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Profesor de Enseñanzas de Idiomas (Spain)

  • Generic name of profession

    Specialised teachers, not elsewhere classified
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Profesor de Enseñanzas de Idiomas
    Language Education Teacher (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    Organic Law 2/2006, of 3 May, of Education, amended by Organic Law 8/2013, of 9 December, for the Improvement of Education Quality.

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities and protected title


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PSM - Diploma from post-secondary level (more than 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Estos profesionales imparten docencia en las enseñanzas de idiomas, pertenecientes a las enseñanzas de régimen especial del sistema educativo español. Las enseñanzas de idiomas tienen por objeto capacitar al alumnado para el uso adecuado de los diferentes idiomas, fuera de las etapas ordinarias del sistema educativo, y se organizan en los niveles siguientes: básico, intermedio y avanzado. Para acceder a las enseñanzas de idiomas será requisito imprescindible tener dieciséis años cumplidos en el año en que se comiencen los estudios. Podrán acceder asimismo los mayores de catorce años para seguir las enseñanzas de un idioma distinto del cursado en la educación secundaria obligatoria.


    These professionals teach in the Language Education stage, having special regulations in the Spanish Education System. The teaching of languages aims to enable students to use different languages appropriately outside the compulsory school system. Teaching will be organised into the following levels: elementary, intermediate and advanced. To access language teaching students must be 16 years of age in the year of commencing their studies. Students over the age of 14 may access language courses in a language which is not taught in compulsory secondary education.

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