Help co-ordinate a real wedding or shadow a successful wedding planner


Work experience placements from the Wedding Planning School are available exclusively to our graduates. Once you have completed any of our award-winning and informative courses, you will then have the chance to take part in our work experience programme, either by shadowing an already successful wedding planner or co-ordinating a real-life wedding yourself through the placements offered below.

Getting practical, professional wedding planner work experience is nearly impossible in the wedding planning industry, yet it is one of the most important parts of your training. To give you the best possible start in your career and kick-start your portfolio, The Wedding Planner School guarantees voluntary experience exclusively for our planning course graduates and elite course graduates upon passing their respective course.

Every wedding season we place more than 50 students into wedding planning work experience placements. You will help brides to execute their plans, or shadow a professional wedding planner.

Watch our video below for further details:



1) Choose a specific placement from the list below and make a note of the reference and date. Check that you are available and you understand what is required of you. More get added throughout the year so keep checking every week.

2) Read the terms and conditions on this Voluntary Work Experience Booking Form and Information 2018-2020

3) Then email the front desk team at the School to check if your chosen placement is definitely still available and that you are eligible for it. If you need insuring they will help you.

4) When advised, complete and return the above form.

All placements require insurance which you can arrange yourself or pay a contribution towards a group WPS policy on booking of £60.

This is a unique facility available to you for free if you are insured. Be brave, take advantage and put your learning into practice.


Afua & Rexford

10th July 2020


Lead and x2 Assistant Planners needed for wedding in Northampton

One lead and two assistant planners are required for a wedding taking place in Northampton. The planners will need to take part in x4 pre-wedding meetings via Skype or phone, as well as being there to help co-ordinate the day.

The couple would also like some extra help with research and table decoration ideas for their beautiful pastel and white themed wedding.

Rose & Jay

24th July 2021



A couple are seeking a lead and assistant planner for their wedding on 24th July 2021 at a barn venue near Ipswich. They would like assistance with the pre-planning stage with some supplier research, as well as decorating and coordinating on the day itself.

The scheme that they are leaning towards includes pastels and white flowers, but the couple would love to hear your ideas for decor around this.

The planners' transport expenses will be paid.

Abena & Victor

29th August 2020

Mill Hill, London


A couple from London are seeking a lead and assistant planner for their wedding on 29th August 2020. They would like assistance with the decor as well as coordinating the day itself.

If they have some knowledge on traditional Nigerian weddings that may be useful as they are doing this after the white wedding the same day but this isnt mandatory.


Tel: 01892 517073

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