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Certificate in Wedding Planning

Who is it for?

A career in Wedding Planning offers the opportunity to create memorable moments for your wedding couple and their family and friends. Being part of this dynamic and passion filled industry is perfect for those with just the right balance of  superb organisation, people skills and creativity.  Our comprehensive Wedding Planning course is ideal for those wishing to start their own wedding planning business or find work in the wedding & event industry. 

And now our Online Course option offers students from all over the globe the opportunity to study with us in live, real-time classes in our new virtual classrooms. 

Course highlights

 

Learn from Wedding Industry Leader,

Siobhan Craven-Robins

  • Expert tuition from one of the UK's premier wedding coordinators and industry influencers

  • Site visits on the 5-day short course to premier London wedding venues - learn from Industry within Industry

  • Small groups with strictly limited numbers offer an exclusive experience with mentoring and coaching to meet your learning needs

  • Training Venues for 5-day Short Courses are ideally located on the ExCeL London campus, where 10 on-site hotels provide accommodation and the perfect base to experience London from

  • Evening Classes held at the Le Meridien Piccadilly are  ideal for Londoner's looking for a convenient  after-work study option

  • Our Online Course includes the same great content as our London course, and is delivered personally by Siobhan in live online classes. 

Image by Analise Benevides
  Live Online in Virtual Classrooms
or join us on a  London course  

Study Options


Choose from the following study options: 

Short course in London

5 Days, hours 10am-4pm

Evening Classes in London

8 Monday evenings, hours 6-9pm

Live Online Classes

24 hours of live online classes

One-to-One Training or Coaching

Bespoke tuition, flexible options

 

Course Details

 

Course Name

Certificate in Wedding Planning

 

Course Fees

London Courses: £875.00 

Online Courses: £525

 

Or Contact us for payment plan options or for information on one-to-one training fees  
 

Venue

Short Courses in Venues  on the ExCeL London Campus, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL 

Evening Classes at Le Meridien, Piccadilly

 

Certificate

Certificate in Wedding Planning

 

Awarded by

The Event School London

 

Career Opportunities

Wedding Planner, Wedding Coordinator, Event Planner,  Party Planner, Wedding Venue Coordinator, Wedding Consultant, Bridal Consultant, Wedding Business Owner

 

Certificate in Wedding Planning Courses

Course Content

The Wedding Industry

  • Industry working conditions and work ethics

  • Aptitude for wedding planning

  • Developing and updating knowledge and skills

  • Services provided by a wedding planner

 

The Wedding

  • Order of the day

  • Traditions and etiquette

  • Inspiration advice

  • Trends in the wedding & event industry

Working in the Industry

  • Opportunities and pathways in the wedding industry

  • CVs

  • How to apply for work

Starting your Business

  • Working for yourself

  • Start-up advice

  • Managing your business

 

Branding and Promotions

  • Use of social media

  • Branding

  • How to promote yourself

  • Advertising

  • Your website

Wedding Planning

  • Developing and monitoring wedding budgets

  • Wedding planning tools - technology, timelines and checklists

  • Managing guest lists, seating plans, invitations and RSVPs

  • Participating in, and conducting, tastings

  • Planning the ceremony

  • Planning the reception

  • Wedding day scheduling

  • Contingency planning

  • Wedding and event planner responsibilities:

  • Pre-wedding day activities

  • Wedding day activities

  • Post wedding activities

 

Relationship Management

  • Effective communication

  • Establishing boundaries

  • Working with clients

  • Approaches to resolving conflict

 

Selling Skills

  • Building a client profile

  • Selling techniques

Coordinating Wedding Venues

  • Venue selection criteria

  • Conducting research

  • Attending venue viewings

  • Conducting venue viewings

  • Room and table lay-outs

  • Outdoor locations

 

Coordinating Wedding Services

  • Catering 

  • Wedding cakes

  • Music and entertainment

  • Florists

  • Designers and decor

  • Photographers and videographers

  • Cars and transport

  • Accommodation

  • Bridal party wear

  • Production

  • Jewellery

  • Hair and make-up

Testimonials

Ana & Christopher on their Wedding Planning Course
Ana & Chris, Wedding Planning Course Testimonial

Site tours

We use the global city of London as our extended campus - visits to London venues provide the opportunity to learn how theory applies to practice our 5-day short courses.

Our past site visits have included:

  • The Ritz London

  • ExCeL London

  • Tower Bridge

  • The Crystal

  • Queens House

  • The Orangery at Kensington Palace

  • Cutty Sark

  • The Savoy & Claridges

  • The Lanesborough Hotel

  • Mandarin Oriental Hotel

  • V&A Museum

  • RIBA

Where 

to stay

To find accommodation on-site at ExCeL London or in London hotels or hostels...

How to

book

To learn more about booking online or booking with an application form and invoice...

 

Any

queries?

For advice on courses, careers in wedding planning, travel, accommodation or how to book...

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Short Courses & Saturday Classes in Venues at ExCeL London
Royal Victoria Docks
London E16 1XL

Evening Classes in Central London

Piccadilly or Leicester Square

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