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The Rosset Butler Academy

The Rosset Butler Academy is the only Butler training school in Scotland.  We offer courses to suit all levels of training and experience

 

We will train you in every aspect of what it is to be a top level butler including: Service at table, care of antique silver, looking after the Gentleman’s wardrobe, etiquette and protocol, PA duties, house management and so much more.

 

Rosset Bespoke Butlers Courses

Unlike most butler schools most of our courses are bespoke, one-on-one courses or small groups of up to six. Run by an experienced butler who still works in the industry.

We send you out a questionnaire that allows me to assess the level of knowledge you have now and what your dream position would be. We will then tailor a course to take you from one to the other.

 

Bespoke courses

Two week course (12 day) £2000 non-residential near Glasgow. Using the skills you already have as a strong base a two week intensive course will be written personally for you. At the end of the course, assuming you complete the training to a satisfactory level, you will receive: A personal letter of recommendation, a photo booklet showing your progress and skills, a certificate of completion

The course covers aspects such as:

•Organising parties meeting and events in the office and home.

•Silver and butler service

•Wine service

•Care or the wine cellar

•Care of valuable antiques and paintings

•Managing staff and recruitment.

•Monitoring and paying of household bills and accounts.

•General cooking.

•Cleaning and housekeeping duties.

•Organising maintenance of buildings and cars.

•Organising and control of contractors.

•Arranging logistics, communicating with: private jet, yacht, drivers and hotels.

•Security.

•Shopping.

•Driving, airport pickups and similar.

•Leasing with Business P.As and office staff.

•Care of gentleman’s wardrobe.

•Shoe polishing

 

Four week course (24 day) £4000 non-residential near Glasgow. This is the same as above, but, in much more detail. At the end of the course, assuming you complete the training to a satisfactory level, you will receive: A personal letter of recommendation, a photo booklet showing your progress and skills, a certificate of completion. You will also be personally introduced to a top London agency to help you on your way in a new career as a butler.

 

Non bespoke courses

•Master Class (6 day). This is perfect for someone who has worked for a considerable amount of time in a similar role; like room service or banqueting and wants to move across into a new field. £800 non-residential, accommodation can be found at extra cost.

• Foundation Class (4 day) someone who is as yet undecided as to what they want to do, and would like an introductory taster session. We will briefly look at all aspects of the roles of butler, valet and house manager. £550 non-residential, accommodation can be found at extra cost.

 

All courses are advertised as non-residential bed and breakfast can be supplied at an extra cost.

All courses are advertised as taking place in the Glasgow area, they can take place anywhere in the world additional charges may apply.