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Superyacht Stewardess/Steward Training Course

Interior Super yacht Crew Certification

The Superyacht Steward / Stewardess Course with us will teach you first class service with Ten Star attitude. Whether you already have experience in the hospitality and customer service industry or are looking to move into that area, this elite yacht crew training course will provide beginners through to advanced students the necessary skills adapted specifically to a shipboard environment.

The yacht interior training course

is designed to equip you with multiple skills and a professional knowledge of your role on-board as a Superyacht Stewardess or Steward. We teach you the skills and practical activities to become a fully productive superyacht crew member, able to confidently accept any Steward/ess assignment anywhere in the world. You will graduate with two internationally recognised certificates:

  • This 5 day course places great emphasis on the essentials of good service as well as giving you the theoretical and practical skills necessary to be an active crew member on-board a superyacht.

This qualification will increase your opportunities for placement once you’ve graduated.

Guaranteed Work Experience before heading overseas

Immediately after the training course, deckhands and steward/ess will have the opportunity to gain work experience face to face with guests. This is a great way to put your newfound skills into play cruising Sydney Harbour and it will be a real bonus for your resume to have your guest service with sea miles logged off by the Captain.

Our Internationally Recognised Certifications are your entrée to getting a job aboard a Superyacht

The Superyacht Interior training is recognised worldwide.

The Bespoke Bureau & The British Butler Academy has established over the years a global network with leading recruitment agencies overseas and within Europe, in China and other places.

Meet your experienced Super yacht interior training academy’s trainers

The Bespoke Bureau offer you personalised and ‘hands on’ training. Our team of experienced chief stewardess’ have recently returned from overseas ready to share and communicate their ‘up to date’ knowledge of the stewardess’ role onboard. After spending many years on superyachts they have the ‘know how to’ guide and support you through these fun filled training days. Each step along the way our unique super Yacht training course and our super yacht interior course trainers will give you the confidence needed to feel comfortable and skilled in your role as a steward/ess. Read what they have to say………

What makes a good Superyacht Steward or Stewardess?

A good steward/ess is polite, well groomed and lively. The knowledge and skills needed to perform the job are not difficult to learn but the attitude and art of good service is something that takes training and practice. This position requires a blend of responsibility, maturity and self-discipline along with a great sense of humour and the drive to provide exceptional service. You will need meticulous attention to detail both in your duties and in your personal presentation.

Some of the skills we teach on the super yacht interior training for steward/ess are:

  • Security, confidentiality and privacy issues
  • Professional etiquette in communication, personal hygiene, appearance and attitude
  • International protocol and correct forms of address
  • All styles of food service and entertainment planning
  • Provisioning and product inventories
  • Decanting, purchasing, service and storage of fine wines
  • Impeccable care of exotic furnishings, finishes and fabrics
  • Total laundry procedures
  • Floral Arrangement
  • Guest care and valet services

Superyacht Steward/ess Course requirements

Either before or after you start your Steward/ess training you will need to have completed a five day STCW 95 Basic Safety Course (Standards of Training Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers), that is compulsory for all crew on superyachts.

The STCW 95 gives you the minimum standard of qualification required to work on vessels of any size and equips you with a detailed understanding of what to do in the event of marine emergencies.

Superyacht Crew Academy conducts regular STCW 95 courses in Sydney during which you will study safety and sea survival, first aid and CPR, fire fighting including use of breathing apparatus and personal and social responsibilities. The STCW 95 can be packaged with the Steward/ess course or you can do the two separately.

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super yacht interior training

Course Descriptions:

Steward/Stewardess Superyacht Interior Crew 5-Day Training Course

This course is an orientation for students new to the industry of yachting teaching interior and seamanship skills. The course is five days of very ’hands on’ practical and theory classes

At Superyacht Crew Academy Deckhand and Steward/ess crew train in their roles in a ‘simulated superyacht environment’ interacting with each other on-board during the seamanship and RIB small power boat practicals..

Part of the interior crew training course is:

Silver Service 1 day Course for Yacht crews

A single day module, teaching the art of exceptional service with topics covered such as table settings, styles of service, food handling, body mechanics, napkins, presentation and proper service, wine service, table settings and storage. The module alone includes a certificate of completion.

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Chief Stewardess Course

Do you already have a year of experience as a stewardess and are ready to take the next step? Call us on 00442031670925 or email sara@bespokebureau.com

What other qualifications will I need?

Stewardesses and Stewards also require STCW95 certification. We at the Yacht interior crew training Academy can assist with this requirement if you are not already qualified.

When do the courses run?

See the reservation form below. You can take the 5 day course all at once or one day at a time to suit your time frame.

Where do the courses take place?

The course is run from the Superyacht Crew Academy’s modern new hospitality training facilities in London, UK and Nice, South of France

How much do the courses cost? –

  • Includes  manual; practical; theory plus certificate
  • Contact 0044 2031670925 or sara@bespokebureau.com for more info
Course dates 2014 May and October 2014Duration:  5 days

Cost:  £200-300 per day