De Groene Welle is a training centre that incorporates all levels of pre-vocational education, secondary vocational education – including apprenticeship training (VET) – and adult vocational education (Lifelong Learning). We are also developing various international activities.

We are situated in the central area of the Netherlands at two sites: one at Zwolle and one at Hardenberg. In total, we have approximately 1700 students. Within the framework of Lifelong Learning, about 1600 adults follow one of the several courses offered each year. De Groene Welle has 180 employees.

VETDe Groene Welle received the certificate ‘European VET Charter’ in December 2015. We received the certificate for the encouraging of our employees and students to work at assignments for international clients. Internationalization is part of all our programs.

Do you require further information? Then please contact Mr Harrie Meijer on +31 (0)38 467 11 20 or via his email at

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