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Education requirements for working with babies

This information is provided by:Netherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONetherlands Enterprise Agency, RVONederlandse versieEffective date: 1 January 2025

What changes?

Do you work in childcare? From 1 January 2025, new education requirements apply to childcare staff working with babies. This also applies to temporary and on-call staff. The extra education requirements will be in force from 1 January 2025 for everyone working either structurally or occasionally with groups that include one or more babies.

For whom?

  • entrepreneurs in childcare


This change in the Childcare Provisions Act Regulations (Regeling Wet Kinderopvang) will come into effect on 1 January 2025.

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