Profession FAQs:

Q: Is profession a vocation founded upon specialized educational training?

A: Yes, and the purpose of which is to supply disinterested objective counsel and service to others, for a direct and definite compensation, wholly apart from expectation of other business gain.

Q: Is profession characterized by the power and high prestige it has in society as a whole?

A: Yes.

Q: Is profession the need to cultivate and exercise professional discretion - that is?

A: Yes, and the ability to make case by case judgements that cannot be determined by an absolute rule or instruction.

Q: Is profession the Hong Kong Professional Teachers Union?

A: Yes, and which governs the conduct, rights, obligations and duties of salaried teachers working in educational institutions in Hong Kong.

Q: Is profession highly regulated in some countries with a strict licensing system for Professional Engineer that controls the practice but not in others where titles and qualifications are regulated Chartered Engineer but practice is not regulated?

A: Yes.

Q: Are professions self-regulation through bodies such as the College of Physicians or the Inns of Court?

A: Yes.

Q: Are professions occupations with special power and prestige""?

A: Yes, and and that they comprise "an exclusive elite group," in all societies.

Q: Is profession barred?

A: Yes, Updating skills through continuing education is required through training.