Tattoo Training Course Manchester 2024





Our tattoo training courses are designed for individuals looking to gain first-hand training and qualification in tattooing. Our course is tailored for beginners and also for experienced tattooists, serving as a refresher course, to enhance their skill and practice their craft as they pursue a career as a professional tattooist. This is exemplified by our industry leading 98% pass rate, making us one of Europe’s most popular academies.

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Our Tattoo Course consists of two elements. The Theory and the Practical. Both are required to be completed in order for us to asses you as a competent tattooist.

Throughout the course, you will receive handouts on tattooing, the industry and all knowledge about the apparatus required. Moreover, students will also be taught legislation/regulations of professional tattooing.

  • Introduction to Tattooing
  • Tattoo hygiene
  • Tattoo equiptment and Accessories
  • Health and Safety modules
  • Control of substances hazardous to health
  • Biohazardous waste
  • Cross contamination
  • Decontamination
  • Sterilisation
  • Infections, causes and spreading
  • Skin preparation
  • The tattooing procedure
  • Licensing and registration
  • Consent forms and aftercare
  • Theory test

This is the Practical week where you will start to tattoo! The week consists of:

  • Drawing
  • Adapting drawings to tattoo designs
  • Tattoo placement
  • Stencil preparation
  • Sterilisation of the tattoo area
  • Machine set up
  • Using inks and pigments
  • Tattooing on practice skin
  • Lining and shading techniques
  • Preparing the live model for tattooing
  • Aftercare
  • Earn between £40-£350 an hour*.
  • Unlimited student support.
  • 30% off tattoo supplies and equiptment when purchasing through our store.
  • Theory booklet and course materials covering what you have learnt on the course.
    Free advice starting up your own studio.
  • Plus much more. Click here to go to our Why Choose Us page.