Department of Practical Nursing Care Daytime Course (1 Year)

Student Capacity: 40

Students in this department carry out care worker training for one year as one of the steps to qualifying for the National Certified Care Worker examination.
The goal is to return to their home country to work at a nursing care facility after obtaining knowledge of nursing care in a short period.

Who may apply

International students who have obtained JLPT N2, have an understanding of welfare, and intend to seek employment in the field of welfare in their home country or Japan after taking this course.

Course Details

  • Nursing Care Knowledge & Techniques
    Basics of Nursing Care 1 & 2
    Process of Nursing Care 1, 2, 3
    Nursing Care Work Training
    Communication Skills
  • Medical Care
    Understanding Dementia 1 & 2
    Medical Care
    How the Body and Mind Work 1 & 2
  • Social Studies
    Japanese Culture
    Body & Mind Relaxation

Including facility visits and training

Total hours

At Graduation
Department of Practical Nursing Care Completion Certificate will be awarded to graduates.
After Graduation
Qualify to take the National Certified Care Worker examination after three years of practical nursing care work
Employment in a welfare facility in home country
(as nursing care worker or administrative staff)

Requirements to qualify to take the Certified National Care Worker examination

Care Worker Training (Department of Practical Nursing Care Completion Certificate)
3 Years of work experience
Qualify to take the National Certified Care Worker examination

Employment Support Service

At Tokyo International Welfare College, we start employment support at an early stage, and carry out regular individual consultations in order to help students find a specific place of employment that they would like to work at. Our one-on-one counselling and seamless support ensures that all our students get to choose the most suitable and best future for them.

Teaching Staff

Our teaching staff are highly-knowledgeable and experienced in all fields of welfare.

Learning Environment


Students can engage in efficient learning thanks to the wide variety of amenities at our college.

Welfare and nursing care facilities are equipped with various equipment to provide even a little more comfort to those in care.
At Tokyo International Welfare College, we use teaching methods incorporating actual care facility amenities to ensure that our students can develop the specific skills involved.

Nursing Care Training Room

Bathing Training Room

Food Preparation Training Room


Music Room / Piano Lesson Room

Computer Skills Room

School Overview

We pray that even one more person who shares a passion for creating a positive welfare environment where everyone can equally enjoy living well may come to our college to learn and continue to work on the front line of nursing care in the future.

Chancellor & Chairperson Tetsukazu Takeda
President, Social Welfare Corporation Tokyo Mutsumi-kai
Executive Director & Overseas Student Committee Chairperson,
Association for Technical and Career Education
Vice-Chairperson & International Exchange Project Committee Chairperson,
Metropolitan Tokyo Professional Institution Association

School Overview

Tokyo International Welfare College (Social Welfare Diploma Course)
  • Department of Care & Welfare (2-Year Course)
    Care & Welfare Worker Training Faculty approved by the Minister of Health, Labor, and Welfare
    *Care & Welfare Worker National Examination Qualification bestowed on graduation.
  • Department of Parenting Support (2-Year Course)
    Childcare Worker Training Faculty approved by the Minister of Health,Labor, and Welfare
    *Childcare National Qualification bestowed on graduation
  • Department of International Welfare & Business (2-Year Course)
  • Department of Practical Nursing Care (1-Year Course)
  • Department of Welfare & Communication (1-Year Course)
Major Affiliated Organizations
  • Japan Association of Training Institutions for Certified Care Workers
  • National Council for Childcare Training(Foundation)
Affiliated Schools / Corporations
  • Social Welfare Corporation Tokyo Mutsumi-kai

Partner Colleges

Tokyo Foreign Language College
  • Interpreting & Translation Studies (2 Years)
    Japanese-Chinese Interpretation Course
    Korean-Japanese Interpretation Course
  • Department of Global Japan Studies (2 Years)
    Business Japanese Course
    Tourism Japanese Course
  • Department of Global Communication Studies (2 Years)
    Japan-Vietnam Business Course
    Network Business Course
  • Japanese Course
    (Full Day 1-year Course/1½-year Course; Half Day 1½-year Course/2-year Course)
Japanese Language Institute of TFLC
2-year Course
1½-year Course
Major Affiliated Organizations
  • National Association of Colleges for Japanese Language Education
  • Association for the Promotion of Japanese Language Education
  • Japan Immigration Association
Affiliated Schools / Corporations
  • International Exchange & Education Support Association
  • Beijing Foreign Studies University, School of Chinese Language and Literature, Tokyo Office

Affiliated Institutions

National Association of Vocational Schools of Japan Association for Technical and Career Education Metropolitan Tokyo Professional Institution Association Promotion for Private Technical Schools of Japan


Nippon Radio Techniques Institute established.
(Parent institution of Tokyo Foreign Language College)
Denshi Gakuen (Electronics Education Institute) established.
Shinjuku Foreign Language Academy established in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Nippon Radio Techniques Institute.
Special training school certification received. (September)
Shinjuku Foreign Language Academy changed its name to Tokyo Foreign Language College.
Supporting foundation changed to Tokyo International Academy.
Japanese Course launched at Tokyo International Academy; Japanese language classes for non-Japanese nationals started.
Tokyo International Welfare Collage established as an annex school.
Tokyo Foreign Language College enters 35th year of establishment.
Tokyo International Welfare Collage enters 20th year of establishment.
Japanese Language Institute of TFLC opened.


The closest station, Shinjuku-gyoemmae, is just two stations away from Shinjuku Station on the Marunouchi Line making it very easy to access. Being able to reach the college in 20 minutes on foot from Shinjuku Station while getting in some window shopping is also one of the merits of our college.