On Thursday, February 8, 2017, 29 high school teachers from four different Thai universities received their certificates of attendance and also certificates of the aircraft technology modules at the Tulip Inn Hotel in Heerlen.
The group of highly educated participants were in the Netherlands from 12 October 2017 until 10 February 2018 and have successfully completed their training after the four-month course.
The training was offered by Aircraft Maintenance College 66 (AMC66), which is affiliated with the Aviation Competence Center (ACC) and ROC Leeuwenborgh at Maastricht-Aachen Airport. All of which use the hangar facility.
The Taiwanese government has sent this group to the AMC 66 to gain knowledge and experience according to the European standards of EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) in the field of aircraft maintenance.
The ceremony was also attended by a large Taiwanese delegation from the 4 different universities present. The group was led by the president of one of the universities.
This 18-member delegation also visited the Departments of Nursing and Health and Catering and Food at Arcus College in Heerlen on Thursday, February 8.
As of May 2018, another group of 20 Taiwanese teachers are due to come to Arcus College to participate in a 6-week training program on bakery and cooking. They will receive knowledge of European cuisine.
All participants are and will be housed in Heerlen in the Grand Hall Student (the former Grand Hotel) and are brought daily from their accommodation to the training center.