Chief Steward/ess Course

If you are looking to progress into the position of 2nd Steward/ess on a large yacht, or  Chief Steward/ess on a smaller yacht, this is a perfect course to consider!

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SYSA Chief Steward/ess Course

2 Days – R 5 000.00

**For maximum benefit, a minimum of two years’ experience as a Steward/ess on board yacht is required to complete this course:

Course Syllabus Includes:

  • The Role of Chief Steward/ess on Board
  • Interviewing for a Chief Steward/ess Position
  • Website as part of an Interview Tool
  • Crew Agents
  • Chief Steward/ess Contract
  • Hiring and Interviewing Steward/esses
  • Writing of a Steward/ess Training File
  • How to keep Steward/esses motivated and organized
  • Effective Communication
  • Worldwide Provisioning
  • Medical Inventories, Guest Information, Crew Information
  • Guest Preference Sheets/Cheat Sheets
  • Flowers and Flower Orders
  • Advanced Cleaning
  • Guest Welcome Folders
  • Writing Crew Profiles
  • Guest Activities in Caribbean
  • Guest Activities in Mediterranean
  • Formal and Informal Table Settings with tasteful Embellishments
  • Entertainment Planning and Silver Service
  • Buffets, Parties, Picnics, Theme Ideas
  • Communication with Chef
  • Menus
  • Wine Provisioning and Storage
  • Matching Food and Wine
  • Champagne Service
  • Stocking the Bar
  • Popular Alcoholic Beverages
  • Glassware on Board
  • Steward/ess Scheduling with Guests on Board
  • Packing and Unpacking for Guests
  • Amenities offered to Guests
  • Organizational Methods for extensive libraries or books, music and films
  • Convenience and safety in storing provisions
  • Budgets
  • Inventories
  • Shopping list templates
  • Crew Uniforms
  • Purchasing and Care of Fine Serviceware and Linens
  • Maintenance Schedules on board
  • Setting up a yacht for a Boat Show or Prospective Buyers
  • Dealing with Dayworkers
  • Dealing with Chandlers and Suppliers
  • Further Chief Steward/ess Qualifications
  • Collection of Helpful Books
  • What to leave behind when you leave a yacht
  • Shipyard Projects/New Builds
  • Dealing with Customs/Visa issues on board
  • ISPS/ISM
  • Crossings – Preparation and Stowing

 

For any details: Contact  isobel@sysa.co.za 

 

 

 

 

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This week's lovely SYSA Stewardess course graduates (11 - 15 March).

Well done to you all!!

CONGRATULATIONS to CALEIGH OPPERMAN for achieving DISTINCTION for her written exams (80%+)!

Danielle Garner, Rebecca Elvey, Chelsea Botha, Catia du Preez, Raphaela Adler, Nadine Law, Arne Scheepers, Caleigh Opperman, Evette Janse van Rensburg
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TWO STEWARDESS POSITIONS - EUROPE

Offering 2 stewardess positions for the summer season, starting end of March, early April. Yacht prefers someone with a season of experience, but would be willing to employ a green crew member with the correct experience, training and attitude. This yacht has hired several of our previous SYSA Stewardess course graduates over the past few years.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION: (please only apply if you can tick all the boxes)

- EU/British passport
- STCW and PDSD
- ENG 1
- SYSA Stewardess course
- MCA FHS Level II

Boat currently in Italy, crew member will join there. Cruising Western Mediterranean and likely Greece.

The yacht is a Ferretti Navetta 33 Crescendo, private – Cayman Island Register – running with 6 crew.

Offering to the right candidate:
Salary - 2 300€ per month (DOE)
MLC contract/SEA

Send WORD CV and/or any questions to:
Captain Emilio
emilio@yachtcrewcouple.com
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FLOWER ARRANGING COURSE - NOW R 3 650!!!!!

Introduction to Floristry Course
Cape Town
21 - 22 March 2019
(Public Holiday Thursday and Friday)

Venue:
iNkosi Eco Lodge, 9 Odette Street, De Tijger, Parow

Cost including flowers, containers, notes and lunch only
R 3 950 (discounted to R 3 650)

This course is a for the absolute beginner and the more experienced florist.

It is a challenging course where you learn a wide variety of techniques and designs that are popularly used in flower arranging. This course covers traditional and more modern creative designs, and in this way it should appeal to everyone.

This course covers the following topics:
1. Purchasing and handling of flowers
2. Conditioning and Care of fresh flowers
3. Basic design concepts
4. Shapes and styles of arrangements
5. Colour and its effects
6. Choice and use of containers
7. Methods of arranging flowers and mediums into which to arrange them
8. Working with attributes in arrangements

What we will make:
1. Round country bowl
2. Modern vase of flowers
3. Line arrangement
4. Hand-tied Spiral Bunch
5. Phalaeonopsis orchid arrangement
6. Arrangement using branches/sticks

What you will get:
1. Take home all the arrangements you have made
2. An apron for you to keep
3. A booklet of illustrated notes
4. A certificate of attendance

MORE UPCOMING COURSES FOR CAPE TOWN:
MAY
1 - 2 May: Introductory Course Cape Town

For more info, contact:
Gerda Tuffin
Cape School of Floristry reception@thecountrygarden.co.za
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