Advanced Flight Attendant Certificate


The Flight Attendant Program provides students with a career path for attaining the communication skills, practical knowledge, and technical training necessary for pursuing a career as a flight attendant. Students completing this certificate will develop an advanced understanding of the airline industry and the customer safety, security, and service requirements necessary to work as a flight attendant for a major airline. To earn this certificate, complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all major course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required courses are listed in suggested sequence (27 units):
ATC 101 CIntroduction to Travel Careers3
ATC 102 CCareer Communication/Portfolio3
ATC 174 CDestinations: Americas/Europe3
ATC 175 CDestinations: Africa/Pacific3
ATC 182 CCultural Tourism3
ATC 183 CCustomer Care: Airline/Travel3
ATC 256 CCrew Resource Management3
ATC 270 CAirline Operations3
ATC 274 C Passenger Services and Safety3
Electives: To complete all major course requirements, students must complete 8 elective units from the list below (8 units):8
Introduction to Aviation3
Homeland Security3
Aviation/Transportation Security3
Disaster Preparedness/Response3
Private Pilot4
Flight Simulator Private Pilot1
Public Relations3
Aviation/Travel Internship3
Aviation/Travel Seminar0.5-12
Independent Study0.5-2
Self-Defense (formerly PE 170 C)0.5-1
FIrst Aid, CPR and Emergencies (formerly PE 235 C)3
Total Units35