Foundation for International Transfer of Skills and Knowledge in Construction (FITS) have been commissioned by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism since March 2015, as an executing agency promoting Foreign Construction Worker Acceptance Program, and have been working to ensure proper and smooth implementation of designated construction activities.
As main duties, in addition to conducting inspection visits to supervising organizations and accepting companies, we set up a FITS Hotline Consultation for handling consultation by telephone from foreign construction workers in their native languages.Through implementing these duties, we would like to work on with the foreign construction workers, accepting companies and supervising organizations for the proper and appropriate implementation of designated construction activities.
An Outline of FITS
FITS was established as an organization to provide necessary support for proper implementation of acceptance and development of human resources of each country trying to practice and acquire techniques, skills and knowledge in construction and other sectors of Japan.
・Gather and provide information regarding on proper sending and acceptance of skilled foreign workers and extend necessary support.
・Provide guidance and advice regarding appropriate promotion of foreign workers acceptance programs.
・Provide support to foreign skilled workers regarding smooth acquisition of techniques, skills and knowledge.
・Provide consultation and advice in native languages regarding employment, safety and health, wellness, etc. of foreign skilled workers.
・Hold workshops and seminars regarding acceptance and cultivation of foreign skilled workers.
・Publication and enlightenment regarding acceptance and cultivation of foreign skilled workers.
・Overseas training and skill assessment of foreign skilled workers.
Koyo Holdings Co., Ltd., Ohbayashi Corporation, Kajima Corporation, Shimizu Corporation, Taisei Corporation, Takenaka Corporation, East Japan Construction Surety Co., Ltd., West Japan Construction Surety Co., Ltd., Hokkaido Construction Surety Co., Ltd.
Date of Establishment
January 15, 2015
Foundation for International Transfer of Skills and Knowledge in Construction (FITS)
〒101－0044 Tokyo-to, Chiyoda-ku, Kajicho 1-4-3
Takeuchi Bldg. 6F
TEL: 03-6206-8877 FAX: 03-6206-8889