Flight Attendant Program
Became work ready in one of the most exciting and rewarding industries.
About the Flight Attendant Program
The Flight Attendant Program at Canadian Aviation College is 54 weeks and is designed to prepare our students to become a flight attendant using an international concept.
Today's flight attendants are highly trained, highly skilled and focus on safety as the core of their job function.
The Flight Attendant diploma program encourages you to develop career-related skills, knowledge and behaviors to effectively perform a variety of functions required to provide passenger safety and exceptional passenger service as you work in the airline and travel industry.
Over 17 years of age
Criminal Record Check
High school diploma or equivalent
IELTS : Minimum score 5 and no portion under 5.5 OR
CLB: (Canadian Language Benchmark): Minimum level 5
Flight attendant for all air operators such as airlines, air taxis, charter flights, private flight operations.
Upon completion of this program the successful student will have developed various career-related skills, knowledge and behaviors to effectively perform a variety of functions required in providing passenger safety and service specific to the aviation industry.
Each student will have demonstrated the knowledge and skills in: world geography and cultures, basic knowledge of aviation theory, the roles and responsibilities of aviation related personnel, safety and emergency procedures, different aircraft types, various types of drills, aviation first aid, in-flight services and self-defense.
Total Program Duration: 54 weeks total.
Methods of Evaluation:
Students’ progress in the program is measured by their successful completion of the courses listed in the program outlines. A minimum of 70% on all course tests, as well as each assessment component of the courses, is required to successfully complete the program.
Required course materials:
Oxford- English for cabin crew
IATA airline cabin crew training manual
CAC manual and workbook
World Geography and Cultures - 100 Hours
The student will go through an exciting journey about the general history of the world, global geography’s and other relevant aspects for the industry regarding this subject
Introduction to Aviation - 100 Hours
The student will be able to define aviation terminologies common to the air operator and be able to use them in the appropriate context. The trainee will be able to identify and describe the basic components of theory of flight relating it to the aircraft environment they will be operating
Roles and Responsibilities - 50 Hours
The trainee will be able to describe the roles and responsibilities of the air operator, which have been legislated in the interests of aviation safety
Safety Procedures - 200 Hours
The trainee will be able to define what is meant by surface contamination, describe their responsibilities and identify the procedures for reporting suspected surface contamination to the pilot-in-command.
Emergency Procedures - 100 Hours
The trainee will be able to identify the types of fire, fire detection and fire fighting systems and the established fire fighting procedures.
Emergency Equipment - 50 Hours
The trainee will be able to identify each piece of safety and emergency equipment onboard the operator's aircraft, describe its uses and the procedures associated with its operation.
Aircraft Specifications - 150 Hours
The trainee will be able to recognize the aircraft’s main characteristics and be able to describe the interior and exterior features.
Drills (normal and exceptional) - 200 Hours
The trainee will train to be able to respond and act accordingly in any situation during the flight, including normal and abnormal occurences
Aviation First Aid - 100 Hours
First aid is the immediate help given to a sick or injured person, suffering a sudden illness or injury until full medical treatment is available. First aid is an important life skill because it prepares first responders for abnormal and emergency medical situations.
In-Flight Service Standards - 100 Hours
Best practices regarding food safety. How to effectively and properly maintain a top quality and excellent food service in the air.
Foreign Language – Cantonese or Mandarin - 150 Hours
This class will be presented to familiarize students looking to work in South-East Asia, including unique traits of the language and essential phrases and words.
Foreign Language - French - 150 Hours
This class will be presented to familiarize students looking to work in francophone with the particularities of the language and essential phrases and words.
Self Defense Training - 50 Hours
Self defense strategies will be taught to prepare students for hostile situations in the workplace.
Fees & Expenses
Note for International Students: This diploma is not eligible for applying Post-Graduation-Work-Permit (PGWP)
Disclaimer: This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.