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Cabin Crew Preparation Course

Be job ready, be travel ready.

Gain the confidence, skills, and inside-knowledge that will put you a step ahead of the rest through the recruitment process and ground school training.

You will learn how to use emergency equipment, undertake an evacuation, practice inflight service and build your knowledge of human factors in aviation operations.

The four (4)-week preparation course includes the Cabin Crew Employment course, theory modules, and four (4) months of online access to the three (3) aviation (AVI) units of competency.

Open To:

Domestic & International Students


AUD $4,300*

  • 4 weeks full-time
  • 12 weeks part-time

Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne

Study mode:

Part-time, Full-time

*A $500 deposit is required to secure your position on the course. The remainder of the course fees are to be paid before the start of the course.

There are no compulsory requirements for this course.

We do recommend:

  • Completion of Australian Year 10 or equivalent.
  • An IELTS 5.5 or equivalent for international students. The course is fast-paced and taught in English.

Please note: Airline employment is 18 years and above.

Cabin Crew Preparation Course - Brisbane

15 Boronia Road, Brisbane International Airport, Eagle Farm QLD 4009
Full-time Training Hours:

Monday to Friday, 8am to 3pm

Part-time Training Hours:

Monday and Wednesday, 6pm to 9pm
Every second Saturday, 8am to 3pm

Cabin Crew Preparation Course - Sydney

Qantas Airways Limited
Building S148, Qantas Jetbase,
Mascot, NSW 2020
Full-time Training Hours:

Monday to Friday, 8am to 3pm

Part-time Training Hours:

Monday and Wednesday, 6pm to 9pm
Every second Saturday, 8am to 3pm

Cabin Crew Preparation Course - Melbourne

Theory training:
85/6 Bristol Street, Essendon Fields, VIC 3041

Practical training:
Qantas Flight Training Centre
7 York Street, Airport West VIC 3042
Full-time Training Hours:

Monday to Friday, 8am to 3pm

Part-time Training Hours:
  • Monday and Wednesday, 6pm to 9pm
  • Every second Saturday, 8am to 3pm

Study Areas

Airline Employment

Recruitment Process

Personal & Professional Presentation

A day in the life of Cabin Crew

Provide First Aid

Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol

Inflight Services

Emergency Equipment

Non-Normal Situations (fire/decompressions)

Emergency Procedures

Human Factors & Fatigue

Aircraft Familiarisation

Standard Operating Procedures

Frequently Asked Questions

The Cabin Crew Employment Course is a short two (2)-week course that introduces you to the aviation industry. You will learn the theory needed to prepare you for the recruitment and interview process. This course also includes first aid and responsible service of alcohol certificates.

The Cabin Crew Preparation Course is a four (4)-week course, which includes the two (2)-week employment course as well as extensive practical training in the flight safety training centre.

This course will teach you about emergency equipment, simulated evacuations, practice inflight service and human factors in aviation operations. This course is four (4)-weeks of face to face training in class, plus 60 hours of online study.

As with any University or TAFE we are unable to guarantee employment, however, we do have an Employment Service team and Job Search Database available to all students and graduates.

Our team is there to best assist you with the preparation of a resume and cover letters, interview techniques and job search skills. Our database enables email updates of airlines and or associated industries that are recruiting for students/graduates to review and apply for.

A non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to secure your place within your chosen course. This deposit is to be paid upfront at the time of enrolment via bank transfer or by calling our sales consultant.

Once the initial deposit has been paid you can call us to make regular payments over the phone. This option helps you manage the course cost over time. Full payment must be received 2 weeks prior to the course commencement.

All Aviation Australia students are required to wear a uniform that reflects the attire of a Flight Attendant. This uniform consists of a white button-up shirt, black business pants or skirt and black leather shoes.
The uniform is purchased by the student at their own expense from a store of their choice and is worn from day one throughout the duration of the course.

Aviation Australia will provide a scarf or tie to complete the uniform which is reflective of the presentation standard required by airlines in the industry.

Aviation Australia does not have a specific height, reach, medical, maximum age, residency/citizenship or visible tattoo requirements upon enrolment. These requirements are airlines specific.

If English is not your first language, an English proficiency test may be required. A phone interview may be conducted prior to enrolling and undertaking your course

Domestic and International airlines based in Australia, usually require applicants to hold either an Australian/New Zealand Permanent Residency or Citizenship. Many Aviation Australia students go onto secure employment with a number of international airlines based around the world.

The AVI modules are an optional component of the course. The benefits of completing the three units are that it will give you credit towards a certificate at TAFE Queensland.

The Cabin Crew Career Training courses are not eligible for VET-Fee help assistance.

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