Subsidy possibilities for courses and tax deduction

If you want to follow a training course with us, there may be an opportunitie to receive a subsidy for your training from the Dutch Governement. Below are a number of funds that you may be able to use. If you follow the links you will find more explanation and the exact conditions of a subsidy. The explanation is usually only in Dutch, so please feel free to contact us if you need help.

In most cases, a requirement will be that you must work in the Netherlands or be connected to the Dutch labor market (for example as an expat), that you work in a specific sector (such as energy transition, education, technology or healthcare) and/or that you work in a certain region in the Netherlands.

Deductible for companies and self-employed persons

Companies and self-employed people can deduct the costs of their training as expenses from their taxes.

Metal & Technology training vouchers

Employees who fall under the Metal and Technology collective labour agreement can in many cases use a training voucher worth 1,500 euros. You can apply for this via the trade unions FNV or CNV. You do not have to be a member of the union for this.

Applications and more information: via FNV

Applications and more information: via CNV

Subsidy for training in the Metalworking sector

If you work in the Metal sector, you can in many cases receive a reimbursement of up to 75% of the training costs through OOM.

More information and applications for subsidies for our courses.

Subsidy for training in the Cartonnage and Flexible Packaging sector

If your company (or you as an employee) falls under the Collective Labour Agreement for Cartonnage and Flexible Packaging, there is an option to apply for an FCB subsidy. You can apply for this subsidy through the FCB fund. Subject to the approval of the FCB, our training courses are fully or partially reimbursed by the FCB.

If you would like more information about this, please feel free to contact the FCB (directly) via info@fcb-packaging.nl

ASD Foundation (Defence Labour Market and Training Fund)

If you work in the Defence sector and you want to follow training or education as a civilian or soldier, this can often be done with a subsidy from the ASD foundation (Defence Labour Market and Education Fund). More information can be found at https://stichtingasd.nl/vraag-hier-je-subsidie-aan/

Payment of the training by the UWV

If you have unemployment or WIA benefits, the UWV may pay for your education. You can read more information about this option on the UWV website.

Do you work in an Agricultural and Green sector?

Do you work in an agricultural and green sector and does your employer pay a premium to the Colland Labor Market fund? Depending on the sector in which you work, you may be eligible for a subsidy. Check the Colland Arbeidsmarkt website for the current conditions for subsidy.

Participants from Rotterdam

If you live in Rotterdam you may be able to use the Rotterdam Training Fund (max. 2500 Euro). Visit the Rotterdam Training Fund website for more information.

Training subsidy via Handel Groeit

Handel Groeit is a Training and Development Fund, initiated by the social partners in the sector. If you work in the trade, you may receive a 30% training budget. More information can be found via the Handel Groeit website.

Participants from the Zwolle region

If you come from the Zwolle region, you can probably receive a subsidy for your training through the Zwolle Region Development Fund. Maximum 50% up to an amount per 2500 Euro. Look here for the arrangement.

Do you work in transport or logistics?

Do you work in transport or logistics or do you want to work in that sector? You may be able to receive a subsidy for our training courses. More information via the website of the Transport and Logistics sector institute.

Participants from the Achterhoek or the Twente region

If you come from the Achterhoek or the Twente region, you can probably receive a subsidy for your training. For example, via the Achterhoek Talent Fund. The steps you can take can be found via this link. Lifelong development for everyone in Twente? The Twente Fund for Craftsmanship motivates, advises and facilitates workers, job seekers and employers in the field of Lifelong Development. More information can be found via the IKBINDR website.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.