Tattoo Externship (16 Weeks)


Tattoo Externship (16 Weeks) Overview

Campus Externship (4-Months/16 Weeks)

Embark on a transformative journey into the world of tattoo artistry with Master Tattoo Institute’s exclusive 16-week externship program. Designed to provide aspiring tattoo artists with a hands-on, real-world experience, this program is your gateway to acquiring essential skills, honing your craft, and paving the way toward obtaining a professional tattoo artist license.

Throughout this experience, participants will undergo the process of obtaining licensure while actively engaging in the day-to-day operations of a professional tattoo shop. From honing tattooing skills to interacting with clients, mastering sales techniques, and providing exemplary customer service, the program is crafted to offer a holistic understanding of the industry. Participants will build an impressive portfolio, learn the intricacies of shop operations, understand the dynamics of pricing tattoos, and even gain exposure to the unique lifestyle of a South Beach tattoo artist. This course is designed to maximize hands-on tattooing opportunities, ensuring a rich and authentic learning experience.

Hands-on Experience: Immerse yourself in the art of tattooing through hands-on training led by our seasoned professionals. Gain practical skills in design creation, machine handling, and client interaction.

Professional Development: Elevate your skills and knowledge under the guidance of licensed tattoo artists. Learn industry best practices, hygiene standards, and the art of translating ideas into stunning, permanent works of body art.

Licensed Tattoo Shop: Blacksmith Tattoo Company, a licensed and renowned tattoo establishment, opens its doors to you. Experience the authentic atmosphere of a professional tattoo studio, learning in a setting that mirrors the realities of the industry.

Craftsmanship and Technique: Master the craft with a focus on precision, technique, and artistic expression. From linework to shading, explore the intricacies of tattooing under the mentorship of experienced artists.

Portfolio Building: Develop a robust portfolio showcasing your evolving skills throughout the program. Receive constructive feedback and guidance to ensure your portfolio reflects your unique style and potential.

Client Interaction: Learn the art of client communication, consultation, and building lasting relationships. Navigate the tattooing process from concept to execution, fostering a client-focused approach to your work.

License Preparation: Gain insights into the licensure process and industry regulations. Understand the legal and ethical considerations that underpin a successful career as a licensed tattoo artist.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with professionals in the tattoo industry, expand your network, and gain valuable insights into career pathways. Forge connections that can impact your journey toward becoming a licensed and respected tattoo artist.

Secure your spot in the Master Tattoo Institute 16-Week Externship and embark on a transformative experience that blends education, artistry, and professional growth. Your journey toward a licensed and fulfilling career in tattoo artistry begins here.

Enroll today and let the art of tattooing become your craft, your passion, and your profession.

Participants in our tattoo externship will have the opportunity to earn income through tattooing, with a favorable 90% cut for the artist and 10% for the shop.

PLEASE NOTE: Job Placement opportunities are available upon completion, so pack your bags accordingly if you think you have what it takes!

Tattoo Externship (16 Weeks) Calendar

Start Date End Date
August 28, 2023 December 29, 2023
October 9, 2023 January 26, 2024
November 20, 2023 March 8, 2024
January 1, 2024 April 19, 2024
February 12, 2024 June 7, 2024
March 25, 2024 July 5, 2024

Tattoo Externship (16 Weeks) Pricing



16 Weeks

Externship Included

Florida Tattoo License Included





80% of new applicants

receive scholarships

Our Alumni

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Check out what our students have to say about Master Tattoo Institute


This school gave me all the skills I need to become amazing. Can't wait to get back home and tattoo all my friends and family. Thank you so much MTI for all your help.

Steve Ramos

My experience here at MTI made me have hope that I can finally achieve my lifelong dream of becoming a tattoo artist. I love this company and I plan on working for Salvation Tattoo Lounge when I graduate. Thank you to the entire staff and a special thanks to the Director Alex, you are a dream maker.

Latoya Johnson

Thanks for the wonderful experience learning how to do paramedical tattooing, eyebrows, microblading, and Scalp Micropigmentation. My long awaited dream is coming true.

Rami Issa

I come from other country to the best school in the world, I learn tattoo and go home and be number one in my country, thank you MTI very much you’ve changed my life forever

Chauncuy Rolle

This course was very helpful, all the instructors were helpful and they had patience, I think that was very good. I’m glad I found the school and I thank you MTI.


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