Professions for migrants (5 professions without certification, 5 professions with certification)

The most available jobs in Belgium are for highly skilled workers within the services sectors, such as finance, international institutions and businesses, estate agencies, education, and public health and social services. Despite Belgium’s unemployment rate, the country reports an ongoing issue with skill shortages, particularly in IT and engineering.

Some shortage jobs include:

With certificate:

  • engineers
  • project managers
  • technicians
  • architects
  • accountants
  • nurses and midwives
  • IT staff like computer system designers and analysts
  • technical and commercial sales representatives
  • teachers
  • admin staff

Without certificate

  • mechanics
  • building trades
  • electricians
  • plumbers
  • joiners
  • plasterers

General sources

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