Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

You won't find a more comprehensive of a wedding course online that isn't offered by a bridal association!  This eleven-lesson course teaches you all that you need to know to become a well paid, successful wedding planner--starting the day after you finish this course. 

It doesn't matter if you don't know anything about weddings right now.  This detailed course gives you all the information and knowledge you need.

You'll learn:

  • How to put together your portfolio even if you don't have any experience.  What's more, we'll help you put one together during the course.
  • Your responsibilities and duties as a wedding planner.
  • The wedding industry including all you need to know about vendors.
  • How to plan a wedding no matter what the budget.  This easy formula will have you planning everything from small, intimate weddings to elaborate ceremonies and receptions.
  • What you need to do and when you need to do it.  Don't know when to order invitations?  We'll tell you.
  • Everything about planning and coordinating the wedding ceremony
  • About the rehearsal dinner
  • How to plan and coordinate a reception
  • All about destination weddings
  • How to plan honeymoons
  • Wedding etiquette and protocol
  • About weddings of different faiths
  • And everything you need to know to start your business right away!
Did you know that the average wedding planner is paid a minimum of 10% of the total cost of the wedding?  With today's average wedding costing $19,000, that means you'll make at least $1,900 dollars for each wedding you plan!  Just working part time would equal an excellent new source of income.
 
Sign up now. You're just an online course away from becoming the fairy godmother that has the power to convert the simplest weddings into the most beautiful affairs.  And that is what you want, isn't it?  You want to make wedding dreams come true for all your clients.
 
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe the business of planning weddings.
  • Become familiar with the wedding industry.
  • Define and create a wedding budget.
  • Describe procedures of the wedding consultation.
  • Summarize and create the wedding planner timeline.
  • Plan the ceremony.
  • Plan the reception.
  • Describe etiquette and protocol.
  • Summarize methods for resolving disputes.
  • Use forms, contracts and references tools.
  • Describe how to start your wedding planning business right now.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1, Assignment One 30 points
Lesson 1, Assignment Two 10 points
An Introduction 5 points
Lesson 1 Exam 40 points
Lesson 2, Assignment One 20 points
Lesson 2, Assignment Two 25 points
Lesson 2 Exam 40 points
Lesson 3, Assignment One 25 points
Lesson 3, Assignment Two 25 points
Lesson 4, Assignment One 25 points
Lesson 5, Assignment One 30 points
Lesson 5, Assignment Two 15 points
Lesson 5 Exam:The Wedding Planner Timeline 90 points
Lesson 6, Assignment One 15 points
Lesson 6, Assignment Two 25 points
Lesson 6 Exam: Planning the Ceremony 100 points
Lesson 7, Assignment 25 points
Lesson 7 Exam: Planning the Reception 100 points
Lesson 8, Assignment 15 points
Lesson 8 Exam: Etiquette and Protocol 100 points
Lesson 9, Assignment One 25 points
Lesson 9, Assignment Two 25 points
Lesson 9 Exam: Resolving Disputes 70 points
Lesson 11, Assignment One 25 points
Lesson 11, Assignment Two 15 points
Final Assignment 10 points
Lesson 11 Exam: How to Start Your Wedding Planning Business Right Now 90 points
Final Exam 525 points
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