Professional Tattoo Artist

Professional Tattoo Artist



The art form of tattooing has gained enormous popularity over the past few years. If you have drawing skills, particularly line art and a free spirit, this starter course will help you on your way to becoming a professional tattoo artist.

This Professional Tattoo Artist course focuses on assisting you to become a licensed Tattoo Artist and take your skills, knowledge and creativity to the next level. In this course, discover how tattoo art has evolved into a modern art form, how to improve your artistic skills and the required tools and tattooing equipment for drawing and designing tattoo art.

Our online course material has everything you need to become a successful creative tattoo artist, giving you an understanding of what it takes to get started in this industry, including the anatomy and physiology of the skin, and the health and safety codes of practice that come with tattooing.

Highlights of Tattoo Artist Course

  • Get fully prepared for working in a tattoo parlour and building your clientele
  • Develop your versatility as an artist and prepare for your tattooing career
  • Improve your artistic skills and learn new techniques and styles
  • Design and apply beautiful works of art to the skin of clients
  • Gain a better understanding of the health risks associated with tattoos
  • Learn how to build strong and trusting relationships with your clients
  • Leave this course armed with information on the business of tattooing
  • Gain expert knowledge on how to work alongside established tattoo artists

Tattoo Artist course Design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this Tattoo Artist course?

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge. The Professional Tattoo Artist course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.


Course Curriculum

Introduction to Body Artists and Tattooists
Body Artist/Tattooist Jobs in the UK 00:09:00
Know the History of Tattoos 00:24:00
Tattoo Meanings 00:33:00
Drawing and Designing Tattoo Art
What You’ll Need 00:12:00
The Consultation 00:52:00
From Sketch to Tattoo 00:42:00
Tattoo Style Art 00:24:00
Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
The Basics of Skin 00:09:00
The Integumentary System 00:08:00
Health Risks and Safety Considerations
Accessory Structures of the Skin 00:07:00
Health Risks Associated with Tattoos and Body Piercing 00:20:00
Safety Considerations and Licencing in the UK 00:09:00
Reducing Exposure 00:07:00
Tattoo Aftercare Instructions 00:07:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Professional Tattoo Artist 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Professional Tattoo Artist 00:20:00
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units14
  • Number of Quizzes2
  • 5 hours, 3 minutes



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