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Advanced Certificate in Wedding Planning, Styling & Business

Embark on a transformative journey with the Advanced Certificate in Wedding Planning, Styling & Business – an all-encompassing program designed for the visionary, the dreamer, and the aspiring entrepreneur within you. 

This course combines our three flagship programs the Certificate in Wedding Planning, Certificate in Wedding Styling and Certificate in Wedding Business & Marketing, offering an unparalleled breadth of knowledge and practical experience in the multifaceted world of weddings.

Become a Certified Wedding Planner & Stylist

The Advanced Certificate in Wedding Planning, Styling & Business is an all-encompassing online program meticulously crafted to not only guide you in orchestrating and styling unforgettable weddings but also to equip you with an extensive array of business and marketing acumen crucial for thriving as a standout professional in the wedding industry

Why choose this course:

This course isn’t just about learning; it’s about embracing the vibrant heart and soul of the wedding industry. You’re not just dipping your toes in; you’re diving deep into the mastery of wedding planning, styling, and business, guided every step by our collaborative approach.

Imagine being wrapped in the wisdom of industry giants, armed with the latest tools, and supported every step of the way – that’s what we offer. You’re not just preparing for a career; you’re setting the stage for a spectacular one in the dynamic, ever-changing world of weddings.

Whether you dream of crafting enchanting wedding experiences or carving a unique niche in this competitive market, this course is your secret weapon. 

It’s designed to infuse you with deep insights, unshakeable confidence, and a sharp strategic edge, ensuring you don’t just join the industry, but you make a lasting impression. 

With us, you’re not just planning weddings; you’re designing dreams and building a legacy.

Why Wedding Academy?

With up-to-date and industry-relevant content, students are guaranteed an education that is both current and comprehensive, ensuring they stay ahead in the ever-evolving wedding industry. 

The course’s flexible learning structure allows students to balance their studies with personal and professional commitments, offering a learning journey that adapts to their lifestyle. 

Beyond the course completion, ongoing training and support are available, providing a continuous learning environment that nurtures growth and development. 

Financial accessibility is also a priority, with various payment plans ensuring that the course is within reach, allowing students to invest in their future without financial strain. 

This holistic approach ensures that students are not just educated but are truly prepared to excel and innovate in the dynamic field of wedding planning.

Dynamic Learning, Real Application

Engage in a dynamic learning experience where theory seamlessly blends with real-world application. Dive into interactive sessions, explore case studies, and undertake your optional Certification project that refine your skills and boost your confidence.

Your Wedding Planning, Styling & Business Toolkit

Gain exclusive access to essential templates, checklists, and resources – your secret weapons for becoming the go-to wedding planner & stylist. From initial client consultations to handling unexpected twists, this toolkit has you covered every step of the way.

Community of Wedding Enthusiasts

Join a global network of passionate wedding enthusiasts, industry experts, and mentors. Collaborate, share ideas, and become part of a community that nurtures your growth, extending support beyond the course.

Ongoing Training and Support

Regular trainings and updates to implement the latest trends and techniques and the option of personalised paid coaching.

Imagine...

Step into the world of the Advanced Certificate in Wedding Planning, Styling & Business at the Wedding Academy, where your passion for weddings blossoms into a flourishing and multifaceted career. Each day unfurls like a page from a storybook of elegance, innovation, and enterprising spirit.

This course isn’t just a chapter in your educational journey; it’s the gateway to the upper echelons of the wedding world. Arm yourself with a rich tapestry of industry-specific knowledge, hands-on expertise, and a prestigious certification that sets you apart in the competitive marketplace.

Imagine your innate flair for planning, styling, and business merging to become the heartbeat of your professional persona. Draw in discerning clients and seize opportunities for unique and ambitious projects. The skills you hone with us empower you to not just follow industry trends but to be a trendsetter, turning every wedding into a masterpiece of timeless elegance and creative brilliance.

And there’s more—this course is your golden ticket to a thriving professional network. Forge lasting bonds with mentors, industry peers, and fellow enthusiasts in a supportive and collaborative community.

Graduating from this course doesn’t just signify the end of an academic journey; it marks the dawn of a career defined by excellence, innovation, and leadership in a field that celebrates love, life, and every beautiful moment in between.

Join us at the Wedding Academy for the Advanced Certificate in Wedding Planning, Styling & Business, and chart a course to a future where your passion for weddings sets the gold standard in this dazzling industry. Your story is just beginning, and we can’t wait to see where it takes you.

Meet Jac Bowie

As the owner of The Wedding Academy, I oversee the content & updates for this course, and I am also here to support you through your course journey with a free 30min introductory Zoom session when you start. 

After this, you’ll have monthly trainings to keep you up to date, and see regular engagement and contributions to update your content from me. 

Should you require more personalised assistance during and after your course, you’re also welcome to book in for online private coaching as you need. Available worldwide.

xx Jac Bowie

Access your course anywhere.

Gain flexibility in accessing your Wedding Academy course by seamlessly navigating it on a range of devices such as desktops, tablets, and mobile phones. 

Excitingly, as of 2024, we have introduced our dedicated app available for both Apple and Android platforms. This innovative app not only enhances the learning experience but also allows you to conveniently stream content to your television, providing an even more immersive educational journey.

Where you might find yourself now:

After this course:

This 3-course package is an all-encompassing online program meticulously crafted to not only guide you in orchestrating and styling unforgettable weddings but also to equip you with an extensive array of business and marketing acumen crucial for thriving as a standout professional in the wedding industry.

What You'll Learn

The Advanced Certificate in Wedding Planning, Styling & Business encapsulates an extensive curriculum that spans the entire spectrum of the wedding industry. From handpicking the ideal decor and crafting exquisite floral displays to mastering the nuances of lighting and textile interplay, this course ensures that every facet meticulously contributes to creating a cohesive and unforgettable event. 

Beyond the aesthetics, it delves deep into the art of client relations, seamless vendor collaboration, and robust business strategy, equipping you with the comprehensive skill set required to excel in the dynamic and competitive realm of wedding planning, styling, and business.

Certificate in Wedding Planning

Wedding Planning Fundamentals
Consultations, Budgets & Proposals
Suppliers & Your Team
Flowers & Decor
Working A Wedding

Certificate in Wedding Styling

The Art Of Design
Working With Styling Components
Using Color In Your Styling
Non Floral Decor
Understanding Lighting
Working With Flowers
Creating A Centrepiece
Working With Venues
The Production Process
Proposal, Contracts & Pricing
Working With Clients

Certificate in Wedding Business & Marketing

Identifying Your Business DNA
Finding Your Ideal Client
The Business Plan
Pricing Your Services to Book Clients
Building Your Brand
Marketing 101
Creating a Marketing Plan
Emotional Branding and Storytelling
Contracts and Insurance
Social Media Strategies
Designing your Website
Personalization and Experience

This 3-course package is an all-encompassing online program meticulously crafted to not only guide you in orchestrating and styling unforgettable weddings but also to equip you with an extensive array of business and marketing acumen crucial for thriving as a standout professional in the wedding industry.

Advanced Certificate in
Wedding Planning, Styling & Business

This 3-course package is an all-encompassing online program meticulously crafted to not only guide you in orchestrating and styling unforgettable weddings but also to equip you with an extensive array of business and marketing acumen crucial for thriving as a standout professional in the wedding industry.

PRICE

Pay in Full or Payment Plan:

$597 USD

You’ll see the Course in your local currency on the next page.

Get Certified

The Wedding Academy is an industry certification body and recognised globally. Our courses are endorsed by an international Advisory Board of wedding professionals, and in some case stars, (David Tutera), who are all leaders in their respective fields. 

Student Community

The Wedding Academy Student Community, boasting over 1500 active students and graduates globally, offers a rich, collaborative platform that provides immense value, particularly to new graduates embarking on their professional journey. 

Being part of this vibrant community allows newcomers to tap into a wealth of knowledge and experience, facilitating learning beyond the confines of your course.

It’s a space where budding professionals can seek advice, share challenges, and celebrate successes with peers who understand the nuances of the industry.

Networking opportunities abound!

Meet Your Instructor

Kylie Lang (nee Carlson)

This course was developed originally by Kylie Lang, the Founder of The Wedding Academy. Although we continue to update the course content regularly, the foundations of wedding planning remain the same, so you’ll find a great deal of the original course content throughout the journey. 

Kylie Carlson’s journey in the industry is both rich and diverse, encompassing roles as a planner, stylist, and an educator. Her prowess as a designer is matched by her acclaim as an international entrepreneur, particularly noted for her expertise in marketing and innovative quiz designs.

Students will find Kylie to be not only knowledgeable but also approachable and engaging as an instructor, making the learning experience both enjoyable and enriching.

Have a Question?

The Academy is a private training organisation and the qualifications offered are both nationally and internationally recognised within the Wedding industry. There are no formal qualifications required to be a Wedding Planner, but studying with an industry recognised company like the Wedding Academy will not only equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed, but also give your future clients confidence that they are hiring a professional.

Our certificates are recognised and accepted as a proof of your knowledge and skills. They are also accepted as proof of your commitment to learning and professional development. The certificate will contain information about the course you have completed, such as the topics covered and the duration of the course.

At The Wedding Academy we are dedicated to providing you with the best courses and certificates that are recognised and accepted by the wedding industry worldwide. With our courses, you can be sure that you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in your chosen field.

Wedding Academy Global provides comprehensive support to Certificate Course Students.

 Here are some of the ways that the academy supports its students:

  1. Course Materials: All students have access to the course materials, which are designed to be clear and easy to follow. The materials include video lessons, downloadable resources, case studies, and quizzes to test your understanding.
  2. Mentor Support: Students have access to dedicated Mentors who provide guidance and support throughout the course. Mentors are available via email, phone, and online discussion forums to answer any questions and provide feedback on assignments.
  3. Student Community: Students can connect with other students in the course through online discussion forums, allowing for networking and collaboration with peers in the industry.
  4. Live Trainings: Wedding Academy Global provides regular live trainings and events that cover a range of topics related to the wedding industry. These events are an opportunity for students to connect with instructors and guest speakers and ask questions in real-time.
  5. Job Opportunities: Wedding Academy Global provides job opportunities through its industry connections and network of graduates. This allows students to gain experience and build their careers in the wedding industry.

Overall, The Wedding Academy provides a supportive and collaborative learning environment, giving students the skills, knowledge, and confidence they need to succeed in the wedding industry.

The course is self-paced, so you can complete it at your own pace. However, the estimated time to complete the course is 12 weeks.

We update the course regularly to ensure that the content remains current and relevant. Core updates happen at least once a year.

All Wedding Academy courses are online and available to students from anywhere in the world. The course materials are entirely online, and students can access the course materials and resources at any time, from any device with an internet connection. 

The online course delivery format allows students to study at their own pace and complete the course from the comfort of their own home or office. Students can also connect with instructors and fellow students through online discussion forums, email, and live webinars, giving them the opportunity to network and collaborate with others in the wedding industry.

Yes, upon successfully completing any of the Certification Courses offered by Wedding Academy Global, students will receive a certificate of completion.

The certificate is a recognition of the student’s achievement in completing the course, and it verifies that the student has gained the skills and knowledge required to work as a professional wedding planner, stylist, or business owner.

The certificate is issued by The Wedding Academy and is internationally recognized, making it a valuable addition to your resume and professional portfolio.

In addition, The Wedding Academy provides ongoing support to its graduates, including access to its job board, industry connections, and networking opportunities. This support can help graduates to establish their careers in the wedding industry and continue to grow and develop their skills and knowledge.

I firmly believe that this course has been the best investment for my future!

The Wedding Academy provides up-to-date and in-depth knowledge, tools of the trade, work experience, support in the creation of your business, a lot of opportunities to grow and test yourself and many possibilities for networking with experts and creatives.

Monica Naclerio

amalfisoiree.com

Advanced Certificate in
Wedding Planning, Styling & Business

This 3-course package is an all-encompassing online program meticulously crafted to not only guide you in orchestrating and styling unforgettable weddings but also to equip you with an extensive array of business and marketing acumen crucial for thriving as a standout professional in the wedding industry.

PRICE

Pay in Full or Payment Plan:

$597 USD

You’ll see the Course in your local currency on the next page.

Image Credits: Styled Shoot at Morden Hall, London, UK | Stylist: WA Student Jessica Fasciano | Photographer: Leesha Williams 

David Tutera

Leading Wedding & Entertaining Expert, David Tutera is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability, uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena. Tutera has created a name for himself by taking his passion for designing spectacular events and transforming it into a lifestyle.

He continuously exceeds the expected with an unmatched level of inspiration, imagination and innovation to create the latest trends in entertaining. Tutera’s grandfather, a successful florist, first noticed his grandson’s artistic ability at an early age and encouraged David to pursue his destiny. At age 19, with the sound advice of his grandfather and only one client, David opened his own event planning business.

Today, David Tutera presides over an award winning company built from experience, dedication and Tutera’s natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision. David Tutera has a natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision.

Honored by Life & Style Magazine as “Best Celebrity Wedding Planner,” David’s impressive client list includes Jewel, Star Jones’ wedding, Real Housewife Taylor Armstrong’s wedding, Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul’s wedding, NY Giants Antonio Pierce’s wedding, Shannen Doherty’s wedding and events for Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Brandy and Ray J, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Lil’ Kim, the Official Post Grammy Parties in New York City, Elton John, Barbara Walters, the Rolling Stones, Nancy Reagan, Prince Charles, The White House, private events for the Vice President, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Susan Lucci, The John F. Kennedy Center, as well as countless film premieres and celebrity parties for royalty, politicians and socialites.

Tutera has also designed events for several charities including the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. David has made guest appearances on Today, Extra!, Good Morning America, The View, CNN, The Rachael Ray Show, The Talk, Steve Harvey, Wendy Williams and many more. In addition People, USA Today, In Touch, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, In Style, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Bridal Guide and Town & Country have all featured his work.

Tutera has also made special television appearances in the popular daytime soap, The Young & the Restless and TV Land’s The Exes. David lives in Los Angeles with his husband Joey, daughter Cielo and their rescue dog Lucy.