4 Day Wedding Planning Course 

African Countries

Course Outline

This 4 Day, Wedding Planning with an Introduction to flowers and décor styling course aims is to equip future wedding planners in Africa with the skills they will need for a successful career in all aspects of wedding planning and décor styling. 

Modules Covered In The Course
    • The Role of the Wedding/Event Planner vs that of a Wedding/Event Coordinator or a Venue Coordinator
    • The Importance of the Relationship between Wedding Planner & Venue Coordinator
    • Wedding Products, Services and trends
    • Basic Business Management
    • Understanding the Basics
    • Costings
    • Profitability
    • Time Management
    • Balance of Work and Lifestyle
    • Marketing
    • Facebook & Instagram
    • Establishing your Target Market
    • Building your website
    • Trend Spotting
    • Marketing your Business Effectively & branding
    • Meeting with your Couples
      • Initial Meeting
      • Planning of Future Meetings
      • Final Meetings
      • Pulling the Plans Together
      • Understanding the Needs of the Couple
      • Dealing with Difficult Clients
    • How to Charge for your Services
      • Creating a Personal Package in Line with your Services
      • Important Items to Include
      • Defining your Scope of Responsibilities
      • Your Terms and Conditions
      • How to Sell your Services
      • Wedding Planning Contracts
    • Scheduling the Wedding Timeline in template form
    • Scheduling for a Wedding Planner
    • Budgets
      • Managing your Clients Budget
      • Budget Templates
    • Preparation for Wedding/Event Day Management
    • The Wedding Ceremony
      • Coordinating a Wedding Rehearsal
    • Wedding Venues
      • Ceremony Venues
      • Reception Venues
      • Evaluation of the Venue
      • Creating a Floor plan and working out the space that you would need for your function
      • Understanding of the Services offered by the Venues
      • Working with Venue Coordinators
      • Understanding the Venues Operating Systems
    • Briefing a Florist & Décor Supplier
    • Basic Flower arranging
    • Basics of stationery & gifting
    • Styling a wedding
    • Basic Draping
    • Briefing of all suppliers for a wedding
    • Building a Portf

Next Scheduled Dates

  • 4 Days
  • Times: 9am – 4pm

Zambia 7-10th May 2024 @ The Taj Pamodzi, Lusaka

Zimbabwe 11-15th June 2024 @ Golden Conifer, Harare

Tanzania 16-19th July 2024 @ White Sands Resort, Dar Es Salaam



All printed material and flowers required for the Course are supplied by The SA School of Weddings.  When doing table settings using our décor elements, these remain the property of The SA School of Weddings. 


In order to successfully complete the course at The SA School of Weddings, 100% attendance is required. Only upon successful completion of the course students will receive a Certificate of Attendance for the 4 Day Wedding Planning Course 

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