1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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5996-13 Flight Attendant

Provides services for the safety and comfort of aircraft passengers.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • conducts pre-flight cabin safety checks
  • tidies aircraft cabins, receives and stows food, equipment and cabin baggage
  • conducts demonstrations of aircraft safety equipment and procedures, carries out emergency procedures, assists and directs passengers in emergencies
  • directs passengers to seats and assists with their hand luggage
  • assists any passengers with special needs and provides first aid treatment
  • ensures safety belt and smoking regulations are adhered to
  • distributes reading material, pillows, blankets and other amenities for the comfort of passengers
  • orders in-flight stores
  • operates galleys, preparing and heating food for passengers
  • serves refreshments and meals

Cabin Supervisor (Aircraft)

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