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Decorador (Spain)

  • Generic name of profession

    Interior designer-architect
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Interior-designer (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:

    Real Decreto 893/1972, de 24 de marzo, 1972, y Real Decreto 902/1977, de 1 de abril,1977.

    Royal Decree 893/1972, of March 24th, 1972, and Royal Decree 902/1977, of April 1st, 1977.

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    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities and protected title


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :

    Obligation to enter a professional association in order to practise, as well as the establishment of professional responsibilities shared with other professions.

    To be able to professionally exercise, mandatory registration in a professional association, as well as the establishment of professional responsibilities shared with other professions is required.

    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    DSE - Diploma (post-secondary education), including Annex II (ex 92/51, Annex C,D) , Art. 11 c
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Acondicionamiento y adaptación funcional de espacios interiores de viviendas y locales de negocio.



    Refurbishment and functional adaption of indoor spaces, such as private homes and business premises.

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