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Cabin Crew

Making sure airline passengers are safe and comfortable during flights.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £5,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer. Apprentices must be at least 18 to work for a commercial airline (due to on-board sales) and 16 to work for the Armed Forces.

What apprentices will learn
  • communication skills
  • how to stay calm under pressure
  • team-working skills
  • safety procedures
  • checking there are enough supplies on the plane

Before taking their end-point assessment, apprentices must have:

  • achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.