Overview of professions subject to the general knowledge and skills (AKV) test

Healthcare professionals with a foreign qualification must take a general knowledge and skills test for the following professions. The professions are specified per training level.

Senior Secondary Vocational Education (MBO) professions

  • Pharmacy assistant
  • Nurse
  • Individual healthcare carers

Higher Professional Education (HBO) professions

  • Bachelor Medical Care Provider
  • Dietician
  • Occupational therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Dermatologist
  • Speech therapist
  • Oral hygienist
  • Remedial therapist
  • Optometrist
  • General remedial educationalist
  • Orthoptist
  • Physician assistant
  • Podiatrist
  • Radio diagnostic laboratory technician
  • Radio therapeutic technician
  • Dental prosthetist
  • Midwife

Academic professions

  • Pharmacist
  • Doctor
  • Doctor of Psychology
  • Clinical physicist
  • Clinical technologist
  • Psychotherapist
  • Dentist