Working as an instructor at senior secondary vocational education (MBO) institutes
Do you have a diploma from an EU/EEA country or Switzerland and do you want to work as an instructor at a Dutch MBO institute? If so, you need to apply for recognition of your foreign degree. If you are only looking to work as an instructor on an occasional or temporary basis, please mention this on your application.
- Apply online in order to work as a instructor at an MBO institute in the Netherlands (in Dutch only).
- Do you prefer to use a form? Please use the form ‘Application recognition or temporary service of EU professional qualifications instructor secondary vocational education’ below to apply.
We only accept online applications and applications with a form.
Scope of application
This application is intended for people who would like to work as an instructor at an MBO institute. An instructor is a person who has obtained practical experience within the professional field the students are being prepared for. Instructors coach their students in acquiring practical skills.
Would you like to work as a teacher or lecturer in the Netherlands? Please refer to the web page Working as a teacher or lecturer.
Terms and conditions
All terms and conditions are laid down in the Regeling erkenning EU-beroepskwalificaties onderwijspersoneel.
Free of charge
The recognition of your foreign degree or the application for temporary work as an instructor at an MBO institute will be handled free of charge.
Do you have any questions? You can call the Diploma Recognition and Legalization department between 9.00 and 12.00 on +31 50 599 80 36, or you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.