Efforts related to Japanese language education in Mie Prefecture


2023/02/23 Thursday Announcements, Education

There are Japanese language classes in many areas of Mie Prefecture.

Japanese language classes in Mie Prefecture (website of Mie International Foundation-MIEF)

http://www.mief.or.jp/jp/nihongo_class.html (Japanese)

http://www.mief.or.jp/po/japanese_classes.html (Portuguese)

http://www.mief.or.jp/en/japanese_classes.html (English)

Local Japanese classes are not only places where foreign residents learn Japanese, but also places where foreign residents and Japanese residents can connect with each other.  Feel free to visit us.  Depending on the classroom, there may be restrictions on the place of residence of the learner.  We also slots for online classes.

Those who find it difficult to find information about Japanese language classes can consult with the Mie Consultation Support Center for Foreign Residents.

[Phone number] 080-3300-8077

[Reception hours] Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00

*Sundays will also be accepted until March 2023.

[Supported languages] English, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepali, Indonesian, Thai, Japanese.

Online resources are also available for those who prefer to study on their own.

Connecting and Expanding Life in Japanese (Agency for Cultural Affairs – Bunkacho):


For those involved in supporting Japanese language learning, we have created a website to share useful information for Japanese language education.  Please visit it.

Mie Prefecture Japanese Language Education Platform


Mie Prefecture has formulated the “Mie Japanese Language Education Promotion Plan” (Mieken Nihongo Kyouiku Suishin Keikaku – 三重県日本語教育推進計画) so that foreigners living in Mie Prefecture can learn Japanese, and is working to improve the Japanese language teaching system in cooperation with various entities in the region.

Mie Prefecture Japanese Language Education Promotion Plan ~For foreigners learning Japanese as residents~


*in Japanese only

Vacancies for Metal Molding Course of Tsu Technical School – First term of 2023

2023/02/23 Thursday Announcements, Education

三重県立津高等技術学校 金属成形科 2023年度 4月入校生の募集


  1. JIS welding certification (SA-2F, SA-3F basic grade, 1-2F)
  2. Certification of skill training course of gas welding registered by <Mie Labor Bureau Director Registration Teacher Institution (Mie Labor Bureau No. 17-4)>
  3. Certification of safety and health special education in Arc Welding.
  4. Certificate of completion of special education for free grinding and wheel replacement.
  5. (Optional) Slinging skill training course certificate <Registration training institution of Mie Labor Bureau (Mie Labor Bureau No. 20-2)>

Number of participants: 10 people

Training period

April 6, 2023 (Thursday) to September 5, 2023 (Tuesday) – Duration of 6 months

(Except Saturdays, Sundays, public holidays and days on which the prescribed training is not conducted)

Training time: 8:30 ~ 15:40


Tuition is FREE

At the time of the entrance procedure, work expenditure, protective equipment, disaster insurance etc. will cost 20,000 yen.

Target Participants

Those who are motivated to acquire skills and find employment in the metal forming department, who fall under any of the following:

  1. A foreign nationals who have a status of residence with no restrictions on employment activities
    * However, they must have a daily conversation level in Japanese, and can read and write Hiragana
  1. Those who do not have work experience or less experience.

Vocational training entrance screening

Those who wish to join the training must participate in the entrance examination.

  1. Test dates

First selection: February 13, 2023 (Monday)

Second selection: March 6, 2023 (Monday)

Third selection: March 24, 2023 (Friday)

(Please note that the second and third screening will not be implemented if the number of participants has already reached the capacity.)

  1. For those who wish to participate in the entrance examination, please consult the Public Employment Security Office (Hello Work).
  2. The entrance examination content is suitability test, hiragana test, individual interview.
  3. Please come to the Tsu technical school by 9 o’clock on the day of the opening date.
  4. On the examination day be sure to bring:
  • Writing material (black ballpoint pen, pencil, eraser)
  • Personal Seal (Shachihata model will not be accepted)
  • Residence card (only for foreign nationals)
  • Hello Work Card and one of the following:
  1. For those receiving unemployment insurance, the KOYO HOKEN JUKYU SHIKAKUSHA-SHO.
  2. For those other than mentioned above, bring identification card (driver’s license, health insurance card, etc.)

Admission procedure

  1. The school decision notice and documents for admission procedure will be mailed to successful applicants. Please proceed according to the entrance procedure described in the documents.
  2. Enclose the enrollment decision notification letter and mail the document “For those planning to enter the school”. Please proceed according to the entrance procedure described in that document.
  3. We can not respond to inquiries about entry acceptance by phone etc.

Closest access through public transport

  • JR= 15 min on foot from Takachaya Station
  • Kintetsu= get off at Hisai station, higashi guchi (west exit), take a bus from Sanko bus to Kumozu Koukan-cho or Karasu Koen, get off at Takachaya Danchi Mae and walk for 5 minutes.


Place for information, registration and course completion

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

Mie Kenritsu Tsu Kouto Gijutsu Gakko

Kinzoku Seikei-ka Nyukou Tanto: Kato or Kitamura (people in charge of metal modeling course)

TEL 059-234-3135  FAX 059-234-3668)

TEL: 059-234-3135

FAX: 059-234-3668

Homepage: https://www2.tcp-ip.or.jp/~tsutech/tanki/kinzoku/index.html