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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
Deck officer class IV fishing fleet 0
Engineer class IV, fishing fleet 0
Deck officer and engineer class V, fishing fleet 0
Nature protection worker 0
Manager of protected area 0
Commodity broker 0
Theatre promoter and developer 0
Forest wood management /Logging 0
Civil servant 0
Arts and entertainment professions 0
Medical representative 1
Community worker 1
Operators of taxi services, car rentals with drivers and collective taxis 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
Data processing/ cataloguing data 1
Geographer 1
Chartered technician 1
Manufacture, handling and trade of security materials 1
Solariums/ beauty salon services 1
Mechanic, merchant marine 1
Owner of a dance school 1
Organist 1
Defectologist in the health sector 1
Tour Operator 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
Tram Driver 1
Crane Technician 1
Feldsher 1
Nuclear Inspector 1
Cardiopneumographic technician 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
Plastics processing 1
Mechatronics 1
Wheelwright 1
Technician working with styrene 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
Railway station master 1
Wine-taster 1
Sales manager/Sales person not elsewhere classified 1
Beekeeper 1
Animal organ transplantation 1
Cable transport safety technician 1
Credit broker 1
Precious metals tester 1
Port worker 1
Chartered Scientist 1
Farmer of genetically modified crops 1
Underground rail professions 1
Electronic engineering and Computer systems technician 1
Draughtsman 1
Manpower supply agent 1
Technical Designer 1
Minerals surveyor 1
Agronomist-technician 1
Heavy Goods vehicle standards officer 1
Engineer officer class III (fu) fishing fleet 1
Ship's Deck officer (inshore shipping) 1
Deck officer and engineer class VI, fishing fleet 1
Engineer, class II, merchant marine 1
Recruitment Agency Manager (private) 1
Deck officer class III fishing vessel 1
Dental health secretary 1
Marine Electro Automation Officer 1
Manager of boat-handling school (sea and inland) 1
Dermatologist 1
Kennel manager 1
School inspector 1
Assistant lecturer 1
Management consultant 1
Fishmonger 1
Average adjuster 1
Broker/Stockbroker 1
Production and management engineer 1
Banker 2
Securities broker 2
Shipbroker/Shipping Agent 2
Insurance underwriter 2
Conveyancer 2
Associate engineer 2
Epoxide worker 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
Drone pilot 2
Tattoos/ body piercings/ permanent make-up 2
Tobacco processing and manufacture of tobacco products 2
Airport fire officer / airport firefighter 2
Journalist 2
Forestry planning (roads, transport,..) 2
Air accident investigator 2
Tour manager 2
Security instructor in the field of aviation security 2
Horseback riding therapy professions 2
Farm Manager/Forestry manager 2
Plant expert 2
Professional parachutist 2
Skipper, home trade 2
Radio technician 2
Acupuncturist 2
Gamekeeper 2
Telecommunications infrastructure planner 2
Probation Officer 2
Barrelmaker /Master cooper 2
Wooden furniture maker 2
Graphic designer 2
Manufacture / Processing / Import of dangerous chemicals 2
Shipbuilding 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
Railway carriage inspector 2
Electrical and computer (technology) engineer 2
Naval architect 2
Building surveyor 2
Mathematical applications expert 2
Physicist 2
Gardener 2
Taxidermist 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
Deep-sea fishing vessel skipper 2
Local fishing vessel skipper 2
Deck officer second hand fishing fleet 2
Heating installation technician 2
Doctor's surgery assistant 2
Geriatric nurse/Carer for the aged 2
Nuclear medicine technician 2
Child psychotherapist 2
Arts therapist in the health service 2
Loss adjuster 2
Accounting technician 2
Debt-collector 2
Home economics teacher 2
Community health officer 2
Employment officer 2
Marketing consultant 2
Chartered secretary 2
Responsible of a laboratory animal centre 3
Colourist 3
Emergency rescue personnel 3
Judicial technical expert 3
Chief mechanic, merchant marine 3
Museum director/Curator 3
Organiser of compulsory subjects/practical lessons in schools 3
Researcher 3
Occupational hygienist 3
Civil Protection officer / Emergency services officer 3
Radiation protection officer (medical) 3
Aviation Radio operator 3
Perfusionist 3
Neurophysiology technician 3
Geotechnical engineer 3
Notary public 3
Bicycle/moped repairer 3
Petroleum industry - production and processing of fuels and lubricants 3
Potter / Ceramist /Ceramicist 3
Boilermaking 3
Electrical draughtsman 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
Investment provider/advisor 3
Health care technician 3
Sign language interpreter 3
Road transport drivers not classified elsewhere 3
Trade in medicinal products 3
Mushroom expert 3
Water service manager 3
Explosives Manager in mines 3
Geographical engineer 3
Telecommunications engineer 3
Housing expert 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
Land Appraiser 3
Ship's mecanic 3
Cabin steward 3
Boatman (skilled) / Waterman 3
Medical secretary 3
Assistant prosector 3
Keeper of public records 3
Waiter / Waiting 3
Labour law expert 3
Arbitrator 3
Consulting engineer 3
Handling of dangerous chemicals, biological agents and toxins 3
Manager (not elsewhere classified) 4
Confectioner /Cake /Chocolate maker 4
Diving instructor 4
Dance teacher 4
Engineer not elsewhere classified 4
Professional services managers 4
Ecclesiastical professions 4
Sales manager plant protection and/or pest control products/Pesticide purchaser 4
Hunter (professional ) 4
Radio communication professions 4
Laboratory Manager/Director 4
Forest ranger 4
Photographer / Photography 4
Miller / Milling 4
Bookbinder 4
Rubber and/or Asbestos processing /Tyre repair 4
Chemical laboratory technician / Chemical laboratory work 4
Toolmaker 4
Technical equipment inspector 4
Building site mechanic 4
Sculptor 4
Production and processing of wines, spirits and other alcoholic substances 4
Electricity equipment and installation inspector 4
Assistant teacher 4
Train manager 4
Helicopter pilot 4
Property management professions 4
Environmental engineer 4
Mining surveyor 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
Biochemist 4
Car technician 4
Loader 4
Marine engineering officer class IV 4
Ship's Deck officer class IV / 3rd mate 4
Navigational watch 4
Ship's cook 4
Dental therapist 4
Psychomotor therapist 4
Trustee 4
Art teacher 4
Doorman 4
Cook 4
Assistant in animal care 4
Specialist in the use of ionising radiation 5
Aeronautical engineer 5
Mass media and communications specialist 5
Social pedagogue-Counsellor 5
Travel agent 5
Death care industry professions 5
National park guide 5
Bio-medical analyst 5
Druggist 5
Pressure vessel installer 5
Harbour pilot 5
Motorcycle/Motorbike repairer 5
Air flight navigator 5
Furrier/Manufacture/r of Leather clothes/Tanner 5
Sadler /Manufacture of leather goods and accessories 5
Galvanizing/ Enamelling 5
Producer and distributor of animal foodstuffs 5
Road Passenger Carrier 5
Manufacture and/or repair of precision instruments and measuring and controlling instruments 5
Processing of milk and dairy products 5
Well sinker 5
Upholsterer 5
Manufacture of plant equipment (mines,iron & steel foundries, construction industry) and mechanical handling equipment 5
Bridge / Road Supervisor 5
Building site coordinator 5
Asbestos removal expert 5
Ship's Pilot 5
Marine engineering officer class III 5
Ship's Radio operator, class II, merchant marine 5
Chief engineer class I fishing vessel 5
Deck officer class II fishing vessel 5
Ship's Deckhand 5
Surgical assistant 5
Nursery nurse 5
Natural health practitioner 5
Child supervisor 5
Music teacher 5
Chemical engineer 5
Refrigeration technician 5
Architectural Technologist 6
Financial advisor 6
Captain / Skipper (Coastal shipping) 6
Restaurant owner/manager /Caterer/Catering manager/Banquet organiser 6
Agriculture and forestry advisor / expert 6
Fisheries expert 6
Laundering/Dry-cleaning and dyeing 6
Shoemaker /Cobbler 6
Wood turner /Sawer/ Wheelwright 6
Printer 6
Electrical Engineering / Electromechanical engineering 6
Hotels/Hotelier, Restaurants/Restaurateur, Accommodation provider including camp sites 6
Agricultural/farm machinery/engine maintenance/repair 6
Heavy Goods Vehicle Driver for dangerous goods 6
Blasting technician 6
Balloon pilot 6
Mining electrician 6
Information systems engineer 6
Electrical engineer 6
Gas engineer 6
Mechanical engineer 6
Forest engineer 6
Water and sewer systems professional/Pipe and drainage professional 6
Ship's electrician 6
Electrical Technician 6
Economist 6
Captain, merchant marine (ocean shipping) 6
Boatmaster 7
Health inspector 7
Special needs care worker 7
Adult education teacher 7
Bus Driver / Tourist bus driver / Minibus driver 7
Marine engineer 7
Agronomist / agricultural engineer 7
Excavator operator 7
Officer in Charge of Navigational Watch 7
Ship's Deck Rating 7
Forwarding agent / Haulage services 7
Auctioneer 7
Food inspector 7
Food technologist / chemist 7
Fireworks technician 7
Radio protection officer (non-medical) 7
Informatics technician 7
Stonemason /Stonecutter 7
Locksmith 7
Tinsmith/Coppersmith 7
Mediator 7
Manager of animal breeding programmes 7
Police officer 7
Orthopaedic shoemaker 8
Electricity power plant staff 8
Fire officer 8
Telecommunications-electronics installer 8
Marine engineering officer class II 8
Clinical psychologist 8
Inshore fishing vessel skipper 8
Nutritionist / clinical nutritionist 8
Floor layer 8
Blacksmith, Farrier, Forging, Stamping, Pressing 8
Electricity services supervisor / Electrical manager 8
Plasterer 8
Customs officer/agent 8
Watchmaker/repairer 8
Building insulator / Building insulation 8
Metal design/Surface engineering 8
Electronic technician 8
Animal experimentation technician 8
Archeologist 8
Seafaring professions 8
Forest expert 8
Lorry Driver/Heavy Goods Vehicle driver 9
Chemist 9
Scaffolder 9
Road safety professions not elsewhere classified 9
Ski instructor 9
Safety advisor for the transport of dangerous goods 9
Tiler 9
Security systems professional 9
Valuation surveyor 9
Armed forces personnel 9
Interior designer-architect 9
Measurement and control technologist 9
Actuary 9
Court administrator 9
Osteopath 9
Mobile Offshore Unit related professions 9
Ship's Executive Officer 9
Mining professions not elsewhere classified (underground and open pit mines) 9
Mining supervisor/ deputy 9
Gold/Silversmith / Gold/Silversmithing /Jeweller 9
Road haulier 9
Ship's Engine Rating 9
Marine engineering officer class I 9
Auditor (other than financial) 10
Biologist 10
Captain (lakeland/inland shipping/navigation) 10
Driving test examiner 10
Tailor (ladies/men's)/Dressmaker 10
Vehicle inspector 10
Professions in the field of waste management and disposal 10
Mining mechanic 10
Financial broker/Financial intermediary 10
Installation and dismantling specialist for controlled substances 10
Shotfirer 10
Planning and regional development engineer/physical planner 10
Textile expert 10
Musical instrument manufacturer-repairer 10
Mason /Bricklayer 11
Funeral undertaker 11
Roofer / Roofing 11
Stovemaker/Stove fitter 11
Road transport manager 11
Plumber 11
Ship's Deck officer class II / 1st mate 11
Pest control /Disinfection/ Handling of poisonous or non poisonous products 11
Archivist 11
Railway brakers, signallers and shunters 11
Animal keeper 11
Ski lift technician 11
Medical physicist 11
Insolvency practitioner 11
University teacher/professor 11
Energy engineer 11
Legal advisor 12
Gunsmith /Weapons-ammunition manufacturer/trader 12
Car mechanic 12
Museum Worker 12
Mining safety/ rescue professions 12
Firefighter 12
Ship's engineer/engineering watch/mechanic 12
Skipper/deck officer fishing fleet 12
Environmental consultant/ Environmental assessor/ Environmental auditor 12
Pyrotechnian / Manufacture and/or trade in pyrotechnical articles 13
Metal caster / Foundry worker 13
Pedagogue-Counsellor 13
Ship's Deck officer class 1 merchant marine 13
Landscape architect / designer 13
Insurance and reinsurance intermediaries 13
Engineer 13
Mining engineer 13
Gas installer /repairer 13
Electrical equipment/appliances contractor/repairer/installer 13
Fisherman 14
Building contractor 14
Glazier / Glass-blowing and manufacture of glass apparatus 14
Welder / steel worker 14
Tourist guide 14
Engine operator class I, II, III 14
Chiropractor 14
Artificial inseminator 14
Environmental health officer 14
Car bodyworker / Panel beater /Car painter 15
Explosives experts 15
Optometrist (ophthalmic optician) 15
Land surveyor 15
Gas technician 15
Driving school owner /manager/assistant manager 15
Painter-decorator 16
Baker/Pastry maker 16
Aircraft technician 16
Librarian 16
Veterinary nurse 16
Chimney sweep 16
Hairdresser / Barber /Wig-maker 16
Construction/Civil engineering: building of roads, bridges, railways 16
Laboratory assistant 16
Geologist 16
Private detective 17
Pesticide sprayer/Crop protection contractor 17
Headmaster / School Director 17
Dental assistant/ Dental Nurse 17
Orthoptist 17
Veterinary professions not elsewhere classified 17
Lift maintenance /Lift contractor/Lift electrician 18
Joiner/Carpenter 18
Technical expert for the quality of construction projects 18
Vocational education teacher/lecturer/professor 18
Ski and/or mountain/canyon guide/ mountain leader 18
Town planner / Town and Country Planner 18
Nuclear plant manager 18
Coach/Trainer 18
Air traffic controller 19
Building engineer 19
Road/Street Works professions 19
Agricultural expert/technician 19
Fire prevention/protection officer 19
Master builder 19
Railway professions not elsewhere classified 19
Vehicle technical control/ Light vehicle standards officer 19
Masseur/Massage therapist/Spa therapist 20
Real Estate agent /Real estate agency manager/administrator/director 20
Health and Safety Officer 20
Optician (Dispensing optician) 20
Butcher / Butchery 21
Repair of motor vehicles 21
Industrial engineer 21
Paramedic /Ambulance nurse/ Other ambulance professionals 21
Psychotherapist 21
Hearing aid dispenser / audiometric technician 21
Car, taxi and van drivers 22
Dental hygienist 22
Translator/Interpreter 22
Aesthetician/ Beauty care services 23
Pharmaceutical technician/Pharmaceutical assistant 24
Nuclear and radiation professions not elsewhere classified 24
Fork lift truck operator 24
Energy professions not elsewhere classified 24
Patent Agent / Trademark agent 25
Chiropodist (podiatrist) 25
Diver 26
Child care worker 26
Electrician / Senior electrician /Specialised electrician 26
Train driver 27
Mining manager 27
Machinery operator 27
Dietician 28
Speech and language therapist 28
Conservator/Conservator-restorer/Restorer/Renovator 28
Occupational therapist 29
Civil engineer 29
Statutory auditor 30
Prosthetist and orthotist / Orthopaedic technician /Surgical truss-maker 31
Specialised teachers, not elsewhere classified 31
Radiographer / Radiotherapist 31
Special needs teacher 32
Veterinary Surgeon 32
Midwife 33
Nursing Assistants and Health Care Assistants 34
Dental technician 34
Air flight professions not elsewhere classified 34
Crane operator 35
Airline pilot 35
Medical/Biomedical laboratory technician 36
Inland navigation professions 37
Psychologist 37
Physiotherapist 37
Nuclear technician 38
Surveyor 39
Kindergarten teacher/ Nursery school teacher/Preparatory school teacher 40
Air conditioning technician/Heating/Central heating technician/installer/repairer/Maintenance-Installation of ventilation equipment 41
Lawyer/Barrister/Solicitor 42
Primary school teacher 42
Accountant/ Tax advisor 42
Other health professionals 46
Driving instructor 50
Architect 51
Security guard / Warden 55
Secondary school teacher 59
Social worker 64
Pharmacist 74
Sailor 74
Sports instructor 86
Dental Practitioner 101
Nurse 127
Doctor of Medicine 1477
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