professional qualifications

Multilingual Classification of European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations

"ESCO identifies and categorises skills/competences, qualifications and occupations relevant for the EU labour market and education and training, in 22 European languages. It provides occupational profiles showing which competences and qualifications are relevant for an occupation. ESCO is developed in an open IT format that can be used by third parties' software. It can be accessed through the ESCO portal and is available free of charge to everyone."

General Schedule Qualification Standards

"This section contains the group coverage qualification standards, associated individual occupational requirements (IOR), and individual qualification standards covering white collar occupations in the Federal competitive service. These standards describe the minimum qualification requirements (for example, educational, medical, age, experience, etc.) for each occupational series. You may search for information about specific qualification requirements using either the Index by Series Number or Index by Series Title.

European Dictionary of Skills and Competences Thesaurus

"DISCO, the European Dictionary of Skills and Competences, is an online thesaurus that currently covers more than 90,000 skills and competence terms and approximately 8,000 example phrases. Available in ten European languages, DISCO is one of the largest collections of its kind in the education and labour market. The DISCO Thesaurus offers a multilingual and peer-reviewed terminology for the classification, description and translation of skills and competences.