Basic Training for Wedding Planners

Launch your wedding planning business and learn HOW to design, plan and coordinate weddings like a pro.

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Your dream career starts now!

Here’s your chance to ditch all your excuses and FINALLY claim your dream career, be your own boss and start planning beautiful weddings!A person drawn to wedding planning as a career is a special kind of person. You are a born planner, leader and organizer. Seriously, how much do you love making lists and then crossing things off? You feel most alive when you have a great idea and you are taking action bringing that idea to life. You’re fascinated by weddings, their beauty and their sentiment.

Unfortunately right now you’re stuck in job or stage in life where you aren’t making use of those awesome attributes. You are frustrated that you spend most of your time on mundane tasks or working toward someone else’s goals. You’re dying to do something that allows you to be creative and in control.

What would it be like to wake up every day excited about working because you love the work that you do?

Here’s the good news: Wedding planning is a real profession! There are engaged couples out there right now that are ready and willing to pay someone with natural talents like yours to help them make their day a dream come true. They will get the help they need and you will get to work for yourself, set your own schedule and spend your energy every day something that lights you up!

Here’s the problem . . .

  • You won’t find wedding planning positions on job posting sites
  • You won’t find a wedding planning major in your college course catalog AND
  • Most online courses require a major financial commitment up front and often that’s just for a “self-study” book.

So how do you learn HOW to be a Wedding Planner so that you feel confident calling yourself one?

Here’s the solution . . .


  • Affordable and flexible online classes. Online video training lectures mean you're free to login and learn at your own pace and whenever it's convenient for you.
  • Practical training not just theoretical information. If you’re like me, you learn best by watching someone experienced do a job so that you know how to replicate it. These video classes simulate the actual training I give my own staff. You’ll hear me tell you and see me show you exactly how to do this job.
  • Downloadable tools and templates. So you can focus on learning the skills and creating your business, not creating administrative tools, comes with templates and tools that you can start using right away.
  • Exclusive membership in WedMasters facebook group.
  • Lifetime access to Basic Training course material, lectures and downloads.
  • Free Admission to WedMasters Webinars so you continue to learn and grow in your craft

After completing Basic Training you will KNOW:

  • HOW to create a wedding planning business that is “totally you”
  • WHAT you really need (and don’t) to get started now
  • HOW to build vendor relationships from scratch that will help you grow your business and get referrals
  • HOW to do the work – plan and coordinate weddings, including skills such as getting organized, creating a wedding budget, developing a wedding day timeline, providing day-of coordination and so much more.
  • HOW to design a beautiful wedding that is personalized for your clients.
  • A COMMUNITY of fellow wedding planners to support you in Basic Training and beyond.
  • A MENTOR who's been there, done that to help you get started and keep going until you achieve the success you're looking for.

Are you ready?

If you are, then simply click on the enroll button and then join me in the classroom!


Your Instructor

Taia S. Younis
Taia S. Younis

Taia, Younis is the Owner and Master Planner of Inspired Occasions Weddings & Events, a premiere event planning firm serving the Capital District, lower Adirondacks, Hudson Valley and beyond.

Taia turned her organizational skills and passion for planning events into a financially successful work from home business that allows her to take care of her clients while also taking care of her family. She developed the Basic Training for Wedding Planners course to teach other aspiring planners the skills they need to establish their own careers in this exciting industry.

Course Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
Who is Basic Training for?
Basic Training for Wedding Planners is a skill-based vocational training courses. Created by a veteran wedding planner, Taia Younis, this course is meant to each any new, newer or aspiring wedding planner wanting to learn the basic information, systems and procedures needed to plan and coordinate weddings professionally. Are you a young student ready to choose your ultimate career path? You’re in the right place! Have you already been in the workforce but are ready to reinvent yourself by getting trained in a career that you are truly passionate about? Basic Training is step 1 on your journey! Are you a new planner who just wants to feet more confident in your skills and obtain some tried and true systems to help streamline your business? This course is for you!
Do I really need training to be a Wedding Planner?
Would you want to get on an airplane flown by a pilot who was never trained or eat a meal by an untrained chef? Of course not! Couples are paying real money for planning and coordination expertise to help them with their wedding. Being properly trained is a critical step in ensuring that you build a reputation as a serious, knowledgeable and competent planner. Besides, don’t we all enjoy our work more when we are confident in our skills? Basic Training is meant to provide a specific system for planning and coordinating events and the tools you need to feel confident charging money for your services.
Is it possible to plan and coordinate weddings part-time while I work another job or take care of my family?
Absolutely! I’ve been in business planning weddings for 10 years; only 5 of those years full-time. You can definitely build your business and planning practice part-time while taking care of your obligations. Basic Training will give you a clear idea of what kind of time it takes to do this work so that you can gauge what type of services you want to provide and how much you work you can reasonably handle given your unique circumstances.
How long will it take me to complete Basic Training?
This is a self-paced course meant to fit into your life as it is now. All training sessions are recorded videos so you can watch whenever it is convenient for you and you are free to complete the modules at a comfortable pace.
What will I learn in Basic Training?
This is a self-paced course meant to fit into your life as it is now. All training sessions are recorded videos so you can watch whenever it is convenient for you and you are free to complete the modules at a comfortable pace.
This is an online course. What if I have questions about the material?
Although this is an online course, I am committed to supporting you as you move through the course and beyond. The Facebook group exclusively for my students is meant to give all students the opportunity to ask questions about the material and offer each other support and feedback. I will personally be monitoring the facebook group and answering any questions raised by students. Additionally, you will be invited to participate in monthly live webinars on various industry topics and periodic Live Q&A sessions. These are great opportunities for us to interact in real time and for you to get any questions answered live.
Am I free to use the downloadable tools in my own business?
Absolutely! I don’t want you to spend time reinventing the wheel. These tools and templates are provided to you so that you can spend less time creating systems and more time building your business and industry expertise. I hope you will use every single tool that I provide you and it shortens your learning curve significantly!
Will I be evaluated in Basic Training?
Yes, each module does have an accompanying short quiz which requires a minimum score of 80% to move forward in the course. Since module topics build on one another, quizzes are meant to ensure that you truly understand the material from each module before moving onto the next. You are free to take the quiz as many times as you like. All module quizzes must be completed in order to receive your certificate of completion.
When happens when I complete Basic Training?
If you have completed all module quizzes with a required minimum score, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from WedMasters. In addition, you will continue to have lifetime access to WedMasters student Facebook Group and thus monthly webinars and Q&As. You will also have lifetime access to the course materials, tools, templates and any new modules added to Basic Training. If you select the Mentorship Level of Basic Training, you will have 5 one-hour personal coaching sessions to give you more intensive support as you build your business and begin working with clients.

"Going into this course I knew I wanted to become a wedding planner and I knew how to handle a handful of duties on the wedding day, but taking this course made me realize how much goes into owning your own wedding planning business. From A to Z this class taught me everything!"

- Claire Canniff

"The Basic Training course has made a great impression and impact on me. Flexibility has been key and the instructor is very knowledgeable and goes above and beyond to make sure you have what you need to succeed. Since this course my level of knowledge has significantly increased and my vision for the future is much clearer. I am happy that I chose this course and would recommend it to anyone interested in being a Wedding Planner"

- Sharon Lynch-Jones

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