Certification training for the wedding industry

The Wedding Academy will help you to have the career you’ve been dreaming about through our online certification courses and the support from our international mentor team. 

After 12 years training wedding planners, and over 7,000 new careers launched, we’ve taken wedding education to a new level and re-imagined it making it fun, informative, flexible and above all ‘real‘.

Advanced Certificate In Wedding Planning, Styling & Business

The Advanced Certificate combines our three certificate courses, Wedding Planning, Wedding Styling and Business & Marketing.

Certificate In
Wedding Planning

The Certificate in Wedding Planning is the perfect course for those who want to start a career as a wedding planner whether working with an existing business or starting their own. It's a self-paced online course that covers all elements of planning a wedding.

Certificate In
Wedding Styling

The Certificate in Wedding Styling will teach you the skills required to work as both a Wedding Planner & Wedding Stylist.

We'll show you how to use design tools, work with mood boards, create colour swatches and more.

Certificate In Intimate, Micro & Destination Weddings

The perfect course for those looking to expand into this growing market or learn new specialist skills.

Certificate In Wedding Business & Marketing

A course that has been designed specifically for those looking to start or scale any kind of wedding business with up to date techniques to generate (& convert!) leads.

Certificate In
Floral Design

This course will give you In-depth knowledge on flower theory, how to work with flowers, and floristry techniques with practical demos that show you how to create everything from bridal bouquets to plush ceiling floral installations.

Certificate In Wedding Venue Management

The Certificate in Wedding Venue Management will equip you with the skills to start and/or grow a wedding venue business.

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International Wedding Trend Report

Download your copy for an insight into the leading trends in weddings internationally, written by our experts for the wedding industry.

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.