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On-site Venue Coordinator Certification

This is a private class for Wedding Venues, Resorts and Associations:
We come on-site to provide a private Wedding Certification class to your employees. Prior to the class we will speak with management to assess what the individual needs of your company are and what some of the challenges your staff faces. We will make suggestions in-class and focus some of the training on these areas of need.

WPIC Palace Wedding Team 2012

Palace Resorts WPIC Class

The course is made up of Lectures, Interactive displays, PowerPoint presentations, Group work and Home-study. A Course Manual will be provided, but it is designed to be enhanced by the Student’s own note-taking. Therefore, the manual helpfulness is determined by the student them self.

2 Days of In-class Instruction + 2 weeks Home Study + Final Exam = Certification

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WPIC with the Bahamas Bridal Association class at Atlantis Resort

Course Curriculum The Professional Wedding Consultant and Coordinator:

  • What is an On-site Wedding Coordinator/Consultant?
  • Wedding Coordinators and their roles through History
  • Profile of a Wedding Consultant/Coordinator
  • Working Independent Wedding Planners
  • The Many roles of a Wedding Coordinator
  • Bride and Groom Psychology
  • Expectations of an On-site Wedding Coordinator/Consultant
  • The Phases of Wedding Coordination

Wedding Etiquette

  • The nuances of Wedding Invitation and wording
  • Dining Styles and Table set-up

Wedding Coordination and Planning

  • Coordination of the Wedding Day from start to finish
  • Client Interviews
  • Creating Wedding Schedules
  • Developing the Theme
  • Vendor Relations
  • Contracts
  • Site Visits
  • Rehearsal Planning
  • Coordinator’s roles throughout the Planning

The Business of Weddings

  • How to build a Portfolio
  • Building a Vendor Base
  • Professionalism
  • Office Requirements
  • Equipment Requirements


  • Networking
  • Social Media
  • Advertising your resort
  • Generating Business
  • And many more topics

Teaching Aides:

  • Interactive Do’s and Don’ts Table: Students must choose which is correct/incorrect , proper etiquette, etc. The table is designed to surprise the students and leads to several anecdotes. An experience few could forget!
  • Group Assignment & Presentations based upon your resorts wedding packages and amenities

WPIC at Palace Resorts

Two weeks of Home Study is a review of all of the above, as well as studying the provided Manual which also includes:

  • Social Media and Public Relations
  • Wedding Marketing Statistics
  • Everything a Wedding Professional should know about Wedding Etiquette
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Wedding Attire
  • Second Marriages
  • Gift Registration
  • Bridal Showers
  • Stag/Bachelor Parties
  • Thank you cards
  • Dinner Place settings
  • Who traditionally pays for what
  • The Wedding MC and announcements
  • Receiving lines and their order
  • Cash Bars

The Final Certification Exam is web-based and can be completed from any computer.

You have 120 minutes to complete the Exam. There are 80 questions drawn randomly from a pool of 120 questions. The Certification Exam is worth 40% of your Final Grade and must be passed with an overall mark of 60% or higher.

Cost: Is a flat-fee based on how many students will be getting certified. If you are interested in having your team trained and certified by WPIC, please contact us at 1-866-836-4616 or

*Upon completion of the final exam, a certificate will be mailed to successful students in 8-12 weeks

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