Piercing Courses Overview
Our piercing course will give you a solid foundation on which to progress and build a career for yourself as a body piercer, needless to say this isn’t something for the squeamish or faint hearted but for those of you who have a genuine passion, a desire to learn and dedication to become a body piercer, then this is the course for you.
Our course is taught by Sunny Singh who has been in the body piercing industry for over 15years, having taught piercings to 1000’s of successful body piercers and body piercing studios, has key skills and experience in performing and teaching all body piercings,
Sunny also being a qualified nurse brings a more diverse and clinical element to the course that no where else will offer, sunny has worked hard and has attended seminars and training courses for hi to be able to have a better understanding of body piercings as well as heath and safety, skin integrity and infection control
We will teach all the theoretical essentials, including legislation, health & safety, studio hygiene, cross contamination prevention and sterilisation techniques as well as the practical applications of all the most common piercings, this will include the ear, oral piercings, nostrils, nipples, the navel, surface piercings and dermal piercing.
At THE UK OFFICIAL TATTOO ACADEMY we do not use fake skins or dummies to do your final assessment, we use live models that will come in for a variety of piercing.
This will be to benefit you as the student to have hands on experience for a career in piercings and puts you in real life situations and to put your skills you learn throughout the course to put into action under supervised surroundings.
The course does not have a maximum age restriction, however you do need to be at least 18 to attend it. Students also get to do theory and practical piercing on live models.
At the end of the course you will receive a certificate from the UK OFFICIAL TATTOO ACADEMY which is recognised source and by authorities as well as receiving the PIERCESAFE certification .
Piercing Courses Include
The things that we will cover over the duration of the course will be:
- Infection control
- Health and safety legislation
- Risk Assesmennts
- Cross contamination (causes and elimination)
- Needle sizes/ Jewellery sizes
- Set up and break down of Piercing station
- Needle choices and reasons
- Piercing Placement
- Consent for procedure
- Common consent form illnesses explained in detail
- How to make customers comfortable
- How to be a confident piercer
- How to respect and keep clients dignity
- Couchside manner
- UK OFFICIAL TATTOO ACADEMY CERTIFICATE
- PIERCING SAFE APPROVED CERTIFICATION
Piercings covered on our Piercing Courses
- Ear Lobe
- Ear Cartilage (Helix, Tragus, Anti-Tragus, Conch, Daith, Snug, Rook, Industrial)
- Labret / Medusa / Madonna / Monroe / Snakebite / Spider bite etc etc…
- Male and Female Nipple(s)
- Navel (Belly Button)
- Surface Piercings
- Dermal Piercings
We use live models and not rubber dolls to ensure you get the best experience possible.
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