WSET qualifications are globally recognised as the international standard in wine and spirit knowledge. They are designed for those who are just starting out in their careers, as well as established professionals, and the many enthusiasts who have a passion for wines and spirits. The Wine and Spirits Education Trust is a globally recognised examination […]
We take an in depth look at the Administration and Human Resource skills required to successfully run the Interior department. This course provides a sound theoretical foundation as well as practical training in creating and using checklists, Standard operating procedures (SOPs), inventories, interior manuals for all Interior sub-departments (Service, Housekeeping & Laundry) as well as […]
Course Description This introduction to the world of cigars offers a sound theoretical foundation and provides candidates with the ability to deal with cigars confidently and develop a greater appreciation for this luxury item. Understanding production and correct handling methods, as well as what to do when a guest requests a cigar, are all skills […]
Compulsory before Valet Service module Course Description: This one-day course offers invaluable tips, guidelines and practical training on how to apply and manage efficient laundry services onboard. It includes a thorough overview and practical sessions on professional ironing of garments and linens while also looking at useful procedures and simple steps which can save time […]
Course Description: This two-day course covers the key aspects of valet service while providing an insight into the importance of the relationship between the employer/guest and the valet. Focus is given to applying efficient valet services such as handling guest clothing and accessories, suitcase packing and wardrobe management. Ironing and pressing of guest clothing, shoe […]
Course description: Our floristry course will give you an understanding and practical experience of the fundamentals of floristry and plant care, including the elements and principles of floral design, storing, conditioning and handling of flowers, how to source and order flowers as well as the ability to create stunning displays using the principles of colour […]
The aim of this fun and interactive one-day program is to focus on inspiring creativity and perfecting the finer details of table decorating to create the ‘WOW Factor’ for guests. We study the: Basic concepts of symmetry and design Principles of colour, creating colour pallets Optimization of items customarily used as table decorations aboard, as […]
This course focuses on core spirits as well as the practical element of learning to make cocktails, including which tools to use, understanding recipes, the importance of a balanced drink and creating new combinations. Some formal basic training and/ or previous onboard training (minimum 1 season) is required for participation on this course.
Advanced Service Module Course Description: The Advanced Service Module provides a thorough overview, on both a theoretical and practical level, of different service styles such as Butler and Silver Service, as well as the knowledge and ability to run service smoothly and efficiently – key skills required within any Interior team. Other important aspects of […]
Course Description: This one-day course provides in-depth knowledge of the advanced aspects of Housekeeping and organisation skills required for the maintenance and smooth running of the Guest Interior. There is a thorough review of Housekeeping basics, followed by more advanced theory on the care and maintenance of surfaces and fabrics. Focus is also given to […]
Overview This four-day intensive course is guaranteed to teach you all you need to know to get you started in the yachting industry. You will get a clear overview of back of service, front of house, laundry, crew etiquette, administration and human resources. By the end of the course, you will be able to accurately […]
Course Description: The Advanced Leadership and Management courses provide a thorough grounding in both theory and practical application of the different skills, tools and tips needed for the efficient management within a yacht’s interior. Participants are taught a variety of transferable techniques and skills, as well as the knowledge and ability to smoothly and efficiently […]
Chief Stewardess/Stewards Course Overview This five-day program is aimed at individuals who have worked in senior positions onboard for at least two seasons who are looking to consolidate their knowledge base and potentially build valuable new skills to help them become more effective in their roles.
Overview 2 days Accredited by HABC and compliant with CISR. It is a requirement (as of August 2014) for all Chef/Cooks on board charter yachts with 10 crew or more to have a Ship’s Cook Certificated crew member onboard at all times. This is the result of changes in the law brought about by the […]
Overview 2 days With the responsibility of preparing & serving of foods, this Course identifies with any possible problems and recommends solutions. This Course is important and ideally suited to those responsible for supervising and overseeing members of staff/crew. Particularly relevant to those developing or monitoring a HACCP based on food safety management procedures and […]
Overview 1 day Food Safety Level 2 is a qualification aimed at chefs, stewardesses and all food handlers. The qualification is intended for those already working on yachts and those who are preparing to work in the industry. Accredited by HABC and compliant with CISR, MCA and many other flag states.