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City College of San Francisco

Certified Wedding & Event Planning
Dates: September 10 to November 05, 2019
Day(s): Every Tuesdays & Thursdays
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuition: $1390

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Becoming a Certified Wedding and Event Planner requires business organization, logistics, networking, and client relationship management skills.

This course offers business tools such as contracts, business and marketing plans, fee structures, service offerings and more are available to learn from and develop for practical application.

The curriculum is updated throughout the year from industry professionals providing feedback on the best practices, latest trends and newest technology to support industry professionals.

Questions? Give us a call or send us an email. 1-888-221-9988 | [email protected]

About The Instructor

Sarah Gallardo

Sarah Gallardo

As the owner and lead coordinator at SWC Consultants, Sarah started her business at the age of 25 in 2008. She came from a large family and when she was younger her mother was the designated party planner. Sarah grew up in an environment where creativity and thinking outside the box was highly encouraged. She can remember as a child planning out her day in detail; Its a skill that has helped her tremendously as SWC Consultants was beginning. This continued throughout her school years and just grew when she moved to San Francisco for college.

Sarah began planning weddings and events with her aunt in the bay area and slowly began coordinating weddings. She has always been an extremely social person. Whenever she hears details about weddings, Sarah gets extremely excited. As time continued she began to do more weddings; it became a part of her daily life. She knew deep down this was the career path for her.

Sarah Gallardo

Sarah Gallardo

As the owner and lead coordinator at SWC Consultants, Sarah started her business at the age of 25 in 2008. She came from a large family and when she was younger her mother was the designated party planner. Sarah grew up in an environment where creativity and thinking outside the box was highly encouraged. She can remember as a child planning out her day in detail; Its a skill that has helped her tremendously as SWC Consultants was beginning. This continued throughout her school years and just grew when she moved to San Francisco for college.

Sarah began planning weddings and events with her aunt in the bay area and slowly began coordinating weddings. She has always been an extremely social person. Whenever she hears details about weddings, Sarah gets extremely excited. As time continued she began to do more weddings; it became a part of her daily life. She knew deep down this was the career path for her.

Student Testimonials

Sandra Lafontant, CWEP Grad

The advice I would give others is to prepare your self for managing time to study and to work on the course projects. I would easily recommend this course to others who are seeking a well established and credited institution. The program was very thorough and depth and our instructor was very helpful in providing immediate answers to questions pertaining to running an event planning business.

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Tuition Includes:

  • Classroom Sessions
  • CWEP Course Materials
  • eTextbook & Curriculum
  • Certificate & Exam Fee

Class Overview

Learn the fundamentals of planning social events as well as owning and operating a successful business.