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1. Wedding Planning: Plan Your Own Wedding and Save Thousands or Become a Wedding Planner Today!

If you love the excitement and glamor of a wedding and you have the ability to book a car, choose a cake and to know what flowers look good, you are well on your way to becoming a wedding planner, Take your knowledge to the next level with a Certificate in Wedding Planning.

Or maybe, you are planning on getting married and want to learn how to plan your own wedding and save thousands of dollars; now you can with our Professional Wedding Planning course.

The Certificate in Online Wedding Planner Courses take 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.

With our Certificate in Wedding Planning Online Course we teach you the following:

  • How to save thousands of dollars
  • 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
  • How to set up a professional wedding planner business from your own home
  • We teach you how to go and visit hairstylists and ask them the right questions
  • The 7 secrets of the wedding car industry and how to get the best deal
  • We look at the 5 most important secrets of hiring a photographer
  • We also look at an interview with the do’s and the dont's with the church minister
  • And the most important lessons when booking a reception house

If you are a complete and utter beginner, a mom 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.

2. Photography: Get Ready to Snap with Your Online Photography Course!

The Certificate in Photography Course is a comprehensive online instructional course, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to take outstanding photos or make a career out of photography. You will learn everything from the basic controls of using your camera up to advanced techniques to capture professional looking photos.

Developed by professional photographers and accredited Photoshop teachers this course is delivered online and consists of 13 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

By the end of this Certificate in Photography Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Discover how to take breathtaking photos
  • New 13-unit Online Photography Course
  • Study along with simple instructions, videos & demonstrations
  • Written and developed by leading Photographers

3. 10 Steps To Start A New Business: A Blueprint for Building the Company of Your Dreams

You've decided to go into business, but where do you begin?

Starting your own business can be stressful so it’s important that you know what you need to do to get started.

In this course you will learn the ten most important steps you must take when starting a new business.

Developed by professional businessman and an accredited teacher this course is delivered online and consists of 10 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

With 10 Steps To Start A New Business Online Short Course you will learn:

  • How to choose a business name
  • What to consider when choosing a business name
  • What type of business structure you need
  • The importance of bookeeping
  • The importance of doing a business plan
  • How to open a business bank account and factors to consider
  • Choosing a business location and business leases
  • Tax, Companies and licenses
  • How to organise your business stationary and what you need
  • Marketing and branding ideas
  • How to choose employees
  • What types of insurances do you need?
  • Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone, making your learning experience with Courses for Success a breeze.

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success 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.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

Wedding Planning 3 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Wedding Planning Online Course

Unit 1 Overview of Wedding Planning

This lesson covers your introduction to becoming a wedding planner and covers general knowledge that you should know about wedding styles, degrees of planning, how much to charge, how to set the budget, ceremony styles, wedding tips etc.

We also interview important suppliers who are involved in the wedding process (who share their knowledge) including:

  • Wedding Make-Up Artist,

  • Leading Wedding Hairstylist

  • Leading Wedding Florist

  • Church Minister

Unit 2 Understanding Venues and Menus

In this Lesson, we visit the Falls Function Centre and interview the manager about the insight wedding planners should consider in making a reception run smoothly.

We look at staffing levels pricing for food, bar and venue lighting requirements table configurations sound and audiovisual requirements, parking, booking times, deposits and payments required, bar etiquette, menu choices and photo opportunities.

Unit 3 Organizing Music and Wedding Cars

In this lesson, we interview and get advice from a professional wedding DJ and a leading wedding car hire company and discuss what important things to consider as a wedding planner.

The importance of the finer details can escape some wedding planners new to the industry, considerations such as how far in advance to book & how many hours to book the DJ for, working with the clients and DJ on a song list, how to find a great DJ also with Wedding Car company's finding an experienced operator, price versus quality, how to check the company's references. All of these details and more are cover in Lesson 3

Unit 4 Photography and Videography

In this lesson we get advice from a professional wedding DJ and a leading wedding car hire company and discuss what important things to consider as a wedding planner.

This is one of the most important areas that needs finer attention from wedding planners, learn how to choose a good photographer & videography, match your clients to your photographers style, understand pricing, timing and the packages available to inform and educate your clients, these are the services a professional wedding planner brings to their clients.

Unit 5 Wedding Planning & The 60 Point Planner

Your goal is to turn a wedding into a flowing memorable occasion. No matter what idea or concept, you can bring it to life with the full range of services you can offer for their special event.

On perhaps the biggest day of their lives, we don't leave anything to chance. Wedding planners will take care of all the details, such as the wedding music, photographer/videographer, food and drinks, locations for weddings ceremonies, etc.

This lesson covers the 60 planning steps a wedding planner should follow in chronological order to ensure every detail is attended to so the bride and groom can relax and enjoy the experience on their wedding day.

Unit 6 How to Organize The Timing

This lesson looks at the timing from twelve months right down to the day of the marriage and what happens on the actual day. To get the timing right we break it down into time periods and what needs to happen during that time.

You would have noticed that the first 4 lessons cover the essential services you will use as a wedding planner in 99% of your weddings, so we are teaching you the fundamentals (or skills) to build a strong foundation for your wedding planner business, through lessons 5&6 we are now developing a structure to "plug into" your skill set so you can bring all the necessary components together in an organized and professional and most importantly stress free service for the bride and groom.

Resources and templates

This is your resource centre where we provide all the tools you will need. Including our 60 Point wedding planner, a reception house survey to make sure you have the best reception,  wedding planner budget, wedding planner checklist and the business templates you need and much more.

Course 2 - Certificate In Photography Online Course

Unit 1: Introduction to Photography

  • Understand the professional settings
  • Setting your dioptre
  • Adjusting your burst mode
  • Adjusting your white balance settings
  • Metering settings
  • Exposure compensation mode
  • What is histogram and how to use it
  • How you camera is focusing
  • Adjusting the focal points
  • Setting your file capture
  • Raw & jpeg explained in detail
  • Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s
  • Types of cameras
  • Multi exposures
  • Setting colour and tone
  • Sharpness settings
  • ISO explained
  • Camera bags and cases
  • Tripod options and squeeze grips
  • Different types of Flashes
  • How to choose a good camera
  • Types of lenses

Unit 2: Understanding Exposure

  • Manual settings
  • ISO settings
  • Pixels
  • F-Stops
  • Camera Speed
  • White balance
  • Putting the settings into practise
  • Understanding aperture
  • Settings for different camera makes

Unit 3: Landscape Photography

  • Equipment
  • Proper planning
  • How to capture the best shots
  • Ideas for your shots
  • Picking the best scenery
  • Technical settings
  • What makes a good landscape photo

Unit 4: Night Photography

  • Equipment
  • Settings
  • different types of shoots
  • Tips and tricks

Unit 5: Travel Photography

  • Planning
  • Equipment
  • Types of shoots
  • Tips and techniques

Unit 6: Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Fine Art Photography

  • How to see great shots
  • Setting up
  • Techniques and settings

Unit 8: Portrait Photography

  • Planning your shoots
  • Techniques
  • Pro settings
  • Tips and tricks
  • Types of portraits
  • Black & white

Module 2: Professional Photography

Unit 1: Different types of photography explained

We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images.

  • Wildlife photography
  • Fine art photography
  • Business photography
  • Commercial product photography
  • Stock photography
  • Photojournalism photography
  • Event photography
  • Food photography
  • Sports photography
  • Underwater photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Interior design photography
  • Paparazzi photography
  • Wedding photography
  • Aeriel photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Real-estate photography
  • Travel photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Glamour / model / dance photography

Unit 2: How to set up your photography business

The important steps of setting up your new business:

  • Setting up at home
  • Developing an outdoor studio
  • Interview with a new photographer
  • Developing portfolios
  • Setting up freelance
  • Knowing your camera
  • Developing your style
  • How do you charge for your work
  • How much can you charge?
  • Understanding lenses
  • Picture framing

Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques

Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Understanding your histogram
  • Tips for using your flash
  • Tips for getting good shots
  • Colour management
  • Mirror up settings for landscape
  • How to choose a good digital camera
  • The importance of getting good highlights
  • Correctly using your ISO
  • Using exposure compensation
  • File rescue software
  • Keeping up technically
  • Sample of movie shot by an HD SLR camera

Unit 4: How to promote your business

Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are:

  • Jpeg and raw files
  • Turning you into a marketable product
  • Building your own website
  • Photographers shared websites
  • Stock photography
  • Stock Libraries
  • Having a professional photography website made
  • Buying a pre-made template website

Unit 5: Making your business legal

All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal

  • Making your business legal
  • Registering your business name
  • Developing your logo
  • Sole Trader or company?
  • Photographers insurance
  • Develop your business to re-sell
  • Business policies
  • Developing goodwill
  • What rights does your customer have over your photos?
  • Storing your photos
  • What can you photograph legally
  • Holding accounts
  • Developing a code of practice
  • Investing in your portfolio

Resources Including All Business Templates

  • Study instructions
  • Photography 12 point business plan template
  • Marketing/sales letter templates
  • Colour management chart
  • Invoice template
  • Plus more

Unlimited Tutor Support

  • Email student support with any questions you have about the course
  • Tutor Support gives you the benefit of two-way conversation on any of the topics covered

Course 3 - 10 Steps To Start A New Business Online Course

Step 1 Business Names and Structures

  • Choosing a business name
    • How to choose a name
    • What do you use the business name for
    • What to consider when choosing a name
    • Is your business name unique
  • Business name registration
    • How to register a business name
    • How to find out if it’s available
    • What government websites to go to
    • Where to go on the government websites
    • How to search domain names and check availability
    • How to purchase domain names
  • The structure of your business
    • 3 Structures
    • What each structure means
    • Agreements
  • The importance of bookkeeping
    • The keeping of records for taxation purposes
    • You must know how your business is doing
  • Setting up supplier accounts
    • Credit accounts
    • Return for refund policy

Step 2 Planning for Success

  • Writing a business plan
    • Business plan included in the course
    • What is a business plan and why do you need one
    • Strengths and weaknesses
    • Competitors Strengths and weaknesses
    • Is your business idea viable
    • How your business will be organised
    • What is your business venture
    • Market research
    • Sales and marketing
    • Financial predictions

Step 3 Finance and Accounts

  • Open a bank account
    • What you need to open a bank account
    • Registration of business name
    • Types of business accounts
    • Interview with bank manager
  • Business finance
    • Ways to get finance/capital
    • Agreements

Step 4 Business Location

  • Choosing a business location
    • Factors to consider
    • Security issues
    • Room/space available
    • Market research
    • Security issues
  • Business leases
    • What length of lease to choose in the beginning
  • Licences to work from home
    • Council licenses
    • Taxation issues
    • Types of businesses to run from home
    • Interview with home business person, set up, issues and insights to running a home based business

Step 4 Government Requirements

  • Tax file number
  • ABN number
  • Register for GST
  • Any licences

Step 6 Business Stationary

  • Printing needs
    • Business cards
    • With comp slips
    • Envelopes
    • Letter heads
    • Invoices
    • Brochures
    • Flyers
    • Printing tips
    • How to design a logo and artwork
    • How to save on costs

Step 7 Marketing and Branding

  • What is Marketing and when will customers buy
  • What is Branding, name, logo and slogan
  • Domain name rego
  • Web marketing,
  • Social media
  • SEO and what this means
  • Google Adwords, what is it?

Step 8 Employees

  • Staff are most important for your business
  • Understand employer obligations
  • Part time or full time staff
  • What your best employee would look like
  • How to choose the correct employee

Step 9 Insurances

  • What type of insurances do you need?
  • What type of insurances to consider
  • Insurances
  • Fire and theft
  • Legal liability
  • Business interruption
  • Business vehicles
  • Public liability
  • Workers compensation

Step 10 Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

  • Tips on starting from scratch
  • Fixed and variable costs
  • Advantages of starting from scratch
  • Positive and negative elements of buying a franchise
  • Buying an established business
  • Do your due diligence
  • Factors to consider

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:

Windows:

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

MAC/iOS

  • 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

Customer Reviews

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Average rating 3.5 out of 5 stars

21 May 2019 12:23:06 PM

Amazing course! Learned so much!!

21 May 2019 11:03:50 AM

I have enjoyed the course and learnt a lot of things that I was not aware of.
It was very easy to understand, explained in details.
Thank you very much I am sure because of this course I will be taking much better quality photographs. Can't wait to practice on my beautiful daughters.

Kind regards

12 March 2019 12:41:02 PM

It was a great course and very informative.

7 February 2019 04:44:37 AM

This course provides very valuable information! Does a great job getting the vendors perspective and details.

6 February 2019 10:04:53 PM

Very valuable information given throughout the course

6 February 2019 10:04:33 PM

Very valuable information given throughout the course

5 February 2019 06:13:27 AM

Very informative and easy to follow.

14 January 2019 07:51:29 PM

Great having Lifetime access I didn't have to rush or feel like I was pressured to complete the workshops and assessments and it gave me the time to relook at the course once my little boys became more independent and I had more free time to do so. Course work was also helpful and made me feel more confident.

14 January 2019 07:44:13 PM

Great having Lifetime access I didn't have to rush or feel like I was pressured to complete the workshops and assessments and it gave me the time to relook at the course once my little boys became more independent and I had more free time to do so. Course work was also helpful and made me feel more confident.

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.

25 September 2018 12:39:01 PM

I really enjoyed this course, i started the course when i was doing photography as a hobby with the hope of making it my business and I now have my own Newborn Photography business with my own natural light studio at my house and i absolutely LOVE IT !! Thank you !

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Get Wedding Planning, Photography and 10 Steps To Start A New Business in this Bundle

1. Wedding Planning: Plan Your Own Wedding and Save Thousands or Become a Wedding Planner Today!

If you love the excitement and glamor of a wedding and you have the ability to book a car, choose a cake and to know what flowers look good, you are well on your way to becoming a wedding planner, Take your knowledge to the next level with a Certificate in Wedding Planning.

Or maybe, you are planning on getting married and want to learn how to plan your own wedding and save thousands of dollars; now you can with our Professional Wedding Planning course.

The Certificate in Online Wedding Planner Courses take 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.

With our Certificate in Wedding Planning Online Course we teach you the following:

  • How to save thousands of dollars
  • 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
  • How to set up a professional wedding planner business from your own home
  • We teach you how to go and visit hairstylists and ask them the right questions
  • The 7 secrets of the wedding car industry and how to get the best deal
  • We look at the 5 most important secrets of hiring a photographer
  • We also look at an interview with the do’s and the dont's with the church minister
  • And the most important lessons when booking a reception house

If you are a complete and utter beginner, a mom 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.

2. Photography: Get Ready to Snap with Your Online Photography Course!

The Certificate in Photography Course is a comprehensive online instructional course, perfect for new and amateur photographers who want to learn how to take outstanding photos or make a career out of photography. You will learn everything from the basic controls of using your camera up to advanced techniques to capture professional looking photos.

Developed by professional photographers and accredited Photoshop teachers this course is delivered online and consists of 13 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

By the end of this Certificate in Photography Online Course, you will be able to:

  • Discover how to take breathtaking photos
  • New 13-unit Online Photography Course
  • Study along with simple instructions, videos & demonstrations
  • Written and developed by leading Photographers

3. 10 Steps To Start A New Business: A Blueprint for Building the Company of Your Dreams

You've decided to go into business, but where do you begin?

Starting your own business can be stressful so it’s important that you know what you need to do to get started.

In this course you will learn the ten most important steps you must take when starting a new business.

Developed by professional businessman and an accredited teacher this course is delivered online and consists of 10 online video based instructional units that are easy to follow and understand, making learning fun and enjoyable!

With 10 Steps To Start A New Business Online Short Course you will learn:

  • How to choose a business name
  • What to consider when choosing a business name
  • What type of business structure you need
  • The importance of bookeeping
  • The importance of doing a business plan
  • How to open a business bank account and factors to consider
  • Choosing a business location and business leases
  • Tax, Companies and licenses
  • How to organise your business stationary and what you need
  • Marketing and branding ideas
  • How to choose employees
  • What types of insurances do you need?
  • Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

For comprehensive information on units of study click the units of study tab above.

This is an incredible opportunity to invest in yourself and your future, sharpen your training skills and learn what it takes to create your own success with Courses For Success Today!

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 6 to 8 hours of study is required per course
  3. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  4. Study as many courses as you want
  5. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  6. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  7. Certificate of Completion

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online via our learning management system by any device including PC, MAC, tablet or Smart Phone, making your learning experience with Courses for Success a breeze.

Recognition & Accreditation

These courses are internationally recognized and accredited by the International Association of Online Training Standards (IAOTS). The courses offered by Courses For Success 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.

Receive Lifetime Access to Course Materials, so you can review at any time.

Wedding Planning 3 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Wedding Planning Online Course

Unit 1 Overview of Wedding Planning

This lesson covers your introduction to becoming a wedding planner and covers general knowledge that you should know about wedding styles, degrees of planning, how much to charge, how to set the budget, ceremony styles, wedding tips etc.

We also interview important suppliers who are involved in the wedding process (who share their knowledge) including:

  • Wedding Make-Up Artist,

  • Leading Wedding Hairstylist

  • Leading Wedding Florist

  • Church Minister

Unit 2 Understanding Venues and Menus

In this Lesson, we visit the Falls Function Centre and interview the manager about the insight wedding planners should consider in making a reception run smoothly.

We look at staffing levels pricing for food, bar and venue lighting requirements table configurations sound and audiovisual requirements, parking, booking times, deposits and payments required, bar etiquette, menu choices and photo opportunities.

Unit 3 Organizing Music and Wedding Cars

In this lesson, we interview and get advice from a professional wedding DJ and a leading wedding car hire company and discuss what important things to consider as a wedding planner.

The importance of the finer details can escape some wedding planners new to the industry, considerations such as how far in advance to book & how many hours to book the DJ for, working with the clients and DJ on a song list, how to find a great DJ also with Wedding Car company's finding an experienced operator, price versus quality, how to check the company's references. All of these details and more are cover in Lesson 3

Unit 4 Photography and Videography

In this lesson we get advice from a professional wedding DJ and a leading wedding car hire company and discuss what important things to consider as a wedding planner.

This is one of the most important areas that needs finer attention from wedding planners, learn how to choose a good photographer & videography, match your clients to your photographers style, understand pricing, timing and the packages available to inform and educate your clients, these are the services a professional wedding planner brings to their clients.

Unit 5 Wedding Planning & The 60 Point Planner

Your goal is to turn a wedding into a flowing memorable occasion. No matter what idea or concept, you can bring it to life with the full range of services you can offer for their special event.

On perhaps the biggest day of their lives, we don't leave anything to chance. Wedding planners will take care of all the details, such as the wedding music, photographer/videographer, food and drinks, locations for weddings ceremonies, etc.

This lesson covers the 60 planning steps a wedding planner should follow in chronological order to ensure every detail is attended to so the bride and groom can relax and enjoy the experience on their wedding day.

Unit 6 How to Organize The Timing

This lesson looks at the timing from twelve months right down to the day of the marriage and what happens on the actual day. To get the timing right we break it down into time periods and what needs to happen during that time.

You would have noticed that the first 4 lessons cover the essential services you will use as a wedding planner in 99% of your weddings, so we are teaching you the fundamentals (or skills) to build a strong foundation for your wedding planner business, through lessons 5&6 we are now developing a structure to "plug into" your skill set so you can bring all the necessary components together in an organized and professional and most importantly stress free service for the bride and groom.

Resources and templates

This is your resource centre where we provide all the tools you will need. Including our 60 Point wedding planner, a reception house survey to make sure you have the best reception,  wedding planner budget, wedding planner checklist and the business templates you need and much more.

Course 2 - Certificate In Photography Online Course

Unit 1: Introduction to Photography

  • Understand the professional settings
  • Setting your dioptre
  • Adjusting your burst mode
  • Adjusting your white balance settings
  • Metering settings
  • Exposure compensation mode
  • What is histogram and how to use it
  • How you camera is focusing
  • Adjusting the focal points
  • Setting your file capture
  • Raw & jpeg explained in detail
  • Using bracketing to enhance your photo’s
  • Types of cameras
  • Multi exposures
  • Setting colour and tone
  • Sharpness settings
  • ISO explained
  • Camera bags and cases
  • Tripod options and squeeze grips
  • Different types of Flashes
  • How to choose a good camera
  • Types of lenses

Unit 2: Understanding Exposure

  • Manual settings
  • ISO settings
  • Pixels
  • F-Stops
  • Camera Speed
  • White balance
  • Putting the settings into practise
  • Understanding aperture
  • Settings for different camera makes

Unit 3: Landscape Photography

  • Equipment
  • Proper planning
  • How to capture the best shots
  • Ideas for your shots
  • Picking the best scenery
  • Technical settings
  • What makes a good landscape photo

Unit 4: Night Photography

  • Equipment
  • Settings
  • different types of shoots
  • Tips and tricks

Unit 5: Travel Photography

  • Planning
  • Equipment
  • Types of shoots
  • Tips and techniques

Unit 6: Studio Photography

  • Setting up your studio
  • Equipment
  • Studio shoots

Unit 7: Fine Art Photography

  • How to see great shots
  • Setting up
  • Techniques and settings

Unit 8: Portrait Photography

  • Planning your shoots
  • Techniques
  • Pro settings
  • Tips and tricks
  • Types of portraits
  • Black & white

Module 2: Professional Photography

Unit 1: Different types of photography explained

We cover 20 different types of photography and examples of the types of photo's that they capture, the type of equipment that they use and how they go about getting their images.

  • Wildlife photography
  • Fine art photography
  • Business photography
  • Commercial product photography
  • Stock photography
  • Photojournalism photography
  • Event photography
  • Food photography
  • Sports photography
  • Underwater photography
  • Landscape photography
  • Interior design photography
  • Paparazzi photography
  • Wedding photography
  • Aeriel photography
  • Portrait photography
  • Real-estate photography
  • Travel photography
  • Fashion photography
  • Glamour / model / dance photography

Unit 2: How to set up your photography business

The important steps of setting up your new business:

  • Setting up at home
  • Developing an outdoor studio
  • Interview with a new photographer
  • Developing portfolios
  • Setting up freelance
  • Knowing your camera
  • Developing your style
  • How do you charge for your work
  • How much can you charge?
  • Understanding lenses
  • Picture framing

Unit 3: Advanced Photographic techniques

Advanced techniques that every good photographer should know. We show you how to use these techniques to help grow your business. Some of the topics covered include:

  • Understanding your histogram
  • Tips for using your flash
  • Tips for getting good shots
  • Colour management
  • Mirror up settings for landscape
  • How to choose a good digital camera
  • The importance of getting good highlights
  • Correctly using your ISO
  • Using exposure compensation
  • File rescue software
  • Keeping up technically
  • Sample of movie shot by an HD SLR camera

Unit 4: How to promote your business

Everything you need to know about promoting your product and the different types of methods that you can use. We go over the marketing techniques that you need to know to make your business successful. Some of the topics discussed are:

  • Jpeg and raw files
  • Turning you into a marketable product
  • Building your own website
  • Photographers shared websites
  • Stock photography
  • Stock Libraries
  • Having a professional photography website made
  • Buying a pre-made template website

Unit 5: Making your business legal

All the steps that you need to follow to make your business legal

  • Making your business legal
  • Registering your business name
  • Developing your logo
  • Sole Trader or company?
  • Photographers insurance
  • Develop your business to re-sell
  • Business policies
  • Developing goodwill
  • What rights does your customer have over your photos?
  • Storing your photos
  • What can you photograph legally
  • Holding accounts
  • Developing a code of practice
  • Investing in your portfolio

Resources Including All Business Templates

  • Study instructions
  • Photography 12 point business plan template
  • Marketing/sales letter templates
  • Colour management chart
  • Invoice template
  • Plus more

Unlimited Tutor Support

  • Email student support with any questions you have about the course
  • Tutor Support gives you the benefit of two-way conversation on any of the topics covered

Course 3 - 10 Steps To Start A New Business Online Course

Step 1 Business Names and Structures

  • Choosing a business name
    • How to choose a name
    • What do you use the business name for
    • What to consider when choosing a name
    • Is your business name unique
  • Business name registration
    • How to register a business name
    • How to find out if it’s available
    • What government websites to go to
    • Where to go on the government websites
    • How to search domain names and check availability
    • How to purchase domain names
  • The structure of your business
    • 3 Structures
    • What each structure means
    • Agreements
  • The importance of bookkeeping
    • The keeping of records for taxation purposes
    • You must know how your business is doing
  • Setting up supplier accounts
    • Credit accounts
    • Return for refund policy

Step 2 Planning for Success

  • Writing a business plan
    • Business plan included in the course
    • What is a business plan and why do you need one
    • Strengths and weaknesses
    • Competitors Strengths and weaknesses
    • Is your business idea viable
    • How your business will be organised
    • What is your business venture
    • Market research
    • Sales and marketing
    • Financial predictions

Step 3 Finance and Accounts

  • Open a bank account
    • What you need to open a bank account
    • Registration of business name
    • Types of business accounts
    • Interview with bank manager
  • Business finance
    • Ways to get finance/capital
    • Agreements

Step 4 Business Location

  • Choosing a business location
    • Factors to consider
    • Security issues
    • Room/space available
    • Market research
    • Security issues
  • Business leases
    • What length of lease to choose in the beginning
  • Licences to work from home
    • Council licenses
    • Taxation issues
    • Types of businesses to run from home
    • Interview with home business person, set up, issues and insights to running a home based business

Step 4 Government Requirements

  • Tax file number
  • ABN number
  • Register for GST
  • Any licences

Step 6 Business Stationary

  • Printing needs
    • Business cards
    • With comp slips
    • Envelopes
    • Letter heads
    • Invoices
    • Brochures
    • Flyers
    • Printing tips
    • How to design a logo and artwork
    • How to save on costs

Step 7 Marketing and Branding

  • What is Marketing and when will customers buy
  • What is Branding, name, logo and slogan
  • Domain name rego
  • Web marketing,
  • Social media
  • SEO and what this means
  • Google Adwords, what is it?

Step 8 Employees

  • Staff are most important for your business
  • Understand employer obligations
  • Part time or full time staff
  • What your best employee would look like
  • How to choose the correct employee

Step 9 Insurances

  • What type of insurances do you need?
  • What type of insurances to consider
  • Insurances
  • Fire and theft
  • Legal liability
  • Business interruption
  • Business vehicles
  • Public liability
  • Workers compensation

Step 10 Starting a business, buying a franchise or buying an established business

  • Tips on starting from scratch
  • Fixed and variable costs
  • Advantages of starting from scratch
  • Positive and negative elements of buying a franchise
  • Buying an established business
  • Do your due diligence
  • Factors to consider

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:

Windows:

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

MAC/iOS

  • 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

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21 May 2019 12:23:06 PM

Amazing course! Learned so much!!

21 May 2019 11:03:50 AM

I have enjoyed the course and learnt a lot of things that I was not aware of.
It was very easy to understand, explained in details.
Thank you very much I am sure because of this course I will be taking much better quality photographs. Can't wait to practice on my beautiful daughters.

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12 March 2019 12:41:02 PM

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14 January 2019 07:44:13 PM

Great having Lifetime access I didn't have to rush or feel like I was pressured to complete the workshops and assessments and it gave me the time to relook at the course once my little boys became more independent and I had more free time to do so. Course work was also helpful and made me feel more confident.

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16 December 2018 03:34:31 AM

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1 December 2018 11:12:40 AM

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17 November 2018 05:18:45 AM

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2 November 2018 05:45:21 AM

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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.

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25 September 2018 12:39:01 PM

I really enjoyed this course, i started the course when i was doing photography as a hobby with the hope of making it my business and I now have my own Newborn Photography business with my own natural light studio at my house and i absolutely LOVE IT !! Thank you !

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