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L3 Event and Wedding Planning Course

Our L3 Event and Wedding Planning Course aims to develop your skills and knowledge to allow you start your own business in event planning.

Through studying this course you will gain knowledge of the key aspects of planning a range of events from corporate events to weddings.
Full course spec
Course Ref: L3EVENT
Course fee: £329.00
Hours of study: 120 hours
Tutor support: 12 months

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Setting up in Business

  • Organising your finances
  • Tax and how to deal with it
  • Health and Safety obligations for the event organiser
  • How to deal with emergencies
  • Contracts etc.

Planning Successful Events

  • The initial meeting with clients
  • Planning your budget
  • Creating an atmosphere
  • Managing your venue
  • Timelines
  • Organising the caterers

Corporate Clients

  • Different types of corporate events
  • Designing and planning a corporate event
  • The importance of attending to detail
  • Choosing your venue
  • Conference planning etc.

Wedding Planning

  • Working with the couple
  • Planning packages on offer
  • Planning your budget
  • The importance of attending to detail
  • Religious weddings: what you need to know
  • Secular weddings
  • Civil partnerships
  • Remaining professional.

As you progress through the L3 Event and Wedding Planning Course sections you will encounter lessons, activities, core reading and assessments.

There are no entry requirements for our ABC courses.

Our L3 Event and Wedding Planning Course is Powered by:

  • Printed Study Guides in Sturdy Folder
  • Dedicated tutor support via email
  • You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
  • You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
  • Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
  • You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor
The course contains a number of self-assessment exercises, these are a vital part of the course as they help you gauge your progress. There are also Tutor Marked Assignments to be submitted to your tutor for marking and feedback.
Perhaps the most important asset provided as part of your L3 Event and Wedding Planning Course is access to a dedicated academic tutor. You will be assigned a tutor on enrolment who will support you for 12 months. Support extensions are available upon request.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).


The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.


ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Pay your course in full or spread the cost with one of our monthly instalment plans. Speak to one of our advisers today about arranging a monthly instalment plan for your chosen course(s) on 0330 111 4006

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