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Tokyo College of Welfare is one of the most enduring welfare colleges in Japan, and it has fostered many work-ready individuals in the industry. Students learn through on-the-job practical experience, as well as our own educational system called LT2 Education Service. LT2 consists of learning through observation, experience, listening and reflection. Through this system, students are prepared for active careers in the fields of nursing care, social welfare, child welfare and rehabilitation. Upon graduation, students are eligible to take a National Exam and earn a specialist degree in their chosen field.

Nursing Care Worker Major: 3 Years
The goal of the course is to foster exceptional nursing care workers through 3 years of study. Upon graduation, students are eligible to take the National Examination to qualify as a Care Worker.
Students acquire knowledge and skills through many hours of practical training and by taking 9 specialized courses within the major: Therapy for Demented People, Healthcare at Home, Emotion and Health Care, Communication through Sign Language, Tour Helper, Health Welfare Trainer, Yellow Ribbon Program, Asian Welfare Network and Welfare Entertainment.
Nursing Care Worker Immersion Major: 2 Years
Class schedules for this major allow students to have their afternoons free and to pay lower academic fees, making it perfect for international students working part-time. Students will be Nationally Certified Care Workers upon graduation.
* 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 will learn through on-the-job experience, based on our Work & Study System. Students are eligible to take the National Examination to qualify as a Care Worker upon graduation.
Social Welfare Worker Major: 4 Years
Social Welfare Course, Medical Welfare Course, Mental Health and Welfare Course
There are 12 specialized courses within the Social Welfare major: School Social Worker, Mental Health Care, Family Social Worker, Welfare in Pacific Asia, Product Making, Sign Language Interpreting, Barrier-free Travel, Social Business Entrepreneur, Community Networking, Music and Dance Therapy, Judicial Social Services and Study of Poverty, Social Divides, and Welfare Benefits. Students will achieve professional skills through these specialized courses and more than 1,000 hours of practical training. For 9 years in a row, our school has had more students pass the National Examination for Qualification of Social Worker than any other technical college or junior college in Japan.
Occupational Therapy Major: 3 Years
In this major, students learn occupational therapy from the welfare perspective. They aim to be occupational therapists that can assist individuals to live independently and self-sufficiently.
Occupational Therapy Major (Evening Course): 4 Years
Students aim to be occupational therapists that have strong presence on the job, through our Work & Study System.
Child Welfare Worker Major: 3 Years
In this major, students aim to be professionals in nursing, childhood education, and the care of youth with disabilities. With 7 specialized courses within the major, students acquire a high level of expertise. They also develop valuable skills through practical training in the educational plaza attached to the college. We are the first college in Japan that has its own educational plaza.
Social Welfare Intensive Training Major: 1 Year
Mental Health and Welfare Intensive Training Major: 1 Year
Students wishing to enroll in the above 2 majors need to be graduates of 4-year universities. The 1-year evening course employs a specialized curriculum to prepare students for the National Examination.
School Characteristics:

・More than 10,000 graduates work in the field of their specialty.
・Focused courses within the majors help students to become specialized professionals.
Open Campus Schedule:

September: 5th (Sat), 6th (Sun), 12th (Sat), 13th (Sun), 19th (Sat),
    20th (Sun), 21st (Mon), 22nd (Tue), 23rd (Wed), 26th (Sat), 27th (Sun)
October: 3rd (Sat), 4th (Sun), 10th (Sat), 11th (Sun), 12th (Mon), 17th (Sat),
    18th (Sun),24th (Sat), 25th (Sun), 31st (Sat)
November: 1st (Sun), 3rd (Tue), 7th (Sat), 8th (Sun), 14th (Sat), 15th (Sun),
    21st (Sat), 22nd (Sun), 23rd (Mon), 28th (Sat), 29th (Sun)
December: 5th (Sat), 6th (Sun), 12th (Sat), 13th (Sun), 19th (Sat),
    20th (Sun), 21st (Mon), 22nd (Tue), 23rd (Wed), 24th (Thu), 25th (Fri),
    26th (Sat), 27th (Sun)
School Information:

Address: 5-10-32, Nishi-Kasai, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, 134-0087 Japan
Tel: 81-120-212323 (Toll free), 81-3-3804-1515
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