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8 Week International Butler Training Course
SABA Head Office
Oct 26th, 2020 8:00 to 5:00 pm

8 Week International Butler Training Course
SABA Head Office
Jan 11th, 2021 8:00 to 5:00 pm

Q: Is Butlering a Lucrative job?

A: Yes, depends on the employer and yourself. Many employment opportunities which we receive at SABA includes medical , cell phone, vehicles and Accommodation. We have noted some salaries to be absolutely amazing but, it entire depends on yourself? Once you have decided what type of Butler you want to be you can choose between ; Private Hotel Penthouse / Resort Butler, Private Estate Butler, Yacht Butler / Steward, Luxury Cruise Liners and Luxury Jet Butlers . The List will give you and indication of the superior options you have at the Academy.

Q: Is SABA an Accredited Academy

A: No, SABA is not accredited by the South African Service Training THETA / SETA, we wish not to prolong our training course over an extensive period. Further more our standards are different to that of the requirements by SETA. We are unique, leaders in our field and focused on the Butlers personal relationship management skill in the work place. We are a private institution and do not offer Bursaries.

Q: Will I be able to cope with modern Butlering Requirements?

A: At SABA we are focused on Experiential learning, providing you with the necessary modern butler tools of the trade. Today the Butler is the alpha and omega to any client. Therefore it is vital to have basic knowledge of life and act as a quick thinker. “No time is to late and no task to great” is our philosophy. The answer is Yes what is the question? At SABA our Course is based on 8 elements of Service skill and inclusive of Interpersonal Relationship management; completing these elements successfully will give you the skill to cope with modern day butlering requirements.

Q: Do you Guarantee a Placement after the Butler Course?

A: We provide employment to any candidate fit for the Butler Trade. The South African Butler Academy comprises of the Guild Recruitment who receives exclusive employment which we offer to all our SABA Butlers. However we do not Guarantee any placements as we believe in a excellent track record and high standards of service thus you are more than welcome to connect with past SABA butlers who are currently employed across the world. As employment is one of the other major wings of the South African Butler Academy we are more than pleased with our placement rate to date.

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