Party Plannning & Styling Course

Course Outline

Personal Celebrations & Parties have become big affairs nowdays and we are here to assist you in preparing for a successful career in Party Planning. 

The Party Planning & Styling Course is for anyone with an interest in planning, decorating and styling kids parties and private celebration.

This course was developed by Khali Collins. Khali was the South African Producer to the no.1 Wedding & Party Planner in the World, Colin Cowie – Party Planner to Oprah Winfrey, to The Kardashians and recently produced Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck’s wedding to name a few.


Modules Covered In The Course
  • Identifying your niche target market
  • Developing a brand that attracts client to the business
  • The role of the party planner versus that of a coordinator and or a decorator
  • Meeting with clients
  • The creative process of a private event & kids party
  • Finding the creative flair    
  • Event Products and services
  • Scheduling the timeline
  • Party Set-ups
  • Party breakdown
  • Event Master Plan
  • Staffing
  • Safety at events
  • Cost cutting
  • Basic Balloon Art
  • Basics of Flowers
  • Basics of Event Personalisation
  • Smartphone photography
  • The Business side of thing
  • Managing your client’s budget
  • How to charge for your services
  • Preparing your quotations and pricing your items correctly
  • Cost management
  • Terms & conditions
  • Contracts
  • Registering your business
  •  Branding
  • Accounting tips
  • Website building
  • Branding & social media

Course Duration

Full Time – 4 Days

Times:  09:00 – 16:00

Next Date:  25 – 28 September 2024


Available in Johannesburg only

Entrance Requirements

You need to be able to read and write in English and you will need to have a moderate knowledge of computers.


In order to receive Certificate in Party Planning & Styling you need to attend 100% of the course. Students are required to successfully complete all the elements of the course set out by The SA School of Weddings.

Students must also meet the standards, ethics, and ideals necessary to successfully and responsibly serve future clients as a professional in the events Industry.


Anyone attending the course needs to be prepared mentally and physically each day. The courses at The SA School of Weddings are intense, as it is in eventing. We want you to have fun, but we also want to equip you with the realities of the industry.

Social media paints a picture of glitz and glam – remember we are the ones who create the glitz and glam for the people attending functions.  To achieve the look, it takes hard work. Please make sure you have a good breakfast and come with loads of energy. We want you to be successful and we want you to go into the world of eventing with your eyes wide open.

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