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Wedding Planning

ADL - Academy for Distance Learning

Rs 29,947
*Guide price
Original amount in GBP:
£ 340

Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Methodology Distance learning
Start Different dates available
  • Vocational qualification
  • Distance learning
  • Start:
    Different dates available

The wedding planner will have a range of tasks from hiring the band, talking to the photographer, finding a caterer, getting low prices for things and above all be very organised.

Couples today dream of a wedding day that is special, unforgettable and goes smoothly without any glitches. A Wedding Planner, can make that happen.

This online distance learning course looks at all aspects of planning, managing and designing this most special of all days in ones life: -the wedding event. You'll also learn to develop essential skills needed in the Wedding Planning industry: - management, organisational and event planning. These skills can be used in a variety of related careers such as:

Start your own wedding planning business, or even plan your own or friends wedding day

Learn the essential procedures that will enable you to be extremely well organised and focused on the event

Learn how to identify the various wedding styles or type and to be able to advise the groom and bride accordingly.

Understand the tasks required in managing a wedding event - hiring the band, liaising with the photographer, organising catering, finding the best deal for hiring venues and equipment, and much more!

Apply the knowledge and skills acquired during this course to take you in a new direction; maybe develop a hospitality business, such as a boutique wedding venue or work in the travel sector as a 'destination wedding' co-ordinator.

The wedding planner needs to be able to stay calm when everyone around is not.

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
Different dates available
Distance Learning
Starts Different dates available
Distance Learning

What you'll learn on the course

Wedding Planning
IT Management
Skills and Training

Course programme

Lesson Structure: Wedding Planning BTR104

There are 9 lessons:

Covers the nature, scope, opportunities and options available when planning a wedding. Looks at different types of weddings, understanding ceremonies (different religions, celebrants etc), receptions and working with wedding photographers, reception centres, churches etc.

Choosing locations, services, products to use from reception centres, rings, the church or venue, catering and flowers. Also covers themed weddings, destination weddings and off-beat weddings.

Managing People
Handling different personalities and the role of different members of the party.

Managing Locations
Reception, Church, Photo Shoot Location, Pre Wedding Hen/Stag Parties etc.

Managing the Programme
Arrivals, Departures, Ceremonies, Speeches, Entertainment, Eating, Drinking, Dancing etc.

Other Issues
Photography, Video, Flowers, Clothing, The Beautician, Invitations, Stationery, Gifts etc.

Managing the Client
Interviewing a Client, Facilitating a Plan, Budgeting, Establishing a Contract; Management Techniques, Flow Charts, Check Lists, Schedules.

Managing the Wedding Day
Planning for Contingencies.

Operating a Wedding Business
Naming your business, dreaming up the plan, designing a web page. Advertising, PR, Costing Structures, Finance, Contracts, Insurance, Starting a Business, Cancellation Policies, Industry Associations, Building Relationships with Service Providers.
Learning Goals: Wedding Planning BTR104

Describe the nature and scope of wedding planning and the wedding industry.
Present a client with options and facilitate key decision making for a wedding.
Explain how to handle different personalities and the roles of different members of the bridal party.
Select and manage the use of appropriate locations for and associated with a wedding
Develop a programme or schedule of activities and events associated with a wedding.
Manage those events within the time constraints of the established schedule.
Effectively control events on the day of a wedding.
Improve your ability to communicate with, and assist the people who have employed you to manage a wedding; to achieve a desired outcome.
Prepare to manage a wedding day, planning for all foreseeable and significant contingencies.
Establish and run a viable wedding planning service

Additional information

Wedding Management, Wedding Planning