The academy will offer an online bachelor’s degree in business administration which is recognised by UGC along with a six month certification programme in inflight management.
Low cost airline, SpiceJet has collaborated with Amity University to launch Spice Star Academy.
The academy will offer an online bachelor’s degree in business administration which is recognised by UGC.
The course will also include six month certification programme in inflight management. The training modules are customised to suit the role of a cabin crew and include, communication skills, grooming, personality development and soft skills. The students will also undergo the thorough and disciplined regulated mandated modules such as safety & emergency procedures, first aid & aviation security training as required by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.
This first semester of the course will double up as a certification in In-flight Management after which, the remaining five semesters are to be concluded with Amity University.
First year college students, and those appearing in for their 12th standard board exam can apply for this course and the selection of the students will be based on a screening criterion.
SpiceJet is in the midst of a massive growth plan and is eyeing expansion of reach and operations on both domestic and international routes with the addition of 205 Boeing aircraft and 50 Bombardier Q400s. Under this growth plan, there would be an estimated demand for approximately 6000 crew members. The company hopes to fulfil its talent need through this institute.
This is why this course comes with a job guarantee. After the completion of the three year course, all students are offered a placement with SpiceJet entitled with all the terms and benefits of a full term employee with a starting salary of INR 8 lakh.
Ajay Singh, CMD, SpiceJet says, “The Spice Star Academy will provide a launch pad to aspiring young women and men who want to join the exciting world of aviation. The academy will nurture talent through world-class training programs in order to deliver the finest quality of resources to airlines.”
The academy will facilitate skill development for potential and aspiring cabin crew members while also ultimately creating a resource pool of future leaders, thus opening up avenues in the aviation industry beyond cabin crew. The key USP of the initiative is that the students are able to earn while they learn as they get to intern with SpiceJet at the end of the successful completion of six month certification program for in-flight management.