Into the Workplace

We always strive to place our students at companies/venues that would be most suited to their personalities and achievements. As examples and to name a few, the following students have recently been placed at:

Devona and Kate ~ Thaba Ya Batswana
Kim ~ Zavion Kotze Events
Bernadette ~ JHB Country Club
Debra ~ Red Ivory
Megan ~ Thornbirds
Riani ~ Kleinkaap
Robin ~ Kloofzicht Lodge
Anita ~ Exclusive Hotel in London

Nubian Bride Interview

Khali and Claudia Pillay, editor of Nubian Bride, chat about the how, where, why and what of The SA School of Weddings.

The Garden and Home Workshop at Multiflora

Khali and her students were invited to participate at the Garden and Home workshop held at Multiflora City Deep on the 11th October. There were 400 attendees at the event and a fab time was had by all as they had the opportunity to watch Khali do a demo and presentation on wedding flowers and decor. She gave tips on caring for flowers, flower arranging, décor, brides and trends. Volunteers from the audience joined in to assist her in completing the overall look and feel.
All décor stock was provided by Grandiflora and The Wedding Specialist for the four themed tables – a pastel table; a forest themed table; a navy, white and crystal table and a monochrome table with a pop of colour using orchids and lilies.
Photos available on The SA School of Weddings Facebook page.

The Real Facts about The SA School of Weddings serving the Industry as a Whole

The School serves as an excellent recruitment/assistant facility as they can recommend their most successful students to companies seeking staff with practical experience and technical knowledge within that particular category, whether it be a décor company, wedding planner or a venue (as examples). We urge you to take advantage of this service that the SA School of Weddings is able to provide as it ensures that you are in a position of strength whilst employing full or part time as the selected students are keen and eager to assist any way they can.

Photography Course Grows in Popularity

One of the more popular courses offered at The SA School of Weddings is the Photography Course which will resume again in Feb 2015. Andre M Photography is an inspiring facilitator who takes his students on an amazing photographic Journey. For further information and details on the Photography Courses available at the SA School of Weddings, please contact the School directly at

The SA School of Weddings at The Wedding Expo 2014

The SA School of Weddings students exhibited at the annual Wedding Expo at the Coco Cola Dome. Their large display area created much excitement and attention from the thousands of visitors attending the show and the bridal couples were encouraged to participate by voting for their favourite décor display and cake. This competition highlighted the incredible talents of the students with the voting bringing in hundreds of personalised commendations by the participating couples. Congratulations to students Antoinette and Isabel, who won the cake and décor categories respectively and the two bridal couples drawn from the winning students quota will receive a custom designed cake and over R4000 of décor for their upcoming weddings.

Cake Judging at Sugar ‘n Ice

The SA School of Weddings full time wedding management students, together with lecturer Kate de Waal of Sugar ‘n Ice, showcased their final cake assignments on site at Sugar ‘n Ice in September 2014. The judges included Khali de Villiers, Corne Buys, Avril ? and Jeanre Campher of the SA School of Weddings, together with Nici Bailes of the Marriage Meander Company. All were blown away by the high standards seen at the judging and the calibre of cakes designed and executed. The brief was simply to create a 3 tiered wedding cake for a client of their choice and the cakes ranged from traditional 3 tiered to exotic 6 tiers! The colours, the attention to detail, the finishing touches were all of such a high standard that each and every cake showcased could have been used for any exclusive wedding, showing the calibre of students and their talents.

The Wedding Expo endorses the SA School of Weddings

The Wedding Expo will cement its endorsement of the SA School of Weddings by speaking to students about the importance of marketing their business…
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