6432.1 Flight Attendants
Flight attendants ensure the safety and comfort of passengers and crew members aboard aircraft.
Occupations in this group are characterized by the following aptitudes, interests and worker functions as they relate to main duties:
- General learning ability to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers
- Verbal ability to greet passengers, explain and demonstrate safety features and answer passengers' inquiries
- Clerical perception to perceive detail when verifying boarding passes
- Methodical interest in comparing information to check the general condition of the aircraft cabin and to ensure that all necessary supplies are on board
- Social interest in assisting passengers and attending to their safety during take-offs, landings and emergencies
- Objective interest in handling equipment to serve food and beverages and make flight announcements
3Near and far vision
3Sitting, standing, walking
1Upper limb co-ordination
L1Regulated inside climate
L4In a vehicle or cab
- Flight attendants require the completion of secondary school and a Transport Canada-approved training program.
- Flight attendants usually require experience working with the public.
Food and beverage servers on trains (in 6453 Food and Beverage Servers)
Ship and rail service attendants (in 6672 Other Attendants in Accommodation and Travel)
It is an advantage for flight attendants to speak more than one language.