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If you are contemplating on getting into our industry, our Pre-apprenticeship course is a great way to start.


It will give you a mountain of knowledge to prepare you for your apprenticeship and beyond.

Our course includes the following: -


  • Drawing Skills, point specific for our industry, from beginners through to advanced artwork like portraiture and photo realism

  • Shop etiquette and Front of House duties such as: customer service, pricing, bookings

  • Health Department requirements

  • Taxation requirements

  • Insurance

  • History and origin of Tattooing

  • Health and Safety and OH&S

  • Sterilisation and Infectious Disease Control

  • First Aid and Tattoo Aftercare

  • Setting up and maintaining a Tattoo Studio based on Health Department Guidelines

  • Stencilling – both making and applying stencils

  • Tattoo Machine Maintenance and Tuning

  • Applied use and maintenance of all Tattoo equipment

  • Ink and Needle selections

  • Basic Tattooing techniques, all practiced on synthetic skins

  • Portfolio preparation

Pre Apprenticeship Course
Tattoo Academy & School
Tattoo Academy & School
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