Profession , from Latin professĭo, is the action and effect of professing (exercise a job , a science or a art ). The profession, therefore, is the employment or work that someone exercises and for which he receives an economic compensation . For example: “My father instilled in me the love for this profession”, “To dedicate yourself to this profession you have to try too hard”, "The veterinary profession was one of the engines of his life".
In general, professions require specialized and formal knowledge, which is usually acquired after tertiary or university training. The trades, on the other hand, usually consist of informal activities or whose learning consists in practice. In some cases, however, the boundary between profession and trade is diffuse.
Also in the Spanish nation, it should be stressed that a classification of occupations and professions is established. In this way, those in categories such as Armed Forces, Directorate of Public Administrations, Business Management, professions associated with what is a university first degree degree, professions related to second and third university degree degrees, support technicians are ordered , administrative employees, catering service workers, shopkeepers, agricultural or fishing workers ...
He who exercises a profession is known as professional . This person He has studied and has a certificate or diploma that supports his competence to perform the job.
In addition to all this, it should be stressed that there is another term that makes use of the word that concerns us now. This is professional intrusion, which can become a crime and is defined as that circumstance in which a person, who is not authorized to perform certain professional activities, performs them.
Specifically, who carries out this crime meets two specific circumstances that determine it. On the one hand, the fact that it does not have the necessary qualification and on the other hand, that it is not part of the different professional associations, which are responsible for ensuring the interests of its members and that regulate the exercise of activities of those.
In the case of Spain, the aforementioned intrusion is typified as a crime in what is the Criminal Code. Thus, whoever is convicted of him should know that, depending on the seriousness of his actions, he can be punished with fines and also with prison sentences of up to two years.
An example of a profession is the medicine , whose professionals are known as doctors or doctors. These experts take university studies to specialize in the care and recovery of human health through the study, diagnosis and treatment of diseases or injuries
It is essential that the doctor is a professional received at the university and has a diploma that guarantees it, since the patient's life depends on his work. If a person pretends to be a doctor and proposes a treatment or cure, he will be committing a crime. This practice is known as the illegal exercise of medicine.