Certified Wedding Coordinator (CWC)

The Certified Wedding Coordinator (CWC) program is a comprehensive certification meticulously designed to equip individuals with advanced knowledge and skills in the field of wedding planning and coordination. Wedding coordinators play a pivotal role in ensuring that couples’ special days are memorable and run smoothly. The CWC program offers a comprehensive curriculum covering various aspects of wedding planning and coordination, ensuring that graduates are well-prepared to excel in roles that demand precision and proficiency in creating unforgettable wedding experiences.

Certification Program Objectives:

Upon completing the Certified Wedding Coordinator (CWC) program, participants will be able to:

  • Wedding Planning Expertise: Develop a deep understanding of the entire wedding planning process, from initial client consultations to post-wedding evaluations.
  • Vendor Management: Build strong relationships with wedding vendors, negotiate contracts, and manage vendor teams to create cohesive and memorable events.
  • Budget Management: Effectively manage wedding budgets, ensuring couples get the most value for their investment.
  • Event Design and Styling: Create stunning event designs and décor concepts that align with couples’ visions and themes.
  • Guest Experience: Craft memorable guest experiences, from invitations to seating arrangements and entertainment.
  • Logistics and Crisis Management: Plan for and handle unexpected situations and logistical challenges that may arise during weddings.

Certification Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree


  • 2 – 5 years of relevant work experience

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CWC, student should take up a 1.5 hours online exam conducted by AIBM.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.

Certification Modules:

Module 1: Wedding Planning Expertise
Module 2: Vendor Management
Module 3: Budget Management
Module 4: Event Design and Styling
Module 5: Wedding Etiquette and Cultural Sensitivity
Module 6: Crisis Management and Problem Solving in Wedding Coordination

* The modules of the certification are constantly updated and are subject to change.

Who Should Do This Certification:

The Certified Wedding Coordinator (CWC) certification is highly beneficial for professionals across various roles and industries, including:

  • Wedding Coordinators: Those already working in the field, seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills for career advancement.
  • Event Planners: Event planning professionals interested in specializing in wedding planning and coordination.
  • Hospitality Professionals: Individuals working in the hospitality industry who want to specialize in wedding services.
  • Couples Planning Their Own Weddings: Couples looking to gain insights and expertise in planning their own weddings.
  • Students and Enthusiasts: Aspiring wedding coordinators or those interested in pursuing a career in wedding planning and coordination.

Earning the CWC certification signifies your expertise in wedding planning and coordination, ensuring couples have unforgettable wedding experiences. Whether you are already working in the industry or aspire to do so, this certification equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in roles that demand advanced proficiency in creating beautiful and memorable weddings.

Join the CWC program and embark on a journey to become a Certified Wedding Coordinator, ready to bring couples’ dreams to life and create unforgettable moments on their special day.