Archive for January, 2015

Butler Required Noordhoek – VIP Family

Posted on: January 30th, 2015 by Butler Academy 1 Comment

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Excellent practical butler training – Wedding Butlers

Posted on: January 28th, 2015 by Butler Academy 2 Comments

There might be a million different ways in which to host a wedding, but the sentiment remains: There is something existentially sincere in the uniquely human experience of celebrating “I want to grow old with you.” And it has to be said, this is our forte – The South African Butler Academy provides wedding planning, services and event management for couples on their special wedding day of celebration. Congratulations to Duan & Ilze Brits! Take a look at the service provided by our butlers who are attending the grand 10 week butler course.


Take a sneak peak into our ten week butler training program

Posted on: January 21st, 2015 by Butler Academy 1 Comment

Welcome to the Butler Academy training program and take a front row seat into a world of class, luxury and professionalism. During our exclusive program we teach each student table culture which is part of our technical skills classes. Take a look at our latest training video, here students are taught by our Principal Mr. Cross how to hold a tray and serve welcome drinks. Stamina is key, but discipline and product knowledge is more important.


Take a look at our training video



January 2015 | Ten week Butler Course – Student Blog

Posted on: January 12th, 2015 by Butler Academy 66 Comments

‘From the moment the guest arrives, every detail is taken care of, every need is met, and every desire anticipated with just the right level of sensitive, informed service.’ This is the service our butlers provide. Welcome to  our January 2015 butler course student blog. Everyday our students blog their experiences and skills learnt during the course. Enjoy! You are welcome to like, share and comment.

Butler Training 2015, step into the Butler Academy classroom

Posted on: January 9th, 2015 by Butler Academy No Comments

We invite you to step into the Academy training villa. The Academy provides you with a front row seat into the world of our seven star butler training program. Meet our Principal Mr. Cross!



Butler position England, $6400 per month

Posted on: January 9th, 2015 by Butler Academy No Comments

Residence in London, Britain seeks an experienced butler responsible for planning the clients ‘day to day’ domestic activities. Administration is a prime responsibility (petty cash), purchase and liaison with suppliers in conjunction with clients offices.

The property is large and will require a mature butler with an eye for detail and above all keep a high standard of maintenance, housekeeping, entertaining and security.


A team player is essential to work within a team of staff and maintain discretion at all times. The butler will be required to assist with all travel preparations, packing and unpacking of suit cases etc.  This is an automated home so candidates must be up to date with Modern technology and systems.

Salary Package: $6400 per month, includes accommodation and vehicle as well as assistance with work permit


Requirements: Please send your butler certificate, up to date resume, medical certificate, police clearance, drivers licence and full length photograph to:

Reference : LU885



The Butler Academy is the best in the world, Employment & Training!

Posted on: January 9th, 2015 by Butler Academy No Comments

We, the dedicated team at the South African Butler Academy pride ourselves on being leaders in our field as service excellence is our passion.


At the Butler Academy, we strive to educate, prepare and coach students to become the best that they can be, not only as consummate professionals but also in their personal capacity.


The full-time, hands on program at the Academy has been extended to 10 weeks to ensure the individual enhancement and overall results of each graduate.


The Academy is founded on the beliefs that with commitment and passion, the technical skills we provide coupled with cutting edge technology, we turn students into superior residential managers, highly qualified to work anywhere in the world as this qualification is internationally recognised.


This we call the “True Art of Service.”


Not only does The Butler Academy provide product knowledge that goes hand in hand with the traditional skills needed for the demands of a modern international household, we provide employment for students who wish to apply for positions to enter the private service professions after graduation.  With new modules such as: “Job shadowing” and master wine classes on some of the wold’s best wine estates, the value of this course is unrivalled.


Immerse yourself in an environment of elegance, grace and refinement. A dynamic career in the pursuit of excellence that will take you places you could previously only have dreamt about.


Butler / Estate Manager, South Africa R34 000pm

Posted on: January 8th, 2015 by Butler Academy No Comments

Experienced, hands-on butler/house manager needed to oversee and manage the smooth running of a large estate approximately 6,000 sq. ft. in Durban, Balito.


Energetic clients who adore animals and travelling. Both clients are entrepreneurs seeking to employ a mutviskilles butler with experience. The position is hands on and the ideal candidate will be involved in many projects concerning the property:




The ideal candidate must posses a valid butler certificate, medically fit and well polished. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance, applicants must have a valid drivers licence and no criminal record. Our clients will provide accommodation, meals and travel allowance. Salary on offer is R34 000 per month which will be revised yearly.


Please send your butler certificate, up to date resume, medical certificate, police clearance, drivers licence and full length photograph to:

Reference : DURB25