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Housekeeper training

Want to work as a Housekeeper?

The Bespoke Bureau’s Butler Academy is offering exclusive Housekeeper training courses. The 2-day training course will refresh and renew your cleaning skills.

During the program, students will have both classroom and hands-on classes.

The subjects taught will include, but are not limited to:

-Understanding Personal Hygiene & Sanitation

-Cleaning tools required for the house of today

-Cleaning products both chemical and non-chemical

-Cleaning technique’s to include best practices and “How To”. Rooms to be covered include, bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens

-Dealing with specialty surfaces such as wood cabinetry, stainless steel, ceramic, shower doors, blinds

-Communication

-How to correctly dust anything from delicate to everyday surfaces

-Dealing with specialty items such as antiques, art, books, drapery’s, sculptures, painted and wallpapered walls, chandeliers and rugs

-Time management on how to schedule your time and keep track of what has been done and what do you need to do as well as when items in the house need to be cleaned.

The course will also include everything you need to know in order to advance your career and become a head housekeeper, and will include: how to look after antiques, care of fine fabrics and wardrobe organisation, maintaining house standards and how to keep a house diary and visitors log book.

This course is designed for a variety of people from candidates working in a domestic setting for the first time and those from overseas, who are working in the UK for the first time to head housekeepers who wish to top up their skills. At the end of the course, participants will receive; a Bespoke City Academy Level 1 Domestic Diploma, a Copy of Our How To Guide, For Care Of Furniture, Fittings and Laundry.

The courses take place in central London and we will help find accommodation to the participants in a centrally located hostel which is tested, convenient and safe. If you or your employer are based in London, you can choose to stay with them.

Schedule

Day 1, Saturday – Household Basics and Safety:

  • Welcome Meeting
  • The role of the modern Housekeeper
  • How To Guide – Cleaning Parquet Floors, Laundering Silks and other essentials
  • Food Presentation
  • Care of fine fabrics

 

Day 2, Sunday – Head Housekeeper:

  • Etiquette
  • Silver Service                                   
  • Maintaining House Standards 
  • How to properly lay a bed
  • Packing

 

Snacks and drinks are provided; participants should bring some pocket money for lunch.

Course Costs

  • Day 1: £500 plus VAT
  • Day 2 (Full Course): £800 plus VAT

 

Contact the Butler and Yacht School

We would love to hear from you so call us today: +44 (0) 2031670925 or via main@bespokebureau.com  for a full calendar of our Butler course, Housekeeper courses, Silver service training courses, Yacht interior crew courses and First Aid courses for domestic staff in London, France and China.

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