Mie Prefectural Tsu Technical College – registrations open for the automotive painting and sheet metal course in October

三重県立津高等技術学校 自動車板金・塗装科10月生を募集します。

2024/05/21 Tuesday Announcements, Education

The sheet metal and automotive painting course is part of the process of restoring and rebuilding damaged vehicles to their original state.  Lasting 5 months, students will acquire knowledge and skills in sheet metal and automotive painting, which they can use to find employment in these sectors..

Training period

October 10, 2024 – March 5, 2025 (9:30-15:40)

The tuition fee is free

However, there is a cost of approximately 10,000 yen required for items such as protective equipment and disaster insurance, which are the property of the student.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • Those who applied for a job at the Public Employment Security Office (Hello Work).
  • Foreigners with residence status that does not restrict their employment activities.

*However, candidates must be able to carry on a daily conversation in Japanese and read and write Hiragana.

  • Those who have no or little work experience.
  • Those who wish to work and must be professionally independent..

To participate in the training course, you will need an instruction, recommendation, or supporting instruction from the head of the Public Employment Security Office (Kokyo Jigyou Antei Shocho -公共職業安定所長).

For details on the selection procedure, please refer to the application guide..

Registration guide (Portuguese)

Registration guide (Spanish)

Registration guide (English)

Registration guide (Japanese)

Click here to see the pamphlet for the registration (Japanese).

For information, contact

Tsuji, head of the Sheet Metal and Automotive Painting Department, Tsu Technical School

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


(April/2024) Application Period for Prefectural Housing Tenants

2024/05/21 Tuesday Announcements, Education


Application Period for April
April 2 (Tuesday) ~ April 30, 2024 (Tuesday)

Basic information regarding prefectural housing (location, layout, rent, etc.), information regarding application procedures and other details will be available at the website below.

Click here to view PDF file (Japanese Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Portugues Version)

Click here to view PDF file (Spanish Version)

*Regarding the public housing with vacancies that are not filled through the regular application, from the day after the lottery until the vacancies are filled, service will be provided on a first-come first- served basis until the first wednesday of the next month. The deadline for this supplementary registration is January 31.

*Single-person households have been able to move into prefectural housing since April 2024.

Fixed period of call for prefectural housing (Every year in the same period)

Month Application Period by Post Date for selection by lottery Move in date
April Start Date~30 Early May July 1
July Start Date~31 Early August October 1
October Start Date~31 Early November January 1
January Start Date~31 Early February April 1

*The start date for each application period is scheduled for the first Tuesday or Friday of the respective month


Mie Ken Kendo Seibi-bu Jutaku Seisaku-ka Kou’ei Jutaku-han TEL: 059-224-2703 (*Inquires available only in Japanese)

See below the Consultation Center of each region

(1) Hokusei Block (Kuwana city, Yokkaichi city, Suzuka city) TEL: 059- 373- 6802

(2) Chusei Iga Block (Tsu city, Iga city) TEL: 059-221-6171

(3) Nansei-Higashi Kishu Block (Matsusaka city, Ise city, Owase city, Kumano city, Ohama district) TEL: 059-222-6400

Please refer to the following URL for “Eligibility Requirements” and “Important Notes on Moving In”.


All information is in Japanese.