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Number  Name Description (tasks and duties) Unit Groups 

027

Mining EngineersWorkers in this unit group carry out research on mining engineering problems, supervise prospecting for minerals such as coal, iron, copper, gold, platinum, silver, petroleum, gas, stone, clay, salt or gems, and plan, organise, supervise and advise on extraction of minerals from the earth and their preparation for distribution or processing. Workers who specialise in geological and geophysical surveys to locate mineral deposits are classified in unit group 0-13.

037

Metallurgical TechniciansWorkers in this unit group perform technical tasks, normally under direction and supervision of metallurgists, contributory to development and control of processes for extraction of metals from their ores and metal refining, research into properties of metals, development of new alloys, and technical supervision of metal and alloy manufacture and processing.

067

PharmacistsWorkers in this unit group make and dispense medicaments and related preparations according to doctors' prescriptions or established formulae and perform related tasks.

071

Professional NursesWorkers in this unit group provide professional nursing services. Their functions include: providing professional nursing care and advice in hospitals, clinics or other establishments providing medical care and treatment; providing professional nursing care and advice in private homes, schools, maternal and child health centres and nurseries; providing nursing services and health information for employees in workplaces; performing related tasks.

072

Nursing Personnel Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group provide simple nursing services for patients, generally under the supervision of a physician or professional nurse. They do not have the full training and theoretical knowledge of Professional nurses (0-71).

073

Professional MidwivesWorkers in this unit group provide professional midwifery services in hospitals, clinics and elsewhere, including giving advice and assistance to women during childbirth, providing prenatal and postnatal nursing care of mother and infant, and participating in some aspects of health education.

074

Midwifery Personnel Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group provide practical midwifery services as a rule in private homes, when there is no physician in attendance, in apparently normal obstetric cases. Their general functions are similar to those of Professional midwives (0-73) but they do not have the full training and theoretical knowledge of the latter.

075

Optometrists and OpticiansWorkers in this unit group prescribe and fit spectacles and perform related tasks. Their functions include: examining eyes and prescribing spectacles or treatment not involving the use of medicines, surgery or drugs, to conserve or improve vision; assisting customers in choice of spectacle frames, fitting prescribed lenses into frames, and fitting frames or contact lenses to customers.

076

Physiotherapists and Occupational TherapistsWorkers in this unit group provide special medical therapeutic services. Their functions include: treating sprains, healing fractures, paralysis and circulatory or nervous disorders by physical means, usually as prescribed by a physician; participating in planned medically oriented vocational, educational or recreational activities designed to rehabilitate physically or mentally disabled persons; massaging clients or patients to improve circulation, soothe or stimulate nerves, facilitate elimination of waste matter, stretch contracted tendons and produce other therapeutic effects.

077

Medical X-Ray TechniciansWorkers in this unit group operate X-ray equipment to make radiographs for medical diagnostic purposes or to give therapeutic treatment. Industrial radiographer is classified in 0-39.90.

079

Medical, Dental, Veterinary and Related Workers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group provide professional medical, dental, veterinary and related services not performed by those classified elsewhere. Their functions include: diagnosing and treating, mainly by manipulative methods, disorders of bones, muscles, blood vessels and other tissues of the human body; relieving illness believed due to pressure upon nervous system at the spine by adjusting joints of the spine; promoting, and supervising implementation of, measures to restore or improve sanitary environmental conditions; writing specifications for and fitting artificial limbs, braces and other appliances for body deformities and disorders following prescription of physician; performing related tasks.

170

Composers and Performing Artists, Specialisation UnknownWorkers in this unit group may perform any (but not all) of the occupational activities described in unit groups 1-71 to 1-79.

171

Composers, Musicians and SingersWorkers in this unit group compose and adapt musical works and conduct and participate in performances of them. Their functions include: conceiving and writing musical compositions; adapting or arranging music for particular instrumental groups, instruments or occasions; conducting instrumental or vocal groups; playing one or more musical instruments; singing as soloists or member of vocal groups; performing related functions.

172

Choreographers and DancersWorkers in this unit group compose and perform dances. Their functions include: creating dances for ballet, musical shows, revues and other purposes and instructing dancers in their performance; performing dances as a soloist, with a partner or as a member of a dancing group.

173

Actors and Stage DirectorsWorkers in this unit group direct and act in theatrical and film productions and tell stories. Their functions include: playing parts in dramatic productions; interpreting dramatic presentations and directing rehearsals of plays or other productions for the stage, radio, television or cinema; telling stories and reading literary works aloud to educate and entertain listeners; performing related functions.

174

Producers, Performing ArtsWorkers in this unit group plan, organise and co-ordinate the production of plays and other theatrical presentations, motion pictures and radio and television programmes.

175

Circus PerformersWorkers in this unit group perform a variety of acts for the entertainment of circus and other audiences. Their functions include: performing amusing antics and telling funny stories; performing tricks of illusion and sleight of hand; performing difficult and spectacular acrobatics; performing spectacular gymnastic feats on the high trapeze; training and performing with animals; performing feats on the high wire; performing juggling feats; performing other circus acts.

179

Performing Artists Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group perform entertainment functions not performed by those classified elsewhere. Their functions include: reading news bulletins and making other announcements for broadcasting over radio and television; introducing performing artists to music-hall, night-club, television and other audiences; entertaining audiences by imitating bird or animal noises, performing feats of hypnotism or ventriloquism, or operating puppet shows.

370

Mail Distribution ClerksWorkers in this unit group perform sorting, recording, delivery and other duties in connection with mail distribution and the forwarding of messages. Their functions include: sorting and delivering mail to private houses and elsewhere; performing mail handling duties in public postal services; sorting, delivering and keeping simple records of incoming and outgoing letters, small packages and messages in an enterprise or organisation; dispatching outgoing mail and performing related duties.

570

Hairdressers, Barbers, Beauticians and Related WorkersWorkers in this unit group cut and dress hair, apply cosmetics and make-up, and give other kinds of treatment to individuals to improve their appearance. Their functions include: cutting, washing and dressing women's hair and performing other personal services incidental to hair dressing; cutting men's hair, shaving, trimming and giving other related treatments; giving various forms of beauty treatment; cleaning, shaping and polishing finger and toe nails; applying make-up to faces of actors and other stage and studio performers; attending to clients taking baths; performing various other tasks related to the foregoing.
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