Information on subsidies

Did you know the different governments in Belgium also invest in your employees' language skills? No? Then you probably also didn't know that some sector funds provide financial support to your company. Or that subsidies exist for foreign speakers at the workplace.

Do you want to know how much you can save on your language courses? Talk to our subsidy specialists.

And don't forget: your translations also come into consideration for subsidies.

Subsidies

Brussels

Allowance for language courses

The Brussels-Capital region supports small and medium-sized companies by organising language courses. Employers are entiThe Brussels-Capital region supports small and medium-sized companies by organising language courses. Employers are entitled to a subsidy to the amount of 50% of the training cost with a maximum of €5,000. More information is available on the subsidy portal of the Brussels-Capital region.

Wallonia

Chèque-Formation

French-speaking Belgium also has simple support measures for small and medium-sized companies. A Chèque-Formation Langues is good for one training hour per employee. The Walloon Region pays €15 per cheque.

Flanders

ERSV

A Dutch on the shop floor training course for your foreign blue-collar workers or the translation of your welcoming brochure? ERSV supports the set-up of a bespoke diversity plan for your company.

Flanders

SME-Portfolio

As from 1 May 2016 the Flemish government’s SME portfolio has changed. In the past, Flemish SMEs could receive a maximum amount of EUR 2,500 per year for training courses. Now, this amount has been increased to EUR 10,000 per year for small enterprises and to EUR 15,000 for medium-sized enterprises. All information can be found on www.kmo-portefeuille.be.

Do you have any questions? Please contact Peter Vaes. He will provide you with sound advice and information.

E-mail: petervaes@elanlanguages.com
Tel.: 011/79 05 15

Flanders

Sector funds

In addition to the Flemish government employers and/or trade unions also support their sector with a wide-ranging training offer. IPV stimulates the competencies of employees in the food sector. Agoria does the same for the metal industry. Does your sector also receive support measures? Contact us. We will gladly help you.