1Course Overview

Wedding Planner and Event Management Level 3

Course code: ABC1182

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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

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!

Want a CV that stands out from the crowd? Don’t worry we’ll even take care of that for you with our FREE CV re-writing service!

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2Course Content

Wedding Planner

Level 3:

 

Unit 1: The Role of the Wedding Planner
  • Communication
  • Organisation skills
  • People management
  • Professional image
  • Contributing to outstanding service
  • Competence
  • Team work
  • Rapport
Unit 2: The Wedding Planning Process
  • Using IT for effective planning
  • Date of the wedding
  • Venues
  • Civil/Church ceremony
  • Evening reception
  • The wedding process from start to finish
Unit 3: Budgeting
  • Drawing up a wedding budget with clients
  • Wedding contingency budgets
  • Communication between you and your client
  • Altering plans
Unit 4: Overseas Weddings
  • The process for organising a wedding overseas
  • Hotel/venue wedding co-ordinator
  • Invitations and accommodation
  • Legal requirements for an overseas wedding
  • Potential problems
Unit 5: Different Types of Weddings
  • 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
Unit 6: Starting A Wedding Planning Business
  • 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:

 

Unit 1: The world of events
  • Values of individual clients
  • Event design solutions
  • Research
  • Selecting suppliers
  • Meeting the needs of individual clients
Unit 2: Developing your events strategy
  • The events compass
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Opportunities for funding events
  • Developing a strategy
Unit 3: Managing key stakeholders
  • 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
Unit 4: Events and places
  • 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
Unit 5: Designing and planning events
  • Working with clients
  • Designing a mission statement for an event
  • Creating a WOW factor
  • Appropriate evaluation criteria project plan
Unit 6: People and events
  • Managing a potentially hostile stakeholder
  • Managing a high performing events team
  • Potential in events management
3Other Information
Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted to you. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Duration 

Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course), which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 12 months tutor support for each course, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive two Certificates of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Open Study College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards & Certa Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

No previous skills and knowledge is needed to enrol onto this course. However it would be beneficial if you already have some experience or understanding of basic event management, such as organising parties or weddings. 

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle (one year per course). This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Open Study College pen and highlighter
  • *Student study planner
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you achieve Events Management Level 3 and Wedding Planner Level 3.

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

6Reviews

Open Study College has enabled me to begin the journey of my dreams

As a child, I've always loved weddings. I loved the look on the bride's face upon her groom greeting her... I wanted to be the course of that. So sure enough it became my dream to become a wedding planner; to make that look happen. I never thought a course like this would be available so I kind of put that dream behind me. But then Open Study College has enabled me to begin the journey of my dreams. This course has everything you need to know about being successful in your journey as a wedding planner! Choosing to study with the Open Study College will enable you to begin the career journey of your dreams!

- Debra Kaye

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For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

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