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Introduction to Cosmetic Tattooing


Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

Are you interested in adding cosmetic tattooing to your beauty skill set? If so, this professional development course is an ideal introduction to this exciting, sought-after beauty treatment.

Introduction to Cosmetic Tattooing will introduce you to the theory of cosmetic tattooing, including designing cosmetic tattoos in response to client briefs with a focus on the lips, eyebrow areas, eyelids, face and breast areola.

This cosmetic tattooing course includes the following topics: treatment plans and procedures, infection control, shape and style and after care of cosmetic tattooing.

On completion of this course, you will feel confident to explore cosmetic tattooing services for your business or career development.

Course Structure

Unit - Design and perform cosmetic tattooing

  • Defining cosmetic tattooing
  • Anatomy and physiology for cosmetic tattooing
  • Consult with client
  • Indications for treatment
  • What if client doesn’t like finished look?
  • Facial tattooing
  • Contra-Indications
  • Pigment colours
  • Colour corrective mixing
  • Anaesthetics
  • Machines and needles
  • Obtaining written consent
  • Prepare client for service
  • Skin preparation
  • Pre-treatment advice
  • Patch test
  • Pigment dipping
  • Portion control
  • Sterile swabs
  • Brow procedures
  • Eye procedure
  • Lip procedures
  • Review treatment
  • Provide post treatment advice
  • Provide aftercare advice
  • Follow-up treatment procedures


Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. No practical assessment or work placement is required to complete this program.


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Certificate Course



  • Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
  • Improve your employment opportunities;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
  • No entry requirements;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • 12 months’ access. Free extensions may be available upon application.
  • Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
  • Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
SKU: A10190 Category:
  • Includes 12 months access
  • Full up-front payment only