Training Programs


 Ethiopian Cabin Crew Training


Ethiopian Cabin Crew Training Center, with more than 57 years’ experience is renowned for consistently offering the highest industry standard cabin crew members.

We deliver ECAA approved basic and recurrent programs with a combination of classroom and practical trainings by dedicated and competent instructors. Our Trainings are designed to exceed the rigorous Safety Standards while providing memorable and highest standard of customer service.

Our goal is to attract enthusiastic and aspiring people of all cultures, and to focus on creating a quality experience, both for our students and for the company who employs our students.

For further information please contact:

Ethiopian Aviation Academy - Sales & Business Development

Telephone: (+251-11) 517 4016, (+251-11) 517 4013

Content of the course

  • Basic Safety Training
  • Basic Service Training
  • Basic Grooming Training
  • Theory of Flight
  • Human Factor, (CRM)
  • Dangerous Goods
  • English for Cabin Crew
  • Customer Awareness
  • Handling Passengers with Reduced Mobility
  • Cabin Crew Health
  • Aviation Medicine & First Aid

In addition,

  • Requirements and Qualities Needed To Work As Cabin Crew
  • What The Airlines Are Looking For during Your Job Entrance Interview

Course Duration: 3 months theoretical, practical

 Upon completion of the courses listed above, trainees will have the following   skills

  • The basic skills required to become a cabin crew – to be safety and customer focused
  • Effective communication skills, problem-solving and the dynamics of airlines teamwork techniques essential to succeed in the aviation industry.
  • The professional image and confidence sought by airlines

 The Basic Requirements and Competencies for Cabin Crew Job:

Trainees will have the great opportunity of working in one of the well known airlines in the World. Below are the basic requirements that most airlines expect from a professionally trained Cabin Crew:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Vision at least 20/40
  • Weight in proportion to height
  • Physically fit able to pass the pre-employment physical examination
  • Well-groomed and practice good hygiene
  • Professional, businesslike, polite and mature
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills- Must have the ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language
  • Flexible and dependable
  • Willing to work nights, weekends and holidays
  • Able to work with people of diverse cultures
  • Must be free of all street drugs, hallucinogens, narcotics, depressants and stimulant medications.

Service Benefits

Trainees sponsored by Ethiopian Airlines are provided a wide range of benefits. Based on the applicable laws and personnel policies a number of benefit programs are available to eligible employees within the Airline.

Among others the following benefit programs are available to eligible employees:

  • Dormitory
  • Monthly food allowances
  • Medical and Accident Insurance
  • Ground Transport Services

 Admission and Registration

A private applicant interested to enrole in the training programs should meet the requirements stated below. Completion of the tranings in the Academy as a private applicant will not nessesarily lead you to get employment at Ethiopian Airlines.

Educational Background

A minimum of 12th grade complete in the old curriculum or 10th grade complete in the new curriculum.

  • Height: A minimum of 158 cms
  • Weight: proportional to height.
  • Gender: Male or Female


The medium of instruction is English. Candidates are required to read, write, speak and understand English.


Ethiopain Aviation Academy provides similar trainings for job applicants recruited to fill open vacancies. Ethiopian announces job openings through its Recruitment office as Trainee Programmes for which the requirements are different from those stated above.

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