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Wedding Planner Course + Diploma in Event Management

Get 2 Certification in 1 Course. Professional Certificate Endorsed by ABC Awards + CPD Certificate. Tutor Support

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281 Hours
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Level 5 Diploma
2 CPD points / hours
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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We have designed the perfect bundle course for those who wish to gain complete knowledge of events management, ideal for aspiring wedding planners and event coordinators. This comprehensive 2-in-1 course explores the fundamentals of planning and overseeing events, the skills required for such roles and the processes and stages involved.

The Wedding Planner course teaches everything you need to know about planning a couple’s special day – from the choice of venue to the catering services and seating plan. This training program also includes practical advice and guidance on how to start a successful wedding planning business. Key topics include wedding invitation etiquette, the reception, and budget management. This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

The Diploma in Event Management is a beginner’s course ideal for those who are new to the field. It provides instructor-led training on how to plan for a wide range of events, including corporate dinners, weddings and live events. Learners will explore the fundamental principles of organising an event, from choosing a theme to contacting vendors and budgeting. This course has no entry requirements and offers a full insight into the world of events planning and management.

Learning Objectives

  • The skills expected to organize the clients’ wedding successfully.
  • Coordinate weddings of varying sizes, cultures and budgets.
  • Step-by-step instructions for planning and organizing a wedding day, from start to finish.
  • Get adequate guidance and help troubleshoot any issues that may arise.
  • Make sure that the wedding party is on time and in the right places.
  • Master the essential planning skills, including sales and negotiation skills, excellent communication and customer care skills.
  • Improve problem-solving skills and the ability to deal with the unexpected in weddings.
  • Useful information on dealing with suppliers, choosing a florist, design and theme and much more.
  • Tips and tricks for solving other last-minute emergencies or disasters.
  • Be able to provide the clients with an enjoyable and stress-free planning process.
  • Gain the ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and accomplish on a tight budget.
  • Discover what it takes to open your own wedding planning business.
  • Bring extraordinary attention to detail ensuring your clients’ wedding day dreams come true.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the different types of events in events management
  • Learn about the event planning process and familiarise with the event planning checklist
  • Understand how to choose a venue, plan a budget, communicate with suppliers and much more
  • Develop essential skills in time-management, communication and organising


Level 5 Diploma
Endorsed by ABC Awards
2 CPD points / hours

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Course Outline

***Wedding Planner Course***

Module 01: Wedding Planner

  • The profession of a Wedding Planner
  • Characteristics of a Wedding Planner
  • The Planning Process
  • Client Questionnaire
  • Types of Wedding
  • Choosing Music for the Ceremony and Banquet

Module 02: Planning for the Big Day

  • The Engagement Party
  • The Bachelor or Hen Party
  • Choice of Venue for the Celebration
  • Invitations
  • The Guest List
  • Page Boys and Flower Girls
  • Ring and Symbols of Partnership
  • The Pledge
  • The Wedding Speeches
  • Event Checklist

Module 03 & 04: Dressing the Wedding Party - Part I & II

  • The Bride
  • The Groom
  • The Maid of Honour or Bridesmaid Dress
  • Makeup
  • Hair Colour and Style

Module 05: The Reception, Party, and Gifts

  • Choosing the Wedding Meal Menu
  • Floral Decoration
  • The Layout of the Tables and Guests
  • Table Decorations
  • What to Give to Your Guests?
  • What to Give the Couple?
  • Capturing Lifelong Memories
  • The After Party
  • Honeymoon

Module 06: Final Budget

  • Sample Budgets
  • Sarah and Jack’s Wedding
  • Payments
  • Incidence Analysis

Module 07: Marketing Your Wedding Planner Business

  • Market Research
  • Build Your Brand
  • Take advantage of low-cost marketing techniques
  • Make your website work hard for you
  • Social Media
  • PR and Advertising

Module 08: Starting Your Wedding Planner Business

  • Funding
  • Available Helps
  • Setting Up Your Business
  • Sole Trader or Sole Proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Registering a Business
  • Calculating Set up Costs
  • Budgets and Cash Flow
  • Accounting, Record Keeping and Taxes
  • Opening a Business Bank Account
  • Online banking
  • Insurance
  • Charging Fees
  • Wedding Planner Contract

***Diploma in Event Management***

  • Module one – Getting Started
  • Module Two – Types of Events
  • Module Three – Brainstorming
  • Module Four – Types of Entertainment
  • Module Five – Support Staff
  • Module Six – Technical Staff
  • Module Seven – Vendors
  • Module Eight – Finalize The Plan
  • Module Nine – Administrative Tasks
  • Module Ten – Get Organized
  • Module Eleven – Post Event Activities

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £108. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Who is this course for?

This introductory Wedding Planner Course is ideal for those who are looking to become professional wedding planners, as well as those who require help in planning their big day. In this course, you will find practical knowledge in all areas of wedding planning, and there are no entry requirements to enrol. Professionals who work in events management will also find the essential training in this course helpful, especially if you are considering starting your own business and want to specialise in wedding events management.


  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Career path

An endorsed certificate in wedding planning will open doors to the following positions:

  • Activities & Events Planner
  • Special Events Planner
  • Groups & Events Executive Planner
  • Wedding & Administrative Coordinator
  • Wedding & Events Coordinator
  • Event & Party Planner

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