Japan Organization for Employment of the Elderly, Persons with Disabilities and Job Seekers
Those working at small- and medium-sized enterprises and other businesses may undergo vocational training (for those currently employed) that is offered for 2 to 5 days so that they may improve their skills and techniques. Also, a variety of support programs are available for human resources training conducted by these enterprises.
In order to help production staff at private enterprises to find the solutions to any issues that they may encounter, a variety of vocational training programs are offered so that they may acquire the specialized knowledge and skills/technology required to improve productivity and operations, and to develop new products.
Employers and employers’ organizations wishing to boost their employees’ vocational skills may avail themselves of the facilities and equipment at the Centers and Colleges, as well as advice and support services on the implementation of such training.
Skills development seminars are held for people who are currently employed so that they can improve their specialized knowledge and skills/technology required in their work. Offering relatively short term vocational training (2 - 5 days) that responds to local needs with a focus on the manufacturing field, the seminars are held at Polytechnic Centers, Polytechnic Colleges, and other facilities.
Training for employed people will solve such issues as "responding to new technology" and "improving/ upgrading production processes".
Shown below is a model case of "responding to new technology".
Offered at Polytechnic Colleges, the Production Management School is a vocational training program (60 hours or more) offered to those currently employed so that they may acquire the specialized and applied knowledge, and skills/technology necessary for problem solution and analysis, which are required to take the lead in adding value to products and developing new businesses. Through the study of common issues on production floors, students undergo training that places emphasis on the production process (flow of manufacturing) from planning and development to manufacturing of products.
Counseling on development and improvement of vocational skills is offered to employers’ organizations and employers so that they can conduct effective educational training for their employees. The following support is provided:
In the counseling process, the Life-long Career Development System (LCDS), which provides guidance for making a phased and systematic educational training plan, is utilized.