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Become an Event and Wedding Planner

Learn how to become a professional event and wedding planner with online courses.

When you enroll, you’ll get:

  • Professional and up-to-date course content
  • Full business training to prepare you for a new career
  • An international certification when you complete your course
  • Video training from expert planner Candice Coppola
  • One-on-one mentoring throughout your course from planning pros
  • 50% off all additional courses so you can keep mastering your skills

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Online Event Planning Courses

Each of QC Event School’s certificate courses provides you with the professional training, practical experience and industry-recognized certification you need to launch your own event business or start an exciting career with an existing event company or corporation.

Complete Certification Courses

Event & Wedding Planning Certification CourseEvent & Wedding Planning Certification Course

Event & Wedding Planning Course

QC’s most comprehensive and popular course! Learn about all the components necessary to plan a successful event from start to finish. Client care, vendor negotiation, and budgeting are just the tip of the iceberg. Whether it’s a holiday party, a company picnic, or a lakeside wedding, you’ll be prepared for any client who comes your way.

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Event & Wedding Planning Certification CourseEvent & Wedding Planning Certification Course

Corporate Event Planning Course

Become an in-house corporate event planner or start your own business. Work for tech companies, post-secondary institutions, or non-profit groups to plan events such as product launches, job fairs, and charity galas. Discover the flexibility and travel opportunities this rapidly growing and lucrative sector can offer you.

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Event Planning Certification CourseEvent Planning Certification Course

Private Event Planning Course

Not interested in a wedding planning career? The Private Event Planning course is for you! Gain practical knowledge and professional skills in all aspects of the event planning process. Learn to plan a range of different events including milestone parties, retreats, public exhibitions, and charity auctions.

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Wedding Planning Certification CourseWedding Planning Certification Course

Wedding Planning Course

Exceed expectations by learning to plan unique weddings tailored to your client’s wishes. Learn about the wedding timeline in detail as well as study civil and cultural variations and building relationships with reception vendors. You will graduate with the tools you need to plan a wedding of any scale.

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Every certification course includes

Personal guidance from your tutor who is currently working in the event planning industry to nurture your professional growth

A business training series to help you launch a successful event planning business

Real-world event planning case studies to apply your theoretical and technical knowledge

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Advanced Courses

Expand your professional event and wedding planning qualifications to more advanced topics!

Pre-requisites: Students should own an event planning business before taking QC’s Accelerate Your Business course.

Event Decor Certification CourseEvent Decor Certification Course

Event Decor Course

Expand your creative and organizational skills to design an event’s mood and aesthetic experience. Learn to coordinate lighting, color, table décor, and floral design to enhance your clients’ chosen theme and event objective. Clients will pay more for your specialty expertise!

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Accelerate Your Business WorkshopAccelerate Your Business Workshop

Accelerate Your Business

Work one-on-one with an industry expert to grow your event planning business. You will learn how to work with a variety of advanced marketing and project management tools to help you achieve your business goals faster. Your tutor will create customized assignments for you to help your grow your client list and profitability.

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Specialized Certification Courses

Increase your revenue and land more prestigious clients by marketing specialty services!

Pre-requisites: QC’s specialization courses build on previous concepts learned from QC’s foundation wedding and event planning courses or equivalent. Students should complete a foundation certification course or have sufficient industry experience before advancing to a specialized event planning course.

Luxury Wedding & Event Planning Certification CourseLuxury Wedding & Event Planning Certification Course

Luxury Wedding & Event Planning

Learn how to plan and coordinate extravagant, upscale events and weddings! Work with large budgets, network with high-end vendors, and incorporate the latest trends. Discover the upgraded activities and services you can offer and how to market your luxury event planning services.

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Destination Wedding Planning Certification CourseDestination Wedding Planning Certification Course

Destination Wedding Planning

Gain practical skills to plan and coordinate gorgeous destination wedding ceremonies on remote islands or at faraway castles. Network with travel agents, translators, and niche vendors to plan once-in-a-lifetime weddings. Finally, expand your marketing strategies and make the most of your online presence.

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Festivals and Live Events WorkshopFestivals and Live Events Workshop

Festivals and Live Events

Learn how to use your existing event planning skills to succeed in the live events industry. Study topics from concert promotion and show production to sports entertainment. Discover the logistics of public events and learn how to manage both small- and large-scale festivals and entertainment events.

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Promotional Event Planning Certification CoursePromotional Event Planning Certification Course

Promotional Event Planning

Learn all about executing out-of-the-box promotional events for brands, businesses, and new products. Discover how to maximize the reach of your promotional events, from impromptu marketing campaigns to pop-up shops, and much more!

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Bundle Your Training and Save!

Enroll in one course and receive a 50% discount on all additional courses. Develop and refine your technical skills and theoretical knowledge with these popular course combinations.

Find the combination that best suits your career goals and graduate with multiple certifications!

 
The Wedding Planner Collection

For the wedding-obsessed planner. Get all the tools to be an expert wedding planner and conquer the local market!

Wedding Planning Course PLUS:

  • Event Decor (50% off!)
  • Luxury Wedding & Event Planning (50% off!)
  • Destination Wedding Planning (50% off!)

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The Corporate Event Planner Collection

Enter the world of corporate and special events. Plan seminars, conferences, tradeshows, and much more!

Corporate Event Planning Course PLUS:

  • Promotional Event Planning (50% off!)
  • Festivals & Live Events (50% off!)

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The Event Planning Business Collection

Get all the tools you need to start your own business in event and wedding planning. Set yourself up for success!

Event & Wedding Planning Course PLUS:

  • Event Decor (50% off!)
  • Accelerate Your Business (50% off!)

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The Master Event & Wedding Planner Collection

Become the ultimate event & wedding planning professional! Get all the tools you need to beat out the competition!

Event & Wedding Planning Course PLUS:

  • Event Decor (50% off!)
  • Luxury Wedding & Event Planning (50% off!)
  • Destination Wedding Planning (50% off!)
  • Accelerate Your Business (50% off!)
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Meet the Tutors

At QC Event School, you’ll get one-on-one mentoring and detailed feedback from one of our tutors, all professional planners in the industry

Candice Coppola, Event Expert, Decorator, and Course Advisor

We worked closely with acclaimed event planner, Candice Coppola, in the development of QC’s course materials. You’ll see Candice in both the Achieving Business Success and Event Decor video series. Candice lends her vast knowledge of running a successful event planning business in these two series. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from a true expert who will inspire and motivate you to pursue your own goals and push your creative boundaries.

Andrea Delucia, Event and Wedding Planner, Event Decorator

Andrea is a Massachusetts-based event and wedding planner with over 10 years of experience and owner of Elegance & Grace Weddings. Her extensive industry experience and degree in Communications and Public Relations make her a perfect tutor to guide you through the event industry! She has worked with major brands such as UGG Australia and Nordstrom and her career has taken her to some amazing venues in Maine, Rhode Island, Boston, and Connecticut.

Anita DiPaolo, Event and Wedding Planner

Anita is an Ottawa-based planner who started her career working for a wedding planning company and helping friends and family plan their weddings. Being an event and wedding planner was always what she wanted to do but thought it was a career that was out of reach for her… until she decided to take the leap and get certified! She loves witnessing her students’ creativity grow and blossom as they begin their path in the industry.

Heather Hawes, Event and Wedding Planner

Heather is a top event professional in Georgia with over 20 years in the industry. She holds a masters degree in Tourism Administration and a certifications in event management and meeting planning. Her experience spans across corporate, non-profit, and educational events, where she has organized events with major brands such as Coca-Cola, HBO, and BET. Heather is passionate about educating and guiding future event pros with QC.

Alexandra Slawek, Event and Wedding Planner

Alexandra is the proud owner of Always Alexandra’s Weddings and Events, a boutique event planning business based in Calgary, Alberta. She takes pride in offering her clients a unique and highly-customizable experience. Owning her own business has led to exciting opportunities including managing style shoots, working with a bridal networking group, and seeing her work published on the Style Me Pretty blog.

Mary Anne Figliomeni, Event and Wedding Planner

Mary Anne is a Milton-based event and wedding planner who has had the opportunity to work a number of wonderful companies. She has planned wedding trade shows, gold tournaments, meetings, seminars, travel arrangements, and more! Event planning is her passion. S he loves developing, organizing, and creating events that will inspire others and create fond memories. Being a tutor for QC she has the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by her students’ creativty, motivation, and passion.

BBB Accreditation

We know that some students are anxious about enrolling for distance education courses in event and wedding planning. Rest assured that we have the highest possible consumer satisfaction standing (A+) with the Better Business Bureau. We’ve had thousands of satisfied students take our courses who are now running their own successful businesses. We hope you’ll be the next person to follow this path

Our Guarantee

We stand behind our quality courses. That’s why we offer a full money-back guarantee. From the day you receive your course materials, you have 21 days to review them.

If you do not find that the course is a good fit for you, simply return the materials, unused, with a tracking number, and your course fees will be immediately refunded. All that we ask is that you call the School to receive shipping instructions.

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