- Apprentice (1-75) ⇒ Journeyman (76-150)
Profession skill levels fall into eleven stages of increasing ability to learn and execute recipes: Apprentice, Journeyman, Expert, Artisan, Master (), Grand Master (), Illustrious (), Zen Master (), Draenor Master (), Legion Master (), and Kul Tiran / Zandalari Master ().
Change in Battle for Azeroth
- Non-expansion goes up to 300.
- Outland, Northrend, Cataclysm, and Pandaria progression bars each go up to 75.
- Draenor and Broken Isles go up to 100.
- Kul Tiras and Zandalar go up to 150.
- 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.
- Starting with Battle for Azeroth pre-patch, this proficiency range will be the first 75 points range of a 300 point progress bar.