On this page we assembled all frequently asked questions for you (updated December 2016)
Are the lessons in english?
Yes, they are – even if there are German students in the Group, we will hold the course in englisch.
To become a Butler - is this still state-of-the-art and affordable nowadays?
Yes, it is – more than ever. There are about 15 Billion Multi-billionaires in the world – approximately 920.000 more than the year before. Germany is behind United States of America and China. The wealth of the super-rich People has grown faster through the stock exchanges than the world economy. If you want a “Piece of this cake” you should consider to become a Butler – once he has gained trust of the Family, he will be an important part of the household. An average income between $55.000,- and $250.000,- are negotiable – depending on education and experience.
Do you offer a online-training as other schools do?
Online-Trainings are trendy – especially in commercial departments, sales or distribution. Even there online trainings only work to prepare coming trainings to minor presence of the pupils and to reduce costs. Please review our page “Curriculum”. Our training program that lasts upto 10 weeks is very detailed and challenging. If you really want to learn how to become a professional butler you need to know how things work in real life and you Need practice and some supervision. There is no option to practice extraordinary service on highest level except “training on the job”. But if you have no opportunity in short term to join our full-time courses we offer part-time training individually. Please ask for a special offer and we will help you.
Do you offer individual modules?
Yes, please let us talk about your needs. We are looking forward sending you a special offer.
Am I allowed to visit the butlerschool and talk with students and teachers?
Yes, we are pleased to get acquainted with you. Please call our office to make an appointment.
Why is the tuition fee 13.450,- EUR (for the 10 weeks training) ?
Our training takes place at exciting and fascinating locations where butlers usually work and where you maybe will also be working once you have graduated – in a 5star Hotel, private villa, luxury yacht or jet. We have made the best choice of teachers for you. Furthermore almost everything is already included in the tuition fee – especially a comfortable commodation, food & beverages, field trips, transportation and travel expenses as well as your unique bespoke butler-uniform. Converted you only have to pay about 195,- EUR per day for at least 780 teaching hours for your butler education. Please compare this with all the other butlerschools and you will find out that we offer you the best price. In other schools you might not have accomodation, full board and many other things included.
How does EDUMONDI support me to find a rewarding position after successful graduation?
Within the training program teachers and students spend a long time together finding out for what kind of job is the best for you, what are your strength and weaknesses. One of the big points is to improve and perfectionize your CV and your appearance in the application process – so that you already convince your future employer at first sight and that there is no need for an “application marathon”. We support you a 100 % during and after your education – especially because of our excellent contacts.
Is it really possible to become a professional butler within 10 weeks?
Our training program is very intensive and challenging. It includes between 780 and 840 working hours within 10-12 weeks. After succesful graduation you are able to manage a private household with a few staff or to work for an UHNWI. Nevertheless you should compare our education with a driver´s school. You may drive – but you still Need practical experience. Anyway, our training program is as practical as possible and necessary.
What are the payment rules?
The total fee for the premium course (max. 10 weeks) is 13.450,- EUR. Shortly after confirmation of your participation you have to make a deposit of 1.450,- EUR. The final payment of 12.000,- EUR has to be transferred max. 40 days before start of the course. There won´t be a refund to the education fee – no matter you might cancel your participation. Although we garantee you that we will consider the part of your payment for a later course that has not been used .
Are there any discounts possible off the tuition fee ?
Yes, employers will get a 5% discount when they register at least 5 students.
Do you offer installment payment?
Yes, we do. If you register and transfer 30% of the tuition fee at least 3 month before start of next course you may pay the remaining fee divided in equal parts over the first 9 weeks of the course