unskilled practitioner

See: layman
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Quinn said that the industry has really boomed, especially in the past six months or so, and unskilled practitioners far outweigh skilled ones.
The Catholic press has suffered too long at the hands of well-meaning but untrained and unskilled practitioners.
Complex socioeconomic and behavioral factors associated with antibiotic resistance, particularly regarding diarrheal and respiratory pathogens, in developing tropical countries, include misuse of antibiotics by health professionals, unskilled practitioners, and laypersons; poor drug quality; unhygienic conditions accounting for spread of resistant bacteria; and inadequate surveillance.
GLAMOUR also investigates how the unregulated practice of liposuction can be performed by unskilled practitioners, resulting in as many as 75 deaths a year and other major complications like skin burns, shock, bowel perforations, seizures from bad anesthetic reactions and severe infections.