There are many fast-paced and exciting jobs in event management. So, if you have a passion for planning, a love of people and enjoy surprises, this double wedding and event management course is the perfect combination for a rewarding career!
The Certificate of Wedding Planning& Event Management is an online program that will teach you wedding and event management fundamentals to create the perfect event for any occasion.
In this wedding and events management course, you will understand all aspects of planning and managing events. You will learn the management, organisation and event planning skills required to be a successful event planner.
You will also learn about different styles of weddings, types of ceremonies and receptions, working with caterers, photographers, reception venues and celebrants to create the perfect wedding for your clients.
You will discover event concept development and how to manage physical and human resources, project logistics, marketing, finance and operations. So, whether it’s conferences, concerts or weddings, you’ll feel confident to plan and manage events of every type and size.
On completion of this course, you will feel inspired to launch your career in the dynamic and exciting world of wedding and event management or start your own business, such as a boutique wedding venue!
Unit 1 - Wedding Planning
Unit 1 – Introduction
Wedding planning skills
Wedding ceremony types
Types of receptions
Unit 2 – Planning
Setting the date
Hen / Stag parties
Location, location, location
Renewal of vows
Rings and flowers
Unit 3 – Managing people for a wedding
The mother of the groom
Mother of the bide
Maid of honour / bridesmaids
Conflict / advice
How to deal with Bridezilla
Conflict handling techniques
Unit 4 – Managing locations associated with a wedding
Deciding on a venue
Locations on a budget
Wedding photography checklists
Unit 5 – Managing the program
Wedding day travel
Wedding day schedule
Unit 6 – Managing services in support of a wedding
Effective control of events
The wedding cake
Buying a wedding dress
Creating romance photos
Managing people during photos
Beauticians and hairdressers
Unit 7 – Managing the wedding client
Contracts and cancellations
Setting a budget
Unit 8 – Managing the wedding day
Wedding planner’s survival kit
Calling off the wedding
Unit 9 – Planning your wedding business
Designing a home page
Unit 2 - Event Management
Unit 1 – Scope and nature of event management
What is event management
Planning an event or conference
When to run an event
Where to hold an event
Event management companies
Planning example -a Christmas party
Unit 2 – Developing a concept
Naturally occurring events
Creating new and original events
Planning a party in a home
Fire at events (BBQ’s, bonfires, fire pits, braziers, torches, fireworks)
Planning a public event
Unit 3 – Physical and human resources
Giving orders and instructions
Forming a team
Types of team members
Elements of a team
Dealing with problems in teams
Nurturing a team
Guidelines for planning a show or exhibition
Choosing an event location
Choosing a user friendly site
Car parking and transport
Unit 4 – Project logistics
Toilets and locker rooms
Understanding legal requirements and controls
Local government and liability
Unit 5 – Marketing an event
Developing a business plan
Unit 6 – Financial management
Types of budgets
Budgeting an event
Budget performance reports
Unit 7 – Risk management
Catering for people overload
Managing slippery surfaces
Risk control methods
Legal rights and obligations
The law and employees
Duty of care
Unit 8 – Staging the event
Theme of an event
Audience and guests
Power, lights, sound
Recording an event
Unit 9 – After the event
Dealing with complaints
Estimated duration 100 hours
Course Delivery and Start
Start anytime, self-paced and 100% online
Assessment will be comprised of written exercises, including short-answer questions, reflective tasks, short reports and/or projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
Why Choose Australian Online Courses?
Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
Improve your employment opportunities;
Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
Unlimited tutor support;
We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply);
Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
Are there any entry requirements or pre-requisites?
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry into this program.
How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 100 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
While printed materials are not available for purchase, PDF copies are available for download and self-printing for this program.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
Credit card: Within 60 mins during business hours.
BPAY: Within 1-2 working days.
Internet Banking: Within 1-2 working days.
Cheque/Money Order: Upon receipt of mailed cheque.
Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
What support can I expect from Australian Online Courses?
Unlimited tutor support is available throughout your studies via email during business hours Monday to Friday. Our Administrative team are available Monday to Friday via email, live chat and telephone.
I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.