Wedding Planner and Event Management Level 3

Course code: ABC1182

Pursue your career as a wedding planner and event manager, from home!

  • This extensive course will teach you the skills to plan and manage a wide range of events, from weddings and parties to festivals and conferences
  • You will also learn how to cater for many different types of weddings, including overseas weddings, civil weddings, Church weddings and civil partnerships
  • Learn how to create and operate a successful business and implement the correct procedures to organise events, whether large or small, corporate or personal
  • Discover how to market your business effectively and establish a clientele
Course Overview

This course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by post or email making it simple and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you by post or online you choose. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you a full years’ worth of support and advice to help get you through your course!

Course Duration

Up to 2 years.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Wedding Planner Level 3 and a Certificate of Achievement in Event Management Level 3.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor Marked Assignments

Course Content

Wedding Planner Level 3

  • Communication
  • Organisation skills
  • People management
  • Professional image
  • Contributing to outstanding service
  • Competence
  • Team work
  • Rapport
  • Using IT for effective planning
  • Date of the wedding
  • Venues
  • Civil/Church ceremony
  • Evening reception
  • The wedding process from start to finish
  • Drawing up a wedding budget with clients
  • Wedding contingency budgets
  • Communication between you and your client
  • Altering plans
  • The process for organising a wedding overseas
  • Hotel/venue wedding co-ordinator
  • Invitations and accommodation
  • Legal requirements for an overseas wedding
  • Potential problems
  • Religious weddings
  • Church of England weddings
  • The Catholic Church
  • Civil ceremonies and civil partnerships
  • Wedding etiquette
  • The Marriage Act 1994
  • Types of locations for the wedding to be held
  • Themed weddings
  • Documentation
  • Data Protection Act 1988
  • Accurate, legible and up to date information
  • Marketing your business
  • Website
  • Wedding Fairs
  • Financial information
  • TAX/VAT

Event Management Level 3

  • Values of individual clients
  • Event design solutions
  • Research
  • Selecting suppliers
  • Meeting the needs of individual clients
  • The events compass
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Opportunities for funding events
  • Developing a strategy
  • Identifying stakeholders
  • Impacts stakeholders have on an event
  • Designing a stakeholder management plan
  • Sources of sponsorship using The Events Compass
  • Securing sponsorship for an event
  • Unique meanings linked to venues and locations for events
  • Designing events with the uniqueness of venues and locations
  • Identifying destination locations to meet clients’ needs
  • Working with clients
  • Designing a mission statement for an event
  • Creating a WOW factor
  • Appropriate evaluation criteria project plan
  • Managing a potentially hostile stakeholder
  • Managing a high performing events team
  • Potential in events management