Certified Wedding Planner


What you will learn

  • Learn the skills required for a job in the wedding and social event industry
  • Create event concepts and plan celebrations from beginning to end
  • Understand how to negotiate and handle vendor contracts
  • Develop client contracts and service packages

How you will benefit

  • Receive notifications on internships in your area to get hands-on experience
  • Develop skills needed to jumpstart a career as a wedding planner or event coordinator
  • Access an online resource library containing more than 150 customizable documents you can download and use for your clients
  • Receive notifications on internships in your area to get hands-on experience
  • Become an integral part of one of the most important days in someone’s life


There are no prerequisites for this course. The course is ideal for you if you’re interested in becoming a full- or part-time wedding planner or event planner.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:

  • Professional Wedding and Event Planning, How to Start a Wedding and Event Planning Business
  • Dina Manzo’s It’s My Party and I’ll Plan If I Want To