Tattoo Frequently Asked Questions

Tattoo Course Questions

Yes, on successful completion of your course, you will be awarded a certificate. The certificate will state when you passed along with the theory modules which you have completed.

Our Tattoo Course Certificate is recognised throughout the UK, Europe and Internationally including the following:

Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia (formerly Macedonia), Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom (UK), Vatican City (Holy See)

In short, the answer is Yes, you can open up your own studio after successfull completion our tattoo course and obtaining a certificate.

However, it is advisable to contact your local council to guide you through the process and ensure you follow the UK tattooing laws and regulations, covered in our theory modules.

We will also be on hand to help you apply for any licensing and insurances, as well as help you with the set up of your business from marketing to whoelsale supplier contacts.

No. All equiptment will be provided on your tattoo course. We use only the latest and greatest equipment and supplies tattoo courses, including wireless tattoo pens.


  • Basic drawing skills 
  • A keen interest to learn
You will have lifetime support on completion of the course. We helped a number of tattoo artists set up their own shops many years after leaving us!
Over the 10 day tattoo course, you will cover a number of modules. All modules can be found listen here: Tattoo Course Modules
Each Class Starts at 10am and it is advisable for you to arrive before this time to set up your workspace and refreshments!

Free Parking is readily available at both locations.

You will initially receive a confirmation of payment when you book. This is confirmation of your place being reserved on the course for that date. 

You will also receive a confirmation email 3 days before the course start date which includes the student registration form.

There are no additional costs.

You will receive a free tattoo starter kit at the end of your course.

The only additional cost would be your accommodation should you want to stay at a close vicinity to the academy. You can find local accomodation by clicking the following link: Accommodation

General Tattooist Questions

To become a tattoo artist, you would complete one of our tattoo courses and be awarded a certificate of competency.

You would require a certificate of competency. Councils/ government and insurers require this in order for you to work within the industry.

This depends on your experience. A tattoo artist can earn between £40 to £250 Per hour in the UK.

Website Related Questions

If you are having issues paying your deposit or remainder balance through our website. You can call us on: 0161 806 0766

The remainder balance is due 14 days before your course start date.

To book a tattoo course online:

  1. Click on an available date on the course page.
  2. You will then be taken to the booking confirmation page. Select the date from the drop down list.
  3. Click on Add to Cart.
  4. You will then be directed to the cart. Click on Proceed to Checkout.
  5. Complete the form and fill in your payment details and click on Place Order.

International Students

All students booking our tattoo course are entitled to free Airport Pick up and Drop off.

Tattoo Course in Manchester: Manchester Airport.

Tattoo course in London: any London Airport.

Simply Email us of your pick up and drop off dates and times, and we will do the rest!

We pick up and drop off from Manchester Airport and all London Airports.

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or complete the Contact Form