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The Wedding Planning Certification Course is an online course and is the perfect course for you if you want the skills and knowledge to be able to plan weddings.

You will also be able to apply what you learn in this course to other celebration planning, including; Christenings, Birthdays, Showers, Anniversary & Engagement Parties.

There are 16 modules in this course, divided into 4 Sections with 4 Assignments. The average completion time is 12 weeks, but you will have up to 1 year to finish your course with the support of your own dedicated Tutor.

Upon graduation you will receive an industry, nationally & internationally recognised certification as a Wedding Planner.

Choose this course if you would like to:

  • Enhance your employment opportunities with venues specialising in weddings
  • Design resources that will help you to plan weddings professionally and that you can use in your own business
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of budgets, timelines and checklists, working with other vendors and managing the wedding day
  • Bring your creative thinking and organisational skills together with a passion for weddings

Course Outline


Section 1 - Wedding Planning Fundamentals

  • - Introducing the Wedding Industry
  • - Wedding History, Statistics and the Millennial Bride
  • - Think Like a Planner
  • - Developing a Theme

Section 2 - Budgets Consultations & Proposals

  • - The Psychology of a Bride
  • - Client Consultations
  • - Preparing a Wedding Budget

Section 3 - Suppliers & Your Team

  • - Location & Ceremony
  • - Wedding Catering & Rentals
  • - Flowers & Décor
  • - Music & Entertainment
  • - Transport
  • - Photographer & Vidographer
  • - Invites & Gifts

Section 4 - Wedding Production

  • - Working with Wedding Suppliers
  • - Wedding Day Preparation & Management
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The course I selected suited exactly what I was looking for, the support was outstanding and the assignments helped me develop my style; which is what I wanted to do and overall the experience was just so enjoyable.

Ryan Morello - RM Weddings & Events
Melbourne, VIC

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Who is the Wedding Planning course suitable for?

This course is ideal for anyone with a love of Weddings and of course, planning, organisation and coordination. It is also the ideal course for anyone who would like to work within a Venue as a Wedding Planner or Wedding Venue Coordinator. The principles of Wedding Planning that you will learn in this course can be applied to other 'celebration planning'; Engagements, Hens and Bucks Events, Showers, Christenings, Anniversaries and Birthdays.You will also enjoy this course if you are a Bride who wants to plan her own wedding and it is an ideal ‘starter’ course if you would like to test the waters and find out more about working in weddings, as it can be used as a stepping stone towards higher certifications.

Will this course help me to get a job?

This course does not include our business units and its focus is solely about teaching you how to plan weddings and work with a client and suppliers; this makes it an ideal course for job-seekers. Employment opportunities can be found at Wedding Venues and with established Wedding Planners.

What if I do want to start a business?

If you feel confident in your knowledge about starting a business, this course is still suitable for you. If you would like to learn more about launching a wedding business, we recommend the Wedding Planning Styling & Design Certification.

What Courses can I use this course as credit towards?

The following courses also contain the Wedding Planning units from this course, which means that you can credit your study from this course, to those higher certifications later: Wedding & Event Planning Certification Wedding Planning Styling & Design Certification Advanced Special Event Planning & Design Certification



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