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Tattoo Training Courses | Piercing Courses | PMU Courses | Tattoo Removal Courses

Skinart Training Courses


Covid-19 Protocols Updated19th June 2020

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Course Locations

Gauteng  (Kempton Park / Benoni / Sandton / Pretoria)

KZN  (Hillcrest / Ushaka / South Coast )

Western Cape (Kuilsriver / Brooklyn / Hermanus)

PE / EL / Nelspruit / Bloemfontein

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At Skinart Tattoo Training Courses we specialize in providing a complete training experience but you may be wondering if you have what it takes to become a tattoo artist, piercer or permanent makeup artist. We all have doubts when starting on a new carrier path but it will be an exciting adventure as you learn more and more about these body-art art forms.

People have often asked how we can possibly provide a complete tattoo training, piercing & permanent makeup course in just a few days and its because we have been doing it for over 20 years, we have trained doctors, lawyers, nurses, renown artists, circus performers, jewelry designers, graphic designers, models, male strippers, computer salesmen, bikers, professional wrestlers and even famous comedians. We started our tattoo training courses in South Africa back in 2001 and have refined the course content.

If you are serious about entering into tattoo, body piercing and permanent makeup I strongly sugest you enroll in one of our courses because we will provide you with many skills needed for a successful career as a tattoo artist that may not be learned from an apprenticeship with a knowledgeable artist. Some health departments and other state and local regulatory agencies also require classroom experience. We provide training in disease prevention, skin diseases and infections and training in blood-borne pathogen prevention that is often required for licensing depending were you decide to operate your business.

Some cities and areas require licensure for tattoo artists; however, requirements vary by region. We will assist you with a complete explanation of all the steps and how to become licensed.

Many parents approach me for advice for their youngsters in school that would like to prepare to get into the skin trade and my advice is taking art classes, either in high school or through a local community center, can help an aspiring tattoo artist learn various art skills, including scale, proportion and shading, all of which are helpful to work successfully as a tattoo artist.

Tattoo Training

We provide you with all the skills you will need but more importantly all the equipment required for you to begin your new career. You are also not required to be a good artist, as we provide computer software, tips and tricks to turnout professional art in 15 minutes.

This Tattoo Training Course covers all the equipment needed, machine tuning, needle setting, work station setup and we will also teach you 3 lining techniques, 2 shading techniques, machine tuning, ink mixing, black work, black and grey shading, color work, bloodline tattoos, watercolor and more.

Additional subjects discussed – History of tattoos, quoting, tattoo photography, custom tattoo design, shop registration, sterilization, cross contamination, blood-borne pathogens, tattoo removal – cover-ups – touch-ups – re-inking, as well as the 3 secrets to successful tattooing.

We will provide you with info and incites into tattooing on every part of the anatomy but don’t worry if you feel uncomfortable doing any procedure it is always you decision.

Permanent Makeup (PMU) Training

We provide all the equipment you will need while on the course and you are also not required to be artistic.

We will teach you the following permanent makeup procedures eyebrows, eyeliner, lips and lip-liner.

Additionally subjects discussed are history of permanent makeup, quoting, photography, custom design, shop registration, sterilization, cross contamination, blood-borne pathogens, permanent makeup removal, touch-ups & re-inking.

Microblading Module

This extremely popular course will cover the following: Hygiene, Licensing and Documentation, Colour Theory, Symmetry and Shape. as well as our simple method and templates, Introduction to CraftMaster App, Theory on Microblading Skinart Technique, Pigment information, Practicing on skin simulation, Experiencing microblading Tools, Students microblade on live models, under total guidance from the Skinart Master( you will need to arrange a model)

Brow Shadowing

This module is a great additive to the microblading process because your clients may want to have some shadow effect to the brow which will add volume and body to help emphasize the brow.

Piercing Training

In this course we cover the big 5 modern piercings (Belly, Tongue, Eyebrow, Labret and Nose) as well as 12 other popular piercings such as Tragus, Nipple, PA, VCH, Madonna, Snake Bites, Angel Bites, Ear, Septum, Micro-Dermal and others.

We will teach you about jewelry and the metals they consist of, the different needles used as well as step by step instructions on each piercing as they are all have their own unique techniques. Sterilization of clamps, waste management and cross contamination. We also teach you how to register with the health department and give you the world health authority safety pack so that you may be compliant in any country in the world.

Tattoo Removal Training

We provide you with 1 bottle of tattoo removal solution as well as teach you how to correctly tattoo the solution into the skin and why this is a much better tattoo removal process than anything else. We will discuss the negative effect of laser removal and why our method is far superior to other methods currently available because your customers are going to need to be educated and steered into the correct option.

Out of all the modules we offer, this module will make you more money in the least amount of time, because you can charge a lot and it takes you only a few minutes. This procedure also requires no artists talent and is stress free.

Covid-19 Protocols

Due to the current pandemic Covid-19 we will also teach you all the safety protocols and requirements needed for you to stay safe and keep your customers healthy and happy. We will also teach you about Blood-borne Pathogens and provide you with the certificate required to be able to do this procedure legally in South Africa.

Tattoo Training Courses in South Africa




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