Opportunity to work in Japan offered

Opportunity to work in Japan offered

An opportunity to travel to Japan for employment as skilled workers  is being offered under a programme known as ‘Jayagamu’ Sri Lanka, announced by Labour Minister Manusha Nanayakkara.

The opportunity is being offered under  SSW (Specified Skilled Worker) Visa project that provides a chance to earn a high salary in Japan.

The programme will be held on April 20 and 21 at the Mannar Municipal Council Stadium.

The opportunity to realize the Japanese dream has been created through several legal methods, where Sri Lankans have been given the opportunity to access job opportunities in Japan under a special visa category.

A joint test conducted between Sri Lanka and Japan will confirm skills and Japanese language proficiency. Those who pass the test have the opportunity to work in Japan for a period of five (5) years. Under the SSW program, Japan has announced 14 employment areas, out of which Sri Lanka has been approved for six areas ; Nursing Caregiving, Food service industry, Agriculture Construction Division, Building Cleaning and Aviation Field.

Among these, skill tests for nursing, food service industry, agriculture, and aviation are currently being conducted in Sri Lanka. And interviews are conducted by the public sector and sent to Japan for these sectors.

The basic qualifications that are mainly required for you to apply for a job in Japan are: Being a Sri Lankan citizen between 18 and 45 years of age.

To confirm the Japanese language proficiency, the Japanese government must have passed the JFT (Japanese Foundation Test) or JLPTN 4 (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) Japanese language proficiency level.

Apart from this, one should have passed the skill test conducted related to the chosen field of work.

There are two skill tests to be passed for nursing. Skill Evaluation Test for Technical Knowledge of Nursing. The Skill Evaluation Test can appear in English or Japanese. In addition, the Japanese language evaluation test for nursing technology should also be taken. In addition to the above basic tests, the following qualifications should also be met.

Being in good health and and absence of body tattoos is another requirement.

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