This course will provide students with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and technical skills necessary to perform cosmetic tattoos on a range of customers and skin types, utilising the appropriate tools and methods for a variety of situations.
Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattooing
This course provides the knowledge and technical skills necessary to perform cosmetic tattoos on a range of customers and skin types, utilising the appropriate tools and methods for a variety of situations.
Some of the cosmetic tattooing procedures included in this short course are:
- Eye brows using the feathering or hair stroke method
- Upper eyeliner
- Lower lid eye liner
- Lip lines
- Lip blends
- Full lip procedures
This short course forms part of the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, and provides the practical skills and knowledge required of professional cosmetic tattoo artists in the beauty industry. This course will allow you to focus on the skill of cosmetic tattooing to enhance the services your salon is offering clients.
Students have 3 months to complete this short course. Students can apply for an extension by emailing AIBA for additional time.
The unit; SHBBINF001 Maintain Infection Control Standards, is a pre-requisite for any skin penetration procedure, and by law, must be completed in Queensland, Western Australia, and Tasmania prior to any person being able to perform skin penetration procedures. SHBBINF001 Maintain Infection Control Standards is included in the SHBBSKS003 Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattooing tuition.
AIBA is also proud to offer a Distance Education scheme. “Distance Education” means you are sent the learning content and theory assessment tasks, so that you may study at home at a time convenient to you. When you have successfully completed your theory assessments, we will arrange for you to practice your skills and be assessed in a mutually agreed professional locale.
There are no formal entry requirements to complete this short course. However, you will need:
- Sufficient language, literacy, and numeracy skills to complete the course
- To read the AIBA Handbook to ensure awareness of the rights and responsibilities as a learner
SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards is the pre-requisite unit which must be completed prior to commencing
Throughout this qualification, you will be fully supported by AIBA’s qualified trainers. We provide an exemplary support service for all learners including regular catch up telephone calls and emails. We are here to assist you throughout your learning journey.
Students receive engaging, visual learning content coupled with thorough trainer support, unique among cosmetic, and eyebrow tattoo courses. This learning content and support prepares you for the theory assessments which include:
- Short answer questions
- Scenarios with questions
- Case studies
- Practical project activities
When you have successfully completed the theory component, the learning content prepares you for the practical learning and assessment in a workplace or in some instances, a simulated workplace. Practical assessments include a range of procedures that are scenario based, using manikins before moving on to live clients. As a student, you will be fully advised during each step of the course and assessment.
Students are required to supply their own models for both practical training and assessment. Models are required to pay Australian Institute of Body Arts (AIBA) a minimum model fee per procedure.
SHBBINF001 - Maintain infection control standards
- This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to maintain infection control during skin penetration treatments and to review clinic compliance with the applicable state or territory and local council requirements.
- It requires the ability to identify, manage and control infection risks to clients, self and work colleagues.
- This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty therapy salons, clinics or in cosmetic medical clinics. These therapists work autonomously and make independent treatment decisions.
SHBBSKS003 - Design and provide cosmetic tattooing
- This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to penetrate the skin to apply pigments in order to provide cosmetic tattoos on the face or body.
- It requires the ability to consult with clients, design the tattoo, select pigments and equipment to tattoo lips, eyebrows, eyelids, face and breast areola. This is a remedial or cosmetic tattoo treatment and can be an individual service, or form part of a series of services.
- This unit applies to beauty therapists who work in beauty salons. In this environment they exercise judgment in selecting tattoo designs; demonstrate maturity and confidentiality in their client interactions; and apply knowledge of skin biology and skin penetration infection control procedures.
Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattooing Short Course
The Design and Provide Cosmetic Tattooing short course, which includes the Maintain Infection Control Standards, costs $7,000 for course completion. Payments are to be made as evidenced below:
|Payment Details||Payment Amount||Payment Due|
|Prepaid fee to be paid in full at time of enrolment.||$1,000||Upon Enrolment|
|Partial payment due||$1,500||Week 4|
|Partial payment due||$1,500||Week 6|
|Partial payment due||$1,500||Week 10|
|Final payment due prior to confirmation of work based practical learning and assessments||$1,500||Prior to practical assessment being confirmed|