Kenniscentrum Beroepsonderwijs Bedrijfsleven Curacao

With the KIP-KBB Korpodeko aims to:

  • Match knowledge and experience needs between local companies and local students;
  • Provide SBO, MBO, HBO and University level students with the opportunity to gain relevant work experience in actual business environments preparing to enter the job market and workplace after graduation;
  • Create more “leermeester” or teacher companies that can provide work learning environments for students;
  • Create a database of young professionals.

To qualify for participation in the program companies must meet the following conditions:

  • Participating companies must commit for a 2-year period;
  • Participating companies must become “leermeester”-companies and invest time and resources in the required training;
  • Participating businesses with up to 25 employees must hire at least 1 student per semester therefore 4 students over a 2-year period;
  • Participating businesses with 25 employees or more must hire at least 2 students per semester therefore 8 students over a 2-year period;
  • Participating businesses should allow for guidance and support of the student both within the company and from KBB;
  • Participating business should ensure that the student will be provided the opportunity to gain relevant working experience and knowledge;
  • Participating businesses must have a credit relationship with Korpodeko or be in the process of obtaining a credit facility with Korpodeko;
  • Participating businesses must have a good compliance track record in line with Korpodeko policies on all obligations including reporting requirements;
  • Participating businesses grant Korpodeko permission to provide a description of their business and needs to KBB in order to match these with a student;
  • Participating businesses grant Korpodeko permission to use their name on the Korpodeko website and in other Korpodeko communications when promoting and providing information on the KIP – KBB.

Korpodeko offers the following incentives under this program:

  • After successful completion of the 2-year period and compliance with the conditions set, the company qualifies for an interest discount of between 1% and 2% over the duration of the program.
  • During the program participating businesses will enjoy a preferential status to qualify for other KIP’s.
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Contact

  Schottegatweg Oost 36
  Willemstad, Curaçao
    (+5999) 738 1799
  (+5999) 738 1766
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About us

Throughout the years Korpodeko has developed into an important link in the infrastructure of entrepreneurship in Curaçao.
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History

In 1985 in the midst of an imminent and explosive economic and social crisis where thousands of jobs was set to be lost...
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