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your friends ask for your help organizing their weddings?
you find yourself taking the lead when it comes to organizing a hen night?
your wedding still being talked about by your family and friends?
you just answered a resounding Yes! to these questions you should
become a professional wedding planner.
You get all the course materials when you
enrol, and there's lots more online.
and grooms want a day to remember
are no longer the simple affairs they were in the past. They have
become lavish events geared to celebrate the couple’s union.
enjoy nothing more than the chance to plan and enjoy their fairytale
wedding and spend the day being Cinderella.
who traditionally took a back seat when it came to wedding planning
have now started seeing it as an opportunity to be the gracious
it any wonder then that weddings have taken on a larger than life
dimension and require considerable time, effort and money to organize?
Level 4 Accreditation
Our course is
fully accredited by NCFE, and on completing it you get a national
award equivalent to Level 4 of the National Learning Framework (A
level standard). NCFE is a national Awarding Body recognised by
the Department for Education and Skills and by the Qualifications
and Curriculum Authority in Britain. It has been accrediting vocational
learning for more than 50 years and now works with more than 200
providers in the UK and internationally.
studying for our Diploma in Wedding Planning, you'll give yourself
that edge. You couldn't ask for anything more from a distance learning
Here comes the wedding planner
is what you'll receive when you register for the course
an average wedding costing approximately £20,000, planning
a wedding now requires the professional expertise of a wedding planner.
Brides and grooms are far too busy earning the money to be able
to actually organize such a mega event. Hence the need for a professional
not any old event planner will do. No bride or groom is going to
hand over the planning of the most important day of their life to
are an emotional event that must be dealt with sensitively.
addition to all the arrangements, meetings, schedules and finances
to handle, there are also ruffled feathers to smooth.
wedding planner is thus more than just a hired hand, they liaise
between the bride and groom’s families. They must balance
the flaring temper of the bride’s father with the unreasonable
demands of the groom’s mother as well as the sensitive emotions
of the bride’s mother.
that wasn’t confusing enough, the wedding planner is often
called upon to act as judge and jury on debates raging within the
family itself, and has to guide them on the proper wedding etiquette.
planning requires training and expertise. Just because you spent
a year planning your own wedding does not make you qualified to
become a wedding planner!
what does it take to become a wedding planner you ask? Sign up for
a professional wedding planning course to begin with, and get a
makes a successful wedding planner?
factors contribute to your success as a wedding planner.
|Our planning system is free
with the course, and helps you stay on top of everything.
is the basis of a good wedding planner. You must be able to come
up with solutions for different scenarios. Budget weddings, theme
weddings, managing last-minute hiccups, dealing with wedding day
disasters and more recently organizing same-gender marriages -
all require creative trouble shooting.
You also need to be organized and have an eye for details. For
example, managing a gala event requires the ability to juggle
many contractors and get things organized quickly and efficiently.
ability to network well and build relationships with wedding service
providers also helps.
the single most important factor in determining your success as
a wedding planner is confidence.
the confidence that you have in your abilities as a wedding planner
will determine how successful you become. And the only way to gain
confidence in yourself is through knowledge.
up for an accredited course like the one provided by The Institute
of Professional Wedding Planners gives you the knowledge you need
to go about planning a wedding in a systematic manner.
will train you to approach nervous and excited young brides with
confidence. Knowing that you have learned the art of wedding planning
puts you at ease and makes you more able to handle any situation
that may develop or arise.
course you could choose to learn by trial and error, but you risk
losing your reputation as a wedding planner through bad publicity.
So instead of jeopardizing your career, why not assure its triumph
by getting accredited as a professional wedding coordinator!
take risks with your career. Ensure your success as a wedding planner
right now! Click here
to register for the course.
a glamorous job
Jennifer Lopez in ‘The Wedding Planner’? How would
you like to be the glamorous Wedding Planner who gets to have
all the fun of organizing a wedding and being paid to do it
all? Picture this:
young couple, madly in love, signs you up as their Wedding
Planner. You get to dress up and visit all the fancy hotels
and wedding venues, and taste the gourmet food provided by
wedding caterers. Plus you'll get to check in to the latest
boutiques shopping for the bride’s wedding trousseau
and even have a blast at the bridal shower and hen parties!
yourself being able to put down large sums of money and sign
contracts with various wedding vendors, being ‘in’
with the best fashion boutiques in town and always knowing
exactly what’s hot and what’s not!
your years of following the latest wedding and fashion trends
are finally going to be appreciated. Every scrapbook that
you made as a young child is finally going to get its due.
at the end of the day, when you finally put your feet up,
it will be with the satisfaction of knowing that you have
made two people and their families very happy.
economics of becoming a wedding planner. Does it pay?
a professional wedding planner or wedding consultant is the perfect
career for people who simply love the sheer grandeur and romance
associated with weddings. Organizing weddings can be your full time
these facts from the Office for National Statistics:
306,200 weddings took place in the year 2003 in the UK alone.
The average cost of a wedding in the UK is estimated at anything
between £16,000 and £25,000! It stands at approximately
$22,000 in the US.
A research commissioned by Brewin Dolphin Securities in 2004 revealed
that an astounding £4.2 billion would be spent on weddings
in the UK in 2005.
did you know that a wedding planner generally charges about 20%
of the total wedding cost? It's the perfect job for you.
planning pays, and pays well! So
start your career as a Wedding Planner today!
as if that was not enough, have a look at these additional benefits
of Wedding Planning as a career.
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Benefits of working for yourself
a wedding planner is hard work. It requires negotiation skills,
combined with creativity! And the payoffs are huge.
You get to be your own boss. No more saying ‘Yes sir!’
when all you are thinking is ‘What a daft idea that is!’
No more having to look over your shoulder every time you need
a five minute break. And no one to tell you how things should
be done. You get to be your own boss and do things your
be a flexi time worker. You no longer need to report at 9 o’clock
sharp even if there is a blizzard raging outside. And, you are
no longer looking at a monotonous 9-5 routine. You can decide
your own working hours and choose how busy you want to be.
You can work around other commitments in your life. You get to
attend your child’s school play and spend the day with your
sick mother. You even get to surprise your spouse with a picnic
at the end of the day, you get paid for all your great ideas.
No sneaky boss takes the credit for your work. The harder you
work the more you earn. Period!
a wedding planner is a great career that has practically no set-up
costs. All you need is a telephone, lots of contact numbers and
a roomful of enthusiasm. As for the methods and systems used by
wedding planners, just Sign
up and we’ll teach you!
not to become a wedding planner
|You'll help brides like this plan for their
you already know, wedding planning is a big money industry. Now
would you expect anyone to simply say, “Hey, I know I’d
be a good dentist, so I’m now going to open my practice. Why
don’t you come let me have a go at your teeth?” Would
you consider visiting this self-proclaimed dentist? No!
why would you expect that someone about to spend lots of money on
planning a wedding would ever hire a wedding planner with no training?
No, they wouldn't.
will look for someone who has the knowledge, skills, abilities and
training. Which is why you need to be formally trained in this field.
it's unlikely that you'll become a wedding planner by assisting
one thing, most wedding planners work alone. They only take on as
much work as they can handle, and have little or no need for assistants.
why would anyone train potential competitors? The good news is that
this keeps a lot of people out of the industry, and gives you a
better chance to succeed.
only way to become a wedding planner is to set up your own business
from scratch. And that’s where we come in.
best way to become a wedding planner is by doing the Diploma course
from the Institute of Professional Wedding Planners.
Wedding Planning course is a distance learning program and
does not require you to spend time, effort and money on travelling
to a far-off campus.
addition, since all students have their own pace of learning
and can commit different amounts of time, the course is designed
in a manner that allows each student to proceed at their own
the cost of the course is much lower than traditional on-campus
courses because many of our faculty work from home. Also,
we save the costs of maintaining on-campus facilities, and
can put that money to better use by providing a higher quality
pay just a one-time fee, which is all-inclusive. No hidden
fees and no nasty surprises later!
Wedding Planning course has been designed by professionals and experts
from the Wedding Planning industry itself. Hence, you get an insider’s
viewpoint of what a Wedding Planner needs to do.
course teaches you about various aspects of Wedding Planning like
organizing a religious ceremony and a civil ceremony, choosing the
reception venue, and organizing a wedding abroad. Plus we look at
organizing the catering, decorations, music, entertainment, photographer,
celebrating hen and stag parties and even choosing the wedding rings.
over 18 modules, each module deals with a different topic in depth.
We use easy to understand language, the examples provided are real-world
and the information is something that every Wedding Planner needs!
learn how to set up and run your own Wedding Planning business.
We teach you how to prepare for a meeting with the client, how to
manage and make a budget, how to set up and market your business
and most importantly – the financials of being a wedding planner!
cover behind-the-scenes issues like what the role of each individual
in the Wedding Party is. It is vital for a Wedding Planner to know
who should be doing what to manage the people involved in the event!
After all a large part of Wedding Planning is people management.
in one single, comprehensive pack, the Wedding Planning course provides
you with information that would take decades to accumulate.
signs up for the course?
People from all walks of life sign up for the Wedding Planning course.
who already have some experience in planning a wedding, possibly
who are methodical, and have an eye for detail.
who want to run their own business, in a glamorous, exciting field.
doubts you may have
Many people believe that they need some prior qualifications
or have to meet certain standards to become Wedding Planners.
That is simply not true.
don’t need any prior experience with weddings or wedding
planning to join the course.
can take as long as you want to complete the course.
can complete the 18 modules in the order of your preference.
planning is big business and can earn you big bucks.
can submit hand-written assignments if you're not keen on
typing and using word processing software.
can get your money back if you are not happy with your decision.
can meet with and talk to other students. This course allows
you to interact with teachers, instructors and peers.
completing the course, you can continue to get you support
from us (for an additional fee)
Planning is a career that requires you to get an education
- just like any other career!
you still have more doubts then read our Frequently
another reason to sign up with us. We’re fully accredited
by the Open and Distance Learning Quality Council (ODLQC) and recognized
as a distance education provider!
ODLQC is a government set up that assesses standards in distance
education and evaluates institutions based on the instructors, financial
planning and management systems. The ODLQC is responsible for ensuring
that an accredited institution maintains the high level of quality
education it provides and they are extremely stringent about the
rules. Then again – so are we!
pride ourselves on the fact that we are accredited as providing
the highest quality education and assistance to students. And we
fully intend to continue to do so. We are also on the Register of
Education and Training Providers with the Department for Education
and Skills. Finally we are also recognized by the Better Business
Bureau and by E-Public Eye.
to ensure that we always maintain our high standards if for any
reason you are unhappy with our services you can contact the ODLQC
by using this link! That’s how committed we are to your success.
hard to know whether the course will suit you. And you probably
have lots of unanswered questions. If you call us on 0800 781 1715
in the UK, 888-659-3897 (USA), or + 61 2 9620 4066 (Australia),
we'll try to answer your queries.
we also offer two guarantees: if you don't like the course (for
any reason), just email us to cancel at any time within 30 days
of receiving your pack, and we'll refund your course fees.
if, three months after completing the course, you haven't earnt
the price of the course, we'll also give you a refund.
do we give these refunds? Because we don't like to part on bad terms
(life's too short). And we'd prefer you to say nice things about
you ask, does anyone actually claim a refund? Absolutely! Around
five per cent of our students ask for their money back each month.
And we're happy to pay them, because we know that the best course
in the world won't suit every single person.
you complete the course
you complete the course, you’ll receive your Diploma. It’s
the formal recognition you'll have earned of your skills and knowledge.
You also get to use the
letters ‘Dip.WP (Inst.WP)’ after your name.
send information about your success to your local newspapers if
you want. That’s a good way of telling potential clients about
put your name on our list of Certified Wedding Planners. This is
a source that clients will use to search for a legitimate event
planner. It's valuable exposure, and it could bring you lots of
can get a free logo (like the one on the right) to put on your website
and your note paper. This logo gives potential clients added confidence
in your skills.
after completing your course, you'll be able to join the Institute
as a member, at no cost.
time to get started
read this far, you've got what it takes - motivation. Now all you
have to do is get started. Fill out the registration form now, because
this is where the adventure and rewards begin.
waited long enough - why wait any longer? Go ahead and do something
for yourself, to make your dreams a reality. It's easy to start:
to go to the registration page. You can sign up online, and you'll
receive your course within days.
you get the course, read the first module. It has an easy-to-follow
format. Then just plunge in: do the first assignment. It asks
you simply to describe your life, your interests and your aims.
Send it to your tutor for assessment. Your tutor will return it
to you with friendly advice and comments.
Do the same for the other modules, until you reach the end of
the course. By then, you'll probably be earning good money as
an event planner. And you'll be having a great time.
look forward to helping you succeed.