Kuwait managed to link 1,855 job titles to education levels until the end of last August, after making great strides in linking job descriptions to education levels.
It is forbidden to renew the work permit or to grant for the first time the designation of a worker, be it national or expatriate, without proof of his level of education and comparison with the required profession, and the conditions that must be met for the his appointment in this profession.
Remarkable, in the list of new titles, that the names of technician, trainer, supervisor, cook, painter, referee were specified for those who were in possession of at least a diploma, while the names of the operator “if machinery or equipment” were distributed to those who have qualifications of studio intermediate or lower than primary school, according to the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Qabas.
Regarding the qualifications: director, engineer, doctor, nurse, meteorologist, general physicist, general chemist, geologist, teacher, teacher, mathematician, statistician with various specializations or specialized jobs in the field of media and others, the level of education was determined at a bachelor’s or equivalent degree. .
And it was allowed to grant the title of manager in a restaurant, food service, retail shop and hotel reception, to those who are less than primary, and connect the position of writer, salesman, collector, newspaper distributor, worker, farmer, security guard, poultry farmer, to holders of securities of studio intermediate.
It is interesting to note that the link between professions and levels of education occurred after the adoption of the “Manpower” manual for the classification and description of the Gulf job, and its generalization to all the countries of the Cooperation Council to standardize the nomenclature. among workers in the GCC countries.
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