JAPANESE – LANGUAGE TRAINING PROGRAM FOR NURSE AND CERTIFIED CARE WORKER CANDIDATES (Japan – Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement)
16 November 2022 – 1 June 2023
The Japan Foundation, Manila (JFM) announces the launch of the training program for the 15th batch under the project, titled “Preparatory Japanese-Language Training for the Filipino Candidates of Nurses and Certified Care Workers” under the Japan – Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA). The training program will run for six (6) months from 16 November 2022 to 1 June 2023 and be will be attended by 320 candidates (provisional), consisting of nurse candidates and certified care worker candidates. The training will be done online and be implemented by two (2) organizations: the Nihongo Center Foundation Inc. (NCF, Manila) and The Japan Foundation, Manila.
The objective of the training program is to have the candidates obtain the basic knowledge and usage of Japanese language, including vocabulary and expressions specific for nursing and care-taking /care-giving industries. In addition, the candidates will be given lectures on Japanese culture and society. Through the training, they are expected to acquire the habit of autonomous learning so that they can continue to study the Japanese language beyond the program.
Upon the completion of the 6-month training program in the Philippines, the candidates will undergo another 6-months of Japanese language training program in Japan. Thereafter, they will be assigned to hospitals and caregiving facilities across Japan. While working in their assigned healthcare/caregiving facilities, they will build up their knowledge in preparation to take the Japanese national examination for nurses or certified care workers.
To mark and celebrate the occasion, the opening ceremony will be held online at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday -16 November 2022. Kindly e-mail us at email@example.com to request for the zoom link for the launch event.