Specified Skills (i) Evaluation Exam for Construction Industry


News and announcement

2020/10/19 Information about specified skills evaluation exam of Tunnel and Microtunneling in Japan (Tokyo) has been placed.
2020/09/29 A supplementary theoretical test of Earthwork will be conducted for applicants who have exceeded the reference point of the practical skills test. The test information is sent to the target person at the same time as the result notification.
2020/09/29 The results of specified skills evaluation exam of Earthwork in Japan (Shizuoka) are posted.

1.About specified skills evaluation exam

   A new status of residence “Specified Skilled Worker” has been created in April 2019. JAC are planning to hold examinations for 11 job categories of construction industry.
In order to obtain a status of residence “specified skilled worker”, it is necessary to pass the Japanese language test in addition to passing this exam.
Please refer to the Ministry of Land , Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism’s web site for details about the framework of specified skilled workers .

The Specified skills evaluation exam (i) for job categories of construction industry will consist of theoretical tests and practical skills tests in accordance with The Implementation Guidelines for the Specified Skills Evaluation Exam (i) for Construction Industry (Japanese only) set by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism.

■Theoretical test
Number of questions 30 questions
Test time 60 minutes
Question format True false questions and 2-4 choices questions
Implementation method CBT: Computer based testing
Criteria for passing 65 percent or more
CBT operation trial (Japanese only)

■Practical skills test
Number of questions To be specified for each of job categories
Test time To be specified for each of job categories
Implementation method To be specified for each of job categories. e.g. Hands-on testing, judgement testing etc.
Criteria for passing To be specified for each of job categories

The range of each specified skills (i) evaluation exam for job categories of construction industry are as follows.

■Exam range
Formwork construction Tutorial_1 (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)

Plastering Tutorial_all (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)

Concrete pumping Tutorial_1 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_2 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_3 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_4 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_5 (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)

Tunnel and micro-tunneling Tutorial_all (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)

Construction machinery and construction Tutorial_all (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)

Earthwork Tutorial_all (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)

Roofing Tutorial_all (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)

Telecommunications Tutorial_all (Japanese only)
Tutorial_1 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_2 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_3 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_4 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_5 (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)
Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)
Reinforcement construction Tutorial_all (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)

Reinforcing bar joints Tutorial_all (Japanese only)
Tutorial_1 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_2 (Japanese only)
Tutorial_3 (Japanese only)
Sample questions for theoretical test
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test
(Japanese only)

Interior finishing Tutorial_all (Wall decoration)
(Japanese only)

Tutorial_all (Building interior construction)
(Japanese only)

Sample questions for theoretical test (Wall decoration)
(Japanese only)

Sample questions for theoretical test (Building interior construction)
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test (Wall decoration)
(Japanese only)

Questions of practical skills test (Building interior construction)
(Japanese only)

2.

Flow from application for the exam to receipt of the certificate of specified skills evaluation

                  Refer to the following file.
                  Flow from application for the exam to receipt of the certificate of specified skills evaluation

3.Exam execution information

                  
The exam currently planned to be executed are as follows.

Date Place Job category
December 4, 2020 Japan (Tokyo) Tunnel and Microtunneling


4.Examination results

                  
The results of the examinations executed so far are as follows.

Date Japan
August, 2020 Examination results
September, 2020 Examination results

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