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Transport & Logistics Industry Skills Council » Cabin Supervisor

Cabin Supervisor

Cabin Supervisors are responsible for the management and operation of the aircraft cabin. They ensure the safety of everyone onboard by verifying safety procedures and providing high levels of service to the guests throughout the flight. This is a leadership role which requires strong people skills and the ability to promote teamwork. Cabin Supervisors must take full responsibility for the cabin operation.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Brief the cabin crew team and assign their working positions for the upcoming flight.
  • Plan staff training.
  • Complete flight-related paperwork, and write reports.
  • Make announcements on behalf of the pilot and answer passenger questions during the flight.
  • Manage and monitor staff performance and offer constructive feedback.

Industry facts

  • With Australia’s size and geographic location, aviation is vital to connect the population internally and to the world.
  • Australian Aviation is central to the Australian economy. The sector contributes around $7billion to the economy and employs 50,000 Australians directly and a further half million indirectly.
  • The career opportunities are many and varied and can take employees across the country or around the world.

Entry Qualifications

Training qualification:

  • Certificate IV in Aviation (Leadership and Supervision)

Estimated Salary

$52,000 – $62,000* (median $57,000)
*Wages will vary according to your level of skill, experience, employer and geographical location.

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