Specified Skilled Worker

Outline of
the System

The 14 Industry
Fields and Job
Categories to
Engage in
Specified Industry Fields
Competent
Ministry of
Agency of the
Industry Fields
Jobs to Engage in

Care Worker

● Nursing care

Building
cleaning
Management

● Interior building cleaning

Machine Parts
& Tooling
Industries

● Casting ● Metal press ● Finishing ● Welding ● Forging
● Factory sheet metal work ● Machine inspection ● Die casting
● Electroplating ● Painting ● Machine maintenance ● Machining
● Aluminium anodizing

Industrial
machinery
industry

● Casting ● Painting ● Finishing ● Electric equipment assembling
● Welding ● Forging ● Iron work ● Machine inspection
● Printed writing board manufacturing ● Industrial packaging
● Die casting ● Factory sheet metal work ● Machine maintenance
● Plastic molding ● Machining ● Plating
● Electronic equipment assembling ● Metal press

Electric,
Electronics and
Information
Industries

● Machining ● Finishing ● Printed writing board manufacturing
● Industrial packaging ● Metal press ● Machine maintenance
● Plastic molding ● Factory sheet metal work
● Electronic equipment assembling ● Painting ● Plating
● Electric equipment assembling ● Welding

Construction
Industry

● Formwork construction ● Earthwork
● Interior finishing/material mounting ● Plastering ● Roofing
● Concrete pumping ● Telecommunications
● Tunnel and Propulsion ● Reinforcement construction
● Construction machinery and construction ● Reinforcing bar joints

Shipbuilding and
Ship Machinery
Industry

● Welding ● Finishing ● Painting ● Machining ● Iron work
● Electrical equipment assembling

Automobile
repair and
maintenance

● Automobile everyday inspection and maintenance, Regular inspection and maintenance, Disassembly

Aviation
Industry

● Airport ground handling
● Aircraft maintenance

Accommodation
Industry

● Providing accommodation services, such as working at the front
desk, planning/public relations, hospitality, restaurant services

Agriculture

● General crop farming
● General livestock farming

Fishery &
Aquaculture

● Fishery
● Aquaculture industry

Manufacture of
food and
beverages

● General food and beverage manufacturing

Food service
industry

● General restaurant industry

* Changing workplace in the same job category (Type of work) can be permitted. Changing to a job in different job category in the same field can also be permitted if the skill level is recognized as similar to the current level through exams.