According to the announcement, these professional qualifications will no longer be recognized and issued by the government or its authorized units, but will be recognized by the social level. Employers and relevant social organizations will carry out the identification of vocational skill level and issue the vocational skill grade certificate according to the professional standards or evaluation norms, so as to support the construction of service skilled personnel team. The announcement requires that the follow-up work related to the withdrawal of professional qualification of level evaluation skilled personnel should be properly handled. If the registration examination has been accepted, the relevant fees can be returned.
The occupational qualification of level evaluation skilled personnel closely related to public safety, personal health, life and property safety shall be adjusted to the occupational qualification of admittance according to law.
It is reported that 66 professional qualifications (involving 156 occupations) including pharmaceutical preparation workers, Chinese medicine processing workers and health care recuperators will be withdrawn from the national vocational qualification catalogue before December 31.