Do you want to become a Butler, or finetune your Butler skills? Online Butler training is the go-to way to get qualified. With online training from a reputable, experienced training provider you will get the best of both worlds. A high-quality training course with all the right content, interaction and assignments. As well as the flexibility to take the training anywhere you are in the world. You’re in charge of the timeline. It’s the best way to train, in the most cost-effective way.
What To Expect
Online Butler training might be a new concept for you. And in the most traditional world of Butlers and especially Butler training, it is a fairly new concept.
Online training in itself has been around for many years. Ever since most people have had easy and affordable access to the internet and computers, training providers have been offering some forms of online training. This, then, mainly consisted of long texts and uploaded documents for you to read behind your computer.
The modern-day online butler training could not be further away from that! Online butler training is interactive, with videos, quizzes and assignments for you to upload. A training where you will have to showcase your newly learned skills, and highly qualified trainers will mark and judge your work, whilst giving you valuable feedback.
It is and should be, as stimulating a learning environment as in-person butler training is. You will not miss out on any modules, information or content. Only then with all the benefits that come with online training. The flexibility, ease of access, and lower cost, just to name a few. It’s a brilliant and highly effective way of receiving high-quality butler training.
What To Look Out For
With all Butler training courses, but especially with online Butler training, the quality can differ enormously. You firstly want to make sure you are signing up with a training course from a reputable training provider. Things to ask yourself – and the provider – as things such as these. How long have they been in the industry? How long have they been providing training courses? Can they share information on who their trainers are, who created the training content? What is their background, and how long have they been in the industry?
Also, practical questions are important. How long will the course take? What would you exactly need to be able to complete the course, is a laptop enough? Can the course be done over a period of several months, or does it need to be completed in several days? Can you stop and restart the course if you need to?
A good training provider should be able to answer the question you have. You should be able to speak to someone, perhaps over the phone or email, so they can explain the processes to you. Finally, you should be able to try a free sample or taster course to get the best idea of what to expect from the course.
Butler Online Training Content
The Polo & Tweed Butler Online Training course is an extremely popular course for people all over the world. Many people in the industry take this training course to make sure they are up to date with the ever-changing world of service and butlering. It is also a great way for people to get a taste of the industry, and get an understanding of what the profession is really like.
At Polo & Tweed, we are completely transparent about our Online Butler Training. The modules you will learn are as follows:
- The History of the Butler
- Modern Types of Butlers
- The Makeup of a Butler
- The Female Butler
- Gentleman’s Gentleman
- Progression up the Career Ladder
- Personal Presentation and Dress Code
- Formal Wear
- Shopping for the Principal
- Preparing for Travel
- Names and Address – Working with The Royal
- Guest Arrival and Departure Procedures
- The Art of Conversation and Communication
- Chauffeur Duties
- Carriage Etiquette
- Performance of Wake Up Calls
- Preparing a Bath
- Storage and Security of Silver
- Handling Silver and Silver Gilt
- Telephone Etiquette
- Business & Social Confidence
- Common Sense
- Manners & Considering Others
- Cultural Etiquette
- Cooking / Chef’s Night Off
- Relocating Households
- Housekeeper Procedures for Butlers
- Valeting Duties for Butlers
- Food Service Operations for Butlers
- Introduction to Wine, Spirits and Cigars for Butlers
- Laying Down of Wine
- Wine Tasting
- Storage of Spirits, Beers and Minerals
- Transportation of Wines
- Quality Control
How To Get Started
If you are ready to experience all of the benefits of online Butler training, let’s get you started! You can sign up to begin the training straight away on our website here. You can even register for a free taster course if you want to find out more about the training before committing. Finally, if you’d like to chat with us and get some advice on any training queries, why not contact us. We’d love to speak to you and get you started.