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CERTIFICATE IN WEDDING PLANNING

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  • Study Method - Online
  • Institution - SpotED
  • Start Date - Enrol Anytime

COURSE OVERVIEW

With this course, be welcomed into the wonderful world of Wedding Planning! Imagine having an exciting high-paying job that lets you use your creativity to organize the happiest day of people’s lives. That’s exactly what a career as a wedding planner has to offer and many more benefits including, a profession that will not only be fun and interesting, but also, rewarding! Furthermore, if you plan on starting your own wedding planner business, you can enjoy the freedom of being your own boss.

COURSE FEATURES

Fast track your career potential and knowledge in the field of Wedding Planning and do so, at your own pace.

 

Interact with and learn from senior professionals in the Wedding Planning industry who have helped develop the course, meaning you’ll have the inside secrets on how to succeed within the field.

 

Become apart of an industry with plenty of opportunity for employment or even becoming your own boss.

 

With our training and certification, prove your own clients are in good hands or set yourself apart from other candidates when applying for roles.

 

Accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC), be certain of learning skills directly relevant to job outcomes within the field of Wedding Planning.

Ξ JOB OUTCOMES

With demanding career commitments, couples these days are lacking the time to organise their own weddings. In Australia alone, in 2017, there were 112,954 marriages! With the common trend of couples being increasingly “time-poor,” in many of these instances, a wedding planner also known as a bridal consultant, wedding consultant, or wedding coordinator was hired to manage and plan for the special day.

 

In addition to the possibility of running you own Wedding Planner business graduates will typically also gain positions within the following organisations:

  • Function centers
  • Wedding reception centers
  • Event management consultants and companies
  • Promotional companies
  • Wedding and party planners
  • Exhibition venues and services
  • Incentive planners
  • Fundraising and charity organisations

Ξ SUBJECTS

An introduction to wedding planning

  • The role of the wedding planner
  • Personality matching
  • How to get started
  • Assess your strengths and weaknesses

 

Organizing yourself

  • The planning process
  • Create a wedding folder
  • Timeline

 

The ceremony and location

  • Religious versus civil ceremony
  • The law relating to weddings
  • Choosing a physical location
  • Weddings abroad
  • Once your clients have chosen a venue

 

The day of the event

  • Wedding day
  • Final timings
  • Contingency plan
  • Final details
  • Follow up

 

People and their roles

  • Bride and groom
  • Maid of honor and best man
  • Other attendants
  • Priest and officiant
  • Toastmaster
  • Wedding staff
  • The photographer

 

Catering

  • Wedding catering
  • Planning for a catered wedding
  • Prospective caterer interview
  • Food and drink
  • The cake

 

Flowers and decorations

  • Flowers
  • Decorations

 

Invitations and gift lists

  • Guest list
  • Invitations
  • Gift list

 

Entertainment

  • Types of entertainment
  • Timings
  • Music selection

 

Transport

  • Calculating transport needs
  • Style of transport
  • Trial run or inspection
  • Planning the schedule
  • Delegating

 

Organising extras

  • Stag and hen parties
  • Choosing the wedding rings
  • Customizing the rings
  • The ring exchange ceremony
  • Last minute detail

 

Your first meeting with a client

  • Preparation
  • At the meeting
  • Communication skills
  • Proposal to client

 

Budgeting for your client’s big day

  • Need for making a budget
  • Figuring costs
  • Networking for value
  • Assertiveness
  • Working to deadlines

 

Setting up your business

  • Your office at home / location
  • What your office needs
  • The tools you’ll need
  • Your business name

 

Marketing your business

  • Marketing your wedding planning business
  • How to look for work
  • Advertising, marketing & networking

 

Finance

  • Budgets
  • Pricing your services

 

Contracts

  • Wedding contract components

SUMMARY

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

NIL

DELIVERY

Fully Online, at your own pace.

COURSE DURATION

24 Weeks

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Pay Upfront and receive a discount on the course total Or Take advantage of our INTEREST FREE Payment Plans

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