Butlers Diploma (7105)

Last Updated: 20 Apr 2015
The Diploma for Butlers can help you find a job as a Butler or take on a more senior role in a prestigious establishment or household, including gaining specialised skills to help you manage a team and a household.
The Diploma for Butlers is for anyone who works or wants to work as a Butler.
You don't need any previous butlering experience, but a background in hospitality would help you complete the qualification.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Depending on the options you choose, you'll cover things like:

  • Housekeeping
  • Food service
  • Wines, spirits and cigars
  • Event management
  • Valeting duties.

To get a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) you will learn through practical sessions, group discussions or assignments.

VRQs are usually assessed by your training provider using assignments, practical task, exams or online tests.

You will complete an assignment for each unit. The assignments are made up of practical tasks and short answer questions.

Is this level right for me?

Level 3
You work or want to work as a butler - you probably have some experience in the hospitality sector in a role working under supervision. You want to develop your knowledge and gain new skills to enable you to work as a butler in a range of organisations including private houses, quality hotels and overseas employers.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Diploma for Butlers can help you in your role as a Butler or help you find a job as a butler in an Embassy, private firm, household or large hotel.

If you are interested in continuing to study after completing your qualification you could move on to:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership (7250)
  • Level 3 Award in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Principles (7108)

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

To deliver a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ) you will need qualified assessors – you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

Centres offering the Diploma for Butlers should be able to provide all learners with the opportunity to undertake a period of work experience in a private house, hospitality environment or similar.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

It is recommended that all learners not currently working as butlers undertake a period of work experience lasting at least twelve weeks, as part of the qualification.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Level 3

Is this level right for me?

You've worked as a butler for some time - with plenty of experience, you probably already have some supervisory responsibilities. You want a formal qualification that recognises your skills. You might be looking to manage a team in a larger establishment.

You complete 7 core units:

  • The maintenance of a safe and secure working environment
  • Customer/guest care procedures
  • Maintain effective working relationships
  • Housekeeping procedures for butlers
  • Food service operations for butlers (table and functions)
  • Introduction to wines, spirits and cigars for butlers
  • Valeting duties for butlers.

You then choose from a range of optional units. For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the additional documents section.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Diploma for Butlers can help you in your role as a Butler or help you find a job as a butler in an Embassy, private firm, household or large hotel.

If you are interested in continuing to study after completing your qualification you could move on to:

  • Level 3 Diploma in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership (7250)
  • Level 3 Award in Hospitality Supervision and Leadership Principles (7108).

Level 3 Diploma for Butlers (7105-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2019

Level 3 Diploma for Butlers

  • Accreditation No: 500/6598/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: VRQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 450 - 450 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2022 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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