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Wedding Planner

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Study method
Online, self-paced
450 hours
No formal qualification
90 CPD hours / points
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Wedding Planner

*** 3 Courses Bundle***

Certificate of achievement in Wedding Planner QLS Level 5. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 90 CPD points available with no extra study. This Wedding Planner course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials.

**FREE Management Skills Course****FREE COVID-19 Course**

Endorsed Wedding Planning diploma Level 5 course Endorsed Certificate of achievement.

The Endorsed Wedding Planner Diploma takes you step by step through a wedding day, covering topics like; wedding styles, different cultures- their influences and customs, dealing with suppliers, choosing a florist, planning a design and theme and much more.

Why Students prefer this Wedding Planner Diploma from CPD:

  • Fully Endorsed Course
  • Subject Specialist Tutors
  • The course does not expire till you successfully complete it
  • The option to take study breaks at any time at no extra cost
  • No deadlines, no time restrictions and no fixed schedules
  • All required study materials and supporting documentation included as standard – no additional costs or expenses at any time.
  • Online assessments to test your new skills and knowledge
  • The opportunity to enhance and improve your CV and career prospects.
  • The opportunity to study from any location in the world.

Our intermediate Wedding Planner - Level 3has been designed for both newcomers and existing members of the workforce alike. By focusing on the most important duties and responsibilities at the heart of the profession, candidates are provided with every opportunity to take their careers to the next level. Whether looking to work in wedding planning for the first time or advance an existing career, targeted studies could make all the difference.

Nine inspiring modules introduce candidates to the contemporary wedding planning industry, before moving on to wedding budgeting, organisation and layout, venue selection, entertainment, food and beverage provision, transportation and ultimately how to run a successful wedding planning business.

What Will I Learn From This Wedding Planner Diploma:

Key skills, talents and knowledge taken from this exclusive course include:

  • Every key stage of the wedding planning process
  • The various elements that combine to create incredible weddings
  • Budgeting skills and estimating weddings costs
  • Organising catering, entertainment, transportation and decorations
  • How to choose an appropriate venue and determine its layout
  • Arranging professional photography services
  • Organising hair and makeup services on the day of the wedding
  • The confidence to start a new wedding planning business from scratch

*** 2 Free Gifts included ***

***FREE Management Skills Course***

This Free Management Skills course covers the following topics:

  • Characteristics of Leadership and Management
  • Managing Resource
  • Managing Meetings and Giving Feedback

***FREE COVID-19 Course***

This Free Covid-19 course covers the following topics:

  • What Are Coronaviruses?
  • What is COVID-19?
  • What Are the Symptoms of COVID-19?
  • Is it a Cold, the Flu or COVID-19?
  • Mild vs Severe Infection
  • How is the Coronavirus Transmitted?
  • Is Surface Transmission Possible with COVID-19?
  • What Does ‘Community Spread’ Mean?
  • How to Protect Yourself from COVID-19
  • How to Protect Others from COVID-19
  • Do I Need to Wear a Facemask?
  • Cleaning and Disinfecting Against Coronavirus
  • What Should I Do if I Get Sick?
  • When Should I Seek Emergency Medical Help?
  • Caring for Someone with Coronavirus at Home
  • When to End Self-Isolation at Home
  • Is There a COVID-19 Vaccine?
  • Is There a Treatment for COVID-19?
  • Is it Safe to Take Ibuprofen for COVID-19?
  • What Happens Next?

***This offer ends soon***

You will learn all the planning skills required to fully organise the clients’ wedding successfully giving each wedding a unique theme, look and feel and hence making it a memorable event for all those who attend. The last module focuses on starting your own wedding planning business, marketing your services in highly competitive market place and running the business successfully.

Quality Licence Scheme

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme, endorses high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes.



90 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

Course media


Wedding Planner

Course Syllabus

Endorsed Wedding Planner - Diploma consists of the following units:

Module 1 - The Wedding Planning Industry

This module covers the following key topics:

  • The Concept of Marriage in Different Religions
  • Wedding Traditions
  • The Role and Scope of Wedding Consultancy
  • Skills required for a Wedding Planner
  • Roles of a Wedding Planner
  • Plus more

Module 2 - Types of Wedding Ceremonies

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Religious
  • Traditional/Formal
  • Double Wedding
  • White Wedding
  • Civil Ceremony
  • Destination Wedding
  • Benefits of Destination Wedding
  • Important things to consider when Planning a Destination Wedding
  • The challenge of themed wedding for planners
  • Prevalent themes for a themed wedding
  • Plus more

Module 3 - The Wedding Consultation

This module covers the following key topics:

  • First Meeting with the Client and Establishing Wedding Vision
  • Preparation
  • Self Presentation
  • Style
  • At The Meeting
  • Wedding Themes
  • Destinations and Sites
  • Plus more

Module 4 - Wedding Budgets

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Wedding budget categories
  • Budget Summaries
  • Points to Remember
  • Plus more

Module 5 - Wedding Planner Timeline

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Research
  • Design
  • Coordination
  • Legal issues
  • Confirmation and details
  • Implementation
  • Wrap-up and evaluation
  • Sample Wedding Reception Timeline
  • Plus more

Module 6 - Planning for the Big Day

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Site Layout
  • Choosing the Venue
  • Inspecting Reception Venues
  • Questions To Ask the Reception Venue
  • Additional Considerations
  • Things to Consider
  • Site Layout Essentials for Weddings
  • Photography
  • Floral Décor
  • Music
  • Plus more

Module 7 - Wedding Day Details

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Bridal Preparations
  • Wedding Hair Styles
  • Wedding Makeup
  • Day- Of Details for the Consultant
  • Security Analysis
  • Consultant Checklist and Reminders for Wedding Day Details
  • Plus more

Module 8 - Post-wedding evaluation

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Conducting a post-wedding evaluation
  • Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation
  • Three Types of Questionnaire Items
  • Writing Questionnaire Items
  • Formatting the Questionnaire
  • The Cover Letter
  • Plus more

Module 9 - Starting your Own Wedding Planning Business

This module covers the following key topics:

  • Business plan and Target audiences
  • Writing your business plan
  • Beyond the business card
  • Business Name
  • The Corporate Structure O F Your Business
  • There’ S No Place Like Home
  • Developing a Marketing Strategy
  • Determining your target audience
  • Marketing tool development
  • Business Card Basics
  • Marketing Appeals
  • The four secrets of selling to brides
  • Networking
  • Office Management
  • Building a Staff
  • Demand and Competition
  • Plus more

Course Benefits

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials

Course Material

All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Our distance learning course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a course with CPD courses you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.

Who is this course for?

Wedding Planner

Our most advanced Endorsed Wedding Planner - Diploma is ideally-suited to anyone looking to secure their first professional role in this dynamic industry, or perhaps advance an existing position. Likewise, those who run their own event management businesses though lack official training and qualifications may find the content of this course of significant value.

Every course we offer provides candidates with the opportunity to study in their own time and at their own pace, with absolutely no time restrictions or deadlines to worry about. If considering a change in career path though cannot commit to full-time education or training, our Wedding Planner Course could be perfect for you. Enhance your CV with a accredited course and explore one of the most rewarding contemporary event management sectors anywhere in the world.


Wedding Planner

No particular entry requirement.

Option 1

Wedding Planning Diploma QLS Level 5 endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Certificate Fee: £120 + postal charges

Option 2

Wedding Planning Diploma issued by CPD

PDF Certificate - FREE

Hard copy - £25 + postal charges

Option 3

CPD Accredited Certificate

(PDF format)=£30

(Hard copy)=£95 + postal charges

*Postage Charges: National £9, International £15

Career path

Wedding Planner

Upon successful completion of the Endorsed Wedding Planner - Diploma, candidates may choose to pursue a variety of careers including:

  • Activities & Events Planner
  • Meeting & Event Planner
  • Event Operations Manager
  • Conference Planner
  • Association Event Planner
  • Event Planner/Analyst
  • Exhibition Coordinator
  • Special Events Planner

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What are CPD hours/points?

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. If you work in certain professions or for certain companies, your employer may require you to complete a number of CPD hours or points, per year. You can find a range of CPD courses on, many of which can be completed online.

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What is an ‘endorsed’ course?

An endorsed course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Endorsed courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification - however, the student can usually purchase a certificate showing the awarding body’s logo if they wish. Certain awarding bodies - such as Quality Licence Scheme and TQUK - have developed endorsement schemes as a way to help students select the best skills based courses for them.