From the Principal’s desk
All the required assignments must be
completed and sent to the College for
marking. All assignments must be successfully
passed in order to obtain the award.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive
your INTEC Wedding Planner Professional Certificate.
Take your next step now!
Follow through on your decision to
enhance your life and your future
prospects by enrolling in INTEC’s Wedding
Planner Diploma course today!
Why study with us?
• Quality study material designed specifically for home study.
• The freedom to study at YOUR own pace, where and when it suits YOU.
• The widest range of courses for today’s world.
• Free consultations with INTEC’s career counselling and development specialists.
• Free study choice advice from INTEC’s Student Consultants.
• The convenience of online enrolment, contact and advice.
• Affordable, easy payment options.
• Ongoing study support and attention from qualified tutors.
Umalusi Accreditation
INTEC College (Pty) Ltd has been awarded provisional accreditation by Umalusi.
Umalusi is the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education
and Training in South Africa - see
Umalusi Provisional Accreditation No: FET 00037 PA
DHET Registration
INTEC College (Pty) Ltd has been granted provisional registration by the
Department of Higher Education and Training as a private FET College, until 31
December 2014.
Provisional registration No. 2008/FE07/025 - see For further
information please refer to our website:
INTEC College (Pty) Ltd is committed to meeting legislative requirements
regarding accreditation and registration of private education and training
providers in South Africa.
Wishing you every success in your studies and your future!
Phillip Slatter
INTEC College Principal
Combine Your Studies
Consider adding the following courses to your Wedding
Planner course and extend your range of services.
• Consider our Make-up Artist Short Course as a way to
add more value to the bride on her wedding day.
• How about a course in Flower Arranging to enable you to prepare the venue for that perfect setting?
• Add the Short Course in Professional Cookery or the Diploma in Professional Catering and you could be the caterer for functions.
• Add Event Planning to your course and ensure you can plan that perfect day for your clients.
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INTEC is a Registered Credit Provider: NCRCP 2325
15091A 11-13
(E & OE)
Build your future the INTEC way
Become a
Wedding Planner
Learn to combine your natural talent with newly
acquired skills to coordinate every aspect of a stylish
wedding, from the guest list to the reception.
Plan everything from the ceremony to the place-settings at
the reception, gain knowledge and skills that could assist you
to begin a career as a Wedding Planner.
Wedding Planner
Professional Certificate
Programme Type
The INTEC Wedding Planner Professional Certificate is part
of the INTEC Job Creator Series. The INTEC Wedding Planner
Professional Certificate is an INTEC Professional Certificate. This
programme is approved by the INTEC Academic Board.*
How to Participate in a Bridal Show
Entrance Requirements
Module 4
Course Duration
You should be able to complete this course within 12 - 24 months.
Initial planning; Contracting a facility; Developing a fashion show;
Developing an advertising campaign; Cost estimates; Contacting
and securing exhibitors and determining door prizes.
Course Content
Module 5
Module 1
Before the Wedding
Establishing a market; Avoiding marketing mistakes; Promoting your
business; Knowing the tax system.
The engagement period; Wedding plans; Costs; Designing
a wedding invitation; Who should give wedding showers; The
supporting cast; Remarriage.
The Business of Weddings, Part 1
Getting started; Developing a business plan; Getting organised;
Recording progress and taxes.
Your role on the wedding day; Organising and conducting various
types of ceremonies; Formation of the receiving line; The reception.
Image and advertising; How much to charge; Developing a
contract; Marketing; Understanding your client’s needs;
Building your clientele; Dealing with dissatisfied brides;
Vendors; Researching caterers.
Grade 10 (Std. 8) or equivalent, or relevant work experience.
Career Opportunities
You could even set up your own business, or work from home. If
you are already working in a wedding-related position in a bridal
shop, catering business, or for a florist, you'll find that the skills
gained through this course could lead to career advancement.
The Wedding
Programme Types offered at INTEC College
National Qualifications are credit-bearing qualifications registered
on the NQF (National Qualifications Framework) and accredited by
a Quality Assurance Body, such as a SETA (Sector Education and
Training Authority). A skills programme is an accredited component of
a national qualification.
Module 2
The Many Parts of a Wedding
Agent Programmes are programmes for which INTEC offers tuition,
Programme but where INTEC does not issue the final certificate. The Agent body
issues the final certificate and manages the final examinations.
The details of a wedding, including clothes, flowers, jewellery, music,
gifts and photography; Advising on the selection of an engagement
ring; Advising on wedding picture selections.
INTEC Programmes are INTEC’s own programmes that are not
Programme linked to the NQF and are not credit-bearing. However, they are in
high demand and carry the approval of the INTEC Academic Board.
INTEC Programmes fall into FIVE categories:
Starting a business; Marketing; Merchandising; Charging clients;
Setting up bookkeeping processes and maintaining records.
Career • INTEC Career Programmes are INTEC’s own programmes that
Programme are designed to teach you the skills and knowledge to succeed
in a particular career.
Career • INTEC Career Booster courses are continuous professional
Booster development (CPD) short courses that help you add to your current
professional knowledge in a particular field, and hence boost your
abilities within your career.
Career • INTEC Career Starter courses are short courses that introduce
Star ter you to a particular field or career; and that offer you the opportunity
to explore an interest or a skills set without having to enrol on a full
• INTEC Job Creator courses are designed to refine your skills in
Creator a particular field of interest; to teach you how to make a living from
a particular skill, interest or hobby, and to help you start your own
• INTEC Self-Enrichment courses are offered for self-enrichment
Enrichment purposes. They will add value to your experience of life in a
particular chosen field of interest.
Basics of a Bridal Business
Initial planning considerations; Choosing a show in which to
participate; Developing and designing a booth; Marketing your
participation; Selling and following up on contacts.
Organising a Bridal Show
Working from Home
The Business of Weddings, Part 2
Start your own Small Business
All INTEC Job Creator programmes include a subject called - How to
Start A Small Business. This subject will explain the basic concepts of
the following:
• Entrepreneurship.
Needs analysis (market research).
Module 3
Business operations.
The Role of a Consultant
Management systems.
The importance of your image; Who should make the appropriate
decisions about a wedding; Content of a wedding budget; Writing
and executing a consulting agreement; Using formulas to calculate
your fees.
Personal resources.
Nature of marketing.
* This programme does not lead to a qualification on the NQF.