February 28, 2015

AWP Course

The Accredited Wedding Planner course is the most recently launched certification that offers the shortest course outline. This is a good option to those wanting to have a quick start in the wedding planning business but still be acknowledged as a professional by earning the title.
The Accredited Wedding Planner certification is a 10 assignment course designed to those aspiring to enter the business with the basic knowledge necessary to carry out a business and be a professional wedding planner.
If taken seriously, this course may be finished in one (1) to three (3) months.

Enrollment Fee

One-on-One – Php 35,000.00
Classroom set-up – Php 30,000.00
Home-study course – Php 20,000.00
(Payable in Post-dated Checks)

Course Outline:

ASSIGNMENT 1 – YOUR BUSINESS FORMS AND CONTRACTS:
Includes the forms you need to work with vendors and brides as well as sample contracts and brochures.
ASSIGNMENT 2 – WEDDING INVITATIONS:
This assignment prepares you to answer a bride’s questions concerning wording and social correctness and to sell invitations if you choose to do so.
ASSIGNMENT 3 – DEVELOPING WEDDING EXPERTISE:
Covers vendors and weddings in general.
ASSIGNMENT 4 – DIRECTING PROTESTANT AND MILITARY WEDDINGS:
Includes charts and timetables for the wedding rehearsal and day of the wedding, plus instructions for all attendants.
ASSIGNMENT 5 – DIRECTING CATHOLIC AND JEWISH WEDDINGS:
Since both are quite different from a Protestant wedding, included is what you need to know to direct a wedding of these faiths.
ASSIGNMENT 6 – DIRECTING AFRICAN-AMERICAN, HISPANIC AND ORTHODOX WEDDINGS:
As people go back more and more to their “roots,” wedding coordinators need to know some of the things to suggest for all types of weddings.
ASSIGNMENT 7 – RECEPTIONS:
Where? What kind? Food? Flowers? Decorating? All are covered in this chapter.
ASSIGNMENT 8 – ALL ABOUT ETHNIC TRADITIONS AND THE HISTORY OF WEDDING TRADITIONS:
Essential to know if you are serious about your business.
ASSIGNMENT 9 – WEDDING FASHIONS:
This chapter includes the five basic principles of fashion, plus illustrations, and a glossary of bridal gown and tuxedo details.
ASSIGNMENT 10 – TABLETOP AND THE BRIDAL REGISTRY:
A brief introduction to the three elements of table settings ­ dinnerware, stemware and flatware, plus a glossary of terms and illustrations for setting a table correctly.