What is the JFT-Basic?

Explanation in Japanese
Explanation in English

FYI: the Nursing Care Skills/Language Evaluation Test(Not organized by the Japan Foundation)

Explanation about the Nursing Care Skills/Language Evaluation Test

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Please see the Japan Foundation website for details.


What job skills are accepted?

The fourteen sectors that are accepted under the Specified Skilled Worker Type 1 Visa are: Nursing care, Building cleaning, Materials processing, Industrial machinery, Electronics and electronic machinery, Construction, Shipbuilding, Vehicle maintenance, Airport ground handling and care maintenance, Accommodation, Agriculture, Fishery, Manufacture of food products and beverages, and Restaurant services.

What are the qualifications necessary to apply?

Please refer to the guidelines issued by the Department of Labor and Employment.

What type of test questions are there?

JFT-Basic is a computer-based test (CBT) that will have 60 items you will need to do in 60 minutes. It has four sections: Script and Vocabulary, Conversation and Expression, Listening Comprehension, and Reading Comprehension.