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Generic name of professions in this database

The generic names of professions are headings under which the regulated professions in the respective countries are grouped together.

For example: The following regulated professions are grouped together under the generic name of "Tourist Guide":

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The only authentic name of a regulated profession is that of the language of the country in which the profession is regulated. Any translation of this title on this website is purely indicative.

The generic professions aim to give an indication about the general scope of activities of the regulated professions and to help find regulated professions which are listed in the language of the country in which they are regulated. However, Member States are free to choose under which generic heading they insert their regulated professions and no assessment has been made of the areas of activity covered by each generic profession, therefore:

The search is made using the name of the profession (generic heading) in the language used to navigate this site.Therefore, if using the English version of this web site, the search will be made using the English name of the profession.
 
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Generic name of profession Number of regulated professions
Boatswain / Petty officer (merchant marine) 0
Boatman (skilled) / Waterman 0
Judge 0
Bailiff 0
Public prosecutor 0
Company first aid officer 0
Marine engineering technician 0
Ship's electrician foreman 0
Jewellery making and cutting of precious stones 0
Food hygienist 0
Master who trains apprentices/ Instructor for particular trades 0
Manicurist 0
Hearse driver 0
Professional services managers 0
Chief engineer fishing fleet 0
Engineer, 1st class, fishing fleet 0
Lifeboat commander 0
Zoo technician 0
Decoration Expert 0
Paper Products Manufacturer 0
National auditor in the field of aviation security 1
Gambling and betting professions 1
Domestic livestock trading professions 1
Forester 1
Assistant forester 1
Fertiliser sample expert 1
Engineer fishing fleet 1
Potholing guide 1
Civil and environmental engineer 1
Mountain sport instructor 1
Corporate lawyer 1
Medical representative 1
Community worker 1
Boat-handling instructor (sea and inland) 1
Director of artificial insemination centre 1
Coordinator of procurement and transplantation of cells, tissues and organs 1
Cattle Trader 1
Plastics processing 1
Wheelwright 1
Technician working with styrene 1
Geographer 1
Chartered technician 1
Manufacture, handling and trade of security materials 1
Solariums/ beauty salon services 1
Mechanic, merchant marine 1
Organist 1
Defectologist in the health sector 1
Forest wood management /Logging 1
Security screener (aviation security) 1
EU aviation security programme validator 1
Precious metals tester 1
Port worker 1
Chartered Scientist 1
Farmer of genetically modified crops 1
Underground rail professions 1
Tram Driver 1
Crane Technician 1
Feldsher 1
Nuclear Inspector 1
Commodity broker 1
Cardiopneumographic technician 1
Acupuncturist 1
Paralegal 1
Rafting guide 1
Oenologist 1
Installer of low-voltage photovoltaic systems 1
Lifeboat mechanic 1
Lifeboat crew 1
Forest sapper 1
Commissioner for oaths 1
Manufacture of ladies' and men's clothing and linen 1
Barrelmaker /Master cooper 1
Deep-sea fishing vessel skipper 1
Recruitment Agency Manager (private) 1
Commercial agent 1
Manufacture of medico-surgical instruments and equipment and orthopaedic appliances (except orthopaedic footwear) 1
Itinerant trader / Purchase and sale of goods on an itinerant basis 1
Maritime mediator 1
Intermediary for purchase/sale/hire of vessels 1
Wooden boatbuilding 1
Steel shipbuilding 1
Biotechnologist 1
Train electrician 1
Nature protection worker 1
Manager of protected area 1
Wine-taster 1
Sales manager/Sales person not elsewhere classified 1
Beekeeper 1
Animal organ transplantation 1
Cable transport safety technician 1
Electronic engineering and Computer systems technician 1
Draughtsman 1
Manpower supply agent 1
Technical Designer 1
Minerals surveyor 1
Agronomist-technician 1
Ship's Deck officer (inshore shipping) 1
Deck officer class IV fishing fleet 1
Engineer class IV, fishing fleet 1
Deck officer and engineer class V, fishing fleet 1
Deck officer and engineer class VI, fishing fleet 1
Engineer, First class, merchant marine 1
Engineer, class II, merchant marine 1
Deck officer class III fishing vessel 1
Cabin steward 1
Dental health secretary 1
Corset maker 1
Marine Electro Automation Officer 1
Manager of boat-handling school (sea and inland) 1
Heating installation technician 1
Dermatologist 1
Kennel manager 1
Loss adjuster 1
School inspector 1
Management consultant 1
Fishmonger 1
Chartered secretary 1
Securities broker 1
Consulting engineer 1
Production and management engineer 1
Doctor's surgery assistant 2
Nuclear medicine technician 2
Child psychotherapist 2
Arts therapist in the health service 2
Accounting technician 2
Debt-collector 2
Assistant lecturer 2
Home economics teacher 2
Community health officer 2
Banker 2
Average adjuster 2
Shipbroker/Shipping Agent 2
Insurance underwriter 2
Associate engineer 2
Epoxide worker 2
Horseback riding therapy professions 2
Farm Manager/Forestry manager 2
Plant expert 2
Manager of livestock-breeding establishment (non domestic animals) 2
Animal trainer 2
Producer and wholesaler of pharmaceuticals and poisons 2
Meteorologist 2
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Counsellor 2
Wooden furniture maker 2
Graphic designer 2
Manufacture / Processing / Import of dangerous chemicals 2
Potter / Ceramist /Ceramicist 2
Boilermaking 2
Shipbuilding 2
Electrical draughtsman 2
Data processing/ cataloguing data 2
Handling of dangerous chemicals, biological agents and toxins 2
Tattoos/ body piercings/ permanent make-up 2
Emergency rescue personnel 2
Tobacco processing and manufacture of tobacco products 2
Owner of a dance school 2
Journalist 2
Forestry planning (roads, transport,..) 2
Air accident investigator 2
Tour Operator 2
Security instructor in the field of aviation security 2
Credit broker 2
Ski lift technician 2
Radiation protection officer (medical) 2
Professional parachutist 2
Skipper, home trade 2
Radio technician 2
Gamekeeper 2
Telecommunications infrastructure planner 2
Probation Officer 2
Deck officer class I fishing vessel 2
Local fishing vessel skipper 2
Deck officer second hand fishing fleet 2
Communications electronics 2
Building site mechanic 2
Model builder (Wooden/Architectural)/ Model joiner 2
Engraver 2
Florist /Floristry 2
Wholesale intermediary 2
Cleaning of monuments, facades and buildings 2
Manufacture of cosmetic products 2
Landscape gardener/gardening 2
Rope/Net Maker/Repairer 2
Engine maintenance/repair 2
Road transport drivers not classified elsewhere 2
Naval architect 2
Building surveyor 2
Biochemist 2
Mathematical applications expert 2
Physicist 2
Gardener 2
Taxidermist 2
Heavy Goods vehicle standards officer 2
Emergency alarm system officer 2
Ship's Deck officer class IV / 3rd mate 2
Ship's Deck officer class V 2
Engineer officer class III (fu) fishing fleet 2
Ship's mecanic 2
Medical secretary 2
Road transport manager 3
Conveyancer 3
Responsible of a laboratory animal centre 3
Specialist in the use of ionising radiation 3
Bookbinder 3
Petroleum industry - production and processing of fuels and lubricants 3
Galvanizing/ Enamelling 3
Toolmaker 3
Technical equipment inspector 3
Judicial technical expert 3
Chief mechanic, merchant marine 3
Organiser of compulsory subjects/practical lessons in schools 3
Researcher 3
Occupational hygienist 3
Explosives Manager in mines 3
Helicopter pilot 3
Balloon pilot 3
Aviation Radio operator 3
Perfusionist 3
Neurophysiology technician 3
Geotechnical engineer 3
Forest ranger 3
Photographer / Photography 3
Miller / Milling 3
Land Appraiser 3
Manufacture and/or repair of precision instruments and measuring and controlling instruments 3
Sculptor 3
Brewer/Beer and malt producer 3
Raising of livestock/poultry/rabbits/fur-bearing animals 3
Blasting contractor 3
Investment provider/advisor 3
Health care technician 3
Sign language interpreter 3
Trade in medicinal products 3
Mushroom expert 3
Colourist 3
Textile expert 3
Geographical engineer 3
Telecommunications engineer 3
Electrical and computer (technology) engineer 3
Loader 3
Ship's Deck officer class I 3
Ship's Radio officer, merchant marine 3
Second engineer class II, fishing vessel 3
Dental therapist 3
Assistant prosector 3
Natural health practitioner 3
Keeper of public records 3
Waiter / Waiting 3
Labour law expert 3
Arbitrator 3
Marketing consultant 3
Broker/Stockbroker 3
Civil Protection officer / Emergency services officer 3
Ecclesiastical professions 4
Employment officer 4
Hunter (professional ) 4
Refrigeration technician 4
Rubber and/or Asbestos processing /Tyre repair 4
Chemical laboratory technician / Chemical laboratory work 4
Mechatronics 4
Assistant in animal care 4
Airport fire officer / airport firefighter 4
Museum director/Curator 4
Social pedagogue-Counsellor 4
Tour manager 4
Engineer not elsewhere classified 4
Water service manager 4
Property management professions 4
Radio communication professions 4
Laboratory Manager/Director 4
Harbour pilot 4
Motorcycle/Motorbike repairer 4
Bicycle/moped repairer 4
Road Passenger Carrier 4
Production and processing of wines, spirits and other alcoholic substances 4
Metal design/Surface engineering 4
Upholsterer 4
Electricity equipment and installation inspector 4
Assistant teacher 4
Railway carriage inspector 4
Environmental engineer 4
Mining and metallurgy expert 4
Mining engineering technician 4
Electronic telecommunications engineer 4
Inspector of weights and measures 4
Junior architect 4
Quantity surveyor 4
Electromechanical engineer 4
Housing expert 4
Car technician 4
Lorry Driver/Heavy Goods Vehicle driver 4
Asbestos removal expert 4
Marine engineering officer class III 4
Marine engineering officer class IV 4
Ship's Deck officer class III / 2nd mate 4
Navigational watch 4
Ship's cook 4
Surgical assistant 4
Nursery nurse 4
Psychomotor therapist 4
Trustee 4
Public finance accountant 4
Headmaster / School Director 4
Bus Driver / Tourist bus driver / Minibus driver 4
Doorman 4
Cook 4
Confectioner /Cake /Chocolate maker 4
Sales manager plant protection and/or pest control products/Pesticide purchaser 4
Death care industry professions 5
Financial advisor 5
National park guide 5
Bio-medical analyst 5
Printer 5
Sadler /Manufacture of leather goods and accessories 5
Tinsmith/Coppersmith 5
Producer and distributor of animal foodstuffs 5
Mediator 5
Manager (not elsewhere classified) 5
Captain / Skipper (Coastal shipping) 5
Diving instructor 5
Mass media and communications specialist 5
Restaurant owner/manager /Caterer/Catering manager/Banquet organiser 5
Heavy Goods Vehicle Driver for dangerous goods 5
Blasting technician 5
Bridge / Road Supervisor 5
Druggist 5
Notary public 5
Laundering/Dry-cleaning and dyeing 5
Air flight navigator 5
Shoemaker /Cobbler 5
Furrier/Manufacture/r of Leather clothes/Tanner 5
Wood turner /Sawer/ Wheelwright 5
Deck officer class II fishing vessel 5
Floor layer 5
Processing of milk and dairy products 5
Well sinker 5
Manufacture of plant equipment (mines,iron & steel foundries, construction industry) and mechanical handling equipment 5
Train manager 5
Chemical engineer 5
Aeronautical engineer 5
Mining surveyor 5
Electrical engineer 5
Building site coordinator 5
Water and sewer systems professional/Pipe and drainage professional 5
Ship's Radio operator, class II, merchant marine 5
Ship's electrician 5
Ship's Deckhand 5
Geriatric nurse/Carer for the aged 5
Court administrator 5
Road safety professions not elsewhere classified 5
Police officer 6
Economist 6
Fisheries expert 6
Electrical Engineering / Electromechanical engineering 6
Architectural Technologist 6
Safety advisor for the transport of dangerous goods 6
Captain, merchant marine (ocean shipping) 6
Radio protection officer (non-medical) 6
Informatics technician 6
Pressure vessel installer 6
Stonemason /Stonecutter 6
Tiler 6
Watchmaker/repairer 6
Electrical Technician 6
Ship's Engine Rating 6
Officer in Charge of Navigational Watch 6
Ship's Deck Rating 6
Hotels/Hotelier, Restaurants/Restaurateur, Accommodation provider including camp sites 6
Railway station master 6
Food inspector 6
Information systems engineer 6
Mechanical engineer 6
Interior designer-architect 6
Forest engineer 6
Ship's Pilot 6
Chief engineer class I fishing vessel 6
Ship's engineer/engineering watch/mechanic 6
Clinical psychologist 6
Art teacher 6
Agriculture and forestry advisor / expert 6
Health inspector 7
Special needs care worker 7
Osteopath 7
Child supervisor 7
Adult education teacher 7
Actuary 7
Mining electrician 7
Marine engineer 7
Scaffolder 7
Agronomist / agricultural engineer 7
Excavator operator 7
Fire officer 7
Inshore fishing vessel skipper 7
Pest control /Disinfection/ Handling of poisonous or non poisonous products 7
Agricultural/farm machinery/engine maintenance/repair 7
Auctioneer 7
Electricity services supervisor / Electrical manager 7
Food technologist / chemist 7
Captain (lakeland/inland shipping/navigation) 7
Fireworks technician 7
Ship's Executive Officer 7
Telecommunications-electronics installer 7
Blacksmith, Farrier, Forging, Stamping, Pressing 7
Driving test examiner 7
Plasterer 7
Building insulator / Building insulation 7
Locksmith 7
Electricity power plant staff 7
Vehicle inspector 7
Armed forces personnel 7
Installation and dismantling specialist for controlled substances 7
Stovemaker/Stove fitter 8
Valuation surveyor 8
Archeologist 8
Ski instructor 8
Manager of animal breeding programmes 8
Pesticide sprayer/Crop protection contractor 8
Forest expert 8
Marine engineering officer class II 8
Ship's Deck officer class II / 1st mate 8
Ship's Deck officer class 1 merchant marine 8
Musical instrument manufacturer-repairer 8
Forwarding agent / Haulage services 8
Animal keeper 8
Mining professions not elsewhere classified (underground and open pit mines) 8
Nutritionist / clinical nutritionist 8
Orthopaedic shoemaker 8
Animal experimentation technician 8
Customs officer/agent 8
Landscape architect / designer 8
Electronic technician 8
Glazier / Glass-blowing and manufacture of glass apparatus 9
Funeral undertaker 9
Metal caster / Foundry worker 9
Car mechanic 9
Dance teacher 9
Travel agent 9
Measurement and control technologist 9
Marine engineering officer class I 9
Road haulier 9
Gold/Silversmith / Gold/Silversmithing /Jeweller 9
Building contractor 9
Mobile Offshore Unit related professions 9
Seafaring professions 9
Roofer / Roofing 10
Tailor (ladies/men's)/Dressmaker 10
Gunsmith /Weapons-ammunition manufacturer/trader 10
Air traffic controller 10
Gas engineer 10
Planning and regional development engineer/physical planner 10
Professions in the field of waste management and disposal 10
Biologist 10
Shotfirer 10
Mason /Bricklayer 11
Aircraft technician 11
Theatre promoter and developer 11
Civil servant 11
Pyrotechnian / Manufacture and/or trade in pyrotechnical articles 11
Plumber 11
Energy engineer 11
Mining supervisor/ deputy 11
Security systems professional 11
Financial broker/Financial intermediary 11
Medical physicist 11
Insolvency practitioner 11
Mining mechanic 11
Firefighter 11
Legal advisor 12
Pedagogue-Counsellor 12
Chemist 12
Chimney sweep 12
Skipper/deck officer fishing fleet 12
Mining safety/ rescue professions 12
Boatmaster 12
Music teacher 12
Insurance and reinsurance intermediaries 12
Engineer 12
Electrical equipment/appliances contractor/repairer/installer 12
Driving school owner /manager/assistant manager 13
Librarian 13
Chiropractor 13
Archivist 13
Environmental consultant/ Environmental assessor/ Environmental auditor 13
Painter-decorator 14
Baker/Pastry maker 14
Car bodyworker / Panel beater /Car painter 14
Fisherman 14
Tourist guide 14
Vehicle technical control/ Light vehicle standards officer 14
Engine operator class I, II, III 14
Artificial inseminator 14
Veterinary nurse 14
Environmental health officer 14
Explosives experts 15
Welder / steel worker 15
Ski and/or mountain/canyon guide/ mountain leader 15
Museum Worker 15
Hairdresser / Barber /Wig-maker 15
Gas technician 15
Railway brakers, signallers and shunters 15
Air flight professions not elsewhere classified 15
Lift maintenance /Lift contractor/Lift electrician 15
Optometrist (ophthalmic optician) 15
Laboratory assistant 15
University teacher/professor 15
Mining engineer 15
Gas installer /repairer 15
Land surveyor 15
Technical expert for the quality of construction projects 15
Veterinary professions not elsewhere classified 16
Arts and entertainment professions 16
Geologist 16
Psychotherapist 16
Construction/Civil engineering: building of roads, bridges, railways 16
Dental assistant/ Dental Nurse 16
Orthoptist 16
Fire prevention/protection officer 16
Joiner/Carpenter 17
Butcher / Butchery 17
Car, taxi and van drivers 17
Coach/Trainer 17
Private detective 17
Town planner / Town and Country Planner 17
Road/Street Works professions 17
Energy professions not elsewhere classified 18
Building engineer 18
Real Estate agent /Real estate agency manager/administrator/director 18
Health and Safety Officer 18
Vocational education teacher/lecturer/professor 18
Repair of motor vehicles 19
Agricultural expert/technician 19
Master builder 19
Translator/Interpreter 19
Airline pilot 20
Aesthetician/ Beauty care services 20
Hearing aid dispenser / audiometric technician 20
Optician (Dispensing optician) 20
Nuclear plant manager 21
Industrial engineer 21
Paramedic /Ambulance nurse/ Other ambulance professionals 21
Dental hygienist 21
Masseur/Massage therapist/Spa therapist 22
Railway professions not elsewhere classified 22
Electrician / Senior electrician /Specialised electrician 22
Fork lift truck operator 22
Patent Agent / Trademark agent 23
Chiropodist (podiatrist) 23
Diver 25
Civil engineer 25
Pharmaceutical technician/Pharmaceutical assistant 25
Nuclear and radiation professions not elsewhere classified 25
Crane operator 27
Child care worker 27
Second level nurse 27
Machinery operator 27
Dietician 28
Specialised teachers, not elsewhere classified 28
Speech and language therapist 28
Train driver 29
Mining manager 29
Special needs teacher 29
Occupational therapist 29
Conservator/Conservator-restorer/Restorer/Renovator 30
Veterinary Surgeon 31
Midwife 32
Prosthetist and orthotist / Orthopaedic technician /Surgical truss-maker 32
Air conditioning technician/Heating/Central heating technician/installer/repairer/Maintenance-Installation of ventilation equipment 32
Dental technician 34
Radiographer / Radiotherapist 35
Medical/Biomedical laboratory technician 36
Primary school teacher 36
Psychologist 36
Physiotherapist 36
Kindergarten teacher/ Nursery school teacher/Preparatory school teacher 37
Driving instructor 37
Accountant/ Tax advisor 39
Nuclear technician 40
Surveyor 41
Auditor/ Accountant 41
Lawyer/Barrister/Solicitor 43
Inland navigation professions 48
Architect 52
Security guard / Warden 52
Secondary school teacher 55
Pharmacist 65
Social worker 70
Sailor 74
Dental Practitioner 85
Sports instructor 92
Other health professionals 100
Nurse 107
Doctor of Medicine 1407
The database contains information on regulated professions, statistics on migrating professionals,contact points and competent authorities, as provided by EU Member States, EEA countries and Switzerland.
Each country is responsible for updating information, on its regulated professions, competent authorities and statistics.
The Commission cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of the information. However, if errors are brought to its attention, the Commission undertakes to correct them, if deemed appropriate.