Special arc welding training for foreigners

外国籍の方対象 アーク溶接特別教育の受講者を募集します。

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March 12 to 14, 2024 (3 days)


People qualified to take the course

People who need safety training to handle arc welding equipment.

Foreigners with residence status that does not restrict employability

*However, you will need to know enough basic conversational Japanese and can read and write Hiragana.


5 people (first come, first served)

Registration fee

8,000 yen (including textbooks, etc.)

Training content

Special training based on the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Students will learn about the operations of handling arc welding equipment.

Upon completion, a “Certificate of Special Education in Arc Welding” will be issued.

Registration period

February 1 to March 1, 2024 (until 4:30 pm)

How to sign up

(1) Please contact the Mie Prefectural Human Resource Development Center (Mieken Jinzai Kaihatsu Center – 三重県人材開発センター) during the application period.

(Phone number: 059-234-6883 weekdays only, Japanese language service only, opening hours 9:00 to 16:30)

(2) After calling, come to the center to complete the registration procedures.)

 Contact (Japanese only)

Mie Prefectural Human Resources Development Center (Mieken Jinzai Kaihatsu Center – 三重県人材開発センター), within the Tsu Higher School of Technology (Miekenritsu Tsu Koto Gijutsu Gakko)

Address: 〒514-0817 Mie-ken Tsu-shi Takachaya Komorimachi 1176-2

Telephone: 059-234-6883

Email: jcenter@kr.tcp-ip.or.jp

Click here to see the pamphlet in Portuguese

Click here to see the pamphlet in Spanish

Click here to see the pamphlet in English

Click here to view the pamphlet in Japanese

Coronavirus free vaccination until March 31, 2024

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Free vaccination against the new coronavirus is available until March 31, 2024. People at high risk of serious illness who have not yet been vaccinated should proactively consider vaccination.

For more information on vaccination, see the information provided by the municipality. The method of distributing vaccination coupons differs from city to city, so you will need to contact each city or municipality for more information.

See also here for more information (MieInfo article on vaccines)

Click here for a leaflet (produced by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare) on vaccinations from September 20th.

Consultation services

For consultations in several languages, call MieCo (Consultation Center for Foreign Residents in Mie)

Telephone number: 080-3300-8077

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except Saturdays, Sundays, commemorative days and New Year’s and New Year’s holidays)

Languages available are English, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Indonesian, Thai and Japanese.

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