INTERNATIONALLY AND INDUSTRY RECOGNISED
Endorsed by Training Qualifications UK - the most contemporary and creative Awarding Organisation in the UK.
This six-month programme is a unique and exclusive - there is quite simply nothing like it in the world, providing the most competitive edge for entry into the wedding and event industry or into further study. With extensive face-to-face classes in London, your course offers wedding focused event planning practice and extensive practical wedding industry experience from the world's leading wedding industry educators. You'll be immersed in London's wedding society, attending wedding industry events and symposiums, mixing with and learning from London's leading wedding planners.
KEY COURSE DETAILS
START DATES & DURATION
9 October 2023
23 September 2024
Start September, Finish March
UK & International Students
Competent English Language Skills
High School Certificate, or 2 A-Levels (Pass Grade), or Level 3 Vocational or Technical Diploma (e.g. BTEC), or Baccalaureate or GCSEs or Equivalent
Total Fees: £6,250
24 Month Payment Plans Available for
UK, EU, EEA & EFTA Students
Fees are subject to change.
Internationally & Industry Recognised
Endorsed Advanced Diploma in Wedding Planning by
Incorporates an Ofqual Regulated
Career Changers looking for the most competitive edge towards launching their own business or finding work in the wedding industry
Graduates wanting to add a specialism to their existing qualification with practical experience
Gap Year Students who want to learn new skills and achieve a qualification during their gap year
Junior Planners who wish to gain a qualification, and benefit from learning structured planning methods & approaches
International applicants wanting to add British experience and certification to their CV or portfolio
FACE - TO - FACE TRAINING
With so much of our lives now spent online, our full-time students prefer an 'in-real life' learning experience.
That's why our full-time courses offer extensive hands-on, face-to-face
training and experiential learning classes and activities in London.
VIRTUAL TUTORIAL SUPPORT
Your face-to-face training is supported by virtual tutorials that allow us to bring in expertise and guest speakers from around the world!
Apart from a few short knowledge based quizzes, your assessment will take the form of assignments, reports, portfolios, practical and observations.
The wedding and event industry is highly practical - and so are our full-time courses! Vocational Education is all about learning by doing and our programmes are designed around experiential learning principles.
Endorsed by Training Qualifications UK
Choose a supporting
Business, Leadership or Marketing
Supports entry into employment or further education and includes a Bonus Ofqual Regulated Qualification
Tailor your programme to suit your interests, learning and career goals with specialist electives
To ensure you receive personalised care when it comes to exploring and deciding on future career paths, you'll have a dedicated Mentor. They will meet with you monthly to focus on your specific professional and career development needs, interests and goals.
Extensive practical training
supports and reinforces theory
We love to get hands-on in our own venues and with our industry partners.
Whether it's attending a wedding industry event to build product knowledge or learning how to plan style shoots, we think the more practical the better!
PLAN & DELIVER
A LIVE EVENT
Your class will plan, deliver and evaluate a live wedding industry focused event.
Because we believe the best way to learn how to plan is to do it!
60 hours Industry Practice
Flexible options are available with a range of wedding industry organisations
Tailor your programme to suit your personal learning and career goals by choosing a study stream and three specialist electives.
Click on the Streams below to view the core wedding planning and stream modules and content.
Unlock Your Wedding &
Event Planning Potential
With Extensive Practical
During your course your class will plan, deliver and evaluate a live event with a wedding industry focus. You'll gain valuable hands-on-experience planning an event from start-to-finish. Plus you'll visit multiple wedding venues, wedding fairs, registries and wedding networking events and symposiums, ensuring you gain exposure to a range of wedding, event and venue types to enhance your CV and portfolio.
GAIN REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE
In addition to the wedding and event practice included in your programme, we'll share a range of additional and optional opportunities (voluntary and paid) to enhance your experience or to earn as you learn.
Our management and teaching team are well connected in the wedding industry and we offer students regular opportunities to meet and mix with wedding and event industry professionals.
While some of these opportunities are facilitated in our virtual world, many of the events take place in London - developing our students social and personal development, as well as professional networking and communication skills. Ideal attributes to support your competitiveness in the job market.
PAID WORK IN WEDDINGS & EVENTS*
Work in weddings and events. Students have access to our online "Opportunities Board" where we post part-time opportunities for paid work during the course, and full-time opportunities for post course employment.
We also offer guidance and mentoring during tutorials on CV preparation, LinkedIn profiles,
job search and interview skills.
*Paid work opportunities for UK Students
& WORK EXPERIENCE
Gaining hands-on experience and exposure to industry ways of working is one of the benefits of studying in London.
We share industry experience opportunities with our students including:
- work experience
- workplace observation
- workplace shadowing
Venues on the
ExCeL London Campus
Royal Docks, E16 1XL
Closest Station: Custom House
On the Elizabeth Line or DLR
TERMS & BREAKS
Our 6-month programme is made up of two terms and one term break.
Start in September
Term Break at Christmas
Finish in March
In-person classes and activities are generally scheduled three days a week, on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
NB. Some electives are delivered as 5-day blocks. Your timetable will provide these dates
Face-to-Face Classes are supported by:
+ Virtual Tutorials
+ Online Units
+ Group Project Work
+ One-to-One Mentoring