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Housekeeper training London

Interestingly, The British Butler Academy offers exclusive Housekeeper training London. So, to book, please contact us on +442032900142 or e-mail us on

Uniquely, this training will teach, refresh or speed up your housekeeping and cleaning skills. Needless to say, it will make you more efficient and professional. Similarly, it will make you more attractive to current and future employers. Impressively, The housekeeper training certificate is developed by The British Butler Academy and endorsed by the British Butler Association. Interestingly, during the program, students will have mainly hands-on practical training. Of course, we think it is important to teach you the skills of a first class housekeeper. And this is achieved by working and practicing in small groups in a real life setting.

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Uniquely, The Academy offers a wide range of modules for our students to choose from. Of course, you can choose to book all modules or just the ones you need. Moreover, we also tailor make training for your specific needs. Needless to say, no booking is too small or too large. Typically, we are able to cover 2-3 modules in one day. Sometimes more if the training is just for one individual. Therefore, to cover all modules, you will typically need 5-6 days.

A snap shot of the modules we offer:


Module 1 – Introduction – The private home
First of all, role of Housekeeper
The Classical British Home
Working for foreign nationals
Moreover, the Employer relationship
Finally, formalities

Module 2 – The professional housekeeper
Being a professional
Also, smiles make a difference
Personal presentation
Dress code/Uniform
Of course, the importance of Hygiene
Using the Correct Language

Module 3 – Systematic Housekeeping
Importantly, Cleaning Frequencies
Daily Tasks
Also, Weekly Tasks
Monthly Tasks
Spring Cleaning/Deep Cleaning
Opening up and closing down a house
Finally, Check Lists

Module 4 – Housekeeping Tools & Supplies
First of all, Colour Coding
Secondly, Stock Maintenance Book
Thirdly, Inventory and Room lists
Cleaning your Cleaners
Recommended Products & Equipment
Also, Stain Treating
Finally, Home Made Cleaning Recipes

Module 5 – Housekeeping techniques
Use the Top-down approach
Obviously, Vacuuming
Also, dusting
Floor Washing
Moreover, windows
How to Deep Clean
Finally, Do’s & Don’ts

Module 6 – Different floorings
First of all, Wooden Floors
Also, Marble
Natural Stone
Also, Tiles
Of course, carpets
Special Types of Rugs
Finally, Stain-Removal Guide for Carpets & Rugs

Module 7 – Cleaning Fixed Interiors
First of all, Doors
Staircase & Landing
Care Of Furniture
Of course, Upholstery
Windows Blinds, Shades & Panes
Finally, Finally, curtains & Vents

Module 8 – Rooms & Areas of the private home
First of all, areas of different homes
Front Hall
Reception Rooms
Dining Rooms
Obviously, The Office Or Library
The Downstairs Cloakroom
The Lift
Also, Bathrooms
The Nursery
Last but but not least, Laundry Room

Module 9 – Exterior Care & Maintenance
Front of House Areas
Doors & Entryways
Utilities – Attics & Lofts & Basement
Last but not least, swimming Pool

More Advanced

Module 10 – Special cleaning & care
First of all, general Considerations for fine items
Fine Art
Antique Books
Chamois Leather
Glass and Ceramics
Also, musical Instruments and Clocks
Interestingly, gilt frames

Module 11 – Polish perfection
Silver Care
Silver Cleaning Tips
Brass Fittings
Polishing Wood
Finally, woodwork

Module 12 – The safe and healthy housekeeper
Importantly, house security
Fire Drills & Alarms
Breakage & Insurance
Your Health and Safety
First Aid
Avoiding Injuries
Careful with Chemicals
Uniquely, Healthy Eating
Warming up, Stretching & Taking Breaks

Module 13 – Finishing touches
Focus on Finishing Touches
How to fold a Towel
Toilet Tissue art
Flower Arranging
Specialty Plants – Succulents
Recommended toiletries that stand out

Most advanced

Module 14 – The VIP home
Concierge Elements
The Black Book
Guest Care
Servicing the Guest Rooms
Answering the Telephone
The Pet – a Valued Family Member

Module 15 – Mastering the art of laundry
Important about Laundry
Understanding Labels
Machine Washing
Bed Linens & Towels
Table Clothes Napkins
Washing Clothes
Hand washing
Drying techniques
The Staff Laundry

Module 16 – Wardrobe Management
The Cost of Fine Garments
Mending Clothes
Wardrobe Design & Layout
Presenting/Organizing Clothes
Protecting Clothing
Preparation & Steaming method
Packing a SuitcaseClothing
Shoe Care

Module 17 – The Elite Housekeeper
You’ve made it to the Elite
High Home standard
Elite Interior Housekeeping
The All Important Guest
Guest Arrival – remember what to do
Interestingly, cloakroom Management
The Housekeeper’s Handbook
Last but not least, Thank You’s

Module 18 – Napkin folding

What certificate will I gain at the housekeeper training?

Needless to say, all our students at the British Butler Academy will receive an attendance certificate and possibly a reference. Additionally, you may also get the option to become assessed with us for an extra cost. Impressively, our housekeeper training certificates are recognized globally. Moreover, at our discretion we will also write references to the students that have done particularly well.

Where are the Housekeeper courses held?

In fact, we travel to you. Actually, we can come to your home, work-place or Yacht. Moreover, individuals can also sometimes book video conference training but we recommend doing the training live with a teacher.

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Who is Housekeeper Training suitable for?

Actually, we run 2 types of courses in 2 different settings.

Level 1 & 2

1. Basic for entry level for beginners. Usually this training is booked by individuals or Hotels in need to train new staff.

2. Advanced housekeeper training designed for housekeepers already industry. Interestingly, this is suitable for staff looking to excel in their jobs. Moreover, it is also suitable for employers/hotels/yachts looking to refresh the skills of their housekeepers.

Setting 1

First of all, we come to your home or place of work.  Impressively, the teacher will travel to an individuals home and conduct the training at your home premises. Interestingly, this option is available both for individuals booking private training as well as employers wanting to up the skills of their current housekeeper/housekeepers.

Setting 2

Secondly, we come to your hotel or yacht. The setting is ideal as the students get to practice in real lie situ and can thus, quickly excel. In these housekeeper training courses, we often train groups. Maximum group per teacher is 10 students.

Noteworthy is that during all our training courses, students will study practical elements mainly. Hands-on classes with real life scenarios. There is of course an element of theory also but the idea is that practise makes perfect.

How much is housekeeper training?

In fact, pricing start at 500GBP per day plus VAT.
Group training start at 800GBP per day plus VAT.
Enquire within for more details, deals and offers.

How can I book a Housekeeper training course?

Last but not least, contact us on +442032900142 or e-mail us on


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