Weddings take place every day, all over the world. Many couples look to a wedding planner to assist with critical decisions regarding their upcoming wedding. Penn Foster makes it possible for students to become an ABC Certified Wedding Planner from home.
Penn Foster offers a diploma program to students interested in wedding planning. Students complete five Instruction Sets which may include Wedding Ceremonies, Customs, and Traditions, Wedding Vendors and Service, and Multimedia Marketing. Students begin by studying the elements of weddings and keys to a successful business. Students are taught different aspects of networking and phone and email etiquette. Some clients might want to incorporate religious traditions or customs into the wedding. Students are trained on religious wedding ceremonies and cultural traditions. Wedding planners often are responsible for seeing that wedding invitations, announcements and guest lists are distributed.
Students in the Wedding Planner program should learn the basics of a bridal business. Students learn basic marketing concepts and conduct market research. Wedding planners are responsible for arranging all the events prior to the wedding day. The students learn how to assist with guest list planning, reception menu, and music.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Penn Foster is accredited by:
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).
Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.
Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.