In this part-time online Wedding Planner Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for planning weddings and getting started in a career as a professional wedding planner. You will also earn wedding planner certification.
Become a Wedding Planner
You will learn how to become a wedding planner, including: what a wedding planner does, how to develop your skills to succeed in a wedding planner career, how to plan wedding ceremonies and receptions, how to get hired for a job as a professional wedding planner, and how to start your own wedding planning business and get clients.
What Happens in the Wedding Planner Certificate Course Online
The Wedding Planner Certificate Course is an online learning program with suggested readings from the textbook (FabJob Guide to Become a Wedding Planner). This course is self-directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.
This part-time online Wedding Planner Certificate Course Online has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks from the start of the program, however, you may choose to complete the Wedding Planner Certificate Course Online in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks, depending on your schedule.
The Wedding Planner Certificate Course Online has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance. However, if you have questions or need assistance, you can receive help from a Faculty Member throughout the 6 weeks of the course. Your Faculty Member is a valuable resource person with professional wedding planning experience who can provide you with personal teaching assistance to help you succeed in the course and advice to help you succeed in the career.
The Wedding Planner Certificate Course Online has been developed to meet high academic standards, ensuring that as a graduate you can display with pride the Wedding Planner certificate you will earn from the International Association of Professions Career College.
- Welcome to Wedding Planning
What a Wedding Planner Does
- Services Provided by a Wedding Planner
- Preliminary Steps to Plan a Wedding
- Getting Organized
- Planning the Ceremony
- Planning the Reception
- Working with Vendors
Developing Your Skills
- Do You Have an Aptitude for Wedding Planning?
- Developing Your Skills to Succeed
- Teaching Yourself Wedding Planning
Wedding Industry Jobs
- Types of Employers
- Finding Job Openings
- Job Hunting Materials
Starting Your Own Business
- Getting Started
- Setting Up Your Business
- Hiring Staff
- Join a Professional Association
Marketing Your Business
- Marketing Tools
- Marketing Techniques
- Bridal Shows
- Creative Marketing Ideas
- How to Do a Client Consultation
What Is Included in the Wedding Planner Certificate Course Online
This all-inclusive Wedding Planner Certificate Course Online package includes:
- Registration for the Wedding Planner Certificate Course Online (Wedding Planner Certification)
- Access to a Faculty Member to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice
- (Optional) 2021 membership in the IAPO International Association of Professional Wedding Planners for only $2 per month
- Downloadable Wedding Planner certificate personalized with your name and the seal of the International Association of Professions Career College which you may print
- (Optional) Opportunity to order official certificates printed on fine linen paper and embossed with the gold seal of the college
- Textbook: FabJob Guide to Become a Wedding Planner (e-book edition)
“The information was exactly what I was looking for to start up my own wedding planning business. I have helped family members and friends plan weddings before and was wondering how I could turn this in to a paid career as a wedding planner. The information on getting clients, dealing with vendors and how much to charge for my services was really helpful. I can’t wait to get started!” – Karen Williams
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NEW YEAR SPECIAL
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You can have all this for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds, or even thousands, of dollars to take other programs. (We found courses based on old editions of our guides with registration fees of up to $999 and more.) We are able to offer you online courses at a significantly lower cost to you because of our expertise from almost 20 years of producing the leading online guides for non-traditional careers.
Our online certificate courses have previously been offered for a registration fee of $297 U.S. and include a textbook and professional membership – a total value of almost $377.
NEW YEAR SPECIAL: This all-inclusive registration package for the Wedding Planner Certificate Course is priced as only $149 U.S. for the January 25, 2021 course.
Register today for the Wedding Planner Certificate Course. Enrollment is limited and registration is on a first come first served basis, so we recommend that you register early for the Wedding Planner Certificate Course online to avoid disappointment.
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How Much Do Wedding Planners Make?
As a wedding planner, you can certainly earn a comfortable living. Many wedding planners charge their fees as a percentage (15-20%) of the total cost of the wedding. As the cost of weddings goes up, so does the wedding planner’s potential income. Experienced wedding planners who work with wealthy clients may earn over $100,000 per year.
What Does a Wedding Planner Do?
As a wedding planner, you use your creativity to organize the happiest day of people’s lives. There are few careers that offer so many benefits. As a professional wedding planner (also known as a bridal consultant, wedding consultant, or wedding coordinator) you will have a job that is fun, interesting, and rewarding. If you start your own wedding planner business you can enjoy the freedom of being your own boss.
How Do I Become a Wedding Planner?
Earning a certificate as a wedding planner will equip you with the principles and techniques for starting and running your own wedding planner business and becoming a professional wedding planner. A certificate also provides evidence of your expertise, assurance of your professionalism, an important credential for your resume, a competitive advantage when marketing your services and higher earnings (according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
What is the Wedding Planner Certificate Course?
In IAP Career College’s part-time online Wedding Planner Certificate Course you will learn important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for getting started in a career as a professional wedding planner. This online course has a recommended completion date of 6 weeks, however it may be completed in as little as 4 weeks or as long as 12 weeks. The course has been created to allow you to complete it without any teaching assistance, however as a student you have access to Faculty Members to provide you with personal teaching assistance and career advice.
What is IAP Career College?
The International Association of Professions Career College (IAP Career College) is a leading online career college offering affordable online certificate courses and professional certifications for non-traditional and "dream" careers. When you take a part-time online certificate course with IAP Career College, you can schedule your learning around your life - you can work at your own pace, at the best times for you and from the comfort of your own home. IAP Career College and affiliated company FabJob Inc (the leading online publisher of guide books on how to get started in a dream career) have served over half a million career changers on six continents since 1999.