GMF AeroAsia and four state polytechnics including Medan State Polytechnic, Sriwijaya State Polytechnic, Batam State Polytechnic, and Malang State Polytechnic signed an electrical engineering and mechanical engineering Diploma 3 (D3) program agreement with AMTO certification in Jakarta on April 10, 2014. The signing was carried out by GMF’s Director of Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Harkandri M Dahler and the four State Polytechnic Directors.
In accordance with the collective agreement, the program is aim to qualify the 3000 hours of Basic Aircraft Maintenance training as a minimum requirement to achieve the D3 program with 108 credits.
The cooperation will create D-III diploma graduates with Basic Certificate in compliance to CASR 65, and they will be recruited by GMF. It is occured caused by the very high-quality aircraft technician demand whilst the growth of the aviation industry in Indonesia. “This is a national program and the partnership is a national mandate,” said Harkandri. GMF’s moves to collaborate with the four state polytechnics gained a positive response from each institution, government, and community.