Butler school

Our courses

We offer a large variety of Course Types at our famous academy for service professionals. Our range of Butler, Silver Service & Housekeeping courses are available for all types of service and domestic staff. Private employers as well as 5 star hotels and Yachts hire our teachers to train their staff. Similarly, individuals book our training courses to gain or improve essential service skills.

Exclusive training

We are an accredited butler school offering a wide range of training opportunities in service and housekeeping. Impressively, our academy has an outstanding reputation. Interestingly, we operate in all corners of the globe. We offer private training where the teacher comes to you. Uniquely, we allow a maximum of 12 students per training course. The small group setting ensures everyone gets the teachers attention and creates a comraderie between the students where they can learn whilst bonding. The students get to practice their skills in their place of work. As a result, they learn fast and will be able to hit the ground running when we leave.

Our guarantee to you

Although we do not give refunds, all our Butler school students are welcome to contact the teacher after their course to ask questions and to refresh their memory. This is to guarantee you have learned and understood what you came to us for and that you are 100% satisfied.

Who can train?

We take these type of bookings:

1. Private Individuals

The academy is open to the public who wish to enter this exciting field of work. It is also suitable for those who opt to excel in their current service role. We have teachers available throughout the year.


  • All courses are hosted in your home or work setting.
  • They last from 1 day to 2 weeks.
  • They are individual courses.
  • You can book with a friend/s if you wish.
  • The price is decided depending on the length, location and numbers.

2. In-house training of existing staff


  • This is a chance for you to train your existing staff to excel in your home.
  • Held in your home.
  • We train housekeepers, Butlers and Service staff in every aspect.
  • The price is decided depending on the length, location and numbers.

3. Bespoke corporate courses


  • These are our courses aimed at Luxury Resorts, Hotels, Retail Stores, Private Member Clubs etc.
  • As our name suggests (Bespoke, which means tailor-made).
  • We develop individual courses for you based on your needs and requests.
  • No request is too strange, big or small for us.
  • Our head trainers travel across the globe, alone or as a group to see that you or your staff get trained to be the best of the best.
  • We also run a “Train the trainer” programme.
  • We train housekeepers, Butlers, Service and Front of house staff

The famous British Butler Academy has gone from strength to strength and our Trademark Butler training is as popular as ever. We offer training in every aspect of butling, housekeeping, service elements and house management as part of the butler training. Choose from just a few modules or all of them.
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Want to work or excel as part of a Yacht crew? We provide exclusive Interior yacht crew training of all levels. The training is developed to excel you in this challenging but exciting career. Our tailor made training will teach you exactly what you want to learn. And more, if you wish of course. It is up to you.
Read about our Yacht interior training

The British Butler Academy offers exclusive Housekeeper training. Bookings are available for private employers, hotels or individuals themselves. The training will teach, refresh or speed up your housekeeping skills. It will make you more efficient, professional and attractive to current or future employers. 
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Silver Service Training will teach you or your service staff the techniques and etiquette to enable them to provide the best possible table service to you or your guests. Impressively, we offer these training courses for: Yacht crew, Waitresses, Housekeepers, Butlers, Hotel Staff and of course others looking to gain this special skill. 
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Hands on training

To ensure that the students get the most out of our courses, our programme offers hands-on real life training. Most of the training is practical but we also offer theory and you will get a PDF handbook to keep. hands on training in a real life setting. Needless to say, our methods at the Butler School ensure a high quality training model and we make sure that all students learn all the skills inside and out.

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