The Academy is the only South East Asian Course Provider approved by NCFE a recognised awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including Ofqual, the Welsh government, and the CCEA in Northern Ireland. This gives all our students a UK based Qualification.

We are the ONLY training institution specialising in wedding planning, event management and event design offering courses that are accredited by a recognised awarding body. Other institutions are general distance learning providers and don’t concentrate on special events. All students studying with the Academy will get a national award equivalent to either a Level 3 or Level 4 of the National Learning Framework depending on the course they enrol in, issued by NCFE.

What they say About Us

Shelley Truong

“The ability to have flexible learning wherever and whenever I want has been great as I can access the course materials anywhere, and also most importantly the opportunities to network with other like-minded people to share knowledge and learnings has been invaluable!”

Shelley Truong
Certificate in Wedding Planning

Advisory Board

The International Advisory Board for 2017 - 2018 consists of 30 industry experts from around the world who lend their knowledge, and guidance to the Academy. They offer many things to our students including work experience and internship opportunities, mentoring and advice, as well as input into our course curriculum ensuring that the courses offered are off the highest calibre.

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Work Experience

The South East Asian Academy of Wedding and Event Planning has teamed up with Heaven's Gift Academy based in Singapore led by Hannah Chong and Kim Tay who have over 14 years experience as the leading special event design company in the region. They offer a 5 day Apprenticeship programme that will help you to apply what you have learned here and put it into practice with the opportunity to understudy experienced mentors in the industry.

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Academy Tv

Academy TV is your chance to learn from our Director, Kylie Carlson. The Academy is unique in the fact that we are the only training company producing free-to-air videos for aspiring and novice wedding and event professionals. We take you behind-the-scenes at conferences, workshops and industry events, as well as going into the studio to produce some great educational content to help you in your career in the wedding and event industry.

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