Flight Attendant Certificate, Credit Certificate

Flight Attendants are FAA licensed crew members who play a vital role in the efficient operation of the flight. They are responsible for the safety and comfort of passengers and are trained in emergency procedures, first aid, conflict management, aircraft systems, and safety equipment. A Certificate in Flight Attendant Training will be awarded to students completing the above pattern with a 3.0 GPA or higher. This program will provide the student with the academic training to become a flight attendant.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. obtain first aid and CPR certification;
  2. obtain FAA certification required to secure a position as a flight attendant;
  3. communicate and implement emergency procedures and security protocols;
  4. speak and write clearly and effectively to communicate instructions to passengers and to write post-flight reports;
  5. ensure that passenger cabin is equipped with appropriate emergency equipment and passenger amenities;
  6. assist and administer to passengers during an emergency situation; and
  7. respond quickly and decisively during an in-flight conflict situation.

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate 12*

Semester Sequence

This is a suggested schedule for a student who has completed any developmental course work and has no transfer credits. The schedule would be the same for a student starting in the Spring semester.

Semester 1*

Important Information

Short Description

Flight Attendants are FAA licensed crew members who play a vital role in the efficient operation of the flight. They are responsible for the safety and comfort of passengers and are trained in emergency procedures, first aid, conflict management, aircraft systems, and safety equipment. 

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

287

Contacts and Additional Information

Program Director

CCBC Catonsville, Doug Williams
443-840-5498 or dwilliams@ccbcmd.edu

Assistant Program Director

CCBC Catonsville, Chris Komsa
443-840-4209 or ckomsa@ccbcmd.edu

Air Traffic Control Director

CCBC Catonsville, Joe Eichelberger
443-840-4463 or jeichelberger@ccbcmd.edu

Aviation Faculty

CCBC Catonsville, Pete Waters
443-840-5188 or pwaters@ccbcmd.edu

Contact the Aviation Technology Department  

443-840-4157 or aviation@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • FAA Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) program
  • The credit certificates and the Flight Operations Management degree are designated Statewide Programs.
  • Students considering applying for this program should read the information available on the CCBC Aviation Technology website at www.ccbcmd.edu/aviation.
  • Flight Training courses approved under FAA Part 141.
  • Some Aviation classes have lab fees. Fees are subject to change at the discretion of the Community College of Baltimore County.
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Aviation Technology, see Departmental Exam and Articulated Credit by Industry/Apprenticeship. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements

Courses Needed for This Program*

Note

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.