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11074NAT Certificate III in Applied Language (Japanese)

National ID: 11074NAT State ID: AD81
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Continue your Japanese adventure and further develop your language skills

The Certificate III in Applied Language (Japanese) is a comprehensive language course that builds on the basic language skills and cultural knowledge acquired in the Certificate II in Applied Language (Japanese).

It will provide you with an in-depth understanding of Japanese language and culture and covers a range of topics including grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. You will also gain a deeper understanding of Japanese history, and society.

Our experienced lecturers are passionate and focused on creating an enjoyable learning experience.

A range of industry-specific and transferrable skills that are valuable in a variety of professions such as:​

  • ​​Japanese language skills for business and professional communication ​
  • Knowledge of Japanese business culture, including etiquette, negotiation, and decision-making ​​
  • Translation and interpretation skills for social purposes ​​
  • Intercultural communication skills for working with people from different cultural backgrounds ​
  • ​Problem-solving skills for communicating effectively in challenging situations ​​

I have the following attributes:

  • Interested in intercultural communication and understanding
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • A desire to develop employability skills
  • Good reasoning and organisational skills

You must have successfully completed the Certificate II Applied Language (Japanese) or be able demonstrate equivalent competencies.

You'll be able to access your personal timetable (find out how on our Timetables page), once you have paid your fees. In the meantime the information below provides an indication of the time commitment required to complete this course, depending on available study options.


This course requires your attendance for online scheduled classes for 2 days per week when studied full time and is delivered on Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00pm - 8:00pm online. 

At-home study

As well as the online component, you will need to complete additional study of around 6 - 8 hours each week outside of scheduled classes, including private study, assignment preparation, and research. 

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

Study outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research will be required to successfully complete your course.

This course is taught online, a suitable device with WiFi at home is recommended. Our library computers are also available during library hours.

As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text book - JF Standard Coursebook Marugoto: Japanese Language and Culture Elementary 2 A2 Coursebook for communicative language competences by The Japan Foundation Published by SANSHUSHA Publishing Co., Ltd

Completion of the Certificate III in Applied Language (Japanese) course can open a range of job opportunities in industries that require advanced language skills and cultural knowledge. Here are some job roles that are appropriate on completion of this course:

  • Japanese Language Teacher
  • Travel and Tourism Consultant
  • Import/Export Coordinator - graduates can work as import/export coordinators for companies that do business with Japan, managing logistics, negotiations, and relationships with Japanese partners.
  • Cultural Liaison Officer - graduates can work as cultural liaison officers for government agencies or organizations, promoting understanding and collaboration between Japan and other countries.

The list above is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary.

Please note You can visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.

Completion of this course can provide a foundation for further study in Japanese language and culture, for example:

  • Diploma in Japanese Language and Culture 
  • Bachelor of Arts in Japanese Studies 
  • Graduate Certificate in Asian Studies 
  • Teacher Training Programs - graduates who wish to teach Japanese language and culture can enrol in teacher training programs to gain teaching certification and develop their teaching skills. 

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