Tokutei gino: Aviation

The works in this field is categorized into 2. 

A. Airport ground handling

B. Aircraft maintenance

Number assumed

・2,200 workers in total for 5 years

skill test

Newly created skill test

・Prepared for each category A and B above

・Given in Japanese

・Paper test and performance test

・Given in and outside Japan

・will start sometime in 2019


1. The following people in Japan cannot take the skill test:

* students expulsed by schools

* trainees who ran away

* refugee applicants

* current trainees

2. One who has passed the skill test doesn’t need to pass the language test


3. Those who have finished 3 years technical training successfully in Japan in category A don't have to take tests (skill and language)

language test

You can choose ① or ② below:

①Japanese language check test (new and for all fields)

・CBT (Computer based testing)

・Given about 6 times oper year

・Given in and outside Japan (countries yet to be decided)
・Will start in  April, 2019

・Focus more on listening and speaking than on reading and writing

② JLPT N4 or above

ministry in charge

Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)

Based on "Operation guidelines" dated 2018/12/25, posted on HP of Ministry of Justice