- Apprentice ⇒ Journeyman
Profession skill levels fall into eight stages of increasing ability to learn and execute recipes: Apprentice, Journeyman, Expert, Artisan, Master (TBC), Grand Master (WotLK), Illustrious (Cataclysm), and Zen Master (Mists of Pandaria).
- At the beginning, you can gain up to 75 skill points (not counting racial or other bonuses) before they must learn the Journeyman stage.
- You must be level 5 to become an Apprentice in a primary profession. Secondary professions may be started any time.
- You can learn the Journeyman stage at 50 points before you reach 75 points.