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Weekend courses

Learn with your classmates about the lifestyle of a wedding and event planner, the tricks of the trade, original designs, what to look out for, what to remember, client relationships and everything you need to plan a wedding or event for clients.

Who is it for?

Beginners hoping to enter the industry and refreshers.


Either the Wedding Planning & Event Management and/or Business & Marketing for Wedding & Event Planners. (Topics listed below)

Recommended if...

You haven’t had much professional experience as a wedding planner or event manager and like the idea of a classroom based course, and learn with other like-minded individuals.


£795 for weekend including lunch and refreshments on both days.

£595 additional course.

Payment plans available - please contact us for details


Two days (weekend course) or four days if taking both courses.

When & Where?

On the dates listed below:



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What's included

During the course you will recieve:

  • Course text book which you can always refer back to during your career

  • Externally issued certificate accredited by IADL (on successful completion)

  • Digital and hard-copy planning and business templates for use in your career

  • Specialist live tuition tailored to your needs

  • FREE Wedding Planning pro software

  • Plus more opportunities after you graduate

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Wedding  Planning  & 

Event Management

Course topics

  • Becoming a Wedding Planner & Event Manager

  • Understanding the Role

  • Introducing Events

  • Planning and Coordinating Weddings & Events

  • Weddings & Events Abroad

  • First Meeting with Clients

  • Themes: Creating and Designing

  • Researching Suppliers

  • Avoiding Problems and Troubleshooting

  • Budget Management for Wedding and Event Planners

  • Venue Procurement

  • Marriage Law and Procedures

Business & Marketing for wedding & event Planners Course topics

  • Designing your business

  • What to charge

  • Confidently handling your finances

  • Effective marketing and branding on a budget

  • Market research

  • Your website & advertising

  • Sales & Negotiating: Selling your services to brides, grooms and corporate event clients

  • Contracts (includes sample templates)

  • Health & Safety obligations

  • First aid obligations

  • Customer service

  • Best practice for professional wedding & event planners

Also included

After the course you will also be eligible for:

  • Work experience placements arranged by us

  • Free website listing for you and your business

  • Free advice service for 12 months or more

  • Alerts to relevant job placements

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Spread the cost

2 months

When your session is more than  two months away, you may spread the cost over two months from just £400 per month.

3 months

When your session is more than  three months away, you may spread the cost over three months from just £270 per month.

6 months

When your session is more than  six months away, you may spread the cost over six months from just £140 per month.

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