Matchmaker Training Options
Coaching & Mentoring
Setting up as a matchmaker? We offer 1:1 coaching & mentoring programmes tailored to your individual needs.
LIVE MATCHMAKER TRAINING
We are delighted to announce our next London live matchmaker training & certification will take place alongside the UK Dating Awards on November 21st – 23rd 2017.
MATCHMAKER ECOURSE TRAINING
Train to be a matchmaker at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home wherever you are in the world with the ‘Matchmaker Academy Online’.
Train as a professional matchmaker
Matchmaking is a career like no other. It provides freedom, flexibility and you get to earn whilst helping others find love. Could there be a better role?! You can work part time, full time, locally or internationally, the opportunities are endless as is the income potential.
If you want a fulfilling, gratifying and fantastic job bringing happiness to others then matchmaking could be the perfect fit for you. The dating industry is growing rapidly and we need people with savvy skills and a lot of heart to become professional matchmakers to support the growing number of single people.
Most people only dream of having a career like this. Now it can become a reality through the Matchmaker Academy Training programme.
We teach you all you need to know
We give you the knowledge to succeed
We are with you every step of the way
Matchmaker Academy Team and Speakers
Today i’m celebrating the achievement of one of our recent graduates, Shirley Hopkinson who is behind the newly launched matchmaking agency Instinctive Introductions. Instinctive Introductions is the UK’s latest matchmaking agency and is based in Harrogate but will also help singles in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Cumbria and the surrounding towns find love. We caught up wth Shirley as Read more about Meet Matchmaker Graduate Shirley Hopkinson[…]
Hi Caroline here, founder of the Matchmaker Academy. When I first started out I thought it would be years before I could enter (let alone win!) an award in the dating field. The good news is, you don’t need to wait! If you are based in Europe (not including the UK) you can enter the European Read more about European Matchmaking Awards – Nominate Today![…]
My matchmaking company, Mutual Attraction, has a new website going live in the next week. Whilst we’re still working on the ‘back end’ the shiny new main site will be up and not a day too soon! The more ‘creative’ side of running a business is not my strongest area…but my no means my biggest Read more about Tips for BEFORE you create your matchmaker website[…]
We are delighted to announce our next training to be a Professional Matchmaker will be held live in Amsterdam on Wednesday 24th – Friday 26th May 2017. This programme is aimed at new matchmakers or those in the early stages of their matchmaking career who want a fast track to success. We cannot wait to Read more about Matchmaker Training in Amsterdam May 2017[…]
Is something holding you back from taking the 1st step to becoming a matchmaker? Often, we have the abilities and skills to set up and launch a thriving business but we tell ourselves a different story. One where we aren’t good enough, or that now isn’t the right time. But what’s really behind your thoughts? Today Read more about 6 Barriers That Are Stopping You Becoming a Matchmaker[…]
The 1st weekend back in January we held a live bootcamp with 5 incredible and inspiring women. Let me introduce you to the fabulous 5….. L-R Co-host Lydia, Holly, Patricia, Kandy, April, Shirley and me These ladies are new to matchmaking. Most of them are new to the idea of running a business. But the Read more about Meet Our New Matchmaker Graduates[…]
Want to see what’s inside the Matchmaker Academy Online, our online matchmaking training course? Take a peek here: Is the Matchmaker Academy Online training right for you? Let’s chat! You can email us at email@example.com and ask any questions or we can hop on a phone call. Love Caroline and the Matchmaker Academy Team x Read more about Take a Peek Inside Our Online Matchmaking Course[…]
I’m so excited to share that the Matchmaker Academy Online is now OPEN! If you’re looking to turn your dream of running your own matchmaking business into a reality, then The Academy Online is for you. It’s time to stop dreaming, stop thinking ‘what if’ and start doing. The Academy Online is an online self Read more about Matchmaker Academy Online is OPEN![…]
There’s still time to join us in London on January 7th & 8th 2017 for our signature Live Matchmaker Training & Certification. Click play to hear more: The training will take place at the London Bridge Hotel and spaces are limited. You can find out more information here: Live Matchmaker Training London I hope to Read more about Live Matchmaker Training Weekend London January 7th & 8th 2017[…]
At the end of November the UK Dating Awards took place in London. The dating awards are about celebrating the BEST in the industry, just to be a finalist is a real honour. This year though 1 very special matchmaker Academy graduate took home the gold! Well done to Claire Hughes from Soiree Society NI for Read more about Matchmaker Academy Graduate WINS at the UK Dating Awards[…]
Guess who has been announced as the new ‘agony aunt’ for eHarmony? Our very own guest trainer Charly Lester! Less than 4 years ago Charly started a dating blog. Since then she has been an advisor for Lord Sugar on the Apprentice, edited the Guardian Soulmates blog, founded the Dating Awards, headed up the Global Read more about Meet the New ‘Agony Aunt’ for eHarmony[…]
Thinking of joining us at our next Matchmaker Training weekend on November 5th & 6th 2016 in the Big Smoke? Then you’ll want to listen to this short and sweet audio interview with matchmaker Aneeka Patel from Project 143. Anneka went from an idea to training with the Matchmaker Academy, launching her service, quitting her Read more about Audio Interview With Matchmaker Aneeka Project 143[…]
I made an important decision this week that I have been putting off for nearly a year. When you run a business it becomes your baby. You want to love everything about it – how it looks, how it works, how it makes you feel. For a while now i’ve not been in love with Read more about All Change at Mutual Attraction[…]
Every matchmaker needs their very own Little Black Book and Londoners can now take advantage of Kate Wrays personal one, as she has launched the Little Black Book matchmaking service. Kate attended the Matchmaker Academy May 2016 matchmaker training weekend and she’s going full steam ahead….. 1) When did you first start thinking about Read more about Interview with Matchmaker Academy Graduate Kate Wray[…]
Aneeka joined us at the May 2016 matchmaker training bootcamp and just a few short months later she has launched Project 143! In fact, her website has gone live today, well done Aneeka! I had a catchup with her to see how she’s been getting on with setting up her matchmaking business. Aneeka when did Read more about Interview with Matchmaker Academy Graduate Aneeka Patel[…]
It’s happening! Our next Matchmaker Training Bootcamp has been announced! I am already so excited for the next Live Matchmaker Training boocamp which is to be held on Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th November 2016. Have you ever thought about being a matchmaker? Have you ever thought about having a career where you spend your Read more about Next Matchmaker Training Bootcamp Dates Announced[…]
Matchmaking is a great career within the dating industry, but don’t just listen to us, listen to the Financial Times! Last week we contributed to an article for the FT about the Dating Industry and what big business it is. Matchmaking was featured alongside other work opportunities in the industry including the awesome Saskia from Read more about Dating Breeds New Job Opportunities – FT[…]
Last night was the first ever mini matchmaker reunion and what fun we had! In fact so much fun that some matchmakers didn’t make it to bed until the very early hours of the morning….I will name no names 😛 I learnt early on that there is nothing more important than having other matchmakers as Read more about Matchmaker Academy Mini Reunion[…]
‘Oh fudge, what was I saying again’?! Yesterday was an exciting day. Why? Filming began for the Matchmaker Academy Online Bootcamp….yeah! This photo was shot right near the end of the day by which time i had fluffed my lines more times than I dare to admit but that is part and parcel of filming Read more about Behind the Scenes at the Filming for our Online Course[…]
Last week we celebrated the European Dating Awards in beautiful and sunny Amsterdam. There could not have been a better setting for the first European Dating Awards. The night kicked off at 6:30pm with champagne so needless to say, the matchmakers were all there bang on time 😉 Networking began and everyone enjoyed chatting, making Read more about European Dating Awards – What a Blast![…]
Wow what a fantastic weekend we had at the Matchmaker Academy Bootcamp, I think I have just about recovered 😉 Myself and the guest speakers were joined by 3 awesome matchmakers – Kate, Marijke and Aneeka. Kate and Aneeka are new to the matchmaking game and are looking forward to launching their services shortly. Marijke Read more about What A Fantastic Matchmaker Bootcamp[…]
Join me at the GDI Dating Conference and European Dating Awards in Amsterdam Thursday May 12th 2016. Key Information When: Thursday 12th May, 2016 Where: Rode Hoed, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Time: 10am – 4pm Price: £310 BUY TICKETS HERE What to expect? After the success of our London conference in 2015, GDI is hosting its next European conference in Read more about GDI Conference: Matchmaker Speakers Announced[…]
Coaching services can be hugely benefitial to matchmaking clients but coaching have a bit of a bad rep. Contrary to belief there is no lecturing involved, especially with Laura Yates who is down to earth, super lovely and kind. She’s the kind of woman you just want to tell your life story to! We got Read more about Interview With Laura Yates Dating Coach & Academy Speaker[…]
We need more male matchmakers in the World! Which is why I was so delighted when Francesco Fulchini reached out to us here at the Academy. Francesco is an Italian living in the big smoke who has more passion and determination in his little finger than most have in their whole body! Francesco knew that Read more about Interview With Academy Graduate Francesco Fulchini[…]
Yesterday a matchmaker in the making asked me the question ‘what are the top 3 qualities a matchmaker must have?’ I thought about it for a moment and wondered how I was going to pick only 3! A good matchmaker will have lots of qualities. They will be kind, giving, passionate and will always be Read more about Top 3 Qualities a Matchmaker Must Have[…]
Are you a matchmaker or dating expert working in a European Country other than the UK? Then you’ll be pleased to know that applications are open and coming in for the European Dating Awards. Established in 2014 in the UK, the Dating Awards recognise both companies and individuals. They not only reward established household names, Read more about European Dating Awards – Applications Open[…]
If you can rely on 1 woman to say what she thinks about dating it’s Katy Horwood. No pussy footing around, Katy says it how it is where others skirt around the issue. A former matchmaker herself, Katy found her true passion was in writing. Now a successful dating writer and blogger, she spends her Read more about Interview with Katy Horwood Dating Writer & Academy Speaker[…]
In February I was delighted to be asked by the Telegraph to be featured in their Saturday Magazine which fell on a very special day – Valentine’s Day! The original article can be found here or keep reading below. “I’ve been a matchmaker for nearly five years. It all began because I had a fascination Read more about Telegraph: Matchmaker Reveals How She Brings People Together[…]
Charlotte joined us at the October 2015 bootcamp and just a few short months later she launched Bespoke Introductions! I had a catchup with Charlotte to see how she’s getting on in her new role as professional matchmaker and business owner….. Charlotte when did you first start thinking about becoming a matchmaker and why? Over Read more about Interview with Academy Graduate Charlotte, Bespoke Introductions[…]
Few people know the dating industry as well as Charly Lester. Her position as CEO of the Dating Awards means if there’s something going on in the industry – she knows about it! How would you sum up your role? A difficult question for someone who wears so many hats! Haha, that’s quite a tough Read more about Interview with Charly Lester Speaker & CEO of the Dating Awards[…]
Just the other week I got the shock of my life flicking through ‘Woman’ magazine. There in front of me was our very own graduate Tara Mcdonnell! Tara has a great story as she transitioned from a police detective to being a matchmaker. So many of us stay in jobs we’re not happy with, or Read more about Academy Graduate Tara McDonnell in Woman Magazine[…]
Tara Mcdonnell runs South Downs Introductions. From the moment I met her I could tell she had so much heart, determination and positivity and would go far in the world of matchmaking. Tara was in the early stages of setting up her matchmaking business when she joined the Academy. Since then she has gone from Read more about Interview with Matchmaker Academy Graduate Tara Mcdonnell[…]
Have you ever thought about becoming a matchmaker? Sure you have or you wouldn’t be here right?! 🙂 For many people, they think quitting their 9-5 to become a matchmaker seems impossible, or a lifetime away. I’m here to tell you otherwise. How do I know? Because I used to work in a 9-5. I Read more about New Training Weekend For Matchmakers Announced: Video Inside![…]
Hello and Welcome In this glorious month of love, February, we are making some welcome changes to the Matchmaker Academy website. Every now and again we all need a bit of a make over and websites are no different! We so much enjoy communicating with you all weekly through the newsletter but for a while Read more about Welcome[…]