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.
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HOW TO BOOK?
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.
WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS
Rose & Jay
24th July 2021
LEAD AND ASSISTANT PLANNER NEEDED FOR BARN WEDDING IN IPSWICH
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.
Sadie & Charlie
Tue 4th May 2021
LEAD AND ASSISTANT PLANNER NEEDED FOR MANOR HOUSE WEDDING IN DEVON
A couple are seeking a lead and assistant planner for their wedding on 4th May at a Manor House Estate in Braunton, Devon. They would like assistance with decorating and coordinating on the day itself, showing suppliers where to set up and managing people flow.
The colour scheme for the day is based around pastels.
It would help for the planner to have a car, as the estate is in a rural location with no access to public transport.