Advanced Tattoo

Advanced Tattoo

Our Advanced Tattoo course is an intensive 240-hour, 6-week course which teaches you Advanced Tattooing.

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Advanced Tattoo reinforces much of what was learned in our Fundamentals Course with a much wider scope of practice. This 6-week 240-hour curriculum builds your tattoo artist resume with advanced instruction in line-work, shading, and introduction to advanced styles of the tattoo industry.

You will see blood, but it’s what you don’t see that has the potential to cause blood borne diseases that can be harmful and FATAL. Concepts like aseptic technique, sterilization, autoclaving, blood barriers, and contamination will have a renewed understanding. More importantly, you will learn to protect your family from disease transmission.

Your tattooing equipment arsenal increases and is packed in a quality aluminum case including all art supplies, which you keep. This course sets itself apart by exposing you to the intricate operations of Miami’s most successful tattooing business for the past 7 years, the Salvation Tattoo Lounge. Knowledge gained here lays the foundation for your success.

Finally, in addition to your Tattoo Artist and Blood Borne Pathogen Certifications, you will receive 80 hours of intense, instructor in your face, hands on tattooing instruction, focused on making you a better and more advanced tattoo artist. Your Certificate of Completion sets you apart!

The Advanced Tattoo Course blends tattooing with sterilization and aseptic techniques, blood-borne pathogens with tattoo shop safety, tattoo inks, and color theory. It introduces the coil machine and rotary machine, equipment and tools for those machines included. We also cover tattoo shop operations and management, pricing and selling. Upon successful completion of the Advanced Tattoo Course, each student will have earned 240 clock hours. In addition, blood-borne pathogens certification is awarded.

Our Advanced Tattoo course is an intensive 240-hour, eight hours per day, five days a week curriculum which teaches the fundamental & advanced skills for getting you ready to tattoo in a shop when you are complete. The Advanced Tattoo course also includes:

  • 240 total hours
  • 6 weeks
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Blood-Borne Pathogen Certificate

2022 Calendar Dates:

  • January 31st, 2022 – February 25th, 2022
  • March 14th, 2022 – May 6th, 2022
  • April 25th, 2022 – June 17th, 2022
  • June 6th, 2022 – July 29th, 2022
  • July 18th, 2022 – September 9th, 2022
  • August 29th, 2022 – October 21st, 2022
  • October 10th, 2022 – December 2nd, 2022
  • November 21st, 2022 – January 27th, 2023
Equipment Provided for use in Advanced Tattoo:
  • Liner Tattoo Machine
  • Shader Tattoo Machine
  • Rotary Tattoo Machine
  • Power Supply
  • Food Pedal
  • Clip Cords
  • Erasers
  • Tattoo Skins
  • Tattoo Needles
  • Tattoo Ink
Curriculum:
  • Introduction to the Tattoo Profession
  • Blood-borne Pathogens and Tattooing
  • History of Sterilization and Aseptic Technique
  • Microorganisms and Infectious Disease
  • Communicable Diseases and Tattooing
  • Shop Safety Practices and Procedures
  • Equipment Cleaning and Sterilization
  • Preventing Transmission of BBP and Communicable Diseases
  • Tattoo Safety Test/BBP Certification
  • Introduction to the Coil Tattoo Machine
  • How to Set-Up a Coil Tattoo Machine
  • Tuning and Maintaining the Coil Tattoo Machine
  • Introduction to Coil Needles
  • Introduction to Power Supply
  • Introduction to the Rotary Tattoo Machine
  • How to Set-Up the Rotary Tattoo Machine
  • Introduction to Rotary Tattoo Needles
  • The Different Needle Cartridge Configurations
  • How to Manipulate Needle Cartridges
  • How to Set Needle Cartridges into the Rotary Tattoo Machine
  • How to Set the Needle Depth for the Rotary Tattoo Machine
  • Introduction to Advanced Power Supply
  • Grip Techniques for the Rotary Tattoo Machine
  • Exchanging Needle Cartridges During Tattoo Procedure
  • Rotary Tattoo Machine Maintenance
  • Proper Use of Barriers for the Rotary Tattoo Machine
  • Tattoo Machine Practice
  • Tattoo Inks
  • Color Theory
  • Color Mixing
  • Tattoo Design
  • Tattoo Flash and Stencils
  • Using Photoshop
  • Tattoo Station Set-up
  • Tattoo Station Supplies
  • Client Appreciation
  • Tattoo Ethics and Applying Stencils
  • Client Care and Dealing with Difficult Clients
  • Introduction to the Business of Tattooing
  • Introduction to Pricing Tattoos
  • The Basics to Tattoo Shop Operations
  • The Basics to Shop Management

6-Weeks

7000 .00$
  • Payment Plans Available
  • $500 Down$303.33 per Month
  • Scholarships Available(Apply Here)
  • Theory (Online)80-Hours
  • Hands-On (Classroom)240-Hours
  • Certification Included(BBP)
  • Equipment IncludedCoil Setup
  • Housing Available$75 per Week

6-Weeks

12000 .00$
  • Payment Plans Available
  • $500 Down$536.66 per Month
  • Scholarships Available(Apply Here)
  • Theory (Classroom)80-Hours
  • Hands-On (Classroom)240-Hours
  • Certification Included(BBP)
  • Equipment IncludedCoil Setup
  • Housing Available$75 per Week
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