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The South African Butler Academy is a unique Butler Training institute which offers Butler Training to individuals who want to start a new career as Professional Butlers / Household Managers and Personal Assistants. World class material written by Butler experts, who are not only experienced in the field, but also have training skills, aids in mastering the art of true Butler Service.


SABA – South African Butler Academy – is world renowned for our modern approach to Butler Service in private households, resorts, exclusive yachts and passenger liners. Our training material is sourced worldwide, but customized for our own unique requirements and standards. SABA standards are above the expected international norm.


At SABA you will undergo an eight week intensive training program which is not only focused on skills, but also on interpersonal relationship management skills within the sophisticated environment of Butlers.


We do require all applicants to be aware that the SABA Butler Training program is based on both solid theoretical and practical Butler skills. At SABA our trainers express experiential training.


All previous students who attended the training program have consistently given positive feedback on the successful outcome in their new work environment.



The South African Butler Academy Campus


The South African climate is exceptionally well received by all our foreign as well as our local students. Welcome to Cape Town – a city with a diverse range of attractions, sights and activities to offer. From lavish and luxurious to back-packing on a budget, Cape Town has something for everyone. From the landmark beaches of Clifton and Camps Bay to the vibrant V&A Waterfront, Cape Town City centre and the award winning wine farms of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek – time spent in Cape Town will not be forgotten, least to say, your time at SABA will be remembered for eternity!


Some of our Modules: Valet / Silver Service / Table Service / Etiquette & Protocol / Executive Housekeeping / Culinary Training / Household Management