Venue & Wedding Planner L52018-05-17T08:41:29+00:00

Venue & Wedding Planner L5


QQI:  Design, Level 5, 5M2208

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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.

Entry Requirements

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

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


1 Year Full-Time

  Student Charges

Fee exemptions may apply ⇒

 Student Services €250
 QQI Fee  €80
 Gov PLC Fee €200
 Materials  €70
TOTAL €570


Course Outline

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



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.


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


We advise you to consult the CAO website – and to confirm specific entry requirements for Higher Education Institutions.



Career Opportunities

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


Course specific Contact Details

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