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Charles MacPherson Academy, Toronto:
The Charles MacPherson Academy educates butlers, household managers, and housekeepers for the modern day service demands of private estates and residences. The Academy is a registered private career college under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Students are taught by subject matter experts in a combination of classroom and practical settings. With daily opportunities for both theoretical and hands-on learning, our graduates leave the “Swiss Army Knives” of the profession: skilled, multi-faceted, and resourceful domestic service professionals, equipped to tackle the demands of their roles in private service.

The school is owned and operated by Charles MacPherson Associates (CMA), a firm that specializes in educating and placing domestic staff and provides training and consultation services for private residential and corporate clients worldwide.

Courses / Programs Offered:


Household Management Program 


Over the course of the 4-week vocational program, students are taught the critical skills required for a career in the world of domestic service.

The program is centred around four key pillars: 

1. Household Management: Household Management, Security, Household Mechanicals, and First Aid
2. Butler Skills: Butler Skills, Etiquette & Protocol, Table Setting & Table Service, Valet Service, and Event Planning
3. Laundry & Housekeeping: Housekeeping, Laundry, and Wardrobe Management, and 
4. Advanced Hospitality Skills: Cigars, Coffee, Floral Design, Cooking, and Wine, Champagne & Mixology

This program is for those looking to advance their skills to obtain new roles in private estates and residences or return to existing positions with honed skill sets and refreshed outlooks.

Housekeeping Program

The Charles MacPherson Academy is now offering a 1-week 'Introduction to Professional Housekeeping' course. This introductory course is specifically designed for those interested in transitioning into a career in private service in a housekeeping capacity.

The course is the first component in the development of the Academy's newest program offering since it's establishment of the Household Management Program in 2009. This new program stream will address modern housekeeping standards and the need for professional training in the cleaning and housekeeping world.

The course covers the following topics:

- The Role of the Housekeeper
- Housekeeping Techniques
- Laundry Skills
- Basic Table Setting & Table Service
- Household Security Basics, and
- Successful Interviewing Skills

CMA Placement:

Charles MacPherson Associates has a Placement team that specializes in recruiting skilled and experienced candidates looking for full-time employment in domestic service for private estates and residences around the world.

We are always looking for qualified candidates and encourage graduates of The Charles MacPherson Academy to meet with the team to discuss their career aspirations and to register as a candidate. CMA Placement recruits and places the following positions: Housekeepers, Executive Housekeepers, Household Managers, Estate Managers, Butlers, Chefs, Drivers, Domestic Couples, and Personal Assistants.

Location:

The Charles MacPherson Academy is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Greater Toronto Area is home to 6.4 million people and is considered to have one of the most diverse populations in the world. Good food, great architecture, and a gorgeous lakefront are just a few of Toronto's wonderful offerings.

Upcoming Sessions:

Household Management Program – Winter Term
January 14th, 2019 – February 8th, 2019

Household Management Program – Spring Term
May 27th, 2019 – June 21st, 2019

Household Management Program – Fall Term
September 16th, 2019 – October 11th, 2019

Updated: 2018-12-18
Email: Contact Us

Address: 200-507 King Street East, TORONTO, Ontario, M5A 1M3, Canada
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