THE SECRET ABOUT BECOMING A STEWARDESS
Everything you need to know
No, you don’t. But, it can be very helpful for the following reasons:
- If your education doesn’t qualify yet to apply with an airline.
- You get three years of life experience
- Internships will be a great asset to your resume
- Depending on the school, subjects like general knowledge of the aviation industry, language proficiency and ticketing or check-in computer skills will be a great advantage
- Your dedication will be noticed by recruiters
You can prepare your knowledge by really learning about cabin safety and aviation what you need to know and you can prepare for the lifestyle that comes with being a flight attendant.
By European law: A Cabin Crew Attestation
By airline conditions: The airline decides the necessary educational level, minimum age restrictions (18 years by law), language proficiency and (physical) appearance.
Once you have successfully been recruited by the airline. The airline provides a generic or initial training to obtain your cabin crew license to fly. Directly followed by training specified on the company procedures and aircraft you will be flying on. There are possibilities to obtain a Cabin Crew Attestation on your own initiative via independent training organizations.
Yes, you do need a cabin crew attestation in advance when you apply for a job as a flight attendant in other countries e.g. France and Italy. The majority of airlines in the Netherlands however don’t accept your Cabin Crew Attestation even if it has been issued by a state of the European Community.