Tip 1: How to become a flight attendant in Moscow
In order to apply for flight attendant in an airline, you need to send your application, interview and selection. These courses are free for candidates, except in cases of early termination of training – then you have to pay airlines compensation the cost of the course. Course enrollment involves signing a contract stating that the candidate agrees to work a certain number of years (usually 2-3 years) specified in the airline upon graduation. The courses last about three months. The school day lasts 6-8 hours. At the time of study the candidates will be charged a scholarship. In Moscow it is possible to get on courses of flight attendants at such airlines as "Aeroflot", "Transaero", "Siberia".
Another training option is to visit the paid courses, after which you do not need to be tied to the testing of required number of labour hours in a particular airline. At the end of paid training, you can get in any airline and to change jobs at any time. Such training courses are very intensive and takes a full day. The cost of a full course of study is from 30 to 50 thousand rubles.
In Moscow, paid courses on the specialty "flight attendant" are conducted by the following institutions:
- The school of guides at the Moscow State Technical University of Civil Aviation;
- educational institution "Air Personnel";
- educational institution «Jet Service».
Courses include the study of the theory of aviation, buildings, aircraft, psychology, English language, basics of medical assistance, as well as playing sports, learning style and make-up. Separately are studied and practiced in practice, the rules of conduct in emergency situations
Requirements for girls applying for the position of stewardesses
The requirements for candidates for the flight attendant specialty training are quite high and specific, especially in Moscow. These include:
- age from 18 to 35 years;
- an increase of not less than 160 cm (such a requirement is justified by the need to reach the upper baggage seats);
- good health;
- good level of knowledge of the English language;
- stress resistance (the need for concentration and clear thinking in life-threatening situations);
- correctly delivered speech;
- Presence of Russian citizenship.