Certificate III in Aviation - Cabin Crew

National Institute of Education and Technology

This qualification is part of the Aviation Training Package. It reflects the roles of cabin crew personnel performing normal and emergency cabin crew duties in support of commercial or Defence aviation operations. Cabin crew duties include applying technical and non-technical aviation skills and knowledge to cabin service and cargo operations. Use for Defence Aviation is to be in accordance with relevant Defence Orders, Instructions, Publications and Regulations.

Entry Requirements:

First aid certification and a Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate


21 units: 13 core; 8 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Manage and carry out pre- and post-flight cabin checks; Apply aviation work health and safety procedures; Manage disruptive behaviour and unlawful interference with aviation; Maintain security awareness and vigilance in an aviation workplace; Respond to abnormal and emergency situations in an aircraft; Maintain the safety of people and aircraft; plus more. Electives: Provide first aid in an aviation environment; Advise on major services and attractions at aviation destinations; Manage human factors in aviation operations; Undertake aircraft underwater escape and survival; Carry out beverage service on an aircraft; plus more.

Further information:

This qualification forms some of the requirements for certification as Cabin Crew by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as described in Civil Aviation Order 20.11 Emergency and life saving equipment and passenger control in emergencies. Civil and military cabin crew seeking certification should check these requirements with CASA.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 03590D

Related Careers:

Flight Attendant,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Hobart Tasmania No info Yes Full time 26 weeks
BTP, Brisbane QLD No info Yes Online
BTP, Brisbane QLD No info Yes Full time 26 weeks

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NIET's qualifications are accredited within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and are recognised by a number of national accrediting and registration bodies and Australian universities. For further information, please visit: www.niet.edu.au. RTO:41422 CRICOS: 03590D

NIET is also the parent company of International College of Aviation and Technology (ICAT), which offers world-class aviation training to students around the world including cabin crew, remote pilot and aeroskills. Its graduates are able to receive Civil Aviation Safety Authorities (CASA) accreditations after successfully completing the courses. NIET is also the owner of all intellectual properties of the Australian oldest and most respected aviation training school — Airline Academy of Australia.

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