Yacht And Estate Service Professional - Level 1

Interior yacht crew training course
Course Duration: 5 days
Training Centres
  • Fort Lauderdale
Duration
5 days
Upcoming Classes
11
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The Yacht and Estate Service Professional – Level I course replaces the PYA GUEST Level 1 that has been offered at Bluewater Crew Training – USA. This five-day course will consist of the following:

Day 1 (7 hours)
Introduction and Personal Characteristics
• Descriptions of Yacht and Estate positions and hierarchy
• Physical and design descriptions of a yacht
• Descriptions of an estate, including the potential main rooms of the master house and possible ancillary buildings.
• Hospitality Staff Presentation – appearance, hygiene, dress, speech, manner
• Responsibilities, Etiquette and Protocols when dealing with owners, guests, celebrities and dignitaries

Day 2 (7 hours)
Housekeeping – Laundry and Linens
• Laundry
• Stain Removal
• Ironing
• Basic sewing repairs
• Bed-making, turn-down service
• Towel Folding
• Sheet and Blanket folding
• Table Linens
• Origami
• Practical Assessment

Day 3
Laundry and Linens – continued (3.5 hours)
Housekeeping – Cleaning, maintaining and minor repairs (proper methods, equipment, chemicals/cleaners) (3.5 hours)
• Wood floors
• Furniture
• Carpets and drapes
• Bathrooms/fixtures
• Kitchens/Galleys: appliances, surfaces, china, silver, glassware
• Silver polishing
• Fine Art maintenance and protection
• Storage and proper care of cleaning equipment and chemicals/cleaners
• Practical Assessment

Day 4
Service (7 hours)
• Table settings and service
• Cocktail and wine service
• Working with chefs/caterers
• Special events/parties
• Flower arrangements
• Working with Guests with special needs – children, elderly, ill
• Practical Assessment

Day 5
• Communication and Teamworking
• Ethics and ethical behavior
• Confidentiality
• Responding to emergencies
• Job Search recommendations
• Final Practical Assessment
• Final Written Exam

For those interested in a yachting position, we will offer a 2-3 hour course entitled Introduction to Seamanship for Yacht Interior Crew. This course will include:
• Basic knot tying
• Line handling
• Basic nautical terminology
• Basic use of radios

This course will be offered one evening during the Level I course

Entry Level Yacht Interior crew will also be advised to take the following courses:
• Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
• Food Safety in Catering – Level 2
• Powerboat Level 2

We provide this yacht training course in Fort Lauderdale.

Upcoming Classes
Start Date Location Price AVAILABILITY
14 January 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
28 January 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
11 February 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
25 February 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
11 March 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
25 March 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
08 April 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
22 April 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
06 May 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
20 May 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available
03 June 2019 Fort Lauderdale $965 Places available