Initial Safety Training

The Cabin Crew Initial Training is a combination of theoretical classroom instruction (including PPT and video presentations), practical training and actual handling of relevant safety equipment covering all training elements. English is commonly used as documentation language, as it is the language used within aviation. All elements of training and checking are conducted by suitably qualified instructors accredited by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Prerequisites for Cabin Crew Training
  • Minimum Age 18 Years.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Fluent Use in English Language.
  • Excellent level of Health and Ability to Swim. In order to join the Initial course, all candidates must pass an Aviation Medical Examination by an Authorized Medical Examiner (AME) and if successful, a Medical Certificate will be issued.
  • Willingness to Work in Customer Service Field and Positive Attitude.

Course Structure

The initial Cabin Crew course consists of theoretical, practical training and the final flight attendant competency check.

Theoretical Training
The course covers the following topics in compliance with EU-REG No290/2012:
  • Introduction to Cabin Crew Training
  • Rules & Regulations
  • Discipline & Responsibilities
  • Fire & Smoke
  • Survival
  • Water Survival
  • Dangerous Goods
  • Security
  • Passenger Handling
  • Safety & Emergency Responsibilities
  • Medical Aspects & First Aid
  • Crew Resource Management
Practical Training
Future Flight Attendants undergo the following practical training:
  • Water survival training in a swimming pool
  • Fire and smoke practical training
  • Flight Attendant Competency Check: Successful completion of the course is certified via written examinations in all subjects
The Competency Check has a minimum pass mark of 80%.
The Cabin Crew Initial Course has a duration of one month.

All future flight attendants receive informative and detailed course reference manuals, helpful through out their entire professional career.

Cabin Crew Initial Course Training Location
The Cabin Crew Initial Course can be delivered either in HATS’ premises or in the case of a group of individuals or an airline company and upon the customer’s request it can be delivered in other suitable facilities (company customer’s base) that satisfy HATS’ requirements.