Wedding Planning Course


Wedding Planning Course Overview

This online wedding planning course will train you to become a professional wedding planner. It is certified by the Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC), the world's largest professional wedding planning organization.

Learn how to turn your love of weddings into a lucrative career. From planning to execution, professional wedding planners will show you how to work with clients of all kinds, how to answer their questions and meet their needs at every step of the process. Plus you'll gain the business skills you need to find and sign clients, price your work, market your talents and grow your business.

During the course, you will complete a series of projects allowing you to grow by putting your skills to the test. You will work with a professional wedding planner, your teacher and mentor who is there to review your work and help you improve. You will earn a wedding planning certificate that you can use to obtain a job in this exciting field.

Association of Bridal Consultants

What you'll learn

After completing the Wedding Planning course, students will be able to:

  • Turn his or her love for weddings into a career as a professional wedding planner.
  • Demonstrate skills on how to work with different kinds of clients, meet their needs and answer their questions.
  • Discuss how to work with vendors, photographers and caterers.
  • Succeed at planning a perfect day for clients.
  • Discuss wedding attire, floral, decor, photography, and transportation recommendations.
  • Indicate business skills needed to find and sign client's, price his or her work, and help him or her improve.
  • Demonstrate skills in how to manage client expectations and emotions that come with the wedding planning.
  • Show how rituals, traditions and customs can be combined to create a special ceremony.

What you get

  • 24/7 access to expertly prepared online wedding planning course materials — lessons and HD video
  • One-to-one feedback from a professional wedding planner as your mentor — there to help you improve
  • Access to a team of advisors — available by phone and email to answer all your questions
  • Up to 18 months to complete the course at your own pace
  • Access to our student forum — an online community to discuss courses, get answers to your questions, and share your work
  • 14 days to review the wedding planning course risk-free — full refunds offered in first two weeks after enrollment
  • NYIAD Certificate in Wedding Planning delivered upon graduation
Read the Video Transcript

The New York Institute of Art and Design’s certified course in wedding planning is a six unit online course taught by wedding planning experts who will move you from passionate participant to pro. Learn best practices in venue selection, creating a theme, how to select and work with caterers, florists, bands, printers, and more. Learn to be part of a team, and to lead that team as well. Learn to speak authoritatively about themes, color and style. Learn the newest trends and classic approaches to party planning. Each of your six projects will be evaluated by a working wedding planner who will be with you throughout your virtual internship. Watch over 200 hours of video, read comprehensive text loaded with images that will inspire your creativity. And because our course is online, you can pursue it anytime, anywhere and at your own pace. Certified by the Association of Bridal Consultants, this course covers everything you need to know about working with couples- from pre planning to the perfect day. Learn how to price your services, create contracts, and develop a fulfilling, meaningful career. Enroll today.

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Stephanie Murchison
Excellent ! I have learned so much to help my already prior knowledge from your Event Planning course . The course was well presented .
Sarah Champfailly
I enjoyed following theses courses so much. rnThe school are here for you if you have any questions the instructor replies very fast to your questions and when you submit your project they correct it in less than 3 days. rnI really recommend to choose NYIAD to help you build your professional project by giving you access to well-explained courses. The access to our student profile and courses and very well arranged. rnThank you NYIAD
Dineila Rijo Martinez
Completely worth it. Love how the course keeps changing and adding more information to improve our education. I have taken more time in finishing this course than what I would like, but it’s so nurturing I wouldn’t even use it as an excuse.
Sherrie Brown
This course has helped me to broaden my knowledge on wedding planning. I'm just beginning my wedding and event planning business.
Taylor Thornley
This course has been very informative! I feel well equipt to start my wedding planning journey, thanks to NYIAD
Sheri Luck
This is a great course. So much information to retain
Emily Hampton
I'm already halfway through, and I love every part of it. I cannot wait to finish and finally start my career in this amazing industry.
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Kaia Cannon
I have learned so many great things from this course. I highly recommend taking it if you wish to further your knowledge in the wedding industry!
Melissa Konopka
love how they work with you and I love this course now that I'm finished I can start my business thank you
Maria Damanaki
A wonderful learning experience with lots of knowledge I have already started using professionaly! rnVery helpful and fast responding tutors and institute administration too, I am very happy I chose this course!
veronica Fagertveit
So fare i have learned a lot, that i never imagined i would. I am Scandinavian and with this program i learn about the wedding culture also in other countries, and how to solve problems that can accur during the wedding planning.
Jill Briggs
It was very enjoyable and covered everything down to the last detail. Taught me a lot about when to give advice and when to stay on the outside. This course makes you think outside the box and tests your ability to stay calm but yet be productive. Very helpful for anyone wanting to start up a business in wedding planning.
Maya Devassy
Great online class with challenging assignments that makes you think about the variety of tasks a wedding planner can potentially deal with!
Tina Young
learned alot about wedding planning - it takes alot of work and planning and creativity but is worth it if you can get a good start in the business
Krystina Tinker
Such an Informative Course. Gave me the knowledge I need to continue with my dream career.
maria aliberti
Excellent. Very helpful. Very good details. Covers up everything one should know.
Mallery Fabian
Amazing, I'm learning more that what I expected.
Kylie Nestler
A little bit challenging but not too challenging. Has good information and is well worth the money!
Irma Jetzabel Mercedes Ballejo
I LOVED every moment in this course! I learned a lot about all the process of a wedding. I recommend everyone to do this course. Blessings to all of you :D