Have you always dreamed of planning the perfect wedding day? Do you love the thrill and excitement of planning, organising and executing events? Then this course is for you.
Approximately 200 hours
to complete the course, which has 2 key modules made up of 18 subjects.
There are no prerequisites to complete this course. However, you must be able to read, analyse and comprehend, printed information in English, and to write statements and solve problems to complete the course. You must also have reliable access to a computer and a reliable internet connection and have basic computer skills.
Upon completion of your course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion and a Statement of Attainment for each module completed.
Online, flexible learning at your own pace.
Availability of Content
12 months to access the course content (extensions are considered on a case-by-case basis)
Designed to give you an introduction in planning, managing and executing events, from weddings to corporate events, festivals and everything in between. Learn from industry experts how to organise an event, from start to finish; from developing the concept, managing your clients’ needs, working with contractors and the successful execution of the event.
2 Key Modules, made up of 18 subjects.
Module 1: Wedding Planning (100 hours)
This course is designed to give you an introduction to the wedding planning industry and what is involved in successfully planning and managing a wedding, from hiring the band, liaising with the photographer, organising catering, negotiating rates for venues and equipment and much more.
You will also learn about people management and how important your relationships are with your client and your contractors. You will develop skills in how best to work with your clients, to ensure you understand what they want to achieve, manage their expectations and meet their desired outcome.
Module 2: Event Management (100 hours)
Designed to provide you with a comprehensive introduction to the event planning industry, this course will teach you how to organise and manage events, parties, concerts, exhibitions, weddings, celebrations and more. This is a course designed to develop knowledge and skills in the planning and management of events, everything from event ideation, to marketing the event, understanding and managing potential risks, managing event budgets, execution and then what happens after the event.
For the full subject list, download the course guide.
Assessments are a critical step in the learning process. They help ensure you stay on track and meet the learning objectives of each lesson before moving onto the next. They also help your tutor identify where any further support may be required, so that you get the most out of your course.
You will learn via various methods; a combination of reading, interacting with tutors, undertaking research and watching videos. Each lesson will conclude with an assignment which is marked by your assigned tutor and returned to you with feedback, and if necessary, some recommended additional reading. Assessments may come in the form of – case studies, quizzes and written assessments.
This course is a beginner level course and will be useful for people wanting to hone their event planning skills.
This course may be of particular interest to people working, or aspiring to work in or as:
› Wedding Planning
› Event Planning
› Conference Management or Organisation
› Sports Event Planning
› Party Planning
› Corporate Functions Planning
› Festival Planner
› Exhibition or Gallery Management
If you have a specific job in mind, it is important that you research exactly what is required before enrolling in a course. Different roles will require different skills, qualifications and recognition. If you are unsure, one of our course advisors will be able to help you with this.
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