ABOUT THE COURSE

The training will be conducted at Cabin Crew Academy, which is a fully licensed school located by number 179 Lauriston Road in Benoni, South Africa. The course will run for 5 to 6 weeks, whereafter we will take you to the South African Civil Aviation Authority facilities in Midrand, South Africa where you will write your final examination. In order to be given your license, you will need to score at least 75% in this qualifying exam. The training will be thorough to make sure that you develop the skills needed for you to carry out airline Cabin Crew duties effectively. Lessons are conducted Monday to Friday from 9:00am to about 15:30. Depending on the workload and the instructor`s schedule you MAY learn on some few selected weekends.

Some of the key topics will include: 

Emergency Equipment

You will be taught to make use of all emergency equipment that is stored in an airplane. You will learn how to don Protective Breathing Equipment,Operation & Use of Life Rafts , Location & Use of all Emergency Equipment carried on board aircraft, Location & Use of all types of Exits.

Special Needs Passengers

Definition and description of passengers deemed "Special Needs Passengers"
• Restrictions in numbers to be carried - each aircraft type
• Seating restrictions
• Procedures: special briefing prior to departure to meet the particular requirements
of individual special needs passenger 

Ditching

 

  • Water survival techniques
  • Teamwork in water emergencies
  • Water survival equipment
  • Heat escape lessening postures
  • Signaling equipment

Dangerous Goods

Transportation of Dangerous Goods in Cabin
• Definition
- Dangerous Goods Accepted
- Dangerous Goods Forbidden
- Dangerous Goods Excepted

Fire Fighting

Use of various extinguishers on specific classes of fires
• Technique of searching for fires
• Communication procedures
• Primary responsibilities - fire fighting
• Back-up responsibilities – fire fighting. 

Advanced First Aid

In-flight medical emergency scene management

  • Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
    Artificial respiration – Adult, Child and Infant
  • Emergency Child birth
  • Dealing with serious injuries
  • Emergency First Aid equipment on board
  • Choking – adult, child, and infant
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