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MOC, Memorandum of Cooperation between Japan and Pakistan had already been signed on February 26, 2019 in Tokyo. The purpose of MOC is to send manpower from Pakistan to Japan under Japan’s Technical Intern Training Program (TITP) 2019. Mr. Imtiaz Special Secretary of Asia Pacific, signed this agreement from Pakistani side.
This MOC will continue for five years and it will be extended automatically for additional five years after first five years. The number participant countries in Japan Technical Intern Training Program has reached 13. Here is list of countries which are participant to supply skilled workers to Japan under TITP:
- Sri Lanka
Benefit of TITP MOC for Pakistanis:
Japan is facing serious labor shortage in recent years. Japanese companies are looking for manpower from foreign countries. TITP is very useful way to meet the labor shortage and find talent from foreign countries. Japanese companies and employers can get enough labor through TITP and give them “on job training”, so they can work for them in future after training. In fact, TITP is a training program where trainees get training and employment at same time and of course they get salary besides other facilities.
Recently signed MOC will open door for Pakistani workers who wish to work abroad in a greatly developed country. Especially, it will oped doors for skilled workers like diploma holders and those have vocational and technical certifications and diplomas. TITP doesn’t require High qualification or degree. Pakistani skilled workers will be able to go to Japan under Technical Intern Training Program (TITP) where they can live, work and get training.
Generally, TITP program runs up to five years, so foreigners can stay in Japan for a maximum period of five years. However, they will be able to convert their visa into Specified Work Visa under Japan New Work Permit System. Though Pakistanis were not included directly in new Japan’s New Specified Work permit yet they will be able to join it through TITP. Read Japan New and Old Work Permit System
How will it work:
TITP is run under the supervision of Japan’s JITCO (Japan International Training Cooperation Organization) and OTIT (Organization for Technical Intern Training Program). JITCO works with the cooperation of approved foreign sending organization which is responsible to select suitable skilled workers and properly train them before sending to Japan. For Example: Pakistan Overseas Employment Corporation (OEC) works as sending organization in case of South Korean Work permits in Pakistan. OEC is responsible to shortlist and select suitable, appropriate workers for South Korea visa. So, OEC is sending organization approved by Pakistani Government as well as by South Korean Government.
In Case of TITP Japan, NAVTTC (National Vocational & Technical Training Commission) is chosen as designated sending organization in Pakistan. NAVTTC is Pakistan’s government institution. NAVTTC will announce in newspapers and through its website when it is ready to work for TITP. Then candidates will be able to apply. NAVTTC will select suitable skilled workers according to the requirements of Japanese companies and employers.
Who Can Apply:
Generally, there is no requirement to be highly qualified or degree holder in a profession. Candidates with 12 years education are usually eligible to apply.
Japaneses language is also a requirement but NAVTTC may accept applicants without requirement of Japanese language and arrange language courses for them However, we still need to wait for further details from NAVTTC to know the exact details of requirement, fee and application process.
When To Apply for Japan TITP?
Exact starting date of this program has not been announced either by NAVTTC or JITCO. Interested candidates are advised to keep in touch with NAVTTC official website and our blog. We will be back with more details about requirements, application process and other updates regarding Japan Technical Intern Training Program (TITP) .