COURSES

1-3 Day Specialist Private Housekeeper

Our Specialist Private Housekeeping Training will be held in Central London.  The course will be run as 3 separate training days covering 3 different modules, and the option is to attend any or all of the training days.  However, should you wish to attend more than one day, a discounted rate will apply.

Module 1

Module 1

Eco Friendly Approach to Housekeeping

  • Incorporating eco-friendly cleaning products, reducing the use of plastics and chemicals
  • How to create your own effective products from natural ingredients
  • How to care for luxury items and surfaces with an eco-friendly approach

Housekeeping Administration and Management Training

  • Management and organisation within a Housekeeping Department
  • Basic admin procedures to run an efficient Housekeeping Department
  • The role of the Housekeeper and their expected duties
Module 2

Module 2

Effective and Efficient Housekeeping Skills

  • Hands-on approach to understanding the effective and efficient method of deep cleaning within a Master Suite
  • Identifying the difference between daily and deep cleaning methods
  • Time management alongside attention to detail
  • Understanding and knowledge of different linen fabrics
  • How to handle a stain prior to laundry
  • How to store and/or fold appropriately
  • How to make a bed from start to finish
  • Daily, weekly, monthly and annual schedules for communal areas within a private household
  • Treating precious surfaces and soft furnishings
  • Set up and preparation of specific areas
Module 3

Module 3

Laundry Skills and Valeting; Wardrobe Management

  • Understanding laundry and valeting procedures
  • Care of Principals’ and Guests’ luxury items
  • Essential skills in care label reading
  • Effective stain treatment, washing and drying of different luxury fabrics
  • Laundry Room management
  • Valeting skills to Butler Standard
  • Haute Couture and Designer Label care and organisation
  • Efficient organisation of a wardrobe
  • Detailed wardrobe inventories

What’s Included:

  • 8-hour intensive housekeeping training per day
  • Refreshments during course (tea/coffee/water)
  • Light lunch provided
  • Exclusive Butler School Pad and Pen
  • Various handouts to accompany the training
  • Certificate of Excellence