Frequently Asked Questions
Below are our frequently asked questions, if you have a question not listed below feel free to contact us.
Q: How old do i have to be to join the course?
A: 16 years of age.
Q: What skills am i required to have before taking this course?
A: Basic drawing skills, we will help you in improving your skills during the course.
Q: What can i gain by taking this course?
A: You can gain employment or become self employed, the course will enable you to develop your tattooing and artistic skills and understand the legal requirements involved around tattooing.
Q: Can I have a break during the classes / lessons?
A: Yes. However, there will be predesignated break times during the day. If you require any additional break just inform the tutors.
Q: Do I receive a certificate or qualifications?
A: You will gain a certificate upon completing either of our two courses in tattooing and in health and hygiene.
Q: Can I open my own tattoo studio after the course?
A: Yes you can open your own tattoo studio. You will need to abide by UK tattooing laws and regulations and contact your local borough council who will then advise and guide you.
Q: What support will I receive for when I open my studio?
A: We help to design the studio layout, order the appropriate equipment and stock list e.g. inks, needles, chairs and furnishings. As well as any further assistance that you require from us.
Q: Do I have to bring my own tattoo kit or other equipment?
A: No, we have all of the equipment available to use throughout the duration of the course. However, we do recommend that you bring a sketchbook, and a laptop/ipad if you have one, however this is not a requirement.
Q: Are there any other costs on top of the course fees?
A: The only other cost would be hotel accommodation if travelling, otherwise no.
Q: How much does a professional tattooist earn?
A: Between £40 - £180 per hour
Q: What is the minimum age of the person I will be tattooing?
A: 18 years of age. This is a legal requirement and a person less than 18 years old can not get a tattoo even with parental/guardian consent.
Q: Where abouts are we based?
A: 33 Orrell Road, Bootle, L20 6DU
Q: How do i book and secure dates for my course?
A: You will need to complete our online booking form and pay a deposit.
Q: Can i pay in installments?
A: Yes, this would could be paid weeks or months prior to your start date, however full payment of the course must be paid prior to the starting date.
Q: After the course, am i able to become an apprentice?
A: Yes, after completing our course you may be offered to work in our licensed tattoo studio.