Course Overview: Our cabin crew initial training covers all CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) approved training modules required for the licensing of a cabin crew member. Our training is CAA-specific regarding course content. Our recently acquired Boeing 737 aircraft will ensure the necessary familiarity and expertise required by the trainees with regard to the execution of all safety-related drills on board an aircraft.
MATA cabin crew instructors have a wealth of flying and training experience, both managing the aircraft operation on all domestic, regional and international flights, as well as conducting initial and advanced training of cabin crew. Our instructors collectively have in excess of 60-plus years of experience. Courses take place over an 6-week period and we have approximately 4-5 courses a year.
Cabin Crew Course Entry Requirements: • Matric/grade 12 is the minimum educational requirement stipulated by airlines or operators. • MATA requires you to have a matric/grade 12 certificate in order to be accepted for this course. • An applicant must be a minimum of 18 years of age upon commencement of course. • Class 2 medical certificate (Available through MATA on application) as well as basic swimming ability.
The cabin crew initial training course involves demanding training which includes emergency procedures, emergency evacuation, aviation medicine, dangerous goods,firefighting, ditching and security awareness. We also offer several enrichment training modules as part of the course including deportment, characteristics and styles of wines and spirits, first class silver service, conflict management, passenger liaison, interview techniques and several other value-adding modules. The purpose of this training is to prepare you to efficiently handle any situation which may occur on board an aircraft.
• Aviation policy. • Live firefighting. • Security training. • Safety policy and procedures. • Crew Resource Management. (CRM). • Carriage of DG (Dangerous Goods) by air. • Practical and theoretical aircraft-type training. • General SEPT (Safety and Emergency Procedures Training), • Theoretical and practical modules relating to AvMed (Aviation Medicine). • Including use of emergency survival equipment, ditching (emergency landing in water) and survival procedures.