Planning a wedding can be stressful and overwhelming for even the most organized bride. That is where a wedding planner steps in. A wedding planner is a professional at coordinating these special events and can help brides achieve their dream wedding with less stress. Wedding planners do everything from full wedding planning and orchestrating to day-of coordination. If you are interested in becoming a wedding planner, take a free wedding planner course to see if it really is something you can see yourself doing.
Wedding Etiquette Tips
The website Wedding Etiquette Tips offers a free basic wedding planning course. This self-paced online course covers basic topics such as wedding budgets, time lines, wedding themes, finding wedding venues and interviewing vendors. The basic wedding planner course from Wedding Etiquette Tips is designed for do-it-yourself type brides but can be used for anyone who is interested in wedding planning.
The E Learners website offers a mini-guide to becoming a wedding planner. This guide is a basic and straightforward starting point for those who are interested in becoming a wedding planner. Facts and questions covered by the mini-guide include how online bridal consultant certification programs work and what bridal consultants do on the job.
American Academy of Wedding Professionals
The American Academy of Wedding Professionals is one of the go-to websites for information, courses and freebies for those interested in becoming a wedding planner. Learn the AAWP’s 10 Commandments of Wedding Professionals and receive a free wedding planning book by becoming a member. The AAWP charges for its particular course, but you can register to win one of its monthly giveaways for a free course.
The Wedding Planning Institute
The Wedding Planning Institute provides a free wedding planning service. According to the website, “The program is designed to help aspiring and existing wedding planners start or grow their career while boosting local wedding businesses and reducing costs for brides and grooms.”
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