Wedding Planner Courses

Step down the aisle with our Wedding Planner Courses. Top off your career with skills that ensure a successful career planning picture perfect weddings.

Available Courses

Wedding Planning Short Course

This Short Course Certificate in Wedding Planning is the most perfect option for you if you just want to brush up your skills or want some basic knowledge.

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Wedding Planning Certificate Course

This course will teach you everything you need to know to be able to do wedding planning as a full fledged career. It will not only teach you the basic knowledge and skill.

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Wedding Planning Comprehensive Certificate Course

Become a master at wedding planning with our Wedding Planning Comprehensive Certificate Course. With hard work you can become well-known in the industry

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Did you know sapphire engagement rings are a sign of happiness in a marriage? Wondering what can ensure your happiness? Our Wedding Planning Courses will definitely do the trick. Unveil a world of skills and knowledge that will help you plan breathtaking weddings.

Benefits of Studying Wedding Planning Courses

Think wedding planning only benefits the bride and groom? Think again. A career in wedding planning holds many career and study benefits as well. While the bride tosses the bouquet, you’ll be catching the many benefits of studying Wedding Planner Courses with us. 

Some of the many benefits include:

Here Comes the Skills you Need

Weddings are spectacular events that have become bigger and more innovative over time. Even if you keep up with the trends, our Wedding Planner Courses will teach you the  fundamental skills your career needs.

Be Your Own Boss

Put your leadership skills to the test and gain the skills that will allow you to start your own business. Not only will you learn how to call the shots, you’ll also be able to create jobs for those interested in planning weddings.

Versatility at its Finest

Weddings are one big party. So why limit your wedding planning skills to just that? The versatile skills learnt will allow you to plan engagement parties, baby showers and even anniversary parties.

Gain the Trust of Your Clients

Back up your reputation as a successful wedding planner with a qualification. When clients know that you have learned quality skills, it will put their minds at ease knowing they have the best in the business.

Skills You’ll Learn in our Wedding Planner Courses

So you know you’ll learn a wide range of skills in our Wedding Planning Courses. But what are they exactly? Don’t worry, we’re here to shed some light. Here are just some of the many skills you’ll learn with us:

Wedding Planning Skills

As part of your courses, you will learn the basic functions within planning a wedding. This includes management as well teaching you budgeting skills.

Communication Skills

Communication is key in this field. You need to communicate with your clients and bring their ideas to life. Learn how to communicate, not only face-to-face, but non-verbally as well.

Customer Service Skills

At the end of the day, wedding planning is a service you deliver to your clients. Gain the customer service skills that will keep clients happy on their special day.

Decision-Making Skills

When planning a wedding, you need the skills to make important decisions to complete duties and solve problems. These courses are a great way to ensure that every event is a success.

Learning how to decorate tables and selecting flowers are just some of the things you can learn from our Wedding Planner Courses.

Our Wedding Planner Courses

Now that you know about the skills and benefits of this career, we’re sure you’re excited to know how you can get started. Well let’s help you on our way. We offer three Wedding Planner Courses which aim to equip you with the skills your career needs. These are:

The skills you learn depend on the course you enrol in. So the higher the level, the more skills you will learn. 

Entry Requirements

As a skills-based programme, you can study our Wedding Planner Courses without matric. This means you have access to our courses without a matric certificate. All you need to enrol with us is:

  • The ability to read, write and understand English.

Is This the Right Course for me?

You might love planning, but is a career in wedding planning the right industry for you? Before you take the leap into this field and learn the skills, there are a few things you need to consider. If you:

  • Love planning events and special occasions
  • Can keep calm under pressure
  • Make decisions and solve problems on the spot
  • Have a creative eye
  • Can oversee a variety of jobs like caterers, entertainment, etc
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Enjoy organisation
  • Are flexible and have great interpersonal skills

Then a career in wedding planning could be a great career for you. Do some research, check out the industry to make an informed decision before you settle.

Guests at a wedding toasting to the newly married couple. You can be a part of this experience by studying our Wedding Planner Courses.

What Skills Does a Wedding Planner Need?

A lot goes into planning a wedding for someone else. To be successful in your career as a wedding planner, you need to have a diverse set of skills. 

Creativity: You need to be creative enough to either come up with great ideas or bring a couple’s vision to life. Think out of the box and your clients will be impressed. 

Negotiation: As the representative of the bride and groom, you need to ensure that they get the best service from providers. This includes securing a venue and catering. 

Communication: This industry requires you to work with different people. You need to be able to communicate in different ways and have excellent listening skills. 

Flexibility: You need to be willing to plan around the schedule of your clients. This means that you need to be prepared to work after hours and on weekends. 

Organisational: It’s important to keep things organised right from the start. This makes it easier to keep track of what you need to do and by when. 

Role of a Wedding Planner 

As a wedding planner, you are responsible for ensuring that a couple’s wedding day goes off without a hitch. Some common duties include the following: 

  • Meet with clients to plan wedding details 
  • Build a good relationship with the couple 
  • Offer creative ideas and inspiration 
  • Liaise with vendors 
  • Maintain detailed plan of various scheduled activities 
  • Be available to assist on the day 
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Last Updated: August 24, 2020

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