Students & Young Professionals

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NTS & Young Professionals

It doesn’t matter if you just graduated or you’re still at school: you never stop learning. You want to know more and become better! To see just how good you can be and grow into an expert. That’s great! At NTS we think it’s important that you do what you like doing most. From BBL vocational learning to a work placement or your graduate thesis: you can do it with us.  

You’ll get to know what a career in engineering is like. Let’s quickly see which area at NTS matches your passion.   

Discover High Tech 

We’re passionate about engineering and would love to share that enthusiasm with you. Curious about a career in engineering? NTS lets you experience it first-hand. With the ultimate goal to unearth your passion and help you to become an expert in your field. Visit us during Dutch Technology Week for a first look at high-tech engineering. 

Learning and Working at NTS

Be all you can be in engineering. At NTS, we grow together and learn from each other – and with each other – every day. You get to work a few days a week in one of the participating manufacturing companies, while you attend practical and theory classes on the other days. It’s a great way to become the best in your field.  

Want to know how you can develop your skills and knowledge at a recognised training company, so you can become a specialist as a machinist, construction worker or in maintenance technology? Then sign up to visit us for an introduction to BBL vocational learning in engineering. 


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NTS Helmond  

NTS Helmond is part of a unique vocational school, Techniekcentrum | Brainport (TC|B) in Deurne, the result of a collaboration between regional education centre ROC Ter AA, Brainport Industries College and regional metal companies. Together with ROC Ter AA, the practical trainers of the participating companies jointly run the education programme. Two days a week at the TC|B, theory and practice flow seamlessly together. 

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NTS Hengelo & NTS Drachten

At NTS Hengelo and NTS Drachten, a dedicated learning area has been set up for our BBL apprentices, where you get the unique opportunity to learn a fascinating profession. 

We work together with STODT technical company training institute and MBO vocational school Smeot in Hengelo, and regional education centre ROC Friese Poort in Drachten. In the All-Round Machining course, you will learn how to make products using complex computer-controlled machining stations. 

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Internships, Work Placement and Assignments  

Are you studying at a university of applied sciences (HBO) or an academic university (WO)? Then NTS offers a very interesting work placement programme. The challenging learning goals and assignments will help you accelerate your knowledge of technology.  

Next to being a mentor to individual trainees and graduates, we also like supporting numerous student teams. For example, we made components for the solar car of the Solar Team Twente team, who became world champion in 2021.  

Get in touch with us! We are eager to discover with you how you can accelerate your development at NTS.  

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Young NTS

We are stronger as one team and everyone contributes to accelerating the future. Through our local presence, we have a global network. Young NTS was established with the aim of strengthening our collective ambition. We encourage our colleagues up to the age of 35 to unite and share their knowledge, skills and disciplines. We visit companies, organise events and share experiences. Driven by our curiosity, we are continuously learning and developing every day. 

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NTS shares Knowledge 

NTS gives guest lectures at schools to give students an interactive introduction to granite and technology. Where does it come from? How does NTS work with it? And what are the eventual uses? Learn this and more during a guest lecture in your classroom! For more info, email us at 

NTS challenges you to become the best 

We learn from each other, which is how we improve every day. This educational philosophy has even earned us some awards. In 2022, for instance, BBL student and colleague Ime Veldhof won the Dutch CNC milling championship in the Skills Heroes vocational contest. As a training company, too, we can stand tall. Pierre Penninx was named best practical mentor in the category Engineering & Built Environment in 2022 by the SBB. A proud moment for all of us! 

NTS invites you to become the best version of yourself. Will you join us? 

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