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Cabin Crew Initial Course

Aluna Ifa - Cabin Crew Initial Course
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Every journey has its first step and the Cabin Crew Initial Training is the first one to pursuit a flight attendant’s career. The course aims to familiarize the students with the aviation environment and also provide them with the necessary skills to carry out functions as crew members, ensuring the safety of all passengers on board an aircraft and the skills to act in potential emergency situations.

Upon completion of the course, the trainees will obtain a EASA Cabin Crew Attestation and will be able to apply for airlines.
When joining a company, new training will be required for the specific aircraft they will be working on. 

This course is in compliance with European Regulation, namely Appendix 1 to Part CC of Regulation (EU) 1.178/2011.



Course Description

  • Age: Minimum 18 years old
  • Education: High-school diploma or higher
  • English language proficiency (reading, writing and spoken)
  • Swimming skills
  • Online
  • In-Person (Cascais)
  • English Course: Cabin Crew course fully taught in English
  • 3 weeks (daytime classes)
  • 7 weeks (evening classes)
  • Note:
    Daytime Online course: 2 weeks online+ 1 week in-person
    Evening Classes Online course: 6 weeks online + 1 week in-person
  • Theoretical instruction including tests: 85h
  • Practical training: 15h
  • Introduction to Aviation
  • Legislation
  • Transport of Dangerous Goods
  • Aviation Security
  • First Aid and Aeronautical Medicine
  • Standard Operating Procedures
  • Crew Resource Management
  • Safety and Emergency Procedures and Equipment
  • Fire and Smoke Training
  • Water Survival
  • Evacuation Drill

Everything at IFA is design to meet student’s needs and create the best learning environment.

You can choose your training location in Cascais or Viseu. Theory classes are conducted in fully equipped classrooms and the practical training is conducted on dedicated facilities near IFA.

Our headquarters location is in Cascais, Lisbon.

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Cascais Airport
R.Bartolomeu de Gusmão 118,
2785-269, Tires, Portugal

Viseu Airport
Avenida do Aeródromo, Hangar 5
3515-342 Viseu, Portugal

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