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Next Butler course starts on the 24th of March 2014

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The next 8 week Butler Training course will commence on the 24th of March 2014

almost fully booked due to popularity in exceptional employment available

The next butler course will commence on the 26th of May 2014. 

 

The Butler Academy offers an eight-week theory &  practical training program. Our Training is based at the South African Butler Academy and we also include practical training onsite prestigious hand picked establishments in Cape Town. These establishments include; Private boutique wine farm in Franchhoek, Practical Hotel Butler Training at one of Cape Towns Award winning Hotels, 5 star Villa in Camps Bay Cape Town.

The Butler Academy is situated in Sable Square (We are located on Campus with the International Hotel School). We provide four full time courses per year since 2008 classes well received please see our Facebook page for references, www.facebook.com/butleracademy . We provide the highest industry standards of excellence therefor we only take a limited amount of students per course.

 

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Due to the popularity in our exclusive program & professional manner in which we conduct training coincide the high amount of employment available we can only accommodate 18 – 20 students per course.  Currently to date in 2013 we have 96% employment rate – the best ever! Well done to Guild Recruitment our sister recruitment company! Recent International recruitment covers areas such as Tokyo, Dubai, Boston NY, Australia, Knightsbridge London, Madrid Spain, Croatia, Sardinia, Rome Italy, South Africa; Johannesburg, Cape Town, Kwazulu Natal, Karoo and Bloemfontein.

We provide Residential placements, Hotel & Resort, Luxury Private Yachts, Commercial Cruise Liners, Ranch & Lodges,  Corporate butler positions, Personally assist

 

Here is a ‘sneak peak’ into the Butler School curriculum: 

 

  • High Tech Butler Training
  • Pantry Management
  • Household Management
  • Advanced Culinary Skills
  • Practical training on: Knife Skills, Pastry Making, Sushi Class, Green Butling, Growing your own herbs, Haute Cuisine & Home food comforts
  • Celebrity assistant skills
  • Housekeeping
  • Table Service
  • Jet Butler Training
  • Yacht Butler Service
  • Events Management
  • International Protocol
  • International Etiquette
  • Valet Service (The art of taking care of clothes, ironing, steaming and sowing.
  • Hotel Butler Training & SOP for Guest Relations and Rooms divisions
  • Special areas of expertise; cigars, cheese & wine paring, exclusive chocolates & Cognac`s
  • Chauffeur Training
  • Knocking and Entering
  • Household Medical Assistance
  • Flower arrangements which create a memorable experience
  • The True Art of Butler Service
  • Body Language and Demeanor
  • Interpersonal Management Skills

The above is 60% of our  our curriculum, the rest we keep a secret, for you to experience!

 

During the 45 days of training we provide you with the best international butler service training. Our standard and curriculum  is geared towards providing seven star service, complete, always updated and to the point information which will assist you no matter the career choice.

 

As a qualified Butler of the South African Butler Academy you will become a true Ambassador and serve with true dedication and pride!

 

To all applicants please note we have an “everyday open day” policy – please feel free to “Skype” or pop in at the Butler Academy at any time.  We are here to assist you with the correct career choices. Recently in South Africa we have seen an increase in ‘fly by night’ schools opening (please be careful as these places cannot provide proper employment opportunities nor can you become a butler in less than 8 weeks), please contact us first for references and guidance.


5 Responses

  1. Burt says:

    MR. Cross, Mr. West and Mr. Coetzer,
    Thank you for the opportunity to have done the 8 weeks course at SABA. The knowledge, so professional, the timeless care and been treated as an individual butler and not just a number on paper. The way the course is conducted is to make you the best butler you ever will be, with experience or not. A true butler is from once heart and soul.
    That’s why I want to thank you “SABA” to made me the best butler I can be now, I will follow each foot step day by day and SABA will lead me to the butler I want to be.

    Thank you for Mr. Coetzer to find each butler the dream job they want and to work in.
    Thank you Mr. Coetzer!!!!
    Burt

  2. Allison says:

    THOUGH IMPREGNATED SILENCE, I HAVE EMERGED, TRANSCENDED
    AND EVOLVED OVER THE EIGHT WEEKS,FROM MY CACOON OF SAFETY
    TO THIS BEAUTIFUL, CONFIDENT, BUTLER – FLY

    YES, LIKE THE PROCESS OFCATERPILLAR, COCOON TO BUTTERFLY, EACH OF MY SENSES HAVE BEEN RUPTURED BY NEW EXPERIENCES.

    I HAVE TASTED DIFFERENT THINGS,SMELLED THE AROMAS OF FOREIGN,
    UNEXPLORED AVENUES, TOUCHED AND FELT THE DIFFERENT FABRICS OF LIFE, AND SEEN AND EXPERIENCED THE MOST FASCINATING,
    UNEXPLAINABLE, NEW WORLD THAT SABA HAS TO OFFER.

    MY BODY HAS ONLY BEEN THE GARAGE TO MY SOUL.HOUSING ALL
    THE PATHS OF GROWH AND EMPOWERMENT AND DISCOVERING THE
    REAL ME , IN AN UNPRETENTIOUS WORLD.

    TO THE FUTURE SABA STUDENTS, I WOULD LIKE TO SAY :
    CAPTURE EVERY MOMENT, MAKE USE OF ALL YOUR POTENTIAL, CHERISH EVERY EXPERIENCE, FOR YOU ARE THE MOST POWERFUL,MANIFESTING HUMAN BEING AND MAGICAL THINGS CAN HAPPEN TO YOU, IF YOU REALLY SO BADLY WANT IT.
    DO NOUT COMPROPMISE YOURSELF, THERE IS ONLY ONE OF YOU.

    TO MR CROSS : FOR YOUR UNWAVERING, PASSION , TO SO UNSELFISHLY IMPART YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND RESOURCES
    TO EACH ONE OF US…….AND YOUR DRIVE, UPON INSISTING TO
    FOLLOW THROUGH AND MAKE CERTAIN THAT WE UNDERSTAND THIS LIFE CHANGING METORMORPHOSIS, I THANK YOU AND RESPECT YOU.

    TO MR WEST : A MAN WHO PORTRAYS THE PERFECT 24/7 BUTLER
    EXPERIENCE, NEVER ALLOWING US TO DROP OUR GUARD. YOU REALLY LIVE BY EXAMPLE AND YOUR INCIDENTAL TECHNIQUE
    OF STAMPING YOUR WEST SEAL ON EACH OF US, IS PRICELESS.

    TO MRS WIESE ; YOUR QUIET , POISED , ELEGANCE,SPEAKS VOLUMES.
    WHAT AN EXRAORDINARY PORTRAIT OF A TUR LADY WITH ETIQUETTE AND PROTOCOL STYLE.

    TO M COETZER : THEY SAY , THAT YOUR EYES ARE THE WINDOWS TO YOUR SOUL !
    WHAT AND AMAZING GENTLEMAN, WITH AN OPULENT EYE FOR DETAIL
    AND A UNIQUE WAY IN WHICH YOU HAVE CAPTURED THE MOST PROFOUND MILESTONES IN OUR EIGHT WEEKS OF TEETHING GROWTH. LIKE A BLANK CANVAS AS A BACKDROP TO EACH ONE OF
    OUR PERSONALITIES, YOU HAVE COLURED IN THE IMAGES WITH YOUR
    PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPERTISE, GIVING ATTENTION TO THE MOST UNASUMING DETAIL.

    A TEXTBOOK, A NOVEL, NOT EVEN MY OWN EIGHT WEEK JOURNAL
    CAN FULLY DO JUSTICE TO DESCRIBE MY INCREDIBLE JOURNEY.

    THANK YOU SABA, THANK YOU FOR IMPACTING AND BEING ONE OF THE TRILLION THREADS WOVEN INTO THIS TAPESTRY OF MY PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE.

    IT SURELY IS A FOOTPRINT LEFT IN THE SANDS OF MY LIFE………

    THANK YOU.

  3. Rika says:

    The Butler’s course gives you a footing in the right direction, where you go or what happens after that is all to do with your attitude and determination. SABA gives you a pen and book but you have to write your own script, that’s a fact of life everywhere.

    Rika
    Student October Course 2013

  4. Herewith the reasons why I chose the South African Butler Academy:

    I chose SABA because I wanted to fill myself with the Technical Skills & Knowledge as well as to truly get into the ideological part of Butling.

    They are able to put that special personal attention into a student individually to overcome the difficult times in the class because it does get tough, Which school does that ? It can only be SABA. SABA spends allot of time on each individual building and perfecting the human.

    I was promised that we will go for lots of tours, and they delivered. We visited lots of wine farms, such as Simonsig, Fairview, Cheese tasting, Chocolate tasting the list goes on.

    We did the cooking, cleaning of the house, setting the tables, packing of luggage, ironing, silver service, balette style, Butler service & Etiquette. Working on many events, training by real butlers who work in Cape Town.

    It was a good experience for me & good luck to all the new students.

    Kind Regards

    Mbongeni

  5. shahrokh says:

    Good day every body
    I just want to say SABA is the best place to get the right training.they are professional in all aspect.I passed a lot of courses but this one was totally different and it was the only one that I enjoyed every second of the class.thanks a lot SABA

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