Superyacht Butler & Safety Starter Package

Superyacht Butler & Safety Starter Package

The Maritime Skills Academy and Exclusive Butler School have created a two week Butler and Safety Training course which is an ideal starter package for anybody intending to work on board Superyachts worldwide.

Duration: 12 days + Self Study (there will be refreshment breaks and 1hr lunch break each day. Hot and cold beverages provided)

Fee: £3,100 (incl. VAT) per delegate

Course Dates:

11th - 22nd June 2018
23rd July - 3rd August 2018
10th - 21st September 2018
22nd October - 2nd November 2018
19th - 30th November 2018
3rd - 14th December 2018

Prerequisites: A basic level of fitness is required to complete the practical elements of the course.

Course Overview:

This package has been designed to assist new crew entering the superyacht industry and giving them the best opportunity to secure employment and have a successful career from an entry level.

The package is made up of essential courses which are needed as a minimum to work on vessels at sea regardless of the size and courses that will provide you with extra skills in interior service, safety, security, radio comms and boat handling.

Butler Elements:

  • Welcome to the Industry
  • Elite Housekeeping Standards
  • Wardrobe Management and Valeting
  • Packing and Unpacking
  • Elite Table Service Skills
  • Wine Service and Knowledge
  • Mixology Masters
  • Flower Arranging and Table Decoration
  • Organising and Hosting the Special Event

Safety Elements:

  • STCW Elementary First Aid
  • STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
  • STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
  • STCW Personal Survival Techniques
  • STCW Designated Security Duties
  • RYA Powerboat Level 2
  • RYA VHF Short Range Radio

The VHF SR Radio Course will be a “study at home” course. You will be sent a course book and will need to complete the RYA interactive online course which we will set up for you. Upon completion of the online course, you must then attend a face-face assessment with an assessor at the Dover Sea Sports Centre. Assessments contain a written and practical element, which should take no longer than 1 hour.

The course package will include videos, discussions and classroom based exercises. More information about the separate elements can be found on the individual web pages.

Upon completion of the course you will be presented with the original certificates.

We can arrange flights from anywhere in the world, local accommodation and even airport transfers for course delegates.

This course is run in partnership with Dover Marine Services C.I.C at the RYA approved Dover Sea Sports Centre.

Course Availability

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