How to Become A Flight Attendant
Have you ever asked yourself the question, “How do I become a Flight Attendant?”
Have you ever asked yourself the question, “How do I become a Flight Attendant? If you have this article is written with you in mind. A career as a Cabin Crew Member is an exciting and rewarding profession. It is also a great way to travel the world while getting paid. This article discusses the requirements you need to meet and the steps you should take to turn your dream into a reality.
Firstly, you will need to meet the following basic requirements:
• You must be 18 years or older for a SACAA Cabin Crew License
• You must have a matric certificate
• You must be able to speak, write and read in English
• You should not have any visible tattoos
• You must be able to swim
• You must have a valid Class 4 Medical Certificate
Secondly, you will need to have obtained your Cabin Crew License issued by the South African Civil Aviation Authority. To get your Cabin Crew License you must (1) Register with an Approved Training Organisation, (2) Successfully complete the Flight Attendant course and (3) pass the Civil Aviation Authority Cabin Crew license examination.
Do you know the type of skills that airlines are looking for? Theyare seeking to hire people who can consistently display the following:
• Provide optimal and regulated safety and security standards
• Provide great customer service even when dealing with difficult customers
• The ability to keep calm during emergency situations and respond appropriately
• The ability to work and communicate well with people from diverse cultural backgrounds
• Professionalism, responsibility and reliability
• Solution oriented thinking
The S.MAB Training Academy Advantage
The S.MAB Training Academy offers two different courses designed for those aspiring to become qualified Flight Attendants.
We offer the Basic Flight Attendant Course (2-month) and an Advanced Flight Attendant Course (4-month). Our facilitators are among the best within the industry boasting extensive experience with airlines such as BA Comair, Emirates, Mango, Global Air Cote d’Ivoire, South African Airlines, Springbok Classic, Sky Class, Senegal Airlines, private VIP flights and more. We pride ourselves in delivering exceptional learning experiences and positioning our learners to excel in the industry. Our curriculum includes but is not limited to following modules, Safety and Emergency Procedures, Dangerous Goods, Fire Fighting, Aviation Medicine, Grooming, Amadeus, End-User Computing and Ditching.
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