The role of a Cabin Crew is to provide excellent Customer Service to passengers whiles ensuring their comfort and safety throughout the flight. They are trained to deal with security and emergency situations which may arise and can administer first aid to passengers.The Cabin Crew ensures that all emergency equipment is in working order prior to takeoff.  They also help passengers to board the plane and give a demonstration of safety procedures and equipment. The Cabin Crew strives to make the flying experience a pleasant one for the passengers. They serve refreshment and meals, sell duty-free items on board the aircraft.


The course is open not only to students but includes those who wish to join on their own merits, those who are interested in the Aviation Industry and those who wish to understand the exciting world of the Airlines. We never want any barriers to our training programs but we would consider the basic entry requirement: 

  • Starting age at 18 – 25 years
  • Have a Passport
  • Fluency in English
  • Swimming is a basic requirement
  • No pre-existing illness or disease
  • Minimum height of 5’2 inches (157.5 cms) and weight in proportion


Subjects studied in the Cabin Crew training course (8 weeks) include;-

  • Safety Emergency Procedures
  • First (1st) Aid
  • Aviation Security
  • Dangerous Goods Awareness
  • Crew Resource Management – Initial
  • Customer Care
  • Cabin Service and Uniform Standards
  • Fire Fighting
  • Wet Drills
  • Food & Beverage
  • Grooming & Comportment

The courses are delivered in a fun and informative way by the Trainers. To graduate from the training, you will need to pass exams on all the subjects studied on the course and at the end you will be presented with certificates. You will be required to write an exam with the Authority to earn you a license.



We encourage you to be in decent casual clothings.     For females (Dress/Trousers/Blouse) and males (Shirt/Trouser). Jeans are preferable during practical exercise. Faded jeans and shorts are not permitted.

Please Note:

Having been convinced and carefully considered the above, interested persons who want to join this exciting career path of becoming a Cabin Crew would undergo the following process accordingly and having passed each step before participation in the course will take place:-

  1. Register by picking up registration forms for GH¢50.
  2. Attend an interview which will be communicated to you.
  3. Undergo Medical Training to ascertain if you are medically fit or not.
  4. Pay your tuition fee at GH¢6,000

       Course Duration : 8 weeks

Ghana Civil Aviation Training Academy (GATA) is located at the Kotoka International Airport adjacent to the Hajj Village.                      

For further information or clarification, kindly reach us (8am – 5pm Weekdays - (Mon. - Fri.)) on;-

Mobile:             Gloria - 0244 434 648              Michelle - 0246 146 038

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The Ghana Civil Aviation Training Academy (GATA) will from February, 2011 run International Air Transport Association (IATA) courses for aviation service providers in the West African Sub region.

This development follows the signing of the IATA-GCAA Regional Training Partnership Agreement on 29th November, 2010 in Accra to certify GATA as an IATA training hub in the Sub-region.
The Accountable Manager of GATA, Mr. Willie Orhin said, GATA’s partnership with the IATA Training and Development Institute (ITDI), will provide the opportunity for persons in the sub-region to pursue aviation related hospitality courses other than Air Traffic Control Courses at a discount cost.
Upon successful completion of these courses in GATA, participants will obtain IATA Certificates or Diplomas depending on course pursued and these certificates would be recognised worldwide.
He expressed appreciation to IATA for the collaboration and for its confidence in the GCAA and GATA for that Matter.
Mr. Sampson Fatokun, Aviation Solution Manager for West and Central Africa, who signed the agreement on behalf of IATA, commended GCAA for its passion for industry excellence in Ghana and the sub-region.  He was hopeful that IATA’s partnership with GATA would benefit both organisation’s in their quest to provide quality training for personnel.


About Us

In view of the dynamic nature of the aviation industry, there is the need for reputable aviation institutions to train personnel in the industry to upgrade their knowledge and skills to meet the ever increasing challenges confronting the aviation industry.

One of the key objectives of both the Transport and Aviation Sector Policy of Ghana is the training and development of human capital.

Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (G.C.A.A) as part of its Corporate Strategy established GATA in 2008 as a center of excellence in Aviation knowledge acquisition. It has the state-of-the-Art facilities and systems to provide viable aviation training in West Africa and beyond.

GATA, using qualified instructors has trained personnel from Liberia, Nigeria, Gambia, Sao Tome etc in Air Traffic Control courses.

It has also trained Aviation Inspectors and other Safety Regulation Personnel in collaboration with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), USA, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and The Banjul Accord Group Aviation Safety Oversight Organization (BAGASOO).

GATA is a convenient place to host aviation related Local, International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops, Meetings, Fairs etc.


To achieve its status as a center of excellence, GATA has the following corporate statements;


GATA’s mission is to provide the Aviation Industry and beyond with competency-based academic and professional staff development.


The Vision of GATA is to be recognised as a world-class Aviation Training Organisation (A. T. O) that provides competence-based training for academic and professional staff.


GATA’s Values are:

                   - Customer focus

                   - Challenge new possibilities

                   - Collaboration

                   - People Centered

                   - Recognition


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