ZIMBABWE FLIGHT CENTRE ACADEMY (PVT)LTD and Future Flyers are an Authorized Training Organization (ATO) of the South
African Civil Aviation Authority CAA/0331. The company originated in 2002 and is the only ATO with three branches in South Africa and
administration office in Gweru Zimbabwe. The head office is situated in Jetpark, Kempton Park with an office in Tygervalley, Cape Town.
Future Flyers is the leading private ATO in South Africa and provides training for various airlines and private candidates on all criteria as
stipulated by the CAA. We are the official ATO for Inter Air South Africa and Eastern Sky Jets in Dubai .
All instructors are current qualified Flight Attendants with more than 30 years collective experience and four designated examiners to
oversee all training and ensure absolute quality during training.
We are proud to state that we are an ATO that provide Initial candidates with all the necessary criteria to become a Flight Attendant and to
assist current license holders with the regulated annual training to validate their licenses.
All training manuals, training syllabus and lesson plans are CAA approved with up to date training methods and equipment which in return
ensure a high employment success rate at various airlines for students.
Future Flyers is TETA accredited and a registered level 4 BEE company
Future Flyers is accredited to conduct the following training:
Safety Emergency Procedures
Aviation Medicine with Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
Slide Jumps (Evacuation)
Aircraft Specific for: Boeing 727-100 & 200, Boeing 737-200, B737-800, DC-9, Convair, Embraer 120
Train the Trainer instructors course
Information regarding the Flight Attendant Course
6 Weeks Monday to Friday – 09:00 – 15:00
Subjects to be completed
Each student applying for a flight attendants licence at the Civil Aviation Authority of South Africa (CAA) must undergo an aviation medical
examination with a CAA approved aviation doctor. This examination includes urine tests, eyesight and hearing test, chest x-rays, lung
function and an ECG.
Safety Emergency Procedures Training deals with all possible emergencies onboard an aircraft. This includes flight attendant training
requirements, standard operating procedures, theory of flight, security, emergency procedures and equipment, as well as Aircraft type
Modules to be covered: Introduction to Flight Attendant career
Aviation medicine training will enable you to save the life of a passenger should medical emergencies occur. This subject deals with
accident injuries such as burns, fractures and medical situations like heart attacks, strokes, epilepsy, and asthma.
Modules to be covered: CPR & AED
Foreign body airway obstruction Medical Emergencies
Injury emergencies Environmental Emergencies Oxygen administration
Cabin Crew responsibilities
Crew health & Medical Fitness
Onboard Medical Equipment
Effects of high altitude flying
Basic anatomy & Physiology
The use of flotation devices e.g. life rafts and jackets after an emergency landing on water is completed during this exercise.
5. Dangerous Goods:
Limitations and safe carriage of such items
6. Fire Fighting:
Practical fire fighting exercises in an approved fire trainer.
Practical evacuation from aircraft with slides
On completion of the course at Future Flyers Training Academy successful students must pass the CAA exam at the offices in Midrand or
Cape Town to obtain a valid cabin crew licence, which allows them to operate on South African registered aircraft.
Future Flyers Training Academy exams and re-writes:
All students must pass a written exam after every module with 90%. Should a student fail with less than 10 % of the pass mark, one
re-write will be granted. Should they fail for the second time the module must be repeated at the students own cost.
Interviewing skills and CV compilations for airlines is covered during Passenger Service Training (PST).
All study material will be supplied by Future Flyers Training Academy.
Criteria for suitable candidates
Between 18 and 35
Matriculated/English at O’level
Able to swim
Presentable (height and weight in proportion.)
Able to converse in English
Minimum height 1,56m
To say thank you to all loyal customers and their families and as appreciation for ongoing support that we have received during 2018, we
are extending our birthday celebration for another 12 months!
In 2019 ZFCA/Future Flyers Johannesburg will once again be doing the giving and will continue to make dreams come true with the great 2019
discounted rate of only R18 000.00 to all 2019 students! Don’t miss out on this great offer that will allow successful candidates entry into
the ever expanding Aviation industry where you can live your dream, travel and become independent.
A 50% deposit is payable prior to commencement of the course and the balance must be paid within 30 days after commencement. The
final combined exam will not be allowed prior to the settlement of the outstanding course fees. This is to ensure that licensing can be
booked at the CAA prior to expiry of the required skills test and for peace of mind regarding legitimacy.
Redo module: Failure with less than 80% or failure of re-write R3850-00 per module.
All prices include VAT
Payment methods: EFT, Cash or cash cheques.
Future Flyers is a training academy for future cabin crew in South Africa and although we will assist all students as much as possible to
secure a position at an airline we are not a placement agency and do not guarantee employment to any student.
These are questions that you should ask training organizations before enrolling
• Is the facility accredited with the CAA and the approval number?
• Does the course include the DD50 Medical, CAA Licensing and all the mentioned practical components?
• Do you have the actual license and not just certificates in hand after completion of the said course?
• Is the aircraft rating relevant to a scheduled commercial airline?
• Are all practical exercises conducted in an environment relevant to the aviation industry?
CAA contact for legitimacy: Cabin safety inspection department 011- 545 1000
FUTURE FLYERS TRAINING ACADEMY
RULES AND REGULATIONS
• All students to behave in orderly fashion.
• No cellular telephones will be allowed during lectures.
• No eating, drinking, smoking or other refreshments will be allowed during lectures.
• No firearms or self-defence weapons of any kind will be allowed on any of the premises used for lectures.
• All students will treat others with the proper respect.
• All students must wear proper non-revealing clothes or uniform as instructed by Future Flyers or instructors employed by Future
• Students are responsible for their own lunch or refreshments during lunch break.
• Late arrival at class will not be tolerated
Class times frames and absenteeism
• Classes will be from Monday to Friday 09h00 to 15h00
• Due to availability of premises or training equipment, such as aircraft etc., some lectures may be over a weekend or after hours.
Students will be notified in advance of such arrangements.
• Should a student be absent for more than one day, the student might be requested to re-do the whole module.
• Should a student be absent for one day or less, it will be the student’s own responsibility to familiarise themselves with the days
• 100% attendance is required to complete AVMED.
• Should a student be absent during practical exercises the student must complete that specific criteria with a next group and will not
be allowed to write the CAA license.
Exams and pass marks
• All subjects must be passed with the expected criteria in order to be successful.
• A class test can be expected at anytime during the course on discretion of the instructor to evaluate a student’s progress.
• A written exam must be passed after every module with 90%.
• A departmental examiner / instructor will evaluate all practical exams.
• On successful completion of the Future Flyers Course, all students will be subjected a written exam at the Civil Aviation Authority
of South Africa to obtain their licenses.
• Should a student fail the CAA exam above 68 % the student will pay for the re-write
• Should the failure at CAA be with less than 68% the student will not be allowed to re-write within 6 months
Course Fees, re-writes and redo
• Course fees must be paid in full before licensing will be allowed.
• Should a student need to re-write or redo any module, fees must be paid before the test, lecture or exam will take place.
• The course fees will cover all expenses and no extra payments should be made to any other person or individual other than the
• Should a student be unable to complete the training program, a cancellation fee of 20% is payable to Future Flyers. Further
deductions will be made for criteria covered and already paid for by Future Flyers e.g. medicals etc.
• Should a student fail to complete any module the student must rejoin the next group and the prescribed fee must be paid prior to
commencement of such subject.
• Students will be financially liable for modules that they could not complete in the course they have registered for. This redo module
must be completed during a next course as and when Future Flyers can accommodate them. It is totally up to the management’s discretion
to decide the merits of the scenario.
• All forms and correspondence must be signed by the student and if applicable by the parent or guardian.
• All forms, correspondence, course material and information are confidential to the students.
• Future Flyers Training Academy functions independently.
• All correspondence will be between Future Flyers and its Director and students.
• No correspondence will be entered into with any other party.
• All correspondence with regards to the course will only be allowed during working hours.
• Students will be allowed to keep the course material as their property, given by Future Flyers.
• Students will not be allowed to remove any items from the premises without consent from the instructor.
Failure to comply with the rules and regulations
SHOULD A STUDENT FAIL TO COMPLY WITH ANY OF THE RULES IT WILL BE TO THE DISCRETION OF FUTURE FLYERS
WHETHER SUCH A STUDENT CAN CONTINUE WITH THE TRAINING PROGRAM.
Students will be asked to leave the course immediately for the following reasons:
• Committing any criminal offence for the duration of the course.
• Students failing a repeat module for the second time.
• Theft of company property.
In the unlikely event of a student being asked to leave the course or a student leaving the program voluntarily after such an incident, all
fees are non-refundable.
Future Flyers will not be held responsible for any injuries, death, loss of personal property or income or the inability to secure employment
at any airline.
Future Flyers is a cabin crew academy authorised by the Civil Aviation Authority of South Africa. Future Flyers is A PLACEMENT
AGENCY and therefore does GUARANTEE any student employment as a cabin crewmember at any airline.BEFORE YOU PROCEED WITH YOUR REGISTRATION PLEASE GO THROUGH SOME FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS,IF SATISFIED,PROCEED WITH REGISTRATION BY FILLING THE FORM BELOW THE F.A.Qs.
WHAT IS A CABIN CREW?
Cabin crew is an alternative term of a flight attendant or Airhostess, which commonly used in aviation language that emphasizes the commercial role of an airline flight attendant. The cabin crew, whose primary mission is to ensure the safety of aircraft and their occupants, must extend its vision of the subject and incorporate the concept of participatory and active management of safety based on information feedback and experience sharing in a spirit of prevention and detection of continuous improvement in the level of security.
HOW MUCH IN SALARIES DO CABIN CREW EARN
Salary & Benefits of a Cabin Crew Employee
Tax-Free Basic Salary – Since you will be based in a tax-free country, UAE (Emirates & Etihad) or Qatar, you will not be getting deductions in your salary for tax. Salary is also reviewed every year to make sure it remains competitive.
Flying Pay – Your monthly salary will include the sum of your flying hours which is computed on chocks on and chocks off. Just like the basic salary, this is reviewed on a yearly basis and may be subject to increase.
Layover Allowance (depending on the airline) – Upon reaching the layover destination, you will be given allowance in the local currency which is more than enough to cover for your meals during your stay.
Free Accommodation – You will be entitled for your own bedroom on a 2 to 3-bedroom flat. The accommodation is fully furnished.
Free Transportation – A bus is scheduled to pick you up and drop you off to and from work 24/7.
Free Uniform Laundry (depending on the airline) – Laundry stations are available to make sure your uniforms are neatly washed and ironed.
Discounted Tickets – You are entitled for huge discounted tickets when flying on the airline’s network, including their partner airlines. That’s basically almost anywhere in the globe.
Annual Leave (depending on the airline) – A 30-day annual leave is part of your entitlement.
Medical and Dental Benefits
End of Service Gratuity – If you are going to work for either Emirates or Etihad, based on the UAE law, you are entitled for end of service benefit which will be computed based on how many years you worked for the company.
So these are just some of the basic benefits when you work as a flight attendant for top airline companies. For sure, there are other great factors that you will understand when you start working for the airlines. Take advantage of these and work as a cabin crew!
WHAT ARE THE OPPORTUNITIES TO GROW IN THIS BUSINESS CAREER?
Flight attendants can evolve according to their own motivation and ambition. Each member making the correct effort, respecting safety measurement and the companies’ policies, will evolve as Head of Cabin crew, first class, business-class cabin crewmember, Instructor, or even continue his studies as an airline pilot, etc
IS IT EASY TO FIND A JOB AFTER GRADUATION?
After graduation, the Institute makes all the necessary arrangements with airlines to assist you in potential recruitment or hiring
GOOD REASONS TO START YOUR TRAINING AT ZFCA
The cabin crew training Institute ‘ZFCA provides a complete training. We are providing our students with latest educational training methods, resources and technologies for working in a high-performance environment; furthermore, an experienced high-qualified teaching team will train you.
ZFCA is not just a private accredited school, but also a partner in your success, a major professional player in the airline industry training as well the education development in a promising sector of employment the tourism and aviation.
The training of cabin crew (airhostess / steward) is one of the first training offered by ZFCA since its inauguration in 2015.
Before your acceptance in our Institute, we offer you a free assessment of your skills according to the job requirements, without any commitment your part.
Training takes place at the unique site of the Institute – the first day of your training; you will be immersed in a professional aviation environment and business aviation.
Training sessions are held in small groups of students, which provides customized individual tracking. That is why the success rates in our final examinations are between 98 and 100%
WHAT ARE THE PREREQUISITES TO QUALIFY FOR THE CABIN CREW TRAINING?
Have at least 18 years of age.
Have the high school O’level certificate.
Have a good level of English
Have excellent presentation, friendliness and courtesy.
Know how to swim
Must be medically fit to work as a flight attendant, a medical fitness certified by a qualified medical centre is essential.