Want to Work in Japan? Here are the Updated Dates of the Care Worker Industry Exam

If you are an aspiring applicant, it's best to know these important information.

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For those who are thinking of getting into the Care Worker Industry, we’ve already discussed that you must pass
the Nursing Care Skills Evaluation and Nursing Care Japanese Language Evaluation to qualify for it. The exams aim to measure a person’s nursing care skills and Japanese-related terminologies.


The care worker industry exam is organized by
Prometric Japan Co., Limited. The exam has been recently conducted in the Philippines, and eventually will also be held in other countries such as Cambodia, Nepal, Myanmar, and Mongolia.


The Prometric Japan Co., Limited has recently released an update that they will be conducting the evaluation test within Japan.


If you are an aspiring applicant, you might want to check on the updates below.


Qualification:
17 years old and above.
No Academic background is required.


Examination Fee: 
Nursing care skills evaluation test:   
Approximately ¥1,000
Nursing care Japanese language evaluation test:
Approximately ¥1,000 


Payment Methods:
Credit Card (Mastercard/Visa)
Voucher (Cash)
*Please note that the payment method may vary depending on your country.


Here is the schedule for the upcoming exams: *Updated examination period


Philippines

Location

Examination Period

Manila

10/27~10/28

10/31

11/2~11/17

11/19~11/21

11/23~11/24

11/26~28

11/30~12/1

12/3~12/5

12/7~12/8

12/10-12/12

12/17~12/19

Cebu

10/26~10/28

11/5~11/7

11/23~11/25

11/30~12/1

12/7~12/8

12/15~12/16

Davao

10/29~10/30


For other countries:


Indonesia

Location

Examination Period

Jakarta Raya

10/29~10/30

11/7~11/9

11/13~11/14

12/10~12/12

12/17~12/18

Jakarta Utara

10/27

10/30~10/31

11/14

11/17

11/23

11/30

12/8

12/15

12/22


Mongolia

Location

Examination Period

Ulaanbaatar

11/9~11/10

11/16~11/17

12/8

12/15


Nepal

Location

Examination Period

Kathmandu

10/27~10/29

11/5~11/7

11/12~11/14

12/4~12/5


Cambodia

Location

Examination Period

Phnom Penh

(Boeng Keng Kang)

10/27~10/30

12/1

Phnom Penh 

(Chamkarmon)

10/27~10/30

11/21~11/22


*The schedule above is tentative and is subject to change.


For more details about the application and etc. please visit the official website.


The exam is conducted in two parts:

Nursing care skills evaluation test

Nursing care Japanese language evaluation test

Test time

60 minutes

30 minutes

Section

?Written exam: 

Total of 40 questions


?Fundamentals of care: 

   10 questions


?Mechanisms of the mind  

    and the body: 

   6 questions


?Communication skills: 

    4 questions


?Physical care:  

   20 questions


?Practical exam: 

Total of 5 questions

*Practical exam is conducted by CBT method.

?Technical terms:

    5 questions


?Communication skills:

    5 questions


?Documentation and writing:

    5 questions

Sample questions

Nursing care skills evaluation test

Nursing care Japanese language evaluation test

Method of the test

Computer-based testing (CBT) method

Passing grade

60% of the total score

60% of total score


The examination is also made available in the following languages: English, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai, Burmese, Mongolian, Nepalese, Khmer, and Chinese.


To know how to prepare for the exam, refer to this.


For more information about the test in Japan, click on this link.


 (3 October 2019)

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