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Wedding planning courses from The Event Academy have been designed to enable anyone, from any background to gain valuable skills and knowledge for their dream career.

Attend a wedding planning course in London or study one of our online courses part time. It’s entirely up to you! All courses are globally recognised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

London Wedding Planning Courses

Wedding planning uses all the skills learned in event management courses and The Event Academy has lots to choose from.

Online Wedding Planning Courses

As well as wedding planning courses in London, we also offer three online courses covering event and wedding management.

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Foundation Certificate

The Foundation Certificate is a one week intensive event management course held in London. It covers all the core skills you’ll need to get started in wedding planning and event management.

It’s a Level 3 CIM-accredited course that delivers the key skills you’ll need to develop your career.

Intensive Diploma

The Intensive Diploma in London is ideal for wedding planners as it teaches event management, marketing, commercial skills, pitching, presentation and many other core skills you’ll need to develop as a wedding planner.

This is a two week intensive course held in London and will result in a CIM-accredited diploma in event management.

Part Time Diploma

The Part Time Diploma is a CIM-accredited Level 4 event management course in London. It is held two evenings a week over 3 months and is ideal for those with daytime commitments.

The course teaches event management and coordination, budgeting, pitching, presentation skills, creativity and setting up your own events business.


The Postgraduate wedding planner course is a 6 month course that includes 3 months full time study in London followed by a 3 month work placement to gain essential experience.

The course will teach planning, budgeting, creativity, venue management, risk management, dealing with suppliers, client and customer relations, marketing, production, technical skills and a whole lot more.

It also includes work placement in a recognised organisation to supplement your classroom learning.

Degree Alternative

The Degree Alternative Course includes 6 months of classroom learning in London or online and 3 months work placement.

This is an intensive course designed to teach as much as possible to prepare you for life as a wedding planner. Modules include fundraisers, wedding planning, festivals, customer relations, sales, marketing, event technology, sustainable events, creativity, budgeting, production and a whole lot more.

All of our London event management courses can include site visits to popular events venues, full support from teaching staff and membership to an exclusive alumnus, most of whom work in the industry.

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Online Foundation

The Online Foundation is the ideal grounding for future wedding planners. It’s a CIM-accredited Level 3 course that you can study at your own pace, at a time to suit you.

Courses cover event planning, budgeting, venue management, the creative process, production, event technology, marketing, social media and all the fundamentals you’ll need to be a successful wedding planner.

Online Diploma

The Online Diploma is a CIM-accredited Level 4 course designed to develop your skills as an event and wedding planner.

The course includes everything in the Online Foundation plus risk management, supplier management, advanced budgeting, interview and people skills, virtual events, sustainable events, marketing, social media and a specific wedding planning module.

Online Postgraduate

Our Online Postgraduate course expands your wedding planning skills. It’s a CIM-accredited Level 7 course held online over 18 months and is a part time wedding planning course designed to offer flexible learning.

The course covers wedding planning, festivals, fundraisers, health and safety, sales, planning, project management, creativity, public relations, production, technology, leadership, risk management, presentation skills and a lot more besides.

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