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Training Course for Promoting Stable Employment of Foreign Residents

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About the Project

Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE) is entrusted by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare with "Training Course for Promoting Stable Employment of Foreign Residents" and implements training courses for such residents, who are experiencing extreme difficulty finding reemployment, to help them acquire Japanese communication skills in regions which are densely populated with foreign residents.
In FY2019 the participation of more than 5,000 job-seekers are expected at training courses planned in 20 prefectures, with the first being held in Shinjuku, Tokyo on May 9.

Training Provided Areas

20 prefectures (Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa, Ishikawa, Nagano, Gifu, Shizuoka, Aichi, Kyoto, Mie, Shiga, Osaka, Hiroshima,Kagawa, Shimane, Nagasaki)

Target Participants

This program targets those of foreign residents who have difficulties in finding stable employment due to insufficient knowledge and necessary skills for employment, including Japanese communication skills, even though they are actively engaged in job-hunting activities with high level of motivation.


Several courses are prepared according to the Japanese language skills of the participants at the beginning. The training program covers: strengthening communication skills at the work place including Japanese language lessons, basic knowledge of labor-related laws/regulations and common practices at work in Japan, guidance in preparing their CVs, job interview simulations, etc.
Training programs such as Japanese language lessons, employment preparation lecture, and workplace visit will produce synergistic effects on each other and offer participants the best program to get indispensable skills and knowledge to acquire jobs.

Training Period

The total number of training hours per course is 120 hours, considering actual conditions in the area, and participants' needs. Evening and weekend courses are also established as well as weekday courses.

How to apply

Please apply to the Hello Work (the Public Employment Security Office) in your area.

Information (JICE)

03-6838-2723 (Monday-Friday, 9:30a.m. - 6:00 p.m)

Japanese Class

Employment Preparation Lecture
Workplace Visit

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