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| The equivalency examination for teacher qualification is the examination to obtain teachers in fields where pre-service training at universities is not sufficient.
For elementary schools, the type 2 certification of teachers is given. For upper secondary schools, subjects of the examinations are nursing, information, welfare, judo, Japanese fencing, information technology, architecture, interior, design, information science, and accounting, and the type 1 certification of teachers for the respective subject is given to those who pass the examination. For schools of special education, there are self-reliance activities (education for visually handicapped), self-reliance activities (education for hearing handicapped), self-reliance activities (education for physically handicapped), and self-reliance activities (education for verbally handicapped), and the type 1 certification on the relative subject is given to the ones who pass the examination.