Course curriculum – beginners 4-day course with digital machine and kit
As a beginner you will learn all the basics in micropigmentation. Our four day intensive training course is on a one-to-one basis. You will learn everything you need to know, from assessing your client’s needs at the initial consultation to carrying out successful procedures in the following:
• Eyebrows • Lip-line and Shading • Beauty Mark • Eyeliner • Lash-line Enhancement
Areas covered during the course curriculum
• A brief synopsis of cosmetic tattooing
• Theory of products and structure
• Conduct of consultation
• Understanding client consent forms and the need for them
• Client medical history and release forms
• Basic colour theory
• Setting up of equipment, sterilisation and hygiene
• Correct use of pigments
• The use of various anaesthetics
• Client preparation
• Before and after pictures
• Demonstration of procedures
• After-care guidelines
• A guide to marketing strategies
Topics covered in depth in our training manual
Making an Impression
Equipment and Product Description (Needles, Hand-piece, Anaesthetics, Pigments)
Setting up of Equipment Sterilisation and Hygiene (Health and Safety)
Micro-pigmentation Machines and Effective Sterilisation (Health and Safety)
Sterilisation, Sanitation and Needle-Stick Injury (Health and Safety)
Correct Waste Disposal (Health and Safety)
The Lymph System
Personal and Client Protection against Infectious diseases (Health and Safety)
Treatment Area (Health and safety)
What is Semi-permanent Make-up and who may Benefit?
Dedication and Commitment Safeguarding Yourself of Difficult Clients 20
Patch Testing 21
Requirements to be a Skilled Technician 22
Morphology of the Face 23
Correct Lighting 24
Who would opt for Semi-permanent Make-up? 25
Stretching and Spanning Techniques 26
Correct Arm placement 26 History of Tattooing in England 27
History of Cosmetic Tattooing 28
Colour Education 29
Colour Mixing 30
Basic Colour Theory 30
Skin Tones 32
Cool and Warm Indicators 34
Contra-Indications – Relative and Absolute 35
Lighting and Skin Tones 37
Choosing Correct Brow Colours 41
Procedure Tips 43
Correct Procedure placement (Eyebrows Eyeliner Lips) 45
Eye Injury 50
Facts and Fiction Regarding Semi-permanent Make-up 52
Analogy (Pigment Placement) 52
Marketing and Advertising 54
Illustrations (Eyebrows, Face Shapes, Eyeliner)
How much is the course and how is the course constructed?
Prices are listed on the application form which can be downloaded from the bottom of this page (PDF File)
The price for the basic beginner’s course includes a full business kit.
The days will be scheduled depending on your progress, but in any case the first two days will run consecutively.
Day – 1 Eyebrow Techniques Theory in semi-permanent cosmetics • How to conduct a consultation • How to fill out medical history and release forms, and understanding their importance • Setting up of equipment • Sanitation and sterilisation before equipment use • Machine controls, hand-piece and needle adjustment • Learning different eyebrow techniques on simulated skin material • Observing treatments by Andrew Stassi or a Smudge-free trainer • Live models for eyebrow procedures• Eyebrow design • Discussions.
Day – 2 Lip Techniques Lip technique practise • Colour theory • Morphology of the face • Face shapes and settings • Understanding skin-tones and under-tones • A guide to colour mixing, warming and cooling • Photography • Preparation of client for lip procedures • Adjustment of asymmetrical lips • Choosing the correct colour • Practise on live models • Observing correct gripping technique • Discussions.
Day – 3 Eye Techniques Eye technique practise • More theory and practise • Preparing client for lash-line procedure • Beauty mark • More practical and theory • Learning correct eyeliner and lash-line gripping techniques • Correct needle adjustment • Correct depth for tapering eyeliner procedure • Practicing eyeliner and lash-line enhancement on live models • Discussions.
Day – 4 Assessment and Marketing Revision • Business marketing and strategy • Assessment • Discussions
Day 3 will be scheduled only when you have independently completed five case studies of each discipline in eyebrows and lips, to ensure you have gained sufficient experience in recognising needle depth.