Venue & Wedding Planner

(Level 5)


QQI Design, Level 5, Code 5M2208


Venue, Party and Wedding Planning is a profession that is emerging and dynamic. Planners working in this field are required more and more to create that ‘Special Something’ or ‘Wow Factor’ to make an occasion memorable. The course will teach students the basic skills required to design an event within a venue whatever the occasion, including space planning, colour & material theory, decoration, styling, flower & table top arranging, presentation of ideas to clients (including computer aided design), communications & introductory graphic design skills and the ability to work within the parameters of current health & safety practices.



Code Title
5N0784 Design skills
5N1862 Drawing
5N1356 Work Experience
5N0609 Communications
5N1374 Event Production
5N0764 Combined Materials
5N1978 Graphic Design Skills
5N1604 Computer Aided Draughting
5N1794 Safety & Health at Work
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Venue and Wedding Planner Level 5


Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
 Student Services € 250
 QQI Fee  €50
 Gov PLC Fee € 200
 Materials  €70
TOTAL €570

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255540

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent

For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.


One-year full time

Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.

Career Opportunities

Assistant Wedding Planner, Assistant Event planner, Florist, Event Designer (small events), Visual Merchandiser, Assistant Conference and Banqueting Manager, and Assistant Campaign Manager.

Education Progression Opportunities

SJC QQI Interior Design Level 6, 6M5127

UCC: CK101, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109, CK113, CK117, CK118, CK210, CK301, CK307

CIT: CR021, CR053

LIT: LC294

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