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YOLO Academia

YOLO Academia is a new training service that increases your chances of being hired by teaching you Japanese language and business manners for about one month, in between applying for select jobs and going for your interview. You'll receive pay while learning Japanese business manners, so you can participate without impacting your lifestyle.

YOLO Academia's structure

企業と応募者をマッチングします
First, choose a YOLO Academia eligible job that you are interested in, and apply.

From the applicants, the company will choose candidates that they would like to have work for them. The selected candidates will undergo training.

候補者は研修を受けます
The selected candidates will undergo training.

The company will hire you around one month later. During that month, you will receive 100 hours of work training. You'll be paid for your training!

企業と面接を行います
Interview with the company.

When your training is complete, you will have an interview with the company.You'll be paid for your training regardless of whether or not you get the job.

What YOLO Academia teaches you

Basic Japanese
Japanese business manners
Customer service phrases, etc. based on the type of job

Why train with YOLO Academia?

Improve your Japanese communication skills
Learn the business manners used in Japanese companies
Obtain a certificate that you can use for job searching and interviews

Example of training schedule

Training period: 4 weeks total (5 hours per day x 20 days)
Week 1

● Basic manners and rules

The importance of first impressions, proper grooming, greetings, time management, speech, listening, seating order

● Greetings

Bowing, posture/manners/expression, notifying lateness/absence, cushion words, polite/respectful/modest language, conversational interjections

● Work-related program

・Hygiene management

Week 2

● Workplace communication

How to carry out work, how to take instructions, how to ask questions, how to take notes, how to ask for permission, how to make a request, how to apologize

● Report, inform, consult

How to ask questions, take notes, ask for permission, accept/decline a request, apologize, customer service honorifics

● Work-related program

・Hygiene management
・Cooking method
・Ingredients
・Processing ingredients

Week 3

● Communicating with customers

Pointers for customer service, responding to complaints, communicating over the phone, dealing with guests, exchanging business cards

● Customer service

Responding to complaints, communicating over the phone, taking notes on the phone, dealing with guests, exchanging business cards, polite/honorofic/modest language

● Work-related program

・Cooking method
・Health and safety
・Customer service
・Manners in Japanese/Western cuisine

Week 4

● Important points at work / Review

Review: labor laws, health and safety, review of previous training

● Review

Case study involving material learned during training, roleplay

● Review of Work-related program

・Serving food
・Service
・Allergies
・Responding to emergencies
・Responding to complaints

Week 1

● Basic manners and rules

The importance of first impressions, proper grooming, greetings, time management, speech, listening, seating order

● Greetings

Bowing, posture/manners/expression, notifying lateness/absence, cushion words, polite/respectful/modest language, conversational interjections

● Work-related program

・Front desk work

Week 2

● Workplace communication

How to carry out work, how to take instructions, how to ask questions, how to take notes, how to ask for permission, how to make a request, how to apologize

● Report, inform, consult

How to ask questions, take notes, ask for permission, accept/decline a request, apologize, customer service honorifics

● Work-related program

・Restaurant work
・Banquets
・Customer service manners
・Customer service phrases
・Honorifics

Week 3

● Communicating with customers

Pointers for customer service, responding to complaints, communicating over the phone, dealing with guests, exchanging business cards

● Customer service

Responding to complaints, communicating over the phone, taking notes on the phone, dealing with guests, exchanging business cards, polite/honorofic/modest language

● Work-related program

・Honorifics
・Dealing with customers
・Responding to complaints
・Planning / Public relations

Week 4

● Important points at work / Review

Review: labor laws, health and safety, review of previous training

● Review

Case study involving material learned during training, roleplay

● Review of Work-related program

・Health and safety
・Disaster prevention
・Crime prevention
・Responding to emergencies
・Hotel terminology
・Laws

Day 1

● Understand a wide variety of services
● Understanding the work and workplace of caregivers①
● Understanding the work and workplace of caregivers②
● The role, specialities, and multi-occupational connections of caregivers
● Distribute 1st-3rd communication assignments

Day 2

● Daily life and physical and mental changes due to aging
● Health and the elderly
● Situations surrounding dementia
● Basics of dementia and health management from a medical point of view
● Daily life and physical and mental changes assocated with dementia
● Support for families

Day 3

● Nursing care that supports human rights and dignity
● Nursing care that promotes independence
● Nursing care insurance system
● Cooperation with medical care and rehabiitation
● Comprehensive support system for people with disabilities and other systems
● Basic knowledge about human rights awareness
● Ensuring safety and risk management in nursing care
● Safety for caregivers
● Professional ethics of caregivers

Day 4

● Communication in nursing care
● Team communication in nursing care
● Basic concept of nursing care
● Basic understanding of how the mind works regarding nursing care
● Basic understanding of how the body works regarding nursing care
● Basic understanding of disabilities
● Basic knowledge of medical aspects of disabilities, life disabilities, psychological / behavioral characteristics, involvement support, etc.
● Understanding family psychology and involvement support
● Review of this section

Day 5

● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to movement and nursing care for promoting independence①
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to movement and nursing care for promoting independence②
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to movement and nursing care for promoting independence③
● Review of this section

Day 6

● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to bathing and hygiene, and nursing care for promoting independence①
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to bathing and hygiene, and nursing care for promoting independence②

Day 7

● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to meals and nursing care for promoting independence①
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to meals and nursing care for promoting independence②
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to meals and nursing care for promoting independence③
● Life and housework①

Day 8

● Life and housework②
● Nursing care and maintaining a comfortable living environment①
● Nursing care and maintaining a comfortable living environment②
● Review of this section

Day 9

● Date of submission of the 1th communication assignment
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to excretion and nursing care for promoting independence①
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to excretion and nursing care for promoting independence②
● Review of this section

Day 10

● Date of submission of the 2th communication assignment
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to grooming and personal care and nursing care for promoting independence①
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to grooming and personal care and nursing care for promoting independence②
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to sleep and nursing care for promoting independence①

Day 11

● Date of submission of the 3th communication assignment
● Physical and mental mechanisms relating to sleep and nursing care for promoting independence②
● Physical and mental mechanisms related to dying and end-of-life care①
● Physical and mental mechanisms related to dying and end-of-life care②
● Life support technical exercise (Basic understanding of the nursing care process)①

Day 12

● Life support technical exercise (Basic understanding of the nursing care process)②
● Life support technical exercise (comprehensive skill)①
● Life support technical exercise (comprehensive skill)②

Day 13

● General review of this section
● Preparation for employment and examples after completion of training
● Final exam to confirm understanding of this training
● Understanding work and employment status after obtaining qualifications
● Exam re-take (for those who qualify)
● Completion ceremony

Week 1

● Basic manners and rules

The importance of first impressions, proper grooming, greetings, time management, speech, listening, seating order

● Greetings

Bowing, posture/manners/expression, notifying lateness/absence, cushion words, polite/respectful/modest language, conversational interjections

● Work-related program

・Explaining products
・Sharing opinions/feedback
・Agreeing/disagreeing and giving reasons
・Listening to a customer's concern/complaint
・Apologizing
・Presentations: basic structure, presenting

Week 2

● Workplace communication

How to carry out work, how to take instructions, how to ask questions, how to take notes, how to ask for permission, how to make a request, how to apologize

● Report, inform, consult

How to ask questions, take notes, ask for permission, accept/decline a request, apologize, customer service honorifics

● Work-related program

・Opinions: how to share a positive opinion
・Agreeing/disagreeing: strongly agreeing / Agreeing on certain conditions
・Complaints: confirming the situation, listening to requests
・Presentations: presenting on designated topic

Week 3

● Communicating with customers

Pointers for customer service, responding to complaints, communicating over the phone, dealing with guests, exchanging business cards

● Customer service

Responding to complaints, communicating over the phone, taking notes on the phone, dealing with guests, exchanging business cards, polite/honorofic/modest language

● Work-related program

・Opinions: how to share a negative opinion
・Agreeing/disagreeing: Disagreeing after showing understanding for the other's opinion
・Complaints: informing superiors, informing the customer of how the situation will be dealt with
・Presentations: presenting on designated topic

Week 4

● Important points at work / Review

Review: labor laws, health and safety, review of previous training

● Review

Case study involving material learned during training, roleplay

● Review of Work-related program

・Practical case study
・Property descriptions
・Internal meetings
・Planning meetings
・Responding to complaints
・Presentations (free topic)

How to participate in YOLO Academia

STEP 1
Start by applying for an eligible job!
STEP 2
You'll receive an email within a few days of applying.
You'll be paid for your training regardless
STEP 3
When you complete the training, you'll receive a certificate.
Then you'll have your final interview with the company.

FAQ

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