table of contents
- 1 Background and prospects for accepting foreigners with specific skills in the building cleaning field
- 2 With building cleaning business recognized by residence status of specific skill
- 3 Conditions necessary for foreigners to obtain a specific skills visa in the building cleaning sector
- 4 Requirements for receiving organization in the field of building cleaning
- 5 Summary: The receiving organization should set up a system before the start of operation
Background and prospects for accepting foreigners with specific skills in the building cleaning fieldIn the field of building cleaning of specific skills, the government willIt is assumed that 37 and 000 foreigners will be accepted. The industry is working to improve productivity through the development of cleaning machines and the spread of robotization, and to promote employment for women and the elderly, but the labor shortage has not been resolved.The ratio of job offers to applicants reached 2017 times in 2.95, and there is concern that if labor shortages continue, the hygiene of buildings may deteriorate and the health of users may be impaired.The building cleaning industry has also been a target occupation for technical intern training since 2017.However, this alone cannot cope with the labor shortage, so a new window for foreigners has been opened with the status of residence of a specific skill. If the number of people accepted is reached within five years, the government may stop accepting foreigners with specific skills in the building cleaning field.
With building cleaning business recognized by residence status of specific skillThe "Operation Policy" announced by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare stipulates the building cleaning work permitted for specific skills as follows. [Specific skill No. 1 work engaged by foreigners]
- Cleaning in the building
- Specifically: Cleaning work to protect the hygienic environment, maintain aesthetics, ensure security and improve maintenance, and work to eliminate environmental pollutants present in buildings and maintain cleanliness
Conditions necessary for foreigners to obtain a specific skills visa in the building cleaning sectorBuilding cleaning field is only allowed for certain skills 1.Not applicable in issue 2.Therefore, foreigners with a specific skill of residence can work for up to 5 years.In the building cleaning field, as in other industrial fields, the following three points are the basic application conditions.
- Being older than 18
- Pass the prescribed Japanese language proficiency test
- Passing the prescribed skill evaluation test
Japanese examination and level required in the building cleaning fieldIn the building cleaning field, you have to pass the following Japanese exam to get status of residence.
- Domestic: "Japanese Language Proficiency Test" N4 or higher
- Overseas: "Japanese Language Proficiency Test" N4 or higher or "The Japan Foundation Japanese Language Foundation Test"
Building Cleaning Field Specific Skills 1 Evaluation TestSkill evaluation test in the field of building cleaningBuilding Cleaning Field Specific Skill XNUM X Evaluation TestIs used.this is,Japan Building Maintenance AssociationThis is a practical test conducted mainly by.It will be conducted in Japanese and will be held in various parts of Japan and overseas after the fall of 2019.Check if you have the technology to perform cleaning work using appropriate methods and detergents inside a building with a large number of users.
People who are exempt from exams in the building cleaning fieldIn the technical training, building cleaning job type XNUM alumni can transfer to specific skill 2 by skill evaluation examination exemption..Foreigners in the following positions in Japan cannot take the skill evaluation test. [Foreigners who cannot take the skill evaluation test]
- Foreign students who have been withdrawn from school
- Missing technical interns
- Status of residence "specific activity (refugee recognition application)"
- During practical training in residence qualification "technical training"
Requirements for receiving organization in the field of building cleaningCompanies and organizations that accept foreigners with specific skills (host organization) are required to comply with the following points.
- Having received registration of "building cleaning business" or "building environmental hygiene general management business"
- Join the Building Cleaning Sector Specific Skills Council
- Conduct the necessary cooperation for research and guidance when the council asks
What is the Building Cleaning Sector Specific Skills Council?The Building Cleaning Field Specific Skills Council is an organization organized by the following members.We aim to realize smooth operation by sharing information on acceptance of foreigners with specific skills and system operation. [Member of the Building Cleaning Skills Council]
- Ministry of Justice, Immigration and Immigration Bureau
- Police Agency Criminal Bureau Organized Crime Countermeasures Department
- Ministry of Foreign Affairs Consular Bureau
- Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare job security bureau
- Specific Skills Affiliation Organization (Limited to organizations currently accepting No. 1 Specific Skill Foreigners)
- Japan Building Maintenance Association
- Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare medicine, living hygiene station life hygiene section (the secretariat)
- Overall grasp of the situation regarding acceptance of specific skilled foreigners
- Dealing with problems
- Enlightenment of legal compliance
- Support for job change for specific skill foreigners in case of bankruptcy etc.
- Grasp and analyze information on changes in employment structure and economic conditions