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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":

Please note

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
Machinery operator 27
Management consultant 1
Manager (not elsewhere classified) 4
Manager of animal breeding programmes 7
Manager of boat-handling school (sea and inland) 1
Manager of livestock-breeding establishment (non domestic animals) 2
Manager of protected area 0
Manpower supply agent 1
Manufacture / Processing / Import of dangerous chemicals 2
Manufacture and/or repair of precision instruments and measuring and controlling instruments 5
Manufacture of cosmetic products 1
Manufacture of ladies' and men's clothing and linen 1
Manufacture of medico-surgical instruments and equipment and orthopaedic appliances (except orthopaedic footwear) 1
Manufacture of plant equipment (mines,iron & steel foundries, construction industry) and mechanical handling equipment 5
Manufacture, handling and trade of security materials 1
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.

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