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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
Corset maker 0
Judge 0
Bailiff 0
Public prosecutor 0
Company first aid officer 0
Marine engineering technician 0
Ship's electrician foreman 0
Deck officer and engineer class V, fishing fleet 0
Food hygienist 0
Master who trains apprentices/ Instructor for particular trades 0
Commodity broker 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
Drone pilot 0
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
Electronic engineering and Computer systems technician 1
Draughtsman 1
Manpower supply agent 1
Technical Designer 1
Minerals surveyor 1
Agronomist-technician 1
Engineer officer class III (fu) fishing fleet 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 VI, fishing fleet 1
Engineer, class II, merchant marine 1
Deep-sea fishing vessel skipper 1
Deck officer class III fishing vessel 1
Cabin steward 1
Dental health secretary 1
Marine Electro Automation Officer 1
Manager of boat-handling school (sea and inland) 1
Heating installation technician 1
Dermatologist 1
Kennel manager 1
School inspector 1
Assistant lecturer 1
Management consultant 1
Fishmonger 1
Chartered secretary 1
Securities broker 1
Average adjuster 1
Broker/Stockbroker 1
Production and management engineer 1
Fertiliser sample expert 1
Engineer fishing fleet 1
Civil servant 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
Mechatronics 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
National auditor in the field of aviation security 1
Gambling and betting professions 1
Domestic livestock trading professions 1
Forester 1
Assistant forester 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
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
Manufacture of ladies' and men's clothing and linen 1
Barrelmaker /Master cooper 1
Plastics processing 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
Manufacture of cosmetic products 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
Employment officer 2
Banker 2
Shipbroker/Shipping Agent 2
Insurance underwriter 2
Associate engineer 2
Epoxide worker 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
Shipbuilding 2
Data processing/ cataloguing data 2
Tattoos/ body piercings/ permanent make-up 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
Horseback riding therapy professions 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
Wooden furniture maker 2
Graphic designer 2
Manufacture / Processing / Import of dangerous chemicals 2
Deck officer second hand fishing fleet 2
Communications electronics 2
Florist /Floristry 2
Wholesale intermediary 2
Cleaning of monuments, facades and buildings 2
Rope/Net Maker/Repairer 2
Engine maintenance/repair 2
Investment provider/advisor 2
Road transport drivers not classified elsewhere 2
Credit broker 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
Second engineer class II, fishing vessel 2
Engineer, First class, merchant marine 2
Deck officer class I fishing vessel 2
Local fishing vessel skipper 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
Loss adjuster 2
Keeper of public records 2
Accounting technician 2
Debt-collector 2
Home economics teacher 2
Community health officer 2
Civil Protection officer / Emergency services officer 3
Responsible of a laboratory animal centre 3
Potter / Ceramist /Ceramicist 3
Boilermaking 3
Electrical draughtsman 3
Handling of dangerous chemicals, biological agents and toxins 3
Emergency rescue personnel 3
Judicial technical expert 3
Chief mechanic, merchant marine 3
Organiser of compulsory subjects/practical lessons in schools 3
Researcher 3
Occupational hygienist 3
Road transport manager 3
Explosives Manager in mines 3
Helicopter pilot 3
Balloon pilot 3
Aviation Radio operator 3
Perfusionist 3
Neurophysiology technician 3
Geotechnical engineer 3
Notary public 3
Forest ranger 3
Bicycle/moped repairer 3
Petroleum industry - production and processing of fuels and lubricants 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
Brewer/Beer and malt producer 3
Landscape gardener/gardening 3
Raising of livestock/poultry/rabbits/fur-bearing animals 3
Blasting contractor 3
Health care technician 3
Sign language interpreter 3
Trade in medicinal products 3
Mushroom expert 3
Colourist 3
Geographical engineer 3
Telecommunications engineer 3
Electrical and computer (technology) engineer 3
Emergency alarm system officer 3
Ship's Deck officer class III / 2nd mate 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
Public finance accountant 3
Waiter / Waiting 3
Labour law expert 3
Arbitrator 3
Marketing consultant 3
Conveyancer 3
Consulting engineer 3
Sales manager plant protection and/or pest control products/Pesticide purchaser 4
Confectioner /Cake /Chocolate maker 4
Specialist in the use of ionising radiation 4
Refrigeration technician 4
Toolmaker 4
Technical equipment inspector 4
Assistant in animal care 4
Airport fire officer / airport firefighter 4
Museum director/Curator 4
Diving instructor 4
Social pedagogue-Counsellor 4
Tour manager 4
Engineer not elsewhere classified 4
Ecclesiastical professions 4
Water service manager 4
Property management professions 4
Radio communication professions 4
Laboratory Manager/Director 4
Harbour pilot 4
Photographer / Photography 4
Miller / Milling 4
Bookbinder 4
Rubber and/or Asbestos processing /Tyre repair 4
Chemical laboratory technician / Chemical laboratory work 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
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
Loader 4
Marine engineering officer class III 4
Marine engineering officer class IV 4
Navigational watch 4
Ship's cook 4
Surgical assistant 4
Psychomotor therapist 4
Trustee 4
Headmaster / School Director 4
Doorman 4
Cook 4
Hunter (professional ) 4
National park guide 5
Bus Driver / Tourist bus driver / Minibus driver 5
Galvanizing/ Enamelling 5
Producer and distributor of animal foodstuffs 5
Manager (not elsewhere classified) 5
Captain / Skipper (Coastal shipping) 5
Mass media and communications specialist 5
Death care industry professions 5
Road safety professions not elsewhere classified 5
Bridge / Road Supervisor 5
Druggist 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
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
Train manager 5
Heavy Goods Vehicle Driver for dangerous goods 5
Chemical engineer 5
Aeronautical engineer 5
Mining surveyor 5
Asbestos removal expert 5
Ship's Radio operator, class II, merchant marine 5
Ship's electrician 5
Deck officer class II fishing vessel 5
Ship's Deckhand 5
Nursery nurse 5
Geriatric nurse/Carer for the aged 5
Court administrator 5
Bio-medical analyst 5
Agriculture and forestry advisor / expert 6
Financial advisor 6
Electrical Engineering / Electromechanical engineering 6
Mediator 6
Architectural Technologist 6
Captain, merchant marine (ocean shipping) 6
Restaurant owner/manager /Caterer/Catering manager/Banquet organiser 6
Travel agent 6
Police officer 6
Blasting technician 6
Radio protection officer (non-medical) 6
Pressure vessel installer 6
Stonemason /Stonecutter 6
Laundering/Dry-cleaning and dyeing 6
Shoemaker /Cobbler 6
Electrical Technician 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
Agricultural/farm machinery/engine maintenance/repair 6
Railway station master 6
Food inspector 6
Information systems engineer 6
Electrical engineer 6
Building site coordinator 6
Forest engineer 6
Water and sewer systems professional/Pipe and drainage professional 6
Ship's Pilot 6
Chief engineer class I fishing vessel 6
Ship's engineer/engineering watch/mechanic 6
Special needs care worker 6
Art teacher 6
Economist 6
Fisheries expert 6
Health inspector 7
Adult education teacher 7
Mining electrician 7
Marine engineer 7
Mechanical engineer 7
Agronomist / agricultural engineer 7
Excavator operator 7
Fire officer 7
Inshore fishing vessel skipper 7
Ship's Engine Rating 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
Informatics technician 7
Printer 7
Locksmith 7
Tinsmith/Coppersmith 7
Safety advisor for the transport of dangerous goods 7
Electricity power plant staff 7
Armed forces personnel 7
Installation and dismantling specialist for controlled substances 7
Telecommunications-electronics installer 8
Actuary 8
Driving test examiner 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
Interior designer-architect 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
Nutritionist / clinical nutritionist 8
Orthopaedic shoemaker 8
Osteopath 8
Clinical psychologist 8
Animal experimentation technician 8
Child supervisor 8
Customs officer/agent 8
Blacksmith, Farrier, Forging, Stamping, Pressing 8
Dance teacher 9
Vehicle inspector 9
Seafaring professions 9
Valuation surveyor 9
Scaffolder 9
Marine engineering officer class I 9
Measurement and control technologist 9
Gold/Silversmith / Gold/Silversmithing /Jeweller 9
Musical instrument manufacturer-repairer 9
Security systems professional 9
Mobile Offshore Unit related professions 9
Textile expert 9
Road haulier 9
Biologist 10
Financial broker/Financial intermediary 10
Funeral undertaker 10
Tailor (ladies/men's)/Dressmaker 10
Air traffic controller 10
Gas engineer 10
Shotfirer 10
Planning and regional development engineer/physical planner 10
Chemist 10
Professions in the field of waste management and disposal 10
Pest control /Disinfection/ Handling of poisonous or non poisonous products 10
Landscape architect / designer 10
Mason /Bricklayer 11
Energy engineer 11
Stovemaker/Stove fitter 11
Gunsmith /Weapons-ammunition manufacturer/trader 11
Car mechanic 11
Theatre promoter and developer 11
Pesticide sprayer/Crop protection contractor 11
Pyrotechnian / Manufacture and/or trade in pyrotechnical articles 11
Plumber 11
Firefighter 11
Ski lift technician 11
Mining supervisor/ deputy 11
Medical physicist 11
Insolvency practitioner 11
University teacher/professor 11
Music teacher 11
Mining mechanic 11
Roofer / Roofing 11
Legal advisor 12
Metal caster / Foundry worker 12
Aircraft technician 12
Pedagogue-Counsellor 12
Skipper/deck officer fishing fleet 12
Insurance and reinsurance intermediaries 12
Mining safety/ rescue professions 12
Glazier / Glass-blowing and manufacture of glass apparatus 13
Driving school owner /manager/assistant manager 13
Librarian 13
Environmental consultant/ Environmental assessor/ Environmental auditor 13
Chimney sweep 13
Engineer 13
Archivist 13
Air flight professions not elsewhere classified 13
Boatmaster 13
Chiropractor 13
Electrical equipment/appliances contractor/repairer/installer 13
Building contractor 14
Fisherman 14
Environmental health officer 14
Tourist guide 14
Engine operator class I, II, III 14
Artificial inseminator 14
Veterinary nurse 14
Vehicle technical control/ Light vehicle standards officer 14
Car bodyworker / Panel beater /Car painter 15
Explosives experts 15
Museum Worker 15
Land surveyor 15
Welder / steel worker 15
Gas installer /repairer 15
Gas technician 15
Railway brakers, signallers and shunters 15
Optometrist (ophthalmic optician) 15
Mining engineer 15
Ship's Deck officer class 1 merchant marine 15
Arts and entertainment professions 16
Baker/Pastry maker 16
Ski and/or mountain/canyon guide/ mountain leader 16
Geologist 16
Laboratory assistant 16
Construction/Civil engineering: building of roads, bridges, railways 16
Dental assistant/ Dental Nurse 16
Orthoptist 16
Hairdresser / Barber /Wig-maker 16
Technical expert for the quality of construction projects 17
Vocational education teacher/lecturer/professor 17
Private detective 17
Coach/Trainer 17
Lift maintenance /Lift contractor/Lift electrician 18
Joiner/Carpenter 18
Painter-decorator 18
Psychotherapist 18
Town planner / Town and Country Planner 18
Fire prevention/protection officer 18
Building engineer 18
Translator/Interpreter 19
Veterinary professions not elsewhere classified 19
Agricultural expert/technician 19
Master builder 19
Health and Safety Officer 19
Road/Street Works professions 19
Butcher / Butchery 20
Airline pilot 20
Energy professions not elsewhere classified 20
Real Estate agent /Real estate agency manager/administrator/director 20
Optician (Dispensing optician) 20
Hearing aid dispenser / audiometric technician 20
Car, taxi and van drivers 20
Masseur/Massage therapist/Spa therapist 21
Repair of motor vehicles 21
Nuclear plant manager 21
Industrial engineer 21
Paramedic /Ambulance nurse/ Other ambulance professionals 21
Patent Agent / Trademark agent 21
Dental hygienist 21
Railway professions not elsewhere classified 22
Aesthetician/ Beauty care services 23
Chiropodist (podiatrist) 24
Fork lift truck operator 24
Nuclear and radiation professions not elsewhere classified 25
Pharmaceutical technician/Pharmaceutical assistant 25
Electrician / Senior electrician /Specialised electrician 26
Diver 26
Civil engineer 27
Child care worker 27
Specialised teachers, not elsewhere classified 27
Machinery operator 27
Dietician 28
Special needs teacher 28
Speech and language therapist 28
Train driver 29
Mining manager 29
Occupational therapist 29
Second level nurse 29
Conservator/Conservator-restorer/Restorer/Renovator 30
Prosthetist and orthotist / Orthopaedic technician /Surgical truss-maker 31
Veterinary Surgeon 31
Midwife 32
Dental technician 34
Crane operator 34
Radiographer / Radiotherapist 35
Medical/Biomedical laboratory technician 36
Primary school teacher 36
Psychologist 36
Air conditioning technician/Heating/Central heating technician/installer/repairer/Maintenance-Installation of ventilation equipment 36
Physiotherapist 37
Kindergarten teacher/ Nursery school teacher/Preparatory school teacher 38
Accountant/ Tax advisor 38
Auditor/ Accountant 40
Nuclear technician 40
Surveyor 41
Lawyer/Barrister/Solicitor 42
Driving instructor 43
Inland navigation professions 48
Architect 51
Secondary school teacher 54
Security guard / Warden 54
Pharmacist 65
Social worker 75
Sailor 75
Dental Practitioner 86
Sports instructor 86
Other health professionals 100
Nurse 107
Doctor of Medicine 1419
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.