The Netherlands

Requirements for VET in The Netherlands

1. General Leeuwenborgh requirements Inclusion of companies

  • Inclusion of companies
  • Cross-section thinking
  • Distance learning / e-learning as a standard

2. Characteristics of 4.0-students

  • Communicative
  • Corporative
  • Flexible
    Adaptive capacity
  • Analytical capabilities
  • Problem solving thinking

3. Themes of contemporary curriculum 4.0 (mechatronics and electrical engineering)

  • ICT knowledge
  • Foreign language skills
  • Automation
  • CNC programming
  • Robot Technology
  • Human Technology
  • CAD design
  • CAD / CAM manufacturing
  • 3D printing

4. Examples of topics to use

  • Mechatronic devices and systems for automation
    e.g. smart detection systems:
  • New materials:
    e.g. high strength, ultra-light, adaptive materials)
  • Sustainable products and fabrication
    e.g. cradle to cradle philosophy
  • Sustainable / renewable energy sources Sustainable mobility