Friesland College is a Regional Training Centre (ROC) for secondary vocational education (VET) and adult education. Every year about 15,000 students follow a course: 10,000 follow a VET course which lasts three to four years, and 5,000 follow short-term courses which can last from a few days to six months.
Friesland College is an open educational institution with respect for all religions and cultures in society.
Friesland College Core Values
Friesland College :
• is involved with and listens to its students
• has a passion for teaching
• is innovative
Core values of the employees of Friesland College
Employees of Friesland College
• have an understanding of learning processes
• are able to self-reflect
• have the ability to change
• are able to see opportunities and dare to experiment
Students can choose from a wide variety of courses, job opportunities, facilities and activities at Friesland College. These are provided throughout the province of Friesland by a small teaching and support staff of 1100. They are active in seventeen locations, the largest two being located in Leeuwarden and Heerenveen which are in the province Friesland (in the north of The Netherlands