This well-recognized program is the 2011 Las Vegas Wedding Awards recipient of the "Shaping the Future Generation of Wedding Planners" Award
- Taught by distinguished wedding professionals
- Practical curriculum
- Project-based where participants prepare wedding proposals supervised by professionals
- Externship opportunity
The Wedding Coordination & Design (WCD) certificate program is designed to provide a comprehensive overview and operational knowledge of the vibrant wedding industry. This program provides participants with a foundation of knowledge in wedding planning and the confidence to succeed in the industry. It is recognized as one of the most hands-on wedding coordination and design training programs anywhere in the nation.
Students will learn to plan, design, manage, coordinate and execute all manners of traditional, non-traditional, cultural, fantasy and destination weddings. Students will learn industry best practices and the role of a wedding planner. To complete the program, students will professionally design and plan a complete wedding presentation from start to finish, completing a professional portfolio that will serve as a sample of their learning and ability.
A 30 hour externship is required. Online students are welcome to contact the school for assistance in arranging for an externship in Las Vegas or to request for an introduction letter for an externship in their home city.
Who Should Attend?
Entrepreneurs, those seeking valuable information about this exciting industry or industry personnel wanting credentials for career advancement
Intro to Wedding Coordination
Creative Proposal Writing
Etiquette & Ceremony
Staffing & Timeline
Wedding Attire & Care
Planning the Reception
Floral & Decorative Elements
Linen & Table Setting
Photography & Videography
Destination & Fantasy Weddings
High school diploma or GED (no work experience necessary)
FASTtrack - Five weeks, meets five days a week, Monday through Friday, from 9 am – Noon.
90 hours, 10 quarter credits, 9 CEU
UPCOMING START DATES:
Monday, July 15, 2013
Monday, October 28, 2013
Up to six months time to complete, study at your own pace with dedicated instructors. The curriculum is divided into easily navigable modules, each containing lectures, quizzes, assignments and supplemental reading materials in addition to textbook learning. FASTtrack and online programs are suitable for international students.
There are no specific start dates for online programs. Students receive one-on-one guidance from instructors and each student can specify their own start date on the application form.
Students receive expert counseling that includes a career action plan, resume-writing assistance and interview coaching. Networking opportunities are plentiful and continue after graduation through the alumni association.
"I was so excited when I heard about TISOH and the courses offered. What a great way to start learning about event and meeting planning. I would recommend this course and school to anyone interested in the Hospitality Industry."