Take flight with the skills to soar as an integral member of a cabin crew. Gain extensive insight into the world of aviation as you practice your skills in a variety of simulated environments and graduate confident in your ability to ensure the comfort and safety of your passengers.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Perform pre and post-flight cabin checks
Operate firefighting equipment
Carry out emergency and evacuation procedures
Use aviation communications
Provide in-flight, food, beverage and retail services
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Confidence to initiate emergency procedures
Skills and knowledge to operate an aviation radio
Eligibility to register for an Aviation Reference Number
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Experience using computers and other technology
The ability to stay calm under pressure
Exceptional customer service skills
The capability to fly regularly and be mindful of possible health impacts
A willingness to travel for work
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Flight Attendants provide services for the safety and comfort of aircraft passengers.
Other jobs include: Cabin crew and Crew attendant
This is a highly regulated industry. To be employed as cabin crew you will need your First Aid Certification and a Responsible Service of Alcohol competency card. You will also need to apply for an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC). This is required for flight crew flying at security controlled airports and can be obtained through ASIC issuing bodies. Depending on your state or territory or the airline, you may need to meet other regulatory requirements. It’s important that you understand these requirements before enrolling in this course. Visit the Civil Aviation Safety Authority for more information.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew) does not have any post-graduate courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 21 units of competency , including 13 core and 8 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
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