Get Qualified with a Wedding Planning Business Pathway!

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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. Includes the Start Your Own Business program to help kickstart your career as a wedding planner.

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Key Benefits

  • 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 one to one mentoring from our very experienced and knowledgeable business mentors.

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Endorsed by the ILEA!

ILEA International Events Association LogoThe International Live Events Association has endorsed The Career Academy as an Approved Education Partner. They have reviewed and accredited The Career Academy’s Certificate in Event Management & Wedding Planning Business Pathway.

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. 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. The Career Academy have created a course that sets the foundation of these professionals to do exactly that.” Carlo Zoccali, President, ILEA UK Chapter

Course Summary

Investment: $1995 + GST from only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan. Get started now by clicking here.


Assessment: 19 modules / 19 assignments. On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate of achievement


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

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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

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sarah Tottle

Sarah Tottle

Sarah is a fully accredited life coach, psychologist and trainer who has many years of experience across sectors. Sarah is an international writer and has been published in high profile magazines such as CEO magazine, World Economic Forum, and other business magazines. She is an organisational trainer and has coached and counselled individuals and groups in both the public and third sector. She is committed to helping entrepreneurs succeed in their business.


Declan Scott

This Pathway Program includes one to one mentoring from one of our very experienced and knowledgeable business mentors, Declan Scott. Declan has a significant amount of business and coaching experience. He is a University Lecturer and a facilitator. He has run several small businesses and enjoys helping students set up their own successful ventures.

Caroline Naguib

Caroline Naguib

Caroline is a successful entrepreneur and founder of the Jaymen Group Ltd. She is passionate about helping aspiring entrepreneurs, running several of her own businesses while coaching start-ups, including a niche recruitment platform, a brand and PR agency, and an education consultancy. She is regularly sought after for her expertise as a consultant and has featured in CEO magazine and Inside Small Business.

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