HPTN1016 – Wedding Planning Business Pathway
Successfully start your own wedding planning business with our help.
If you love the romance of weddings and enjoy the challenge of planning every tiny detail, this course will equip you with the knowledge to have a successful career as a wedding planner. With our Certificate in Wedding Planning Pathway you’ll be ready to start your own business.
All courses include:
- Gain insight into how to plan and manage a wedding event from industry experts.
- Understand how to set up and successfully run your business.
- Access to expert tutors and business coaches – this Pathway Program includes four hours of one to one mentoring from our very experienced and knowledgeable business mentors.
- Receive a FREE 12 month membership to the Auckland Chamber of Commerce valued $350
- Free 12 month membership to the Institute of Hospitality
- Free membership to ILEA
What our students say
★★★★★ “Ever since I planned my own weddings, I have dreamed of making Wedding Planning a career. But until I started this course, I had no idea how much more I needed to learn to work as a professional.” – Jenny Connelly
Receive a FREE membership for the Institute of Hospitality on completion of this course. All of our Tourism and Hospitality courses have been officially endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality.
Free membership to the ILEA!
The International Live Events Association has endorsed The Career Academy as an Approved Education Partner. They have accredited our Certificate in Event Management and students receive a 12-month membership to the International Live Events Association on completion of this course.
ILEA Board Feedback
“This is an exhausted approach to learning about event management and creation, and will be an invaluable to those that attend the course, particularly in the private event sector.
The events industry is a highly dynamic one, and at ILEA we advocate continual learning by eventprofs to ensure they stay relevant and at the cutting edge of marketing and sales communication. This course is one that can be used both for initial insight, but also as a revision course for seasoned professionals.”
Rui Cruz Alvez, TFI Group
“Good educational programmes are vital to the long-term growth if the events industry, but critically, in its ability to show its true value to business. We need to encourage highly trained event professionals, implementing well executed events for businesses and brands; when we do, our value as a market goes up.
The Career Academy have created a course that sets the foundation of these professionals to do exactly that.”
Carlo Zoccali, President, ILEA UK Chapter
Investment: $1995 + GST or only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan
Assessment: 19 modules / 19 assignments. On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate of achievement
Accreditation: The Career Academy has worked in partnership with The New Zealand Academy of Wedding & Event Planning and prepared this course based on their expertise
Duration: 160 Hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week
Access time: We allow up to 12 months access to this course
Delivery: Online with tutor support via email or phone
Course Level: 6
Wedding Planning Modules
HPTG135 – Introduction to Weddings
HPTG143 – Planning a Wedding
HPTG137 – Managing People for a Wedding
HPTG136 – Managing Locations Associated with a Wedding
HPTG134 – Managing the Programme
HPTG138 – Managing Services in Support of a Wedding
HPTG139 – Managing the Wedding Client
HPTG140 – Managing the Wedding Day
HPTG142 – Planning Your Wedding Business
HPTG141 – Operating a Wedding Business
Start Your Own Business course modules
ABKN201 – Starting Up
ABKG186 – Preparing your Business Plan
MGTG129 – Marketing and Social Media
ABKN122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
ABKG185 – Planning for Profit
ABKN214 – Employment Law & Introduction to Payroll
ABKN133 – Understanding GST
ABKN189 – Financial Statement Analysis
Receive four hours of one-to-one mentoring with a Business Coach
Declan Scott – Business Coach
Declan has a significant amount of both bookkeeping and business experience. He is a University Lecturer and a facilitator. He has run several small businesses and enjoys helping students set up their own successful bookkeeping business.
Receive a FREE 12 month membership to the Auckland Chamber of Commerce valued $350