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Are you a self-employed professional and do you want to increase your chances on the labour market? Or do you employ staff and do you want to offer your employees this opportunity? You can make use of the support scheme NL leert door (the Netherlands keeps on learning).
With this scheme you can follow free (online) training (in Dutch) offered by several training institutes. Subjects vary and range from ICT to (health)care. The duration of a (re)training or education programme also varies, from a week to several months. Participants do not need specific previous knowledge.
Who can apply?
Anyone between the ages of 18 up to retirement age with ties to the Dutch labour market can participate:
- self-employed professionals without personnel (zzp-ers),
- flex workers, and
- unemployed persons
in the Netherlands, Bonaire, Saba or St. Eustatius.
How to apply?
You can apply to the training institution that offers the (online) training you want to follow. You can find these through a search engine (in Dutch). You can make use of this scheme until the end of 2022.