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School Introduction:

Saitama College of Welfare fosters professionals in the field of welfare for elderly care, social welfare, medical welfare, and child welfare. Students may pursue National Qualifications as a social welfare counselor.

Majors:
Social Welfare Worker Major: 3 Years
Social Welfare Major, Psychiatric Social Worker Course
Students choose specialized courses to become either Social Workers or Psychiatric Social Workers. There are 4 specialized courses: Care for Elders, Care for People with Disabilities, Medical Welfare, and Mental Health & Welfare.
Child Welfare Worker Major: 3 Years
Students study welfare and psychology to become child care workers, who can give proper counseling to children. Students choose from 4 seminars depending on their desired job. The 4 seminars are Nursery School/Kindergarten, Care for Children, Children with Disabilities, and Child Sports.
Nursing Care Worker Major (Daytime Course): 2 Years
Students will be Nationally Certified Care Workers upon graduation. Students work to become trained and well-prepared professionals through intensive practical training.
* Students, who are enrolling as of the April 2011 school year, are required to pass the National Qualification Examination to be certified as a Care Worker, in compliance with recent amendments to the Law on Social Workers and Care Workers.
Nursing Care Worker Major (Evening Course): 3 Years
Students study extensively at night to become Nationally Qualified Care Workers after graduation.
Career Design Communication Major: 1 Year
Students can discover their dream job by taking various fields of courses, such as health, welfare, beauty, and food.
School Characteristics:

The Ohmiya campus is about 40 minutes by train from Tokyo. The area’s low prices and great atmosphere make it perfect for student life.
Open Campus Schedule:

September: 6th (Sun), 7th (Mon), 12th (Sat), 13th (Sun), 14th (Mon),
    20th (Sun), 21st (Mon), 22nd (Tue), 23rd (Wed), 26th (Sat), 27th (Sun)
October: 4th (Sun), 5th (Mon), 10th (Sat), 11th (Sun), 12th (Mon),
    18th (Sun), 19th (Mon), 24th (Sat), 25th (Sun), 26th (Mon)

School Information:

Address: 3-88-2, Nakamachi, Ohmiya-ku, Saitama-city, Saitama 330-0845 Japan
Tel: 81-48-649-2331 Fax: 81-48-649-2305
Hope Page: http://www.scw.ac.jp