by an experienced tutor.
Copyright-free checklists, questionnaires, exercises and action plans for you to use on your clients, to help you get started as a wedding planner.

A confidential personal profile for you to complete, to help you assess your goals, your strengths and weaknesses and your progress.

A study guide and planner to help you organise your study.

Self-assessment exercises. They occur throughout the course to help check that you can tackle each aspect of organizing a wedding.

Text notes to accompany the course materials.

Details of wedding planning software to use on your computer

Wedding Music CD

Note Book and Pen

Question and Answer sheets for you to have your queries answered.

The contact details for your personal tutor.

The Modules

1. FOLKLORE, TRADITIONS & ETIQUETTE
When to marry
Ancient traditions
Superstitions
Customs from abroad
Etiquette do's and don'ts

2. INTRODUCING THE WEDDING PLANNING INDUSTRY
The function of a Wedding Planner
Matching personalities
Career benefits
Getting started
How to use the course
Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses

3. GETTING ORGANISED
Why good organization is so important
The planning process
Creating a reference file
Creating a client file
Top organisational tips

4. THE LOCATION & CEREMONY
Civil ceremony or religious ceremony?
Location, location
Destination weddings
The next step

5. THE CAST & CREW
Bride and Groom
Maid of Honour & Best Man
Groomsmen & Bridesmaids
Priest & Celebrant
Toastmaster & MC
Wedding Specialists

6. CATERING
An introduction to catering
Planning the catering for a wedding
Top catering tips
Food
Beverages
The cake

7. FLOWERS & DECORATIONS
The beauty of flowers
Symbolism & meaning
Things to consider
Style
Bouquets
Choosing a florist
Making it all work
Decorations & décor
Options
Drawing up a plan
Hiring a professional decorator

8. ENTERTAINMENT
What to ask
Traditional wedding entertainment
Unconventional wedding entertainment
Choosing an entertainer
The timing

9. TRANSPORT
Assessing transport requirements
Mode of transport
Selection & viewing
Planning a schedule
Delegating

10. EXTRAS & ADDITIONS
Hen & stag events
Hen & stag locations
Ideas for the hen
Ideas for the stag
Choosing the rings
Ring design & customization
Exchanging rings
Final detail

11. PHOTOGRAPHER/ VIDEOGRAPHER
How to pick a photographer
How to pick a videographer

12. INVITES & GIFTS
The guest list
The invitations

13. MEETING YOUR CLIENT FOR THE FIRST TIME
The preparation
The meeting
Communication skills
Client proposal

14. PREPARING A BUDGET
The importance of a budget
Working out the costs
The importance of networking
Working to deadlines
Finance & Assertiveness

15. THE BIG DAY PART 1
The day before the wedding
The wedding day itself

16. THE BIG DAY PART 2
Final schedule
Emergency plans
Canceling the wedding
Post event questionnaire
The positives and negatives
Ways to improve
Billing the client

17. STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS
A home office
Location
Office equipment
Tools of the trade

18. ADVERTISING & MARKETING
Launching your business
Sourcing work
Printed literature
Advertising mediums
The PR machine
Designing a website and creating a brand
The power of networking

19. FINANCE
How to launch on a small budget
Business types
Writing a business plan
Putting a dollar figure on your services
Accountancy and procedures

20. CONTRACTS & INSURANCE
The basics of a planners contract
The components of your contract
Understanding the legal terms

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This session is taught online

When

This is a self paced course. The course coordinator will contact you shortly after your enrollment to help you get started.

Ages

18 year olds or older

Where

Online

Skill level

Beginner

Price: $1,250.00

 

Notes:

1250


The teachers

  • Kylie Carlson
  • Taught By
  • Kylie Carlson

The Australian Academy of Wedding and Event Planning offers training and guidance to both new and existing wedding and...

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The Australian Academy of Wedding and Event Planning offers training and guidance to both new and existing wedding and event planners. Our courses are specialised courses delivered by industry experts who have hands on experience of what is required to be successful within this industry.

For those interested in event management, you now have several study options available in Australia. The Academy's courses are designed for those who want a quick start in this field to give them an advantage when seeking entry level roles; those who organise events as part of their job, for example a personal or team assistant; or for those who wish to concentrate on smaller, more social events, such as Christmas parties and team conferences.

Our wedding planning course is second to none. Written in Australia for the Australian market, it will teach you everything you need to know to start your own full, or part time wedding planning business, join an existing business, or specialise within this area inside a venue.
We have aligned ourselves with some fantastic industry partners including hotels, conference venues, event management companies and design teams. It is with their help that we are able to bring our courses alive here at The Academy.

At the Academy, our wedding and event planning courses and teaching and support staff are all there to help you build a long lasting and fulfilling career. As the largest private provider of career training in wedding and events planning & design in Australia, and with over 15 years of experience, we have assisted and prepared many students to start careers as wedding planners and corporate event managers

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Academy of Wedding and Event Planning