Wedding Consultant (Level 3)

£429.00

Course Code EDDABBM26

Course Overview

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Wedding Consultant Diploma. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Wedding Consultant is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for a Wedding Consultant exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Wedding Consultant course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

Do you have what it takes to get the bride to the church on time?

Do you love everything about weddings the romance, the flowers and the big hats? Are you creative, organised and a good communicator?

If your answer is yes, then you could have an exciting and financially rewarding career as a Wedding Consultant, and your Wedding Consultant distance learning diploma would be a great way to get started in your dream job.

Busy personal and professional schedules mean more and more engaged couples are turning to professional Wedding Consultants to arrange the wedding of their dreams. This distance learning course will give you the knowledge, background and skills to make the most of the opportunities in this exciting field. You'll find out about the importance of listening to your clients, negotiating the best prices, the best way to supervise and coordinate the wedding day and much, much more.

Even better, as an experienced professional in the wedding industry, you can look forward to a career with strong earning potential and, as you gain experience and a sound reputation, you'll find you are in demand.

Make the bride's dreams come true and you’ll find, you too, will be living happily ever after!

 

What Could I Do After Taking This Wedding Consultant Course?

This distance learning course will give you the knowledge, background and skills to fulfill your dreams of becoming a wedding consultant. As a wedding consultant, you will help couples have the wedding they want. This could mean planning and organising the whole wedding from start to finish or just sorting out certain aspects of the day. If you enjoy meeting people and love organising things, this job could be perfect for you.

Good communication skills and the ability the get on well with different kinds of people are something you will need in this job. You’ll also need to have good problem solving skills and be able to keep calm under pressure.

As a professional in the bridal industry you can look forward to a career with strong earning potential. While salaries vary according to the location, entry-level wedding professionals can expect to receive a competitive salary. Then as you gain experience and your reputation grows, you can look forward to a lifetime of increasing income potential.

Course Features

Your Wedding Consultant (Level 3) Course:

    If you want a career as a Wedding Consultant, our tutor supported open distance learning Wedding Consultant course provides the necessary knowledge, skills and qualification without disrupting your current lifestyle.

    The Wedding Consultant course provides training in the core skills needed to embark on a rewarding career as a Wedding Consultant. The Wedding Consultant course is specially designed, allowing you to learn the skills of the Wedding Consultant through flexible and cost-effective home study at your own time and pace.

Study Time

Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the Wedding Consultant (Level 3) course is: 200 Hours

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Key Topics

The NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Wedding Consultant course is divided into 4 comprehensive modules:

  • Weddings: Folklore, Traditions, Ceremonies
  • "I DO" Weddings
  • The Portable Wedding Consultant
  • Event Planning
Assessments

This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor following NCFE guidelines. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

We send the full course out with the units listed above, you then read through the course in your own time and complete the assignments which you send to your tutor for marking. There is no word count for these assignments. However, one sentence answers will be rejected and you will have to re-submit it for marking.

Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, a certificate of achievement will be awarded by the national awarding organisation NCFE, as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Wedding Consultant and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Home Study Support

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

Home Study Resources

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study.Your course fee covers all textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.

This Level 3 Diploma in Wedding Consultant Course pack includes the Student Handbook with all relevant information that you would need to successfully complete the course.

Qualification

NCFE Level 3 Diploma as a Wedding Consultant
At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by UKOL which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

In Scotland this course leads to a Level 6 for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 6 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for Scotland.

In Ireland this course leads to a Level 5 for successful learners. This means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 5 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) for Ireland.

This course has been designed to meet specific learner requirements. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that this learning programme has been scrutinised and approved by an independent panel of experienced educational professionals and is quality audited by NCFE.

This is a dual certification course. You will receive a certificate from both the College and also the National Awarding body NCFE. Fees for both are included in the course fee.

Possible Career Path

More and more engaged couples today are turning to professional wedding consultants to plan their weddings. Busy personal and professional schedules may prevent many brides-to-be and their parents from organising the wedding of their dreams. Fortunately, you can now learn what you need to begin your career as a Wedding Consultant through guided independent study in the convenience of your own home.

Once you have earned your diploma, you’ll be ready to take advantage of the opportunities — in your home town or almost anywhere else you’d like to live.

The most important skills and traits you need in order to become a successful Wedding Consultant are determination, organisation, creativity and the ability to work well with others.

Additionally, those in this field need to have advertising know-how in order to market their bridal consulting business. Wedding planning professionals spend most of their time conferring with clients, networking with suppliers, attending bridal shows, negotiating the best prices for goods and services, and supervising and coordinating wedding day events. As a professional in the bridal industry you can look forward to a career with strong earning potential. While salaries vary according to the location, entry-level wedding professionals can expect to receive a competitive salary. Then as you gain experience and your reputation grows, you can look forward to a lifetime of increasing income potential.

What's Included

Our online courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective. Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers. Courses are delivered on our Digital Learning Environment allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet. The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.

As a student, your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Wedding Consultant home study course and earn your award:

  • Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the course.
  • A full range of student services, including:
  • Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
  • Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
  • NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)
  • One year educational support by e-mail.
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12 MONTH COURSE INSURANCE :

Reordering a course pack, if you have damaged yours, can be costly. You can usually expect to pay a huge price for a copy. The 12 month insurance Cover will meet the cost for you if your pack was damaged. We will send out another Course Pack at no extra cost if you send us a proof of the damaged course.

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LEARNING FOR LIFE:

We support our students even after they have graduated from the college. Learning for Life Services include:

  • 1. Academic Reference: We are often asked to provide references for students by employers or colleges and universities. The aims of an academic reference are to confirm facts (confirm accuracy of statements made in any application) and to provide relevant opinion on the candidate's aptitude and ability.

  • 2. CV Refresh Service: When you successfully complete your course you will be entitled to our CV refresh service. We will update your current CV to ensure that your new skills and achievements are presented to the highest standard. We will also add your CV to databank of our sister company www.twindo.co.uk

  • 3. 25% off Courses: *(This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)

    For all students who successfully complete their course, you will be entitled to 25% off any future courses through eDistance Learning or it's partners.

    Furthermore this offer will be extended to your family and friends.

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Further Information
Award Level: Level 3 Diploma

Awarding Body: NCFE (www.ncfe.org.uk)

Format: Paper

If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.

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Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

For Macintosh:
Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course. We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.

This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.

WHAT TO DO NOW?

Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.

Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.

Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.

That's it..... Thanks and wishing you the best of luck with your studies.

Professional Membership

About NCFE
More than 150 years of Vocational Awarding, NCFE can trace their record of working with colleges and other providers back to their founding organisation...

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland

FAQ's

How do I contact my tutor and submit assignments?

All our tutors are working professionals in their chosen fields and prefer to be contacted by email. In this way they can record your questions and progress.

Will my tutor answer my support requests quickly?

Yes, all tutors aim to give you feedback on your assignments within 10 working days. However, you do not usually have to wait this length of time.

How long do I have to complete the course?

Most courses are for 12 months from the date of purchase and we actively encourage you to complete within this time frame.

Can I extend my tutor support if I do not complete within 12 months?

Yes, we can extend your course for a further 6 months for a fee. We only allow one extension per course.

Are there any exams?

Most of our courses are designed to be completed through assessments so you are not required to take exams except for A Levels and some Bookkeeping courses. However, as mentioned elsewhere, the arrangement for a centre at which to sit your exams is for you to make.

How does distance learning work?

To ensure studying is flexible and convenient, most of our courses are divided into sections. You work through each section at your own pace and time. Once completed, send the test paper back to your personal tutor for marking. You will then move onto the next section once successfully completing the previous section. The support period is dependent on the type of course you choose; our minimum support period is one year.

When can I start the course?

The answer is simple, when YOU want; you can start the course at any time we do not have any set enrolment dates. Most of our courses don’t require any previous experience or qualifications. All you need is a desire and motivation to succeed. You can even start right now - call and speak to one of our Professional Course Advisors.

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This is dependent upon your choice of course and how fast you want to learn. A full breakdown of the course is available in your course literature. We do provide estimated number of study hours; ask our course advisors for details.

I want to buy a course that is not on the course list. What do I do?

Our website has an excellent list of the most popular courses on the market. However, we do have access to a more in-depth portfolio should you not find the course you are looking for. You can call our course advisors and discuss the course you are interested in.

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Is the course work done online or sent via the internet?

Most of our courses are available in both Online & Paper formats. You can choose the way your want to study and submit your course work

Is there a time limit or any deadlines?

We do like you to complete the course within the tutor support period but we can extend this for a small charge (currently £65). If you follow the recommended study hours, this will give you a good guide to complete the course withim the specified time period.

Will I have to sit an examination?

Most of our paper based courses do not require you to sit examinations, only continual assessments. Where there are examinations required, you will receive all the information you need to make your own exam arrangements. Please note exam fees are not included in your course fee, unless otherwise stated.

How quickly will I receive my course material?

Once your payment has been received and cleared your enrolment should be processed within two days and your course materials delivered within 5 days, for customers who choose to pay in instalments this can take longer as we need a signed agreement back from you before we send the course materials.

I wish to cancel my course. How do I do this?

If you have decided that this is not the right type of course for you you may cancel your course, in writing, within the first seven days of having received it. You then need to return your materials to the address printed on the course pack. This is at your own expense and we would advise that you return the materials by a traceable service, as this is your responsibility until we receive the materials. Once we have received the materials, in good condition, we will organise a refund cheque to be sent to you. Please note that an admin fee will apply. If you required your materials to be delivered abroad, the additional postage charge will not be refunded.

Do I have to buy any other materials?

Our comprehensive course materials are designed to be self-contained with all the relevant information you require to complete the course and gain the relevant certification. However some of our students undertake additional reading via relevant textbooks/study guides and/or the Internet to add value to their studies.

I’m not sure of what course I should take? Can you help?

Yes we can, it is important that you pursue a course which you will enjoy. Although we cannot make this decision for you, we employ a team of dedicated Professional Course Advisors, who will guide you towards making the right choice. Whether you want specific information, or just a chat about what’s available, contact us now.

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The breadth and depth of our portfolio of courses means that we will have a course to interest you. We are committed to your success, and offer advice and support through every step of the process. We have a dedicated team of Professional Course Advisors that can give you access to career and recruitment advice, whilst offering excellent value and quality courses.

Please contact us if you have not found the answer you are looking for.

Course Outline

How is the course structured?

The NCFE Level 3 Diploma in Wedding Consultant course is divided into 4 comprehensive modules:

Weddings: Folklore, Traditions, Ceremonies
- The bridal consultant: an introduction to the business
- Wedding sites
- Theme weddings
- Types of ceremonies
- Wedding customs
- Ethnic wedding traditions
- Frequently asked questions

“I DO” Weddings
- Characteristics of a successful bridal consultant
- The business plan for a bridal consultant business
- Marketing the business
- Advertising the business
- Promotions and public perceptions
- The necessary business management skills
- The legal responsibilities of the bridal consultant
- Networking tips and techniques

The Portable Wedding Consultant
- Accessories, attendants, attire
- The ceremony itself
- Divorced parents
- Finances, flowers, guest lists
- Invitations, honeymoon
- Kids at weddings
- Music and photography
- Rehearsals, gifts, the reception
- Showers, rings, thank you notes
- Traditions, transportation
- Tuxedos, wedding gowns
- Videography
- Wedding cakes

Event Planning:
- Initial planning and budgeting
- Organisation and timing
- Transportation and guest arrival
- Venue requirements
- The guest list
- Invitations
- Food and beverage requirements
- Entertainment and photography
- Final touches

Course Fees

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Wedding Consultant course home study course is £536.25, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £429 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £107.25 and then 4 equal payments of £107.25 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

Paper Version

With paper based study we post out the course materials to you. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.

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Course Code
EDDABBM26
Award Level Level 3 Diploma
Format Paper
Study Time 200 Hours
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
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