Archive for October, 2014

Butler Training – Virgin Active Health Club Melrose Arch Johannesburg

Posted on: October 26th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

The South African Butler Academy completed a 3rd Butler Training program for Virgin Active. With Virgin Active Classic at Melrose Arch,  they have created a health club experience that redefines health clubs. And being a Classic Health Club, you are assured of the highest standards in comfort, training equipment, ambience and, of course, all those little Virgin touches. The service is on par of a 5 star Hotel. It is the sole purpose of the South African Butler Academy to instil “Butler Touches” little “WoW`s” to create an unforgettable experience for all Virgin Active Members.  The Academy is proud of yet another successful training program, we have to share every moment with you – enjoy our video…





October 2014 Course | Student Blog

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Butler Academy 42 Comments

Welcome again to our signature 8 week Butler training program. Enjoy blogs and posts from our students on the current butler course. We provide daily posts by students undergoing butler training. Your front row seat at the Butler Academy in Cape Town.


Enjoy and feel free to comment!

Congratulations to Sindiso, Luxury Villa Manager

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

WOW, after 10 days since graduating from the Academy, Sindiso received a position in Camps Bay, South Africa as a Luxury Villa Manager. Sindiso`s duties include; smooth running of the house, cooking for guests, managing the property and keeping the housekeeping standards extremely high.  The Academy is proud of her achievements and wish her all the best in her new position.

Thank you to Guild Recruitment International, the ultimate in private service recruitment.



Butler Academy Showcase : October spring tea tables

Posted on: October 19th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

The South African Butler Academy is honoured to be part of the “Tygerberg High School” Spring Tea Table Decorations. Every year parents showcase their lovely tea table decorations and this year we where invited to conduct the ultimate “Butler Table Etiquette Show”, please take a look at our video!

Butler Graduation Ceremony

Posted on: October 17th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

Graduation at the Butler Academy is incredibly special and a momentous event in our training program. Family and friends are invited, also members of the media and important guests who all enjoy and celebrate the ceremony with us. Every Graduation day is an emotional experience for both trainers and students. The journey only begins once our students receive a unique Butler Certificate. The Academy provides employment to our students which we announce on the Graduation day.

Graduation is an opportunity for the students to celebrate their hard work, passion and technical skills obtained during the course. We have captured our latest Graduation Ceremony on video, please take a look and enjoy!



Congratulations to L’ Avenir, Estate Stellenbosch

Posted on: October 12th, 2014 by Butler Academy No Comments

The South African Butler Academy conducted our signature onsite Butler training program at the prestigious L’ Avenir Country Estate in Stellenbosch.

L’Avenir Estate, situated in an area of the Stellenbosch winelands known as the ‘golden triangle’, is a proud producer of award-winning Pinotage wines. Enjoy wine tasting at the cellar door or for guests who wish to stay, the Estate also offers accommodation at the L’Avenir Lodge.


Reference, Julie van Deventer: From myself and my team at L’Avenir, thank you for the time that you’d put in for training us. We all really enjoyed it very much and will most certainly do our best to improve our service! Incredible Training!