What is the program all about?
The Technical Intern Training Program (TITP) also known as Skills and Technology Transfer Project is a private arrangement between POEA (Philippines) and JITCO (Japan) that allows the acceptance of skilled workers from developing countries like the Philippines to participate in a Training Program facilitated by a Japanese companies.
The objective of the program is to allow our skilled workers to acquire industrial and professional knowledge, skills and technical expertise through a training program which has a minimum period of one(1 ) year up to three (3) years. After the training period they are expected to acquire the said skills for practical application here in the Philippines for economic advancement of our country.
Organizations that Manage the TITP
PHILIPPINE OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT ADMINISTRATION (POEA) PHILIPPINE SIDE
Philippine Overseas Employment Administration also known as POEA is a government regulating body focusing primarily on the development and welfare of Filipino Overseas Workers. Department Order No. 106, Series of 2010 governs the management of JITCO Technical Intern Training Program (TITP) to POEA that was once handled by TESDA prior to the amendment of the Japanese Immigration Control and Refugee Act and the Migrant Worker Act of 1995 of the Republic of the Philippines.
Refers to POEA Licensed Landbased Agency that will facilitate the deployment, monitoring and assisting qualified Technical Intern with their Training Program in Japan with its partner japanese organization duly licensed by the Japanese Government under its Employment Security Act.
Refers to Local Philippine Company recognized by SEC or DTI were the technical intern was sourced. Sending Company is the institution that employs the technical intern locally and will guarantee reinstatement of the technical intern after completion of the Technical Intern Training Program.
JAPAN INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COOPERATION ORGANIZATION (JITCO) JAPAN SIDE
Japan International Training Cooperation Organization (JITCO) was established as an umbrella organization in 1991 with the aim of providing comprehensive support and services to member companies and organizations, mainly in the private sector, that accept foreign trainees in Japan. JITCO is under the joint jurisdiction of the Japanese Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. Also it is supported by several Japanese economic organization such as the Japan Business Federation.
Supervising Organization is responsible in assuring the welfare of the Technical Interns and making sure that all the provisions and guidelines stated on the TITP are met while the interns are conducting their respective training program in Japan. Supervising Organization interacts primarily with the Implementing Organization and Sending Organization.
Implementing Organization is simply the accepting company or the company which employs Technical Interns in Japan. This is the Technical Interns training ground, this is where they will enhance and learn the knowledge needed on their respective occupational field.
How does the program works?
Recently the Japanese Immigration Control and Refugee Act was amended. In line with this the guidelines of the training program was also amended to suit the new Immigration Law.
Based on the new guidelines set by the Immigration Department trainees can enter Japan having a "Technical Intern" status without the needs of undergoing a "Trainee" status. Technical Interns in Japan are considered as a regular WORKER, they are treated the same as Japanese workers, protected by both Immigration Control Law and Labor Law.
The duration of the program is generally from one year to a maximum period of three years. The program has an objective of further improving the skills of technical interns trainee with activities performed and acquired during the technical internship training period. Technical internship training also known as "Lecture" is a classroom-based training usually comprises of 1/6 of the total time concluded for the training program for a period of one year. Lecture training comprises of the following topics in relation to the approved occupational fields of JITCO:
- Japanese Language Training
- Guides to Life in Japan
- Immigration Control Act and Labor Law
- Knowledge regarding the Work Type
Technical Interns are also covered by Public Insurance and Pension such as:
- Health Insurance
- Worker's Accident Compensation Insurance
- Employment Insurance
- Employee Pension
What are the benefits in joining the training program?
* Monthly Salary
* Airfare through and from Japan and Philippines
* Adequate housing
* Inland transportation to and from lodging and training site.
* Use of appropriate corporate training and safety outfit.
* Insurance coverage of trainee such as death, accident or sickness.
I wanted to be a Technical Intern what are the qualifications?
* Must be a natural born Filipino citizen (Male/Female).
* Must be 18 to 35 years old.
* At least high school graduate.
* Physically and mentally fit.
* Must have basic skills training relevant to the occupational area being applied for training in Japan.
* Must be certified as having acquired the Japanese Language.
* Must be currently employed and duly nominated by his/her employer.
* With good moral character/ no-criminal record.
* Graduate of Dual Training Systems-(TESDA-Accredited School).
* The candidate must be definitely guaranteed of reinstatement in said employment upon his/her return to the Republic of the Philippines after completion of the training (alternatively of the technical internship program in case the trainee transfer to the technical internship program) in Japan.
* The candidate must have a sense of mission as a trainee and be highly motivated.
I'am qualified to be a technical intern what are the needed documents?
Preliminary documents needed are as follows:
* Comprehensive Resume
* Medical and Psychological Examination
* Trade Test Certificate
* Pictures (10 pcs. passport size)
* Birth Certificate / Marriage Certificate (If married) issued by NSO and Local Civil Registrar (LCR)
* Baptismal Certificate (if late registered)
* CAV (High School Diploma/Form 137 issued by the school , validated by the DepEd and authenticated (red ribbon) by the DFA)
*Certificate of Employment from your company.
* Copy of Business Registration of the company (SEC/DTI/Mayor's Permit) for Cooperative CDA Registration
* NBI Clearance and Barangay Clearance
- Sodeyama Training Center Inc. is the partner training institution of Verdant Manpower Mobilization Center Inc. for the JITCO Program. For interested applicants who wanted to be part of the said Technical Education Training Program you may inquire at Verdant Manpower Mobilization Center, Inc. at Unit B, 2/F Criselda II Bldg.107 Scout De Guia Street, Brgy. Sacred Heart, Diliman,Quezon City 1103 or you may visit their website at http://verdantmanpower.net
- Technical Internship Training Program (Japan TITP) is an employment placement assistance of Sodeyama Training Center Inc. to its student/trainees.
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