This translation is not quite similar to the exact meaning of MBO, but
it describes best what a MBO school is like. People on a MBO school
meanly learn by doing. Students who completed Preparatory middle-level vocational education (VMBO) often proceed their study on a MBO school. After completing MBO it is possible to continue your study at an undergraduate study.
Although both term are not completely similar, best translation for Middelbaar beroepsonderwijs is Apprenticeship.