INITIAL F/A 4 DAY TRAINING
Thank you for your interest in our training program and a career as a business/corporate aviation flight attendant. Please understand that this is not airline training to be a commercial airline flight attendant.
Washington Governor Christine Gregoire recently announced a statewide proclamation declaring May, 2010 "General Aviation Appreciation Month" in the state. The proclamation outlines the critical role general aviation (GA) plays in business, agriculture, emergency medical air-service and the overall economy. General aviation contributes over 178,000 jobs and approximately $3.18 billion in total economic impact to Washington alone. Ed Bolen, NBAA president and CEO, welcomed the proclamation: "It is great to see Washington join other states in recognizing the value of general aviation to their communities and economies." If you take these numbers and add every other state to these figures, business aviation is a major support to the growth and economic development of the US as well as the global economy.
What we offer in our four day training program is the day to day job responsibilities of a business aviation flight attendant. You will learn how to approach contract flying, how to interview appropriately for this industry flying on a contractual basis, how to interview for a full time position as an informed candidate, how to manage yourself as a business person which is what you are as a contract/freelance flight attendant and specific marketing techniques for our industry.
You will learn how to transition from commercial aviation to business aviation if you are a "transition" person. This training program is absolutely for the novice as well. We have trained many people that have no aviation experience at all. If you have the skills and the savvy for this type of work, this is an industry for you. In this training you will learn what to do from the moment you are called to take a trip until the trip's completion. You will leave with a 300 page training manual and many hand-outs.
If you have completed corporate specific emergency and first aid training at this point, we want to congratulate you! Now in the event of an aircraft incident, you can now evacuate a corporate/business aircraft, and hopefully you will never have to put that training to use. What we teach is totally and entirely different from emergency training. You might be asking yourself, “Now what do I do? I can get out of an airplane but how do I get a job and what about the actual job responsibilities? What are my first steps in this career process?”
Our training program is an extensive training that focuses on developing and honing the skills and tools needed by today's corporate aviation flight attendant. It covers in great detail the standard operating procedures that are utilized by most corporate aviation flight departments in the US. It is a training that encompasses everything needed to break into this elite industry in an educated manner. This is a strong comprehensive and informative training that has proven to be very successful in educating people and aiding them in finding work within business aviation.
Since the inception of this business aviation training twelve years ago, we have trained hundreds of people and 3 out of 4 people that we have trained are flying either full time or on a contract/freelance basis for Fortune 500 Corporate Flight Departments. Additionally, many have gone from flying as a full time flight attendant to Chief Flight Attendants at their respective flight departments. At least three of our students are now teaching corporate specific emergency training.
This four day training is an invaluable insight and learning experience for those who wish to break into corporate aviation. Our Corporate Flight Attendant Training Program will help prepare you for any interview process with a Part 91 corporate flight department, a Part 135 charter operation, or a "fractional ownership" company globally.
We also teach a great deal of catering information, food safety awareness and the importance of food on our aircraft throughout the four days as well as International trip planning for remote global travel on our long range aircraft. This includes how to gather the information needed, menu planning, finding catering, ordering it with explicit detail and the intricacies catering presents for International trip planning and catering departing from emerging market countries. We teach how to stock and provision an aircraft with perishable and non perishable food items for long range travel for weeks at a time.
This training syllabus will empower the new corporate flight attendant to accept trips to remote International destinations with confidence. You will gain knowledge that will assist you in knowing what is expected of you, as well as add to your comfort level in taking any trip globally.
Some of the topics that we cover in great detail throughout our four day training are:
* Defining The Corporate Aviation Flight Attendant
* Distinctions Between Contract & Full Time Employment
* The Differences Between The FAR'S Where Applicable
* Marketing Yourself Within Business Aviation
* Managing Yourself As A Business Person In Corporate Aviation
* Telephone & E-Mail Business Protocol
* Interviewing Information & Salary Negotiations
* Resume & Cover Letter Protocol
*Telephone & E-Mail Etiquette For Business Interaction
* Developing a Professional Image & Dressing For Success
* Corporate Culture
* Food Safety Awareness
* The Language Of Business Aviation Catering
* Catering Communication Skills
* Catering, Food Presentation & Packaging
* Trip Prep From Assignment To The Trip's Completion
* Sequence Of In-Flight Service, Duties & Aircraft Responsibilities
* Remain Over Night Responsibilities For The Aircraft
* Aviation Department Communication Skills
* International - Remote Trip Planning/Safe Global Catering Procurement
* Trip Prep For Emerging Market Country Destinations
* Augmented Crew Changes & Applications
* International Customs/Safety & Cultural Awareness
* Crew Fatigue Management
The Corporate Flight Attendant Training Program is offered in Long Beach, California and Teterboro, New Jersey.
Our training is an absolute adjunct to your corporate specific emergency training. No one in the US or Europe teaches what we teach. Our training and emergency training creates a cohesive and comprehensive educational experience for the person that has never been a flight attendant or the commercial flight attendant that wishes to transition to corporate.
As a new corporate flight attendant you are the author of your success in business aviation. Passion, commitment, education, organization, and excellence creates opportunity and success!
You have three options for registering for a training class. You may register through our Web site using Pay Pal to charge your training with a credit card. We do not accept American Express.
You can register with a check or money order along with the registration form that accompanies our mailed training packet, or you can call our Philadelphia office and we can take your credit card information over the telephone. Upon receiving your registration form and tuition paid in full, we will mail you a confirmation letter, additional training information, and a 33 page pre-training packet including homework prior to the training.
There is limited space available in each training class to ensure the highest level of learning and optimum class room interaction. It is highly recommended that you register as soon as possible to reserve a seat in the class of your choice. We will only train 7 people per class.
If you are in the midst of a “career change” remember there is no age limit to “reinventing” yourself! Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you in the near future.
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