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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

Standard occupational classification related biomedical laboratory scientist and technologist

Major group Submajor group Minor group Unit group (related job titles)
ILO_2008 ISCO* 3 Technicians and Associate Professionals 32 Health Associate Professionals 321 Medical and Pharmaceutical Technicians 3212 Medical and Pathology Laboratory Technicians
- Blood Bank Technicians
- Cytology Technicians
- Medical Laboratory Technicians
- Pathology Technicians
EU_2017 ESCO+ v1 (based on ISCO-08) 2 Professionals 21 Science and Engineering Professionals 213 Life ScienceProfessionals 2131 Biologists, Botanists, Zoologists and Related Professionals
2131.4 Biologists
2131.4.3 Advanced Biomedical Scientists
2131.4.11 Specialist Biomedical Scientists
3 Technicians and Associate Professionals 32 Health Associate Professionals 321 Medical and PharmaceuticalTechnicians 3212 Medical and Pathology Laboratory Technicians
3212.1 Biomedical Scientists
3212.1.2 Cytology Screeners
3212.2 Medical Laboratory Assistants
GBR_2020 SOC 2 Professionals 21 Science, Research, Engineering and Technology Professionals 211 Natural and Social Science Professionals 2113 Biomedical Scientists
3 Associate Professionals 31 Science, Research, Engineering and Technology Associate Professionals 311 Laboratory Technicians 3111 Medical Laboratory Assistants
ANZ_2013 SCO 2 Professionals 23 Science, Research, Engineering and Technology Professionals 234 Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals 2346 Medical Laboratory Scientists
3 Technicians and Trade Workers 31 Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians 311 Agricultural, Medical and Science Technicians 3112 Medical Technicians
311213 Medical Laboratory Technicians
USA_2018 SOC 29-0000 Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 29-2000 Health Technologists and Technicians 29-2010 Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians 29-2011 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists
- Medical Technologists
- Medical Laboratory Scientists
- Clinical Laboratory Scientists
29-2012 Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians
- Medical Laboratory Technicians
- Medical Laboratory Assistants
CAN_2016 NOC 3 Health Occupations 32 Technical Occupations in Health 321 Medical Technologists and Technicians (Except Dental Health) 3211 Medical Laboratory Technologists
3212 Medical Laboratory Assistants
FRA_2017 PCS-ESE 4 Intermediate Professions 43 Intermediate Professions in the Health and Social Work 433a Medical Technicians Medical Laboratory Technicians
ESP_2011 CNO 3 Technicians; Support Professionals 33 Sanitary Technicians and Professionals of Alternative Therapy 331 Laboratory Sanitary Technicians, Diagnostic Tests and Prosthetics 3314 Superior Technician in Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory
ITA_2011 CP 3 Technical Professions 32 Technical Professions in Health and Life Sciences 321 Health Technicians 32132 Biomedical Laboratory Sanitary Technicians
GER_2020 CP 8 Health, Social, Teaching and Education 81 Medical Health Professionals 812 Medical Laboratory 81212-103 Medical Technical Laboratory Assistants
SWE_2012 SCO 3 Occupations with Requirements for University Qualifications or Equivalent 32 Occupations with Requirements for University Qualifications or Equivalent in Health Care and Laboratory 321 Biomedical Analysts, Dental Technicians and Laboratory Engineers,Others 3212 Biomedical Analysts
AUT_2008 ÖISCO 3 Technicians Equivalent Non-technical Occupations 32 Associate Professions in Healthcare 321 Medical and Pharmaceutical Professionals 3212 Medical and Pathology Laboratory Technicians
- Biomedical Analysts
DNK_2008 ISCO 3 Work Requiring Knowledge at Intermediate Level 32 Technicians and Associate Professions in Healthcare 321 Medical and Pharmaceutical Technicians 3212 Bioanalysts
FIN_2010 CO 3 Experts 32 Healthcare Experts 321 Healthcare Technical Experts 3212 Bioanalysts
JPN_2009 SOC B Professionals and Engineering Workers 14 Medical Technicians 143 Clinical Laboratory Technicians
KOR_2017 SCO 2 Professionals and Related Workers 24 Health, Social Welfare and Religion Related Occupations 245 Therapists, Rehabilitation Technicians and Medical Technicians 2451 Clinical Laboratory Technologists
TWN_2010 SOC 3 Technicians and Associate Professionals 32 Health Associate Professionals 321 Medical and PharmaceuticalTechnicians 3212 Medical and Pathology Laboratory Technicians

*ILO, International Labour Organization; ISCO, International Standard Classification of Occupations

+EU, European Union; ESO, European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations.

Abbreviations: SOC, standard occupational classification; NOC, national occupational classification; PCS, professions and categories socioprofessional; CNO, national classification of occupations; CP, classification of professions; CO, classification of occupations; ICT, Information and Communication Technology; GBR, Great Britain; ANZ, Australia and New Zealand; USA, United State of America; CAN, Canada; FRA, France; ESP, Espania (Spain); ITA, Italia; GER (DEU), Germany (Deutsche); SWE, Sweden; AUT, Austria; DNK, Denmark; FIN, Finland; JPN, Japan; KOR, Korea; TWN, Taiwan.

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