HPTI1016 – Wedding Planning to Business Pathway
Successfully start your own wedding planning business with our help
If you love the romance of weddings and enjoy the challenge of planning every tiny detail, this course will equip you with the knowledge to have a successful career as a wedding planner. Includes the Start Your Own Business program to help kickstart your career as a wedding planner.
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- Gain insight into how to plan and manage a wedding event from industry experts.
- Understand how to set up and successfully run your business.
- Access to expert tutors and business coaches – this Pathway Program includes four hours of one to one mentoring from our very experienced and knowledgeable business mentors.
The Career Academy’s Hospitality & Tourism graduates are often employed in Hotels and Travel Agencies upon graduation. On completion, you can expect to hold job titles such as:
- Hotel Manager
- Tour Operator
- Event & Conference Organiser
- Leisure Activity Co-Ordinator
Each year about 9 Million people visit the country earning Ireland €6 Billion in economic activity. Tourism Ireland projects a 6% increase in tourism related revenue over the next 5 years resulting in an increase in supply for Hospitality and Tourism related jobs. The salary range for hospitality and tourism is between €20,000 – €35,000 per year.
Sources: Jobs Ireland, Tourism Ireland
Endorsed by the ILEA!
The International Live Events Association has endorsed The Career Academy as an Approved Education Partner. They have accredited our Certificate in Event Management & Wedding Planning.
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.
The events industry is a highly dynamic one, and at ILEA we advocate continual learning by eventprofs to ensure they stay relevant and at the cutting edge of marketing and sales communication. 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; when we do, our value as a market goes up.
The Career Academy have created a course that sets the foundation of these professionals to do exactly that.”
Carlo Zoccali, President, ILEA UK Chapter
Investment: €1,295 or from only €25 per week on an interest free payment plan.
Assessment: 19 modules / 19 assignments. On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded a certificate of achievement.
Duration: 190 Hours. Learn at your own pace, but ideally complete one module per week.
Access time: We allow up to 12 months access to this course.
Delivery: Online with tutor support via email or phone.
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
ABKU201 – Starting Up
ABKG186 – Preparing your Business Plan
MGTG129 – Marketing and Social Media
ABKU122 – Budgeting, Forecasting and Cashflow Management
ABKG185 – Planning for Profit
ABKU214 – Employment Law & Introduction to Payroll
ABKU133 – UnderstandingTax
ABKU189 – Financial Statement Analysis
Receive one to one coaching with a Business Mentor.
★★★★★ “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
Endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality
The Career Academy is a member of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce
Receive a one-on-one session with a Business Coach!
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.
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.
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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