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Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew)

National ID: AVI30219 | State ID: BER6

Are you ready to let your dreams soar?

When you complete the Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew), you will be recruitment-ready for an exciting career as a flight attendant or cabin crew member.

You will gain valuable experience and skills in emergency response drills, first aid, responsible service of alcohol, teamwork and customer service, and preparation for cabin duties. You will gain confidence in dealing with difficult passengers on an aircraft with crew member security training.

This course is specifically designed for those seeking an exciting career as a cabin crew member (flight attendant). This course has been developed in conjunction with commercial airlines and experienced cabin crew training managers to meet current aviation standards and will thoroughly prepare you to be successful in the airline industry.

South Metropolitan TAFE has a Boeing 737, which will be used for the majority of your practical training. The fun begins with practical exercises such as evacuating down a slide, simulated cabin fires with a smoke machine, firefighting, ditching and life raft training. You will have hands on instruction in the full-length cabin with business and economy class seating, fully operational galleys, cabin service equipment and PA system.

Graduates of this course have successfully gained employment with both regional and international airlines as cabin crew members. Students should also be fit and healthy in order to successfully complete the airlines emergency procedure training. A prerequisite for the course is the ability to swim a minimum of 50 metres, unaided and fully clothed. Students must provide a swimming certificate in order to demonstrate they meet the prerequisite and can therefore participate in the water training exercises.

Aerospace Training Centre

South Metropolitan TAFE's AeroSpace Training Centre is the largest provider in WA offering training in aircraft maintenance and aviation. Our lecturers have diverse industry backgrounds including international licensed aircraft maintenance engineers, airline transport pilots, airport managers, flight instructors, cabin crew training managers, emergency procedures instructors, RAAF maintenance supervisors, as well as military and commercial aviators and managers.

The fully equipped hangar of the AeroSpace Training Centre at Jandakot Airport has various aircraft engines, workshop stations, computer facilities, a flight simulator, and a number of aircraft including our own Boeing 737.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

On completion, you will be recruitment ready and have a thorough understanding of the requirements for cabin crew members (flight attendants) in the commercial airline industry.

Please note that for recruitment of staff, 18 years is the minimum age for most commercial airlines due to the Responsible Service of Alcohol standards. Please check the respective airlines for verification of employment age requirements.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Aviation (Ground Operations and Service) and Diploma of Aviation (Aviation Management)

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Jandakot

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Jandakot One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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Aviation Ground Operations

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Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Maintenance has been identified as a key skills growth area with high demand for employees in Australia and across the world. Repair, overhaul, test, analyse and troubleshoot aircraft engines, electrical systems, instrumentation, turbines and engines, hydraulics, communication systems, autopilot and integrated flight systems, ground support equipment, and accident and emergency procedures.

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Marine Studies

Learn about seamanship, small vessel operations and maintenance, coastal navigation and meteorology, marine biological and ecological systems, fishing and aquaculture technology and management strategies as well as post harvest catch handling.

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