Cosmetic Tattoo Fundamentals Short Course

Do you want career direction or perhaps a Career change? Learn the art of Cosmetic Tattooing, open your own business and earn a six figure salary! Come and learn from the best at our amazing Academy, located in Salisbury, Brisbane!  

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Cosmetic Tattoo Fundamentals Short Course


($500 deposit required, unless fully financed - non refundable)

Skill Set

Cosmetic Tattoo fundamental techniques for one treatment area:

  • Powdery Ombre Brows (Latest and most popular technique! Microblading is outdated and damaging!); or

  • Nano Realism Hairstrokes; or

  • Full Lip Blush and Candy Lips; or

  • Eyeliner.


HLTINF005 Maintain Infection Prevention for Skin Penetration Treatments Statement of Attainment. Study online with us (RTO Academy of Cosmetic Tattoo Australia, No 45265):

  • follow this link to enrol  – cost is $350

Practical sessions (your Studio audit and the filming of your practical assessment can be completed at High Brow Beauty and Brow Academy – email to book). 

Course Length and Location

2 days, 9am – 6pm (108a Henson Road, Salisbury, Brisbane)

Study Mode

Pre reading, then face-to-face training for 2 days, onsite at High Brow Beauty and Brow Academy.

Up to 4 students with 1 Master Trainer and Assistant Trainer.


  • Certificate of Completion in Cosmetic Tattooing (for chosen area), issued by High Brow Beauty and Brow Academy

  • Access to High Brow Beauty and Brow Academy’s private Facebook group for ongoing support and advice

  • Confidence working with real models (dermal theory, pigment colour selection, machine techniques and methods to suit skin types, consultation method)

  • Business set up and marketing advice

  • Cosmetic Tattoo Start-Up Kit (one area focus; to include enough for 5-10 procedures), including Tattoo machine

  • Comprehensive Manual for future reference (your Cosmetic Tattoo Bible!)

  • all the skills necessary to commence your Cosmetic Tattoo career within 1 month of training completion (we can not guarantee this, but if you have the drive, you can make it happen!)


2-3 models (student to supply or our Academy can assist) – models will pay $99 to the Academy for their chosen cosmetic tattoo and then the model becomes your client for their touch up 3-12 weeks’ after their tattoo session.

Potential Earnings

If you undertake four cosmetic tattoos per week, you can earn (prior to tax) between $1000-$2000 per week depending upon what you charge. 

Course Topics

(short course coverage of the following topics)

  • Legislative and insurance requirements

  • Council and licensing requirements

  • Skin infection control and hygiene process and procedure

  • Health and Safety practice

  • Equipment requirements

  • Cosmetic Tattoo theory

  • Dermal theory

  • Colour theory (skin assessment, pigment selection and corrections)

  • Face, brow, lip or eye shapes (chosen area will be the focus)

  • Brow, Lip or Eyeliner mapping

  • Fundamentals of Cosmetic Tattooing – hand positioning, stretching, depth

  • Powdery Ombre Brow technique; or Hairstroke technique, or Full Lip Blush technique ​(including lip line and blend); or Candy Lip technique ​(including lip line and blend); or Eyeliner technique

  • Client consultation process

  • Interpreting client needs

  • Maintaining client records

  • Photography (and lighting) tips and skills

  • Social Media and marketing tips and tricks

  • Business set-up advice

  • Sample Client Confidentiality and Consent Forms

  • Client advice (pre-care and after-care)

  • Ongoing support (including the option to come back for a day and shadow Michelle)

  • Plus much more!

Payment Options

A non-refundable deposit is required to confirm the course booking, with the balance owing by 3 days prior to course commencement. The balance can be paid outright. Alternatively, finance can be arranged with TLC (Total Lifestyle Credit PTY LTD – Authorised under Australian Credit Licence 509691):

  • flexible options – any additional repayments can be added back on to the payment plan at no extra charge (TLC covers all Education costs affiliated fees)
  • fast, efficient approvals – simply apply online (ask us for the application link!)
  • access to the lowest segment interest rates
  • no early payout fees
  •  flexible terms – up to 84 months – choose the best option for your circumstances!
  • protected by the consumer credit laws
  • no upfront fees


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Upcoming Course Dates

Courses are running every week.

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