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PERMANENT COSMETIC TATTOOER LICENSURE COURSE

  • This course will prepare you to take Virginia's Permanent Cosmetic Tattooer State Board licensure exam.

  • DPOR approved course for licensure.

  • Curriculum includes, Virginia tattooing laws and regulations, machines and devices, needles, anatomy, color theory, transmission of infectious diseases, immunization, sanitation and disinfection, safety, blood-borne pathogen standards, anesthetics, equipment, professional standards, and permanent cosmetic tattooing of eyebrows, lips, eyeliner, and microblading.

  • 200 hours total.

  • 136 hours (17 days) of in-person practical learning on latex and live models.

  • 64 hours of online theory learning.

  • Includes textbook and PMU kit with all my favorite products and tools!

  • Receive a certificate of completion.

  • And you will have me as a mentor for life!!

Reasons for becoming a Permanent Cosmetic Tattooer

  • Experience the joy of making clients look and feel more beautiful and confident.

  • Be your own boss and make your own schedule.

  • Potential to make $121k on the high end and $71k on average in Virginia.

  • Having a fun job!

  • Choose your start date!

    9,000$
    Permanent Cosmetic Tattooer Licensure Course
     
    • Prepare you to take the state board exam.
    • DPOR approved.
    • Mondays 9:30 am - 6:00 pm.
    • Hybrid course, online theory and in person practical classes
    • 64 hours online, 136 hours in person, 200 hours total.
    • Receive a certificate of completion.
    • Lifelong mentorship with me!
    • No classes on Federal Holidays.
  • 1 on 1 Training

    750$
    1 day training, 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
     
    • Not a licensure course.
    • Learn how to perfect your shading or microblading technique.
    • Learn how to map brows.
    • Work on live model.
    • Bloodborne pathogens certification is required.
    • Receive a certificate of completion.
    • Lifelong mentorship with me!
  • June 24, 2024 - October 28, 2024

    10,000$
    Permanent Cosmetic Tattooer Licensure Course
     
    • Prepare you to take the state board exam.
    • DPOR approved.
    • Mondays 9:30 am - 6:00 pm.
    • Hybrid course, online theory and in person practical classes
    • 64 hours online, 136 hours in person, 200 hours total.
    • Receive a certificate of completion.
    • Lifelong mentorship with me!
    • No classes on 9/2/24, 10/14/24.
  • November 4, 2024 - March 17, 2025

    10,000$
    Permanent Cosmetic Tattooer Licensure Course
     
    • DPOR approved.
    • Mondays 9:30 am - 6:00 pm.
    • Hybrid course, online theory and in person practical classes
    • 64 hours online, 136 hours in person, 200 hours total.
    • Receive a certificate of completion.
    • Lifelong mentorship with me!
    • No classes on 11/11/24, 1/20/25, 2/17/25.

This course is for students who want to learn and become licensed in Permanent Cosmetic Tattooing. The course will teach Microblading and Shading of eyebrows, lip liner, lip shading, and eyeliner, machines, needles, equipment, color theory, infectious diseases, immunization, sanitation and disinfection, safety, blood borne pathogens, anesthetics, and professional standards.

 

Admission requirements

Must be 18 years old and provide proof with a Driver’s License, State ID, Passport or birth certificate.

Must show proof of completion of secondary education with a high school diploma, official transcript, GED certificate, or home school certificate from the state. Any foreign documentation must be translated to English and must confirm the education is equivalent to a high school diploma in the US. The documentation must come from an agency that is licensed and approved, i.e. Globe Language Services or World Educational Services.

Foreign nationals who are permanent residents or have documents showing they are in process of the application and must have valid non-immigrant status, need to provide a Visa and I-94 that does not expire prior to graduation.

Bloodborne Pathogens certification and CPR/First Aid certification through website or business approved by DPOR, i.e. The Red Cross.

 

Tuition

$ 10,000.00, includes the textbook ($57.95) and kit ($1,000). $10,000.00 must be paid in full on the first day of class. Payment methods include cash, credit card, bank cashier’s check, or payments thru Cherry. 

 

Online/in-person lessons

Online curriculum lessons will be completed on Teachable.com for a total of 64 hours. Each student will create a username and password on Teachable.com. Hours completed, lesson and quiz completion will be tracked for each student with progress reports on Teachable.com.

In-person practical performance requirements will be completed in person for a total of 136 hours.

Online curriculum lessons and in-person practical performances will total 200 hours.

1. Virginia tattooing laws and regulations- 4 hours

2. Machines and devices- 5 hours

3. Needles- 5 hours

4. Anatomy- 5 hours

5. Color theory- 5 hours

6. Transmission cycle of infectious diseases- 5 hours

7. Immunization- 5 hours

8. Sanitation and disinfection- 5 hours

9. Safety- 5 hours

10. Blood-borne pathogen standard- 5 hours

11. Anesthetics- 5 hours

12. Equipment- 5 hours

13. Professional standards- 5 hours

14. In-person Permanent Cosmetic Tattooing on latex and live models- 136 hours              

Textbook 

Milady’s Aesthetician Series, Permanent Makeup: Tips and Techniques, by Pamela Hill, R.N., 2007.

 

Days and hours of operation

Part time classes- Monday’s from 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., 30 minute lunch break, 8 hours a day, 17 total days of classes, 64 hours of asynchronous online learning, 136 hours of in person learning, 200 total hours.

Closed on New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Election Day, Veteran’s Day, and Christmas Day.

Grading scale

Excellent:           100- 93

Very Good:         92- 85

Satisfactory:       84- 75

Unsatisfactory:   74 and below

A Satisfactory grade of 75% or better must be achieved on all tests in order to graduate. If a Satisfactory grade is not achieved on any tests, a retake will be required.

Practical performances will be graded as Satisfactory (100%) or Unsatisfactory (must be redone.) A practical exam on live models for each brow, lip and eyeliner must be passed in order to graduate.

A minimum of 50 practical performances on latex or on a live model shall be completed as part of the required instruction. Completion of practical performances are determined as follows:

1.  Two complete eyebrows constitutes one performance, 17 total (including a minimum of 2 eyebrows and microblading procedures.)

2.  Two complete eye liners constitutes one performance, 17 total.

3.   One complete lip liner constitutes one performance, 16 total (including 2 lip liners, 1 lip color, and 1 full lip.)

 

Attendance policy

Every student shall attend every class on time and complete the required hours to graduate. If any classes are missed, the student will have to make up the hours. Each student will sign in and out when arriving and leaving for class and break.

 

Dress code

Black top and pants are recommended due to pigment spills/splatter. Closed toe shoes are required. Hair must be pulled back when doing live models.

 

Graduation requirements

1.  Complete 136 hours of in person practical learning and 64 hours of online theory learning, 200 hours total.

2.  Pass all written and practical tests with a Satisfactory grade or 75%.

 

Licensing requirements

Students must register to take the State Board theory exam thru PSI, pay the fees and pass the exam in order to get licensed. Once the exam is passed, you can apply for the Permanent Cosmetic Tattooer license with DPOR and pay the fees.

 

Suspension policy

A student will be suspended if the attendance policy is not followed, bullying, possession of drugs or alcohol, cheating, lying, insubordination, destruction of school property, fighting or violence and theft. If any of this is witnessed, the student will be suspended during the investigation. If the student has been found guilty, the student will be withdrawn from the class.

 

Cell phone policy

Cell phones must be kept on silent.

 

Refund policy

There will be no refunds.

 

Class materials

Pen, pencil, notebook, paper. A supply kit will be provided, it will include a tattoo machine, needles, microblades, pigment, brow outline pencil, latex practice skin and disposable supplies.

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