Introduction – Types of Courses
You can divide the courses according to
Courses offered by airlines for their staffs. Only
a staff can join.
○ Designed specifically for the requirements of the
Courses provided by independent Schools
○ Offered on commercial basis. Generic in nature
Always consider where you intent to work
as some airlines will not give any value to
Introduction – Airlines Courses
Airlines Courses are designed for its
Most airlines will have 3 types of
Initial Training – for new recruits. Takes
about 3 months.
Continuous Training – about two days per
Fleet upgrade – about 2 weeks
Subjects Covered – initial training
The initial training is the most critical.
It is a transformation process. To get the
new staff to think and behave and speak
the language of the airline.
4 Basic groups of subject.
Airlines culture and behavior
Personal development, grooming etc
Servicing the customers.
Safety practices and procedures
The focus is more towards safety
As most of emergencies do not happen
in actual flights, the crews have to be
reminded and practice it.
Two days will consist of the training and
Only with retraining the crews are
allowed to fly again.
Depending on the airline, the new crews
will be flying smaller aircraft.
When the time is suitable for promotion,
the crews will be flying a bigger aircrafts.
This require retraining, to familiarize with
the aircraft and possible change in
Subjects for Initial Training
Orientation Program, know the airline
Adopting culture and practices
Language and announcement
Aircraft operations – only the related
Grooming and makeup
Subjects for initial training
Handling disruptive passengers
Emergency and abnormal procedures
Practice ditching – Working in the water
Most airlines will have mock up and
special pool designed for trainings.
Other Types Trainings
On promotion the staff will have to
undergo training for the new roles to
supervise the staff.
Other Corporate courses.
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