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0.5 Year


This qualification reflects the roles of cabin crew personnel performing normal and emergency cabin crew duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation operations.

Cabin crew duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to cabin service and cargo operations.

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as Cabin Crew by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as described in Civil Aviation Order 20.11 Emergency and life saving equipment and passenger control in emergencies.

Civil and military cabin crew seeking certification should check these requirements with CASA.


Cabin Crew, Crew Attendant, Flight Attendant


When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledgeand skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

  • Year 10 or equivalent
  • 18 years is the minimum age to enter employment with an airline due to the service of alcohol.
  • A first aid certification, a Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate and other regulatory requirements are essential for employment.

  • Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or TAFE NSW General English Program
  • This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as Cabin Crew by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as described in Civil Aviation order 20:11 Emergency and life-saving equipment and passenger control in emergencies.


    From mountains to oceans, from cities to country towns, international students can choose from over 50 campus locations across the state. Experience our vibrant spaces such as libraries, cafes and gyms as well as places you can network, socialise and just chill out.

    Learn more about TAFE NSW study locations


    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Kingscliff Feb , Jul A$8,760
    Wollongbar Feb A$8,760


    LocationsStarting DatesCourse Fees
    Kingscliff Feb A$8,760
    Wollongbar Feb A$8,760


    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.


    There are many scholarships, grants and bursaries which can help you financially with studying in Australia.They are offered by the Australian Government and a number of other public and private organisations.

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    To receive this course students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    • Packaging Rules A total of 21 units of competency comprising:
    • 13 core units listed below plus 8 elective units from the general elective units listed below. Up to 3 of the general elective units may be selected from any relevant nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course. The general elective units must contribute to the vocational outcomes of the qualification. Where imported units are selected care must be taken to ensure that all prerequisite units specified are complied with.
    • Core Units
    • AVIB3004 Manage and carry out pre- and post-flight cabin checks
    • AVIF001 Apply aircraft safety procedures
    • AVIF0001 Apply aviation work health and safety procedures
    • AVIF3005 Maintain the safety of people and aircraft
    • AVIF3006 Respond to abnormal and emergency situations in an aircraft
    • AVIG2002 Work effectively in the aviation industry
    • AVIO0002 Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation
    • AVIO2015 Apply and monitor aviation workplace security procedures
    • AVIZ2050 Maintain security awareness and vigilance in an aviation workplace
    • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
    • TLIE3004 Prepare workplace documents
    • TLIF2018 Operate firefighting equipment
    • TLIO3007 Undertake emergency response action to a security threat

    • AVIF0002 Provide first aid in an aviation environment
    • AVIF0004 Implement aviation risk management processes
    • AVIF0014 Manage human factors in aviation operations
    • AVIF2010 Implement regulations and policies during aviation safety and service operations
    • AVIF0014 Manage human factors in aviation operations
    • AVIF2010 Implement regulations and policies during aviation safety and service operations
    • AVIF2014 Undertake aircraft underwater escape and survival
    • AVIF2020 Employ fatigue risk management practices in an aviation workplace
    • AVII001 Advise on major services and attractions at aviation destinations
    • AVII0002 Provide quality customer service
    • AVII2001 Provide customer service on an aircraft
    • AVII2003 Carry out beverage service on an aircraft
    • AVII2004 Provide advice about cuisine on an aircraft
    • AVII2006 Conduct in flight retailing
    • AVII3002 Carry out food preparation and service on an aircraft
    • AVII3005 Apply knowledge of the structure, products and services of an airline operator
    • AVII3010 Carry out aircraft business and first class meal and non-alcoholic beverage service
    • BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships
    • BSBFLM305 Support operational plan
    • BSBFLM306 Provide workplace information and resourcing plans
    • BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
    • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
    • SITHFAB201 Provide responsible service of alcohol
    • TLIG3002 Lead a work team or group
    • TLII3020 Provide assistance to customers


    From certificates to diplomas, degrees to study packages, you can take your study further with us.


    After achieving this qualification candidates may undertake Tourism and Hospitality or other Aviation programs.


    Plan your study around your life with a TAFE NSW study package. Our study packages allow for multiple courses to be packaged together that can lead you to a TAFE NSW or an Australian University Bachelor Degree with credits. This gives you a one stop shop by completing your applications for the whole package through TAFE NSW allowing you to apply for one student Visa for the full duration of the package.