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Next Butler Course: 10th of April 2017 – Apply Today!

By Butler Academy

The grand Butler training course awaits!


We are proud to introduce our next exclusive Butler course that will commence on the 10th of April 2017.  Having recently renovated and upgraded the Academy to the Luxurious Butler Mansion in Plattekloof, it is with great anticipation that we look forward to training at the prestigious Butler Academy in Cape Town. Students can look forward to state of the art equipment and an up to date compendium that is internationally recognised. The Butler Mansion is an enormous Home where students live and study all onsite. We pride ourselves in mastering the art of modern and practical Butler training.


For 4 days during the course, Student Butlers will be working on-site at a private estate under the tutelage of a professional Butler. Included, we offer a superior wine study module and students will visit exciting wine estates  in Cape Town. Various acclaimed wine-makers will be training our students on viticulture and vinification.


The program has been designed to provide students with a full and comprehensive range of skills required to succeed as Butlers or Household Managers. The course is packed with practical training in a magnificent location, overlooking Table Mountain.


Students attending the Academy include students that are new to service or seeking to upgrade their skills in the industry as well as employees of private families. Several exclusive Resorts and Hotels locally and internationally enrol their staff at the Academy for technical skill development.


Although the course is presented in English, our students come from diverse backgrounds representing different age groups, professional backgrounds, ethnic and various language groups from a multitude of countries. Our graduates have journeyed from; America, England, Turkey, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, South America, China, Netherlands, Poland, Norway, Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and many parts of Africa.


During the superior eight week program, students will receive world class practical skills training in the following:


  • Butlers pantry management
  • Table service
  • Table culture
  • Chauffeuring
  • Butling and table service
  • Housekeeping and laundry skills
  • Advance household management etiquette
  • Personal and psychological skills
  • Human resources
  • VIP Security protocol
  • Household mechanics and first aid
  • Etiquette & Event Protocol
  • Valet skills
  • Event management
  • Pet care
  • Vehicle Management
  • Wardrobe management
  • Cigars and Cognac
  • The world of Champagne and pairing
  • Barista Training
  • Floral design and spectacular table settings
  • Cooking – Breakfast, fusion cuisine, luncheons, sushi making, pasta making, dinners and canapés to mention but a few..
  • Entertaining techniques
  • How to prepare a guest arrival suite
  • Welcome Amenities, elegant presentation
  • Personal presentation
  • Importance of a positive mindset
  • The art of being invisible
  • The do`s and don’t`s
  • What do I need for service
  • Food & Wine pairing
  • What is mindfulness
  • The power of attention
  • Wine pairing, champagne and mixology
  • Hotel butler services
  • Front of House guest relations
  • Creating  a butler department
  • LQA – Leading Quality Assurance
  • Cross selling
  • Interviewing skills,  general decorum
  • Brand awareness and much more…



This course is internationally recognized and can open doors to opportunities only dreamt of. It is a life changing investment as the course promises to improve and enhance social skills that are needed to further oneself in all walks of life.


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51 Responses

  1. sandhya says:

    I would like to know know about the traning.i will be 35years,am i still eligible for the course.the fee?

  2. Dear Sandhya,

    Thank you for your message. We have made personal contact with you. We accept all ages from 18 to 65. Even if you feel you want to do the course at an mature age of 66 and above you are more than welcome to.

    We have recently placed a mature lady of age 67 in Cape Town for a wonderful family.

  3. Vic Gonzales says:

    Can you email me the cost and duration of the entire training? I live here in Hawaii and very much interested to be a butler. Mahalo

  4. Thank you VIC, we have made contact with you and welcome you gladly onto our 10 week Butler Course. We are so excited to be setting the bench mark for all Butler Training world wide!

  5. Robert Martin says:

    Can you please send me details of the costs of the training?
    Warm regards, Robert.

  6. Tacey says:

    I am so happy, I have received a space on the course. Cannot wait.
    My friend Luke joined the course in 2010 and his dreams came true during the course, I am praying for mine to be as fruitful as his! Handwork here we go.

  7. Tomas says:

    Yepee! I received my acceptance letter / I cannot wait. Thank you to the South African Butler Academy, my dream also has a chance to become a reality. I currently work for the Ritz Carlton Hotel and cannot wait to make my journey to South Africa. YEPEE!

  8. Justin says:

    Extraordinary is the feeling i get when I read through this incredible Butler website. Do you know how well known this school is in the world of butler service? for the last year I have researched all the schools and there is no match! Affordable, reliable and employment. Everyday there is something happening on the website, Facebook, twitter. My seat is booked! I can not wait…

    Tomas I hope we sit together so my dream can come true like yours

  9. Luis Neves says:


  10. Lorain says:

    I am from Cape Town and I have to say the service the Academy delivers is excellent. I called and the most amazing gentleman answered the phone and I enrolled immediately. The best investment ever, the help the guidance and confirmation of true service was by far the best.
    Thank you, see you on the 12th ofJanuary – or perhaps before waiting in anticipation – Lorain

  11. Samy Bala says:

    Hi there, my name is Samy a 25 years old Congolese National staying in parklands Cape town. I am very much interested to register for the 10 weeks course. Please give me details of the costs and after a successful completion of the course you graduate? Do u live in while training? Monday to Sunday?

    looking forward to hear from you soon!

    I always dream to be a butler and dealing with VIPs lol

    you can also get me on my cell no: 073 422 7398


    Kindly help me with the course(butler ) duration and cost.realy like to be a butler

  13. BLESSING says:


  14. Rabson says:

    Hie there am 35year old and interested in the course can u send me the cost price of the 10 week course and other expenses included.

  15. Derek says:

    Sounds like a very exciting course. When is the next course and registration starting? Any entry requirements?

  16. busisiwe nkosi says:

    I am interested in doing the course,can you pls send me details of the fees.

    Thank uou

  17. Robson says:

    Wow.I have been searching for ages for a butlers course.Im definately intrested please send the fee structure to my email.

  18. Dean Louw says:

    I’d like to find out when will your next intake be for 2016.
    What is the cost of the 10 week Butler course.
    Do you offer accomodation for Students studying at your establishment. Thank you
    Yours Greateful
    Dean Louw

  19. Cairo says:

    I’d like to know when will be your next intake of the courses after February 2016. How much is the accommodation for entire 10 weeks and how much is the cost of the entire course. Thank you
    Yours Faithful

  20. Lodrick says:

    Hie, I would want to start a course. What is the price for the course?

  21. susan mmusi says:

    Pls send me fees for the 10 week course

  22. susan mmusi says:

    Pls send me fees for the 10 week course and accomodation

  23. Christopher says:

    I am interested doing course, can you send me details of school fees and period, and i just need to find out if can i study 1week in 1week off, because I have part time work 1week in 1week off,

  24. Oyama says:

    Hi can u please send me the information about the duration and fees please I’m very interested thank

  25. Diana Liebenberg says:

    Can you please advice me of the cost and next course. I am a quest house owner and would like to do the cource

  26. Rodney says:

    hie hello….can u send me the pricing structure of the 10weeks course and also your next intake ….looking forward to hear from you soon

  27. thulani says:

    I’m a 23 young black male thulani nyandeni by name . I have studied hospitality and catering services management national diploma but I’m so keen to do this course to extend and broaden my career opportunities as well as the salary so I would like to ask the chances of studies the course . yet I’m currently busy with driving lessons and completing my in service training in my current course so I’ll be finishing next March with entire national diploma . can you please in detail how does the fees go about. thank you

  28. Keanan says:

    Greetings i would like to find out about your next course and pricing please,very much interested thank you

  29. Frank Gamah says:

    Would you pls email me the fees and all the necessary requirements.
    I would like to register for the 30 January course

  30. Febrian Andre wijaya says:

    Please would you mind to send further information to me especially about the cost fees.
    Thank you.
    best regards,


  31. Leo rall says:

    Hi pleas mail me the details. Thank you

  32. Gregory C. says:

    Good Afternoon,

    I’d like to ask for information regarding the total cost of tuition and additional fees required for your 8-10 week courses. Thanks very much.

  33. tracy Machemba says:

    I’m so interested in this course, please I need to know the amount of the course and when the next course commence, thank you

  34. Dane Naidu says:

    Please send me price of the course and how do I register to become a butler

  35. melenia says:

    I would like to ask how much is it for 8 weeks?
    I am interested please.
    thank you.

  36. Chinonso says:

    I am interested in this course.I’d love to know more about it.

  37. Patrick grey says:

    Dear sir/madam
    I would like to find out what’s the next intec on your course and how much is the fees now

  38. Amos says:

    Im interested in taking part I would like to know the fees and accommodation for the 10 weeks training

  39. Constance says:

    Hi could you please send me details of the course fees and accomodation. Im so interested, I live in Eastern cape but willing to relocate….

  40. jaco says:

    Please can you update me with the latest fees for April 2018 butler coarse with stay in.


  41. masslin says:

    How much is needed to complete 8 weeks course

  42. suzanne price says:

    Please inform me of courses available in 2018, and fees payable in full

  43. How much is the fees for the 8 weeks course

  44. I would like to know how much is the full course for the 8 weeks?

  45. Erick says:

    Hi l would like to the fees of 8 weeks.And what are the requirements to get considered.

  46. Erick says:

    Hi,l would like to the details and fees for the full 8 weeks course.
    I am really interested.

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