Wedding Planning Course Outline

Unit A

In Unit A you’ll learn about your role as a professional wedding planner, what a typical work day looks like, and the many career opportunities that will be within your reach. Next you’ll take a look at each step of the wedding planning process and learn about essential planning tools that you’ll come to swear by. You’ll finish off the unit by diving into the first book in the business series, Starting Your Own Business.

Read on to learn more:

Wedding Course Materials Unit A
  • Do you love watching beautiful weddings unfold, the ones where you can really feel the magic and romance? As a wedding planner you’ll help couples plan their dream wedding. Explore the many roles and responsibilities you’ll have as a wedding planner and learn about the different types of services that you can offer your clients.

  • Not only do you need to know what your responsibilities are on the day of the wedding, you also need to understand what each member of the bridal party should be doing. Learn how to work with a schedule and keep them on track!

  • Having a proper process in place is essential when planning a wedding. We’ll take you through each step of planning, from lending a hand with the bridal shower, to providing advice on honeymoon destinations.

  • Starting your own business is often considered a daunting task, but don’t worry because we take it one step at a time. Beginning with the basics, you’ll learn about the different types of businesses, financing your company, choosing an insurance package, and how to write a business plan.

Watch a Unit Preview Video

In this unit preview, QC Event Tutor, Candice Coppola, will talk to you about her business start-up process.

Your event and wedding planning assignments

Your Assignments

Take a look at some of the practical assignments that you’ll complete in this unit:

  • Describe elements of a wedding you’ve been to that you feel made it special.
  • Trouble-shoot a major crisis on the day of the wedding.
  • Compile a list of wedding vendors in your area.

Unit A | Unit B | Unit C | Unit D