Frequently Asked Questions about Mie Consultation Center for Foreign Residents (MieCo) 1-4

みえ外国人相談サポートセンター「MieCo(みえこ)」のよくある質問 1~4

2024/01/18 Thursday Announcements, Culture and Leisure

Mie Prefecture has a consultation center for foreign residents. This section contains frequently asked questions and their answers.

For more information about MieCo, click here.

For MieCo FAQs 5-8, click here.

Question 1

I received a vaccination ticket against the coronavirus at home. What should I do?

Answer 1

If you wish to be vaccinated, you must make an appointment for vaccination. To make an appointment, you will need to provide information such as your proof number, date of birth and telephone number; the MieCo team can make this appointment for you. They will email your appointment time and a map of the location to you in your native language.

Question 2

I made an appointment for vaccination, but I can’t make it to the scheduled time because I have an urgent matter to resolve. I want to change the appointment date and time.

Answer 2

You need to cancel the current appointment and then make a new appointment. You will know if you can make a new appointment after canceling your appointment. Depending on the situation, it may not be possible to make a new reservation.

Question 3

I have a fever and want to go to the hospital, but they refused me an appointment. What should I do?

Answer 3

MieCo will help you find a medical institution with an outpatient clinic for people with fever and make an appointment. The center will email you appointment times and a map of the location in your native language.

Question 4

​I was infected with the new coronavirus and am recovering at home. I have a persistent fever and would like to receive medication.

Answer 4

MieCo will help you consult a medical professional over the phone.

Vacancies for Metal Molding Course of Tsu Technical School – First term (April) of 2024

2024/01/18 Thursday Announcements, Culture and Leisure

三重県立津高等技術学校 金属成形科 4月入校生を募集します

Skills to be acquired

  • Acquire basic and specialized welding skills, primarily through practice.
  • Acquire basic knowledge of working with metal sheets, metallic materials and measurement in the processing of metallic materials.
  • Acquire specialist knowledge required for welding qualifications.
  • Acquire the knowledge required for various qualifications and qualify.
  • Acquire a better understanding of the profession, learn how to prepare a CV and behave in an interview through career guidance
  • Learn to read and write Japanese to improve your skills..

Acquisition of certificates

Optional: JIS welding technical qualification – basic level (SA-2F, SA-3F, 1-2F)

Certificate of completion of the Gas Welding Course at educational institutions registered with the Ministry of Labor (Mie Roudou-kyoku Dai 17-4 Go)

Certificate of completion of the Electric Arc Welding Course

Certificate of completion of the special course on free grinding exchange services

(Optional) Certificate of completion of the Tamakake Course registered with the Ministry of Labor (Mie Roudou-kyoku Dai 20-2 Go)

Duration of the course

April 9, 2024 (Tuesday) to September 4, 2024 (Wednesday)

Time: 8:30 am to 3:40 pm

Number of slot: 10 people


Classes will be free.

Upon registration, a fee of ¥20,000 will be charged to purchase uniforms, protective equipment, accident insurance, among others.

Target Audience

People who are interested in acquiring basic knowledge about metal modeling and working in this area in the future, in addition to fitting into one of the following items:

  • Foreigner with a residence visa that does not have limitations on work activities

* However, those interested must know how to read and write Hiragana and converse daily in Japanese.

  • Have little or no work experience.

Selection process

For everyone interested in taking the training, it is necessary to go through the selection process. All interested parties must go to the Hello Work agency without fail.

Selection date

First selection: February 19, 2024 (Monday)

Second selection: March 6, 2024 (Thursday)

Third selection: March 22, 2024 (Friday)

(Attention: if places are filled on the first day of evaluation, the remaining selection day will be cancelled.)

Place for information, registration and course completion

〒514-0817 Tsu-shi Takachaya Komori-cho 1176-2

Mie Kenritsu Tsu Kouto Gijutsu Gakko

Responsible: Kato or Kitamura (in charge of the metal modeling course)

TEL: 059-234-3135