2 Day

per person /


Piercing Training
Sabrina Moloney


Sabrina Moloney

Hello I am Sabrina I am the Piercing Teacher at the UK Official Tattoo Academy. I am widely renowned as one of Ireland's most experienced Professional Piercer with over 16 years experience under my belt. I have been successfully teaching courses for the past 10 years, I have great teaching skills and I am very passionate about teaching, I enjoy nothing else then to pass on my knowledge I have built over the past 16 years.

I am great with clients and students alike, and I always create a relaxing environment to make people feel at ease.

The body piercing industry is continuing to boom and has seen an unparalleled growth over the last few years – therefore the demand for qualified, and fully trained body piercers is growing too.

Train to be a body piercer, start your own business. Or maybe you already have a business and feel that adding body piercing to your present services will boost your income.

This course is ideal for tattooists, beauticians, jewellers, new age shops or maybe even hairdressers!

We direct a comprehensive practical and theoretical course on body piercing, covering sterilization, blood borne pathogens and disease prevention, history, hygienic, accurate and creative body piercing.

Our Professional Body Piercing courses are run and taught by Body Piercing experts, people from the industry itself with years of experience.

You will learn: studio hygiene, sterilisation, be shown examples of basics piercings, customer care, Septum, Diath, Conch, Tragus, Rook, Nose, Scaffold, Navels, Nipples, Ears, Eyebrow, Labret, Madonna , Lip, Labret, Tongue, Erl. Use of piercing gun is also covered.

The course does not have a maximum age restriction, however, you need to be 18 to attend it.

Our students also get to do theory and practical (piercing on live models) and its certified.

The sterilisation process, from beginning to end:

  • Disinfectant soaking
  • Ultrasonic cleaning
  • Autoclave sterilising

How to pierce properly:

  • * How to deal with clients
  • * The names and locations of all piercings
  • The correct placement / application / Jewellery
  • How to prepare and mark all the piercings before you perform them
  • Which piercing tools and techniques to use for each individual piercing
  • The quality of the jewellery being used
  • The correct diameter and length of jewellery, appropriate to the piercing placement.
  • The best/most appropriate type of jewellery for each piercing.

Healing times and appropriate after care for each piercing

  • Ear Lobe
  • Ear Cartilage (Helix, Tragus, Anti-Tragus, Conch, Daith, Snug, Rook, Industrial)
  • Eyebrow (& Anti Eyebrow)
  • Nostril
  • Bridge
  • Septum
  • Labret / Medusa / Madonna / Monroe / Snakebite / Spider bite
  • Smiley
  • Male Nipple(s)
  • Female Nipple(s)
  • Navel (Belly Button)
  • Tongue
  • Surface Piercings
  • Dermal Piercings
  • Clitoral Hood (VCH)
  • Inner Labia
  • Outer Labia
  • Prince Albert (Reverse Prince Albert)
  • Frenum

Legal Formalities

  • Age Limits, Consent and Consent Forms
  • Licensing and Registration
  • Infection Control
  • Hazardous Waste Management