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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
Judge 0
Bailiff 0
Public prosecutor 0
Company first aid officer 0
Marine engineering technician 0
Ship's electrician foreman 0
Food hygienist 0
Master who trains apprentices/ Instructor for particular trades 0
Manicurist 0
Hearse driver 0
Commissioner for oaths 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
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
Jewellery making and cutting of precious stones 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
Production and management engineer 1
Electronic engineering and Computer systems technician 1
Draughtsman 1
Manpower supply agent 1
Technical Designer 1
Minerals surveyor 1
Agronomist-technician 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
Broker/Stockbroker 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
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
Installer of low-voltage photovoltaic systems 1
Lifeboat mechanic 1
Lifeboat crew 1
Forest sapper 1
Manufacture of ladies' and men's clothing and linen 1
Barrelmaker /Master cooper 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
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
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
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, class II, merchant marine 1
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
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
Telecommunications infrastructure planner 2
Probation Officer 2
Wooden furniture maker 2
Graphic designer 2
Manufacture / Processing / Import of dangerous chemicals 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
Road transport drivers not classified elsewhere 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
Engineer officer class III (fu) fishing fleet 2
Engineer, First class, merchant marine 2
Deck officer class I fishing vessel 2
Local fishing vessel skipper 2
Deck officer second hand fishing fleet 2
Communications electronics 2
Wholesale intermediary 2
Cleaning of monuments, facades and buildings 2
Manufacture of cosmetic products 2
Rope/Net Maker/Repairer 2
Engine maintenance/repair 2
Investment provider/advisor 2
Insurance underwriter 2
Associate engineer 2
Epoxide worker 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
Ship's Deck officer class IV / 3rd mate 2
Ship's Deck officer class V 2
Boatman (skilled) / Waterman 2
Medical secretary 2
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
Organiser of compulsory subjects/practical lessons in schools 3
Marketing consultant 3
Occupational hygienist 3
Road transport manager 3
Civil Protection officer / Emergency services officer 3
Responsible of a laboratory animal centre 3
Forest ranger 3
Petroleum industry - production and processing of fuels and lubricants 3
Potter / Ceramist /Ceramicist 3
Boilermaking 3
Technical equipment inspector 3
Judicial technical expert 3
Chief mechanic, merchant marine 3
Health care technician 3
Sign language interpreter 3
Trade in medicinal products 3
Mushroom expert 3
Explosives Manager in mines 3
Helicopter pilot 3
Balloon pilot 3
Aviation Radio operator 3
Perfusionist 3
Neurophysiology technician 3
Geotechnical engineer 3
Second engineer class II, fishing vessel 3
Land Appraiser 3
Manufacture and/or repair of precision instruments and measuring and controlling instruments 3
Model builder (Wooden/Architectural)/ Model joiner 3
Engraver 3
Florist /Floristry 3
Brewer/Beer and malt producer 3
Landscape gardener/gardening 3
Raising of livestock/poultry/rabbits/fur-bearing animals 3
Blasting contractor 3
Conveyancer 3
Consulting engineer 3
Colourist 3
Geographical engineer 3
Telecommunications engineer 3
Electrical and computer (technology) engineer 3
Loader 3
Emergency alarm system officer 3
Ship's Deck officer class I 3
Ship's Radio officer, merchant marine 3
Ship's mecanic 3
Dental therapist 3
Assistant prosector 3
Natural health practitioner 3
Keeper of public records 3
Public finance accountant 3
Waiter / Waiting 3
Labour law expert 3
Arbitrator 3
Researcher 3
Diving instructor 4
Employment officer 4
Tour manager 4
Engineer not elsewhere classified 4
Ecclesiastical professions 4
Sales manager plant protection and/or pest control products/Pesticide purchaser 4
Hunter (professional ) 4
Specialist in the use of ionising radiation 4
Refrigeration technician 4
Photographer / Photography 4
Miller / Milling 4
Bicycle/moped repairer 4
Bookbinder 4
Rubber and/or Asbestos processing /Tyre repair 4
Chemical laboratory technician / Chemical laboratory work 4
Toolmaker 4
Mechatronics 4
Assistant in animal care 4
Airport fire officer / airport firefighter 4
Museum director/Curator 4
Assistant teacher 4
Railway carriage inspector 4
Water service manager 4
Property management professions 4
Radio communication professions 4
Laboratory Manager/Director 4
Harbour pilot 4
Road Passenger Carrier 4
Building site mechanic 4
Production and processing of wines, spirits and other alcoholic substances 4
Upholsterer 4
Electricity equipment and installation 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
Psychomotor therapist 4
Trustee 4
Headmaster / School Director 4
Doorman 4
Cook 4
Confectioner /Cake /Chocolate maker 4
Social pedagogue-Counsellor 4
Mass media and communications specialist 5
Bus Driver / Tourist bus driver / Minibus driver 5
Road safety professions not elsewhere classified 5
National park guide 5
Bio-medical analyst 5
Motorcycle/Motorbike repairer 5
Air flight navigator 5
Furrier/Manufacture/r of Leather clothes/Tanner 5
Wood turner /Sawer/ Wheelwright 5
Sadler /Manufacture of leather goods and accessories 5
Galvanizing/ Enamelling 5
Producer and distributor of animal foodstuffs 5
Manager (not elsewhere classified) 5
Captain / Skipper (Coastal shipping) 5
Train manager 5
Heavy Goods Vehicle Driver for dangerous goods 5
Blasting technician 5
Bridge / Road Supervisor 5
Druggist 5
Notary public 5
Deck officer class II fishing vessel 5
Sculptor 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
Financial advisor 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
Nursery nurse 5
Geriatric nurse/Carer for the aged 5
Court administrator 5
Death care industry professions 5
Restaurant owner/manager /Caterer/Catering manager/Banquet organiser 6
Economist 6
Agriculture and forestry advisor / expert 6
Fisheries expert 6
Stonemason /Stonecutter 6
Laundering/Dry-cleaning and dyeing 6
Shoemaker /Cobbler 6
Electrical Engineering / Electromechanical engineering 6
Mediator 6
Architectural Technologist 6
Safety advisor for the transport of dangerous goods 6
Captain, merchant marine (ocean shipping) 6
Railway station master 6
Food inspector 6
Radio protection officer (non-medical) 6
Pressure vessel installer 6
Chief engineer class I fishing vessel 6
Ship's engineer/engineering watch/mechanic 6
Electrical Technician 6
Ship's Engine Rating 6
Officer in Charge of Navigational Watch 6
Ship's Deck Rating 6
Floor layer 6
Hotels/Hotelier, Restaurants/Restaurateur, Accommodation provider including camp sites 6
Metal design/Surface engineering 6
Information systems engineer 6
Forest engineer 6
Ship's Pilot 6
Clinical psychologist 6
Art teacher 6
Police officer 6
Electricity power plant staff 7
Actuary 7
Installation and dismantling specialist for controlled substances 7
Printer 7
Locksmith 7
Tinsmith/Coppersmith 7
Food technologist / chemist 7
Captain (lakeland/inland shipping/navigation) 7
Fireworks technician 7
Ship's Executive Officer 7
Informatics technician 7
Driving test examiner 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
Mining electrician 7
Marine engineer 7
Mechanical engineer 7
Interior designer-architect 7
Agronomist / agricultural engineer 7
Excavator operator 7
Fire officer 7
Health inspector 7
Special needs care worker 7
Osteopath 7
Child supervisor 7
Adult education teacher 7
Armed forces personnel 7
Orthopaedic shoemaker 8
Animal experimentation technician 8
Customs officer/agent 8
Landscape architect / designer 8
Valuation surveyor 8
Forest expert 8
Marine engineering officer class II 8
Ship's Deck officer class II / 1st mate 8
Forwarding agent / Haulage services 8
Animal keeper 8
Mining professions not elsewhere classified (underground and open pit mines) 8
Security systems professional 8
Nutritionist / clinical nutritionist 8
Telecommunications-electronics installer 8
Plasterer 8
Tiler 8
Watchmaker/repairer 8
Building insulator / Building insulation 8
Electronic technician 8
Archeologist 8
Ski instructor 8
Manager of animal breeding programmes 8
Vehicle inspector 8
Pesticide sprayer/Crop protection contractor 8
Road haulier 9
Measurement and control technologist 9
Marine engineering officer class I 9
Textile expert 9
Mobile Offshore Unit related professions 9
Gold/Silversmith / Gold/Silversmithing /Jeweller 9
Blacksmith, Farrier, Forging, Stamping, Pressing 9
Dance teacher 9
Scaffolder 9
Seafaring professions 9
Travel agent 9
Shotfirer 10
Gas engineer 10
Funeral undertaker 10
Financial broker/Financial intermediary 10
Biologist 10
Musical instrument manufacturer-repairer 10
Professions in the field of waste management and disposal 10
Chemist 10
Planning and regional development engineer/physical planner 10
Tailor (ladies/men's)/Dressmaker 10
Air traffic controller 10
Stovemaker/Stove fitter 11
Gunsmith /Weapons-ammunition manufacturer/trader 11
Car mechanic 11
Theatre promoter and developer 11
Civil servant 11
Pyrotechnian / Manufacture and/or trade in pyrotechnical articles 11
Plumber 11
Firefighter 11
Mining supervisor/ deputy 11
Mason /Bricklayer 11
Roofer / Roofing 11
Medical physicist 11
Insolvency practitioner 11
Mining mechanic 11
Energy engineer 11
Metal caster / Foundry worker 12
Aircraft technician 12
Pedagogue-Counsellor 12
Mining safety/ rescue professions 12
Music teacher 12
Insurance and reinsurance intermediaries 12
Skipper/deck officer fishing fleet 12
Driving school owner /manager/assistant manager 13
Librarian 13
Environmental consultant/ Environmental assessor/ Environmental auditor 13
Chimney sweep 13
Electrical equipment/appliances contractor/repairer/installer 13
Engineer 13
Legal advisor 13
Glazier / Glass-blowing and manufacture of glass apparatus 13
Boatmaster 13
Chiropractor 13
Archivist 13
Fisherman 14
Environmental health officer 14
Vehicle technical control/ Light vehicle standards officer 14
Engine operator class I, II, III 14
Tourist guide 14
Building contractor 14
Artificial inseminator 14
Veterinary nurse 14
Air flight professions not elsewhere classified 14
Car bodyworker / Panel beater /Car painter 15
Explosives experts 15
Technical expert for the quality of construction projects 15
Ski and/or mountain/canyon guide/ mountain leader 15
Museum Worker 15
Ship's Deck officer class 1 merchant marine 15
Welder / steel worker 15
Railway brakers, signallers and shunters 15
Optometrist (ophthalmic optician) 15
University teacher/professor 15
Mining engineer 15
Gas installer /repairer 15
Land surveyor 15
Gas technician 15
Veterinary professions not elsewhere classified 16
Arts and entertainment professions 16
Fire prevention/protection officer 16
Hairdresser / Barber /Wig-maker 16
Construction/Civil engineering: building of roads, bridges, railways 16
Geologist 16
Baker/Pastry maker 16
Dental assistant/ Dental Nurse 16
Orthoptist 16
Laboratory assistant 16
Lift maintenance /Lift contractor/Lift electrician 16
Private detective 17
Coach/Trainer 17
Energy professions not elsewhere classified 18
Town planner / Town and Country Planner 18
Joiner/Carpenter 18
Building engineer 18
Psychotherapist 18
Vocational education teacher/lecturer/professor 18
Health and Safety Officer 18
Painter-decorator 18
Car, taxi and van drivers 19
Translator/Interpreter 19
Agricultural expert/technician 19
Master builder 19
Road/Street Works professions 19
Airline pilot 20
Butcher / Butchery 20
Real Estate agent /Real estate agency manager/administrator/director 20
Hearing aid dispenser / audiometric technician 20
Optician (Dispensing optician) 20
Repair of motor vehicles 21
Nuclear plant manager 21
Industrial engineer 21
Paramedic /Ambulance nurse/ Other ambulance professionals 21
Dental hygienist 21
Fork lift truck operator 22
Patent Agent / Trademark agent 22
Masseur/Massage therapist/Spa therapist 22
Railway professions not elsewhere classified 22
Aesthetician/ Beauty care services 23
Chiropodist (podiatrist) 24
Diver 25
Pharmaceutical technician/Pharmaceutical assistant 25
Nuclear and radiation professions not elsewhere classified 25
Electrician / Senior electrician /Specialised electrician 26
Child care worker 26
Civil engineer 26
Machinery operator 27
Crane operator 27
Dietician 28
Speech and language therapist 28
Special needs teacher 28
Specialised teachers, not elsewhere classified 28
Second level nurse 28
Train driver 29
Mining manager 29
Occupational therapist 29
Conservator/Conservator-restorer/Restorer/Renovator 30
Veterinary Surgeon 31
Prosthetist and orthotist / Orthopaedic technician /Surgical truss-maker 32
Midwife 32
Air conditioning technician/Heating/Central heating technician/installer/repairer/Maintenance-Installation of ventilation equipment 33
Dental technician 34
Radiographer / Radiotherapist 35
Medical/Biomedical laboratory technician 36
Physiotherapist 36
Kindergarten teacher/ Nursery school teacher/Preparatory school teacher 36
Primary school teacher 36
Psychologist 36
Driving instructor 38
Accountant/ Tax advisor 39
Nuclear technician 40
Auditor/ Accountant 41
Surveyor 42
Lawyer/Barrister/Solicitor 43
Inland navigation professions 48
Security guard / Warden 52
Architect 54
Secondary school teacher 56
Pharmacist 65
Social worker 71
Sailor 74
Dental Practitioner 85
Sports instructor 93
Other health professionals 100
Nurse 107
Doctor of Medicine 1416
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.