Flight Attendant

Flight Attendants provide services for the safety and comfort of aircraft passengers.
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    Overview

    Flight Attendants provide services for the safety and comfort of aircraft passengers.

    Day-to-day

    • checks passengers' tickets and directs them to seats
    • receives and stows food, equipment and cabin baggage
    • makes public announcements
    • conducts safety checks and demonstrations of safety equipment and procedures
    • carries out emergency procedures, assists and directs passengers in emergencies
    • distributes reading material, pillows, blankets and other amenities for the comfort of passengers
    • operates galleys, prepares and heats food for passengers and serves refreshments and meals
    • co-ordinates the sale of goods to passengers
    • manages the completion of any customs and immigration documentation which may be required
    • tidies aircraft.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become a Flight Attendant

    • You can work as a Flight Attendant without formal qualifications, some employers provide in-house training before you can start work. It is common for Flight Attendants to complete a certificate III in aviation (cabin crew). Your chances may also be improved if you speak a second language.

      Take a Certificate III in Aviation (Cabin Crew)

    Skills employers are looking for

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