Become a Certified Wedding & Event Planner

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Certified Wedding & Event Planning

Full Tuition + Student Community Membership Includes:

  • Access to the Online Student Center
  • Exam Fee
  • Certification
  • Internship opportunities
  • CWEP Course Textbook (paid in full)

Upon graduation, you will receive your certificate, letter of recommendation and the professional designation as a Certified Wedding and Event Planner.

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Become a Wedding & Event Planner

As the #1 Academic Program for Wedding & Event Professionals in the United States, LWPI’s Certificate in Wedding and Event Planning course is a program designed to educate students on the business best practices, methods, and techniques to get started in the planning industry right away.

Upon successful completion of the Certified Wedding and Event Planner program, you will:

Develop service packages that give you a competitive edge in your local market.

Establish a portfolio of business contracts, presentation tools, pricing, and packages.

Know the difference between traditional and non-traditional etiquette.

Set up a legal wedding planning business and be knowledgeable about business structure.

Be proficient in prospecting for and contracting with wedding and special event clients.

Market, publish, and utilize public relations to promote and increase your business.

Plan a budget, select a vendor, and design a wedding.

Students must have general understanding of the following:

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and/or Google Docs
  • Need access to a computer/laptop or tablet and internet access
  • Course compatible with Google Chrome, FireFox, Internet Explorer & Safari
  • Tablet owners need to download Puffin Web Browser App

Instructors and Mentors

Online instructors are trained and certified to help students meet their certificate requirements and prepare for the industry certificate exam. Instructors and mentors are seasoned wedding and event professionals who help students get started in the industry right away.

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Tuition Breakdown:

Paid in Full

$1795 $1595
(save $200 on enrollment)

Student Community Membership $15/month

All students receive access to the student community through their Student Community Membership.

This membership includes:

  • Live (online) Class discussions
  • Guests speakers
  • Live broadcast workshops
  • On-demand video library of various industry topics taught by industry experts
  • Access to seasoned and active professionals currently working in the field of professional event planning
  • Discussion Boards
  • Private Facebook Group
  • Stock Photography Library for Social Media Marketing
  • Exclusive Internship Opportunities
  • Discounts on future courses
  • Career Center/Job Board
    Not a member? Join the student community here!

Tuition Options:

Payment Plans

We offer a 12-month payment plan for almost all of our courses, at checkout. Payment plans can be customized to be paid off sooner.

Military Funding:

For full details about military tuition assistance, please visit this page for more information.

FAQs

Q: Where can I go to find a job as a wedding & event planner?
A: All LWPI students and graduates qualify for an internship as part of the CWEP program and master class students and graduates qualify to work with Lovegevity on local events in their market.
Q: How long does the program take to finish?
A: The program was designed to take about 8-12 weeks to complete but you’re given up to 6 months to finish at your own pace.
Q: What is the difference between taking the course online or through a college?

A: You will receive the same degree of education when taking the course online or at a college of your choice. Taking the course at the college is best for those who prefer a classroom environment and enjoy face-to-face instruction, given at the same time each week.

Online students have the flexibility of taking the course at their own pace, and meeting face-to-face at scheduled times using video conferencing. All students have the same requirements.

Q: I’m an international student, can I still enroll in your program?
A: Yes. LWPI students enroll from all over the world.
Q: Do you offer Financial Assistance?
A: You can apply directly with our Financial Aid partners; Cengage/Ed2Go or World Education.

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