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VCA-TALEN – precautions taken in connection with the occurrence of coronavirus

Due to the presence of a coronavirus in the Netherlands, we have introduced a number of additional rules and preventative measures during VCA courses and exams. Preventive action introduced before VCA courses and exams We want to inform you about the following preventive actions taken in the premises where the VCA exams and courses take [...]

2020-03-12T10:36:06+01:00March 12th, 2020|News|

Increasing number of foreigners working in the Netherlands

The number of foreigners working in the construction market the Netherlands in 2020 may increase up to 50,000. The significant increase in the number of foreign employees has aroused interest of research institutions. Research has been started to analyze and explain this phenomenon, and attempts are being made to forecast the impact of temporary workers [...]

2020-02-07T10:32:15+01:00February 7th, 2020|News|

Annual Industrial Safety Conference – 30 January 2020

On January 30th 2020 the annual Industrial Safety Conference will take place. Date: January 30th 2020 Time: 8:00 until 18:00 Place: DeFabrique - Utrecht (Westkanaaldijk 7, 3542 DA Utrecht) Annual Industrial Safety Conference - speakers and topics "Security coherence" is the theme of the conference. The organizers emphasize the causal relationship between work safety and [...]

2020-01-19T21:46:49+01:00January 19th, 2020|News|

New in the VCA TALEN offer – language courses

From October 2019 our offer has been expanded with Dutch language courses. These courses are intended for both people who start their education and for those who want to improve their skills in correctly applying the rules of grammar, pronunciation and correspondence. For those who speak Dutch but [...]

2019-10-11T08:57:37+02:00October 11th, 2019|News, Offer|

Health and safety checklist – self-assessment for small businesses

Legal obligation of inventory and risk assessment- Health and safety checklist When running the business in the Netherlands, the employer is obliged to ensure the safety and health of employees in all aspects related to work.  The legal basis for the need for inventory and risk assessment (performing health and safety checklist) is described [...]

2019-09-13T10:35:46+02:00September 4th, 2019|Tools, VCA - Training and exams|

Online tools for Risk Inventory and Evaluation (RI&E)

According to Dutch law, every company that employs workers is obliged to perform a risk analysis regarding potential health risks and to draw up an action plan aimed at eliminating those. However, these risks vary depending on the company profile. The Steunpunt RI&E came up with an instrument for the Dutch labor market helping [...]

2019-09-13T10:31:26+02:00August 20th, 2019|News, Tools, VCA - Training and exams|

Working in the Netherlands – about seasonal and permanent work

Job offers in the Netherlands, including seasonal work, are published in larger quantities during the harvest periods of vegetables and fruits. It is not a surprise, because the Netherlands, despite the small area of ​​the country, is the largest producer and exporter of food in Europe. Moreover, in belongs to the worldwide lead in that [...]

2019-09-13T10:18:44+02:00July 16th, 2019|News|

VOL VCA Mock exam available of our website

We are happy to inform, that on our website two new mock exams can found  - VOL VCA mock exam in Dutch and English.  For whom  VOL VCA? We encourage everyone to do the free exam and test their knowledge. This test should help to get familiar with: type of questions topics covered  in exam [...]

2019-09-13T10:13:01+02:00June 26th, 2019|News, Tools, VCA - Training and exams|
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