How can I register?
You can register via the registration form in the main menu on the website or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Where can I take classes?
You follow the lessons at the Zorgcampus location in Rotterdam: Mathenesserlaan 480
3023 HL, Rotterdam
How long does a course take?
A1 level 24 weeks 9 lessons per week
A2 level 24 weeks 9 lessons per week
KNM: 5 weeks 9 lessons per week
Orientation of the Dutch Labor Market (ONA): a maximum of 8 teaching weeks, 9 teaching hours per week
When do the courses start?
Flexible start dates. We start when we have sufficient registrations.
How many times a week do you follow classes?
A1 level: 3 lessons per week, each lesson lasts three hours: a total of 9 lessons per week.
A2 level: 3 lessons per week, each lesson lasts three hours: a total of 9 lessons per week.
KNM: 3 lessons per week, each lesson lasts three hours: a total of 9 lessons per week.
Orientation Dutch Labor Market (ONA): 3 lessons per week, each lesson lasts three hours: a total of 9 lessons per week.
Is it also for students who cannot read and write?
Unfortunately, the courses are not for students who cannot read and write.
How much does a course cost?
A1 24 teaching weeks of 9 teaching hours = € 3,402
A2 24 teaching weeks of 9 teaching hours = € 3,402
KNM 5 teaching weeks of 9 teaching hours = € 708.75
ONA a maximum of 8 teaching weeks and 9 teaching hours = a maximum of € 1,134
Can I apply for a loan?
You can use a loan from the Education Executive Agency (DUO) if you are obliged to integrate. Zorgcampus invoices DUO. To do this, you must put your signature under an agreement to exchange your data with DUO. DUO will then pay the course fee to Zorgcampus from your loan.
What is the difference between A1 and A2?
Dutch A1 course: If you do not speak Dutch yet, you are at level A0. The course that you first follow is A1. It lasts 24 weeks with 3 lessons per week. Each lesson lasts 3 hours. After these 24 weeks you will start the A2 course.
Dutch A2 course: If you can already manage in Dutch in everyday situations, then you are at level A1. The course you then take is A2. It lasts 24 weeks with 3 lessons per week. Each lesson lasts 3 hours.
If you have sufficient A2 level in reading, listening, writing and speaking you can take the exam. You must apply for this exam yourself at DUO. There are costs involved. Your teacher will advise you when you are ready for the exams. You can also decide yourself when you want to take the exam.
What is an ONA course?
The Orientation on the Dutch Labor Market exam is about working and looking for work.
The exam consists of 2 parts:
- making assignments (portfolio)
- 64-hour ONA course or a final interview
The "Orientation on the Dutch labor market" exam is about finding work and keeping work in the Netherlands. If you prepare for this exam, then:
• choose work that suits you;
• you know what you can do to find and keep that work.
• as a (starting) entrepreneur, you know how to find work and keep it for work.
What is a KNM course?
KNM stands for Knowledge of Dutch Society. At KNM you learn about the history, culture and customs of the Netherlands.
Do you take classes during the school holidays?
There is no lesson during the school holidays.
You may come to Zorgcampus to make assignments in the computer room.
Zorgcampus is covered by the Central Netherlands holidays:
School holidays 2020 in Rotterdam:
Spring break - 22 February to 1 March 2020
May vacation - 25 April to 3 May 2020
Summer vacation - 11 July to 23 August 2019
Autumn vacation - October 17 to October 25, 2020
Christmas vacation - December 19, 2019 to January 3, 2020