Event Management & Wedding Planning Business Pathway

Start your own Event Management and Wedding Planning Business!

  • Event management is the perfect career choice for those capable at juggling multiple tasks, who can move at the speed of light and thrive under pressure!
  • Special event planning can include many types of events, not just weddings, from conferences and sales meetings to gala dinners and awards.
  • Learn business skills and become a certified event planner with our online course to get started in your exciting new career.
ILEA International Events Association

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Why Choose Us?

  • Gain a Certificate to add to your portfolio
  • Clear overview of the most common event types
  • Plan your business for success
  • Developed by experienced Event Managers & Wedding Planners

This course is designed for

  • Aspiring Wedding Planners
  • Event planners wanting to add weddings to their portfolio
  • Brides-to-be looking to save money and make their big day perfect
  • Anyone looking to start a business planning events and weddings

Course Summary

Investment: $2,990+ GST or from only $25 per week on an interest free payment plan

 

Assessment: 28 modules / 28 assignments. On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate of achievement

 

Access Time: You will have access to this course for up to 18 months before you complete

 

Start date: Get instant access within 1 business day.

 

Duration: Approximately 400 hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week

 

Delivery: Online with tutor support via email or phone

Certificate in Event Management

HPTG144 Scope and Nature of Event Management
HPTG145 Developing the Concept
HPTG146 Physical and Human Resources
HPTG147 Project Logistics
HPTG148 Marketing an Event
HPTG149 Financial Management
HPTG150 Risk Management
HPTG151 Staging the Event
HPTG152 After the Event

Certificate in Wedding Planning

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

ABKA201 Starting Up
ABKG186 Preparing your Business Plan
MGTG129 Marketing and Social Media
ABKA122 Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cashflow Management
ABKG185 Planning for Profit
ABKA214 Fundamentals of Payroll
ABKA133 Understanding GST
ABKA189 Financial Statement Analysis
One hour of one-to-one mentoring with a Business Coach

Our free course guide contains detailed information about each course modules and how it will help you advance your skills.

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

Endorsed by the ILEA!

The International Live Events Association has endorsed The Career Academy as an Approved Education Partner and they have endorsed this course.

Receive unlimited support from experienced professionals. Our tutors at The Career Academy are industry experts who are passionate about helping students succeed. Students receive unlimited tutor support via phone and email.

Melissa

Melissa

Melissa works as an Administration, Management, and Computing Tutor at The Career Academy. She comes to us with a great deal of experience in the Administration sector and has a wide range of knowledge and skills with Computing. Previously working as a Property Manager in Real Estate, Melissa is an excellent communicator and has great people skills. With this previous industry experience, students can rely on Melissa to provide them with ongoing support and encouragement. Her main priority is to ensure her students reach their goals and career aspirations providing them with as much help along the way as she can.

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Becky

Becky comes from a small town in Ireland and has been travelling the world for the past three years. Her passion for travel brought her to Australia, where she fell in love with the country.

Studying at Dublin Institute of Technology, Becky undertook a University Degree in Creative and Cultural Industries, which has given her the knowledge and ability to tutor many of the courses that The Career Academy provides. She is passionate about providing the best educational experience for each and every one of our students.
She has diverse background in Administration and Human Resource Management, with expertise ranging from the legal processes of contract preparation, to applicant screening and reference evaluation. She also has extensive Hospitality knowledge, with over 5 years’ experience working in this fast-paced industry. This experience has developed her customer service skills over time, which assists her with building a strong rapport with her students.

Becky finds tutoring for The Career Academy to be a fulfilling and rewarding experience. She loves being part of an organisation that opens doors for students and sets them on a career path that they never would have thought possible!

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Louise

Louise has an extensive background in the hospitality and tourism sector, studying with the Victorian Bar School and gaining experience in busy cafes and established restaurants around Melbourne. In addition, Louise is also a justice graduate, with an Advanced Diploma of Justice with the Royal Melbourne of Institute of Technology.

Louise utilised her comprehensive knowledge of key social and cultural issues, as well as her passion for education and hospitality, when working with The Salvation Army’s fair-trade community centre, Hamodava Cafe. Combined with a passion for travel and tourism, Louise recently worked alongside a women’s empowerment organisation in Chiang Rai, Thailand where she managed a social enterprise café, training baristas and teaching English as a second language to employees.

She has personally upskilled in Event Management, Wedding Planning and Business Administration with The Career Academy and is enthusiastic in growing her skills and knowledge to enhance students’ learning experience. Through tutoring at The Career Academy, Louise hopes to provide students with the opportunities and knowledge to confidently enter and upskill in an ever-growing industry.

Jessica

Jessica

Jessica is an Administration, Management, Computing & Health tutor who works with The Career Academy to help students achieve their goals and career aspirations. Jessica has an Advanced Certificate in Business Administration, along with many years of working within the administration and management field. This qualification coupled with years of industry experience has allowed Jessica to provide the best education experience for her students.

With an unyielding passion and commitment for delivering exceptional education and support, her students are guaranteed to walk away from their qualifications feeling confident and prepared.

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

Certificate in Event Management

HPTG144 Scope and Nature of Event Management
HPTG145 Developing the Concept
HPTG146 Physical and Human Resources
HPTG147 Project Logistics
HPTG148 Marketing an Event
HPTG149 Financial Management
HPTG150 Risk Management
HPTG151 Staging the Event
HPTG152 After the Event

Certificate in Wedding Planning

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

ABKA201 Starting Up
ABKG186 Preparing your Business Plan
MGTG129 Marketing and Social Media
ABKA122 Budgeting, Forecasting, and Cashflow Management
ABKG185 Planning for Profit
ABKA214 Fundamentals of Payroll
ABKA133 Understanding GST
ABKA189 Financial Statement Analysis
One hour of one-to-one mentoring with a Business Coach

Our free course guide contains detailed information about each course modules and how it will help you advance your skills.

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

Endorsed by the ILEA!

The International Live Events Association has endorsed The Career Academy as an Approved Education Partner and they have endorsed this course.

 

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

ILEA International Events Association

Receive a one-on-one session with a Business Coach!

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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.

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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.

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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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