Housekeeping & Laundry (IAMI GUEST Unit 32)

Housekeeping & Laundry (IAMI GUEST Unit 32)

Learn the standards and practices required to maintain a clean and visually appealing environment for guests.

Complete online at your own pace (Self-paced)

  • £300.00 excl.


The Crew Academy’s GUEST-accredited Basic Housekeeping & Laundry program teaches the practices and techniques to maintain impeccable standards of cleanliness throughout the yacht interior.

Learn the standards and practices required to maintain a clean and visually appealing environment for guests. This includes how to clean and detail guest cabins, heads, and common areas and how to properly maintain and care for fabrics, surfaces and finishings found on a luxury yacht.

Gain an understanding of how to carry out laundry duties effectively including the correct techniques for washing, drying, and pressing different types of fabric, as well as how to correctly hang, store, and place guest garments and personal items, ensuring that they are kept wrinkle-free and in pristine condition. We will also delve into how to handle guest personal items in a respectful and discreet manner, ensuring that privacy is always maintained.

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To find out more about Interior courses read our Interior Brochure.


Your Trainer: Sarah Wood

Born and raised on Canada’s Great Lakes, Sarah spent over ten years working between luxury estates and various superyachts, working her way up to Chief Stewardess on 40-85m vessels.

After moving ashore and working as a consultant for a UK-based recruitment and management company, Sarah relocated to Australia with her family and founded a boutique yacht crew recruitment company.

Since joining the Crew Academy team Sarah has been refreshing the interior courses and is excited to share her experience and love for the industry as an IAMI GUEST approved trainer, teaching an assortment of interior courses.

Course Format

Total 12-13 hours of blended learning online, allowing students to join from any time-zone and location.

  • Video introduction to Unit (10 minutes)
  • Guided e-learning / Self-study through VLE (9 hours)
  • Series of multiple choice knowledge checks throughout course
  • 1:1 tuition with trainer (1 hour)
  • Practical assessment comprising of 3 video submissions
  • Online written examination (1 hour)


Required Equipment:

  • Good internet, computer and printer
  • Device with video capabilities
  • Mock up “Guest Cabin” (bed, bed linens, pillows)
  • Iron, ironing board and shirt, pants, pillowcase, and napkin for ironing assessment


  1. An introduction to yacht interior housekeeping 

  2. Laundry procedures and duties

  3. Handling guest personal items and luggage


Key Takeaways

A certificate will be issued through the successful passing of the online examination.

After completing the course, you will officially be part of our Alumni community and will have free access to our Mental Health courses for free as well as discounts on other courses.


Complete online at your own pace (Self-paced)

  • £300.00 excl.