Damelin Cabin Crew Training Certificate



Full Time


In the context of the in-flight industry, this programme will enable the learner to contribute positively towards a professional and safety-conscious service while enhancing overall passenger satisfaction. This programme equips the learner with the necessary skills to function as a cabin attendant, both with a commercial or a corporate airline. Besides ensuring passengers satisfaction, a cabin crew member has various other responsibilities which make this career both demanding and exciting.

On successful completion of this programme a learner will be able to combine a range of self-organising and critical thinking life skills with a working knowledge of South African and International cultural and tourism issues. This multi-skilling ability, integrated with the regulatory functional skills required to be a cabin crew member and finer etiquette skills will position the learner favourably in a very competitive market.

In addition, the qualifying learner will be positioned to further his/her learning practice and career within the aviation industry.

Expansion into other sub-sectors of tourism is also possible.

The programme duration is 6

With this programme, successful learners could pursue a career as a:

  • Cabin Crew Member

Upon successful completion of the programme, the learner will receive a Damelin Cabin Crew Training Certificate.

Upon successful completion of the Practical Aviation Training, South African citizens will qualify to write the SACAA licensing examination and upon successful completion will be issued with an SACAA Cabin Crew Licence.

Non-South African citizens, who intend to seek employment in the country of their birth, will only be issued with competency certificate documentation and relevant certification as proof of successful completion and not with SACAA licences.

The Cabin Crew Training Certificate is offered by Damelin and Quality Assured by the Damelin Academic Board.

  • Knowledge, comprehension and application of English language at Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Knowledge, comprehension and application of 2nd South African language at Grade 11 or equivalent.
  • Knowledge, comprehension and application of Mathematical Literacy at Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Candidates must be between 18 and 35 years
  • Ability to swim.
  • A Class II Medical Certificate issued by a SACAA registered doctor. The examination includes the following: Stress Electrocardiograph, Lung Function, Visual Examination, Audio Examination, General Physical Examination
  • Admission may be subject to an interview with an academic staff member.
  • CAA Licensing Regulation: With reference to the 1st of August 2012 CAA regulation: English Proficiency, learners require any of the following to proceed with the issuing of CAA Licences: Matric Certificate with English Level 4, Matric Certificate with English First Language Symbol D, Matric Certificate with English Second Language Symbol C

Contact Programmes:

*Please note that during COVID-19 and the regulations put in place by the National Disaster Management Act No.57 of 2002 amended from time to time and recommendations by the National Command Council which are implemented at all campuses, students will be required to follow all directives of the institute. Whilst every precaution is taken, the institute will not be responsible in respect of any liability arising out of any student becoming ill or suffering injury or death at any of the institute’s campuses. Strict COVID-19 protocols will be in place and will need to be abided by all students. Students will be supported through a blended learning approach and you will require basic digital literacy skills (and computer skills as needed) and access to a device and data. Students registered for contact programmes may attend optional campus-based sessions which will be a limited number of students. Priority consideration will be given to at-risk of failing students.

Distance Programmes:

*Please note that for the distance mode of delivery, you will require your own data and device to access study content. Students can access Damelin assessment centres at various campuses to write exams or tests, where and when required and whist on the campuses of Damelin, strict COVID-19 protocols will be implemented at all campuses and all students will be obligated to follow such protocols including those regulations as per the National Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002.

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