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The Professional Wedding Planning Course

Plan Your Own Wedding or Become a Wedding Planner Today!

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Plan Your Own Wedding and Save Thousands or Become a Wedding Planner Today!

The Professional Wedding Planning Course takes you step by step through everything you need to know, to get you up and running as quickly as possible, including all the things that you must address, the timings involved and interviews with all the top suppliers in the wedding planning industry.

Are you planning on getting married and want to learn how to plan your own wedding and save thousands of dollars, or are you wanting to become a professional wedding planner, now you can with The Professional Wedding Planning course.

With our Professional Wedding Planning Course we teach you the following:

  • How to save thousands of dollars
  • Styles of weddings
  • How to juggle high quality with affordability
  • Setting wedding dress budgets
  • We also look at wedding make up
  • Advice on booking make up
  • All the important steps in the wedding planning process
  • The timing of the wedding, from 12 months to the day of the wedding
  • How to negotiate with wedding suppliers, so you get the best value for money
  • We teach you how to go and visit hairstylists and ask them the right questions
  • Wedding cars, when to book, advice on picking a wedding car company and choosing a wedding car package.
  • We also look at an interview with the do’s and the don’ts with the church minister

If you are a complete and utter beginner, a mum during school working hours, you need a job, you need a new career or you want to work part-time, wedding planning is absolutely for you!

Why Wedding Planning?

  • The secret is low start-up cost; all you need is a computer or telephone.
  • You will work from home so you are not paying any rent to anybody.
  • It’s easy work.
  • Wedding planners also get hired to do anniversaries and engagement parties etc.
  • You don’t need any prior experience.

The average time required to complete the course is a few weeks (however you can take as long as you need as there is no expiry date on course access, you have unlimited lifetime access to the course)

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Discover how to plan a wedding and save thousands of dollars
  2. New 9 unit Professional Wedding Planning Certificate Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions, videos & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Wedding Planners
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to Professional Wedding Planning online Course
  7. Certificate awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

How to study online course?

Upon enrolment an automated email will be sent to you to register your username and password (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access our online instructional video learning platform, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. The course is easy to follow and understand as we teach you live step by step, while you watch us demonstrate tips and techniques. All students who complete the course receive a certificate (see qualifications page) with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email, plus our professional wedding planner tutors are always available to help you. If can use a telephone and computer then you are ready to take our course.

Our course brings you everything you need to achieve the success you want. This is a course written by working wedding planners at the top of their field. This course is not just about theory. It is also about equipping you with the real world tools and information you will need to become a professional wedding planner.

Recognition & Accreditation

This course is internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by CoursesForSuccess.com are unique as they are taught in a step by step process enabling students to complete them quickly and easily, so that you can obtain your qualification sooner. All students who complete the course receive a certificate of completion. Courses For Success is committed to high completion rates and therefore 100% student satisfaction.

Unit 1 Overview Of Wedding Planning

  • Wedding planning theory
  • Styles of weddings
  • Types of weddings
  • Legal obligations for getting married
  • Bridal couture covering styles of dresses
  • We look at booking times
  • How to juggle high quality with affordability
  • Inspiration for new designs
  • Setting wedding dress budgets
  • Wedding dress accessories
  • Tips on ordering a wedding dress

Unit 2 Responsibilities

  • The responsibilities of the wedding
  • What the bride’s parents are responsible for
  • How to work all the responsibilities out
  • We also look at wedding make up
  • Advice on booking make up
  • Trial make up
  • Picking a professional make up artist
  • Working out the make up schedule on the wedding day

Unit 3 Wedding Traditions

  • Traditions of weddings
  • The symbolism of the white dress, veil, shoes and more
  • We also look at wedding cakes
  • Learn how to pick a good wedding cake
  • When to book a wedding cake
  • Designs of the wedding cake,t
  • Tials of cake tasting and different flavours
  • How much the wedding cake will cost and the difference between a budget cake and a prestigious cake.

Unit 4 Wedding Budgets & Receptions & Your Portfolio

  • Wedding budgets and where to spend your money
  • Food and beverage budgets
  • Entertainment budgets,
  • Making a portfolio for business partners.
  • You will also learn about the reception house
  • When to book the reception
  • Avice on accommodation for guests of the wedding
  • Photo areas for the wedding
  • Reception house package.
  • Download Budget PDF included

Unit 5 Wedding Timing

  • Timing of the wedding planning from 6-12 months ahead to wedding day
  • You will learn how to schedule every activity of the wedding
  • How to make a run sheet for the wedding day
  • We look at florist as well
  • Booking a florist
  • Advice on budgets of a florist
  • Seasonal flowers for weddings
  • Tips on how to take care of the flowers on the day

Unit 6 The Wedding Planner

  • Learn how to plan all the activities of a wedding
  • How to plan or book Hens nights
  • Bridal shower, ceremony and reception venues,
  • Weddings musicians,
  • Book the wedding dress
  • Wedding rings
  • Passports and honey moon
  • We also cover wedding music
  • When to book wedding musicians
  • Wedding music packages
  • Wedding music budgets
  • Why to pick a professional over a casual band.
  • Includes a Wedding Planner download PDF

Unit 7 Wedding Tips

  • Here we look at wedding tips
  • Your reputation
  • Staff meals
  • Wedding contracts
  • Payments to services
  • How to charge your services
  • What to put in a bridal emergency kit
  • Look at how to pick a wedding photographer
  • Learn about different styles of photo shoots
  • When to book a wedding photographer
  • When the bride and groom will receive their wedding photos.

Unit 8 Church Minister

  • In this module we cover an interview with a church minister
  • Who can get married in a church?
  • The rules of being married in a church
  • Booking a church and a minister
  • Legal requirements of marriage
  • Choosing the vows
  • Order of service
  • Ceremony rehearsals and setting up the church.

Unit 9 Hair Stylist, Stylist & Wedding Cars

  • Bridal hair stylist
  • How to book the hair dresser
  • Advice on the trial and when to book one
  • What hair style the bride should have
  • Hair accessories like flowers and veils
  • Going to the salon or getting the hair dresser to go to the bride
  • We also cover wedding styling
  • How to pick a theme for the wedding
  • Styling the ceremony to the reception
  • When to book a wedding stylist and how to communicate the stylist with other services
  • We also look at wedding cars and when to book
  • Advice on picking a wedding car company and choosing a wedding car package.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:


  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader and
  • Microsoft word

Customer Reviews

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6 January 2019 09:28:59 AM

This has been very informational and helpful to me. I also like the course resources that can be printed out.

16 December 2018 03:34:31 AM

excellent course

1 December 2018 11:12:40 AM

Very easy to understand and touched on key points and tips that will be very helpful when your trying to start out on your own.

17 November 2018 05:18:45 AM

amazing course everything you need and more to start your own wedding planning business

2 November 2018 06:10:49 AM

Loved this course from start to finish. The videos were easy to follow and the tips were really helpful. This course didn't dissapointe. It succeeded my expectations. Thank you.

2 November 2018 05:45:21 AM

This course is excellent from start to finish.
I have learned so much about weddings doing this course from wedding decorations and bridal tips to marketing my new business and communicating with potential clients.
I wouldn't change a single element of this course.The videos were easy to understand and most useful. You succeeded all my expectations. Thank you.

8 October 2018 02:30:18 AM

great information. easy tho follow along.

8 October 2018 02:30:17 AM

great information. easy tho follow along.

8 October 2018 02:30:16 AM

great information. easy tho follow along.

8 October 2018 02:30:14 AM

great information. easy tho follow along.

15 August 2018 04:50:05 AM

Really enjoyed all of the detail and specifics, helped me to plan my own wedding

8 August 2018 10:39:38 AM

Very informative. Covered all aspects of a wedding. I would recommend it to my friends and family

29 June 2018 07:51:53 AM

I enjoyed the class is was very helpful

9 May 2018 09:40:15 AM

Awesome class! Easy to follow, loads of information!

9 May 2018 09:34:18 AM

Awesome material, great videos, excellent exercises. If I could change anything, I would add quizzes through out instead of one final assessment. Take notes, pay attention and you can't lose!

7 May 2018 07:27:42 AM

Thoroughly enjoyed working my way through the course. So much to take into consideration that I hadn't thought about before this. Some really good advice and really helpful tips too! I would definitely recommend this course for anyone wanting to start a business in wedding planning.

28 April 2018 01:51:38 AM

Great classes with skilled professionals

13 April 2018 03:17:59 AM

I'm really enjoying the course so far, it was easy to get started the instructions are clear and easy to understand. Looking forward to the next part!

10 April 2018 10:50:30 PM

really enjoyed this course

4 April 2018 06:21:37 AM

This course was easy to follow and it took no time to pass.

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Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the course 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

There are 9 comprehensive units plus resources that include the 60 point wedding planner, contract and invoice templates. The course is entirely Web-based and includes an assessement.

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 001PWIV
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited Lifetime
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

Course Outcomes

  • Save thousands of dollars and plan your own wedding
  • Planning weddings from A-Z. Flowers, venue, celebrants, receptions, and so on.
  • ...And much more.

Career Prospects

  • Planning your own wedding
  • Wedding reception centres.
  • Promotional companies.
  • Function centres.
  • Wedding retail outlets.
  • Party planning companies.
  • Exhibition venues.
  • Fund raising and charity organisations