A couple’s wedding day is one of the greatest milestones they will enjoy. This is why everything must be picturesque, and several alternatives must be planned in the event of emergencies. This is why the big day requires a super organised and level-headed wedding planner like yourself.
This Professional Wedding Planner Online Short Course, delivered by Courses for Success, will give you the tools needed to create an atmosphere of certainty and relaxation. You will learn how to communicate with the soon-to-be bride and groom before the big day, and learn about the best strategies to abide by when guiding them through important decisions.
Hiring the right staff members to work with the overall goals of the bride and groom is also important. You will learn the various aspects of the wedding planning process like choosing the right photographer, church minister and reception venue. Good planning methods will also be presented for your consideration.
After purchasing this course, you will be provided with unlimited, lifetime access to its materials.
Anyone with basic literacy and arithmetic skills is invited to register. Previous schooling in this field is not necessary.
While there are no formal entry requirements for this short course, students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills and need to have access to a computer and the internet to complete this course.
By the end of this course, you will understand the essentials of wedding planning and have the ability to apply them to your career.
Completion of this short course will see you awarded with a Courses for Success certificate of completion.
Overview of professional 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:
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 audio-visual requirements, parking, booking times, deposits and payments required, bar etiquette, menu choices and photo opportunities.
Organising 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 and how many hours to book the DJ for, working with the clients and DJ on a song list, how to find a great DJ. The lesson also covers how to choose a wedding car company, price versus quality, how to check the company's references.
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 and 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.
Wedding planning and 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.
How to organise 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 four lessons cover the essential services you will use as a wedding planner in 99 per cent of your weddings, so we are teaching you the fundamentals and skills to build a strong foundation for your wedding planner business, through lessons five and six we are now developing a structure to ‘plug into’ your skill set so you can bring all the necessary components together in an organised, professional and 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.
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As a student of Courses for Success, you’ll benefit from 24/7 access to your online course materials, enabling you to study whenever and wherever you want.
You will also receive ongoing support from a tutor who is available to answer your questions and help keep you motivated as you may your way through the course material.
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