Becoming Singapore Airlines Cabin Crew

Nov 17, 2018 | Cabin Crew

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(Last updated on: 13/12/2021)

This post provides details of becoming Singapore Airlines Cabin Crew.

Application process

If you’re thinking about becoming Singapore Airlines Cabin Crew, the first place to start is at the application process. 

Singapore Airlines post the positions they have available on their website. 

You will be required to submit an online application, including a CV. Need help tailoring your CV to meet the requirements for the job? Download my Cabin Crew CV template .

If you are shortlisted you will be invited to an interview. During this part of the application process, you may be asked to complete a number of tests. This can include an essay and a psychometric assessment. Following this round of interviews, the shortlisted candidates will be invited for a final round of interviews. 

Do you want to know what you may be asked to do on your assessment day? Take a look at my post How can I be successful at my Cabin Crew Assessment Day?’

Becoming Singapore Airlines Cabin Crew

Training

If you succeed in becoming Singapore Airlines Cabin Crew, then the next step is training. Singapore Airlines have one of the longest training programmes in the industry. It lasts for 4 months!

During this time you will cover the following:

  • product knowledge including food and beverages
  • service procedures
  • passenger handling
  • deportment and grooming
  • language and communication skills
  • safety equipment procedures
  • First Aid

As part of the training, you will also be required to complete a number of written and practical assessments. 

Singapore Airlines are known for having a tough and rigorous training programme, but if you persevere and complete it you will then be ready to start the job.

Do you want to know more about what Cabin Crew training could involve? Take a look at my post ‘What Does Cabin Crew Training Consist of?’ or take a look at my becoming Cabin Crew e-book.

Working life

Singapore Airlines run short and long-haul flights across the world. Your roster will vary each month – with flights going anywhere across the world that could start super early in the morning or late at night.

Salary

You are paid a basic salary during your training. Once you have completed your training you will be given a number of allowances too. Your monthly pay is normally around SGD$4,500 – SGD$5,000. 

When becoming Singapore Airlines Cabin Crew you will also be entitled to a number of staff benefits. These include a free air ticket once a year, and discounted travel.

Accommodation

Singapore Airlines Cabin Crew are based in Singapore. Singapore Airlines don’t provide their Cabin Crew with free accommodation, so you are required to find your own. However, as part of your salary, you will be given an allowance to help cover the costs.

Are you looking for a job as Cabin Crew? Don’t let the chance slip through your fingers… make sure you have the right resources to maximise your chances of getting the job- check out my new Online Diploma Becoming Cabin Crew now! 

Do you have any experience working for Singapore Airlines? I would love to hear from you, please leave your comments in the box below!

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