Advanced Certificate in Events and Wedding Planning Online Course

$100.00$2,178.00 Inc GST
$80.00$1,742.40 Inc GST $100.00 x 25 Fortnights


This Advanced Certificate in Events and Wedding Planning course is perfect for those wanting to start their own events business, catering to small events, weddings and more.  Combine these services with an existing business such as bed and breakfast, ecotourism and more to expand into this glamorous industry!

Detailed Course Outline

This Advanced Certificate in Events and Wedding Planning course is made up of a number of lessons or units. Each of these has self assessment questions, a set task (practical homework) and an assignment which you can upload online.

There are 4 modules in this course:

1. Events Management

Event Management is essentially good project management focused on the production of special events, such as sporting events, festivals, dinners, exhibitions and more. It requires dedication and a very high degree of organisation as well as excellent communication skills.

With this course you will learn about developing concepts for events, management of physical & human resources, management of financial resources, how to market an event, risk management, staging an event, logistics and post-event management.

This course is an excellent starting point for anyone interested in an Event Management career, especially for those wanting to start their own business or who are already working and need to consolidate their skills.


    • Scope and Nature of Event Management
    • Developing the Concept
    • Physical and Human Resources
    • Project Logistics
    • Marketing an Event
    • Financial Management
    • Risk Management
    • Staging the Event
    • After the Event

2. Wedding Planning

This course will give you the foundation you need to start on your own as a Wedding Planner. Students will learn about the activities that are involved in managing a wedding event (most importantly the organisational skills required) including hiring the band, liaising with the photographer, organising catering, finding the best deal for hiring venues and equipment, and much more!


    • Introduction
    • Planning
    • Managing People
    • Managing Locations
    • Managing the Programme
    • Other Issues
    • Managing the Client
    • Managing the Wedding Day
    • Operating a Wedding Business

3. Electives – Choose TWO

When you have completed the lessons of your Certificate course, you will be given the option of taking the optional exam. It’s okay if you don’t want the exam, we still issue your Careerline Certificate. For Advanced Certificates however, the exam is compulsory (per module) and are included in the course fee.


Your Tutor

Liselle Turner Content Writer & Founder of SCRIPTIO | B. Business (Marketing), Dip Hospitality Management, Cert IV TAE
Liselle Turner

Liselle is a content writer and project manager. In addition to her background in advertising, she has worked in the learning and development industry (e.g. TAFE QLD, Mission Australia, Work and Income NZ). She holds a Bachelor of Business, a Diploma of Hospitality and Management, and a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training.