Accredited Cosmetic Tattooing Training Courses
Course Code: SHBBSKS003
Our accredited cosmetic tattooing course equips each student with the skills and knowledge necessary to begin a career as a cosmetic tattoo practitioner, including the ability to design and perform cosmetic tattooing and a comprehensive knowledge of industry safety standards.
Our experienced trainers will take you through all the fundamental aspects of performing cosmetic tattooing, guiding you step-by-step and equipping you with practical skills and knowledge you will use in your own practice.
Cosmetic Tattooing Course
This course includes the following nationally recognized units of competency:
- SHBBSKS003 Design and provide cosmetic tattooing
- SHBBINF001 Maintain infection control standards
This course is designed to prepare students with the skills, knowledge and competency to design and perform cosmetic tattooing as well as manage infection control within a cosmetic tattooing context, primarily in specialized or beauty therapy settings
This course will be delivered at the Melbourne College of Cosmetic Tattooing who partner with RTO Melbourne to provide the venue and facilities for RTO Melbourne courses. All training & assessment is delivered by RTO Melbourne.
Address: 406 Bell St, Pascoe Vale South, VIC 3044
*MMCT has partnered with RTO Melbourne to offer you accredited courses
Units of Competency
This course requires the completion of the following 2 units of competency.
|Unit Code||Unit Title|
|SHBBSKS003||Design and provide cosmetic tattooing|
|SHBBINF001||Maintain infection control standards|
RTO Melbourne requires that students are able to provide evidence that they:
- Are at least 18 years of age
- Are able to demonstrate a level of language, learning and numeracy skills suitable to this course (LLN test to be administered by RTO Melbourne)
The course is a 3 week program consisting of:
- 1 day face to face Orientation & Induction,
- 2 weeks (approximately 50 hours) of self-paced study with 1 hour of one-on-one phone support per week with the Trainer/Assessor. This takes place prior to the face-to-face training component.
- 1 week (Monday to Friday, 8 hours per day) of face to face training sessions.
Orientation and Induction
At this session the trainer and assessor will familiarize students with the building, housekeeping requirements and administration needs they may have throughout their course.
Additionally they will provide training & assessment materials and ensure students understand the reading, coursework and assessment tasks they are required to complete during their self-paced study period.
Self paced study
The self-paced component is to span over a 2 week period (a total of 50 hours). Self-paced independent study includes reading their learner guides, discussing their work with their trainer/assessor and/or other students and completing assessment tasks that are not done in class such as written questions and projects/reports.
During the self-paced period students will have phone, email available to them by the Trainer/Assessor should they have any questions about their learning or assessment. Students will also have access to the online student chat forum where they can discuss their questions with peers.
During the self-paced study period students will receive a call each week from a Trainer/Assessor to check their course progress and provide answers for any questions they have about progressing through the course requirements. If students have already initiated support during this period the call may not be required, but students will have one-to-one contact with their Trainer/Assessor at a minimum of once per week during this two week period.
The face-to-face training component includes both theorectical and hands on instruction, insight and discussion covering the content of both of the units of competency as well as providing service to ‘clients’ who are usually paying members of the public.
RTO Melbourne provides training only to very small group sizes of up to 5 at a time and ensures the staff to students ratio is always 1:1 to ensure that all students are 100% supported by staff at all times.
All students complete a minimum of 6 tattoo procedures during their training and assessment including (3) Eyeliner, (3)3 Eye brow and (3) Lip procedures.
All students will complete a language literacy and numeracy assessment upon enrolment to determine their learning support needs. All students will be provided with a range of learning support options and resources to help you achieve competency. Where additional support needs have been identified an Individual Support Plan will be developed which may include:
- One to one support from our trainers/assessors including providing you with their phone and email contact details
- Reasonable adjustments to assessments (e.g. to account for disability)
- Classes to assist with study skills.
- Study groups where you can work with your fellow students.
- Referral to relevant external services.
Provision of additional support services will be provided where necessary to enable students to participate in the same way as any other person regardless of whether support services have been required.
Assessment will be conducted individually. You will be provided with a Student Assessment Booklet for each unit of competency which includes:
- A full description of all assessment tasks for the unit of competency
- Assessment instructions for each unit of competency
- Assessment resources for each unit of competency
- Details about when assessment will occur
- Details about assessment submission
There are a variety of assessment methods used for this qualification including:
- Written questions
You will be advised by your trainer and assessor about the assessment requirements for each unit at the commencement of delivery for that unit.
RTO Melbourne can grant you credit towards your course for units of competency that you have already completed with another RTO or authorised issuing organisation. We can also grant you Credit for subjects or units you have completed where equivalence can be established between the unit in your course, and the subject or unit you have completed.
There is no charge to apply for Credit.
To apply, fill in the Credit Application Form and submit it as part of your enrolment.
*Please refer to your Student Handbook for more information on Course Credit.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process where skills and knowledge that you have gained through work and life experience and other unrecognised training can be formally recognised.
RTO Melbourne has a process that has been structured to minimise the time and cost to applicants and provides a supportive approach to students wishing to take up this option. You should ideally apply for RPL at the time of enrolment but you may also apply up to 2 weeks into your course.
If you think RPL is a suitable option for you, the first step is to contact your trainer/assessor or our office and have a conversation about whether or not RPL might be suitable for you. Suitability is often determined on how much experience you have in a certain area, your work history and previous training. If RPL is determined as a possibility for you, you will be provided with a kit that will guide you in working through each unit to determine relevant skills and experience and identify whether you would be able to provide the required evidence.
A trainer/assessor will be available to assist you throughout this process.
*Please refer to your Student Handbook for more information on RPL.
You will be required to complete a language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) assessment prior to finalising your enrolment to ensure that the course is suitable for you and that RTO Melbourne is able to meet your individual needs. The assessment includes a written test an interview to complete the verbal component of the test.
If you do not achieve the required level in your LLN assessment RTO Melbourne will (where possible) provide student support measures. Where this is not possible your enrolment application will not be accepted in this instance and you will be referred to an appropriate external services or courses. You may reapply in the future once you have undertaken further language, literacy and numeracy skills training.
How to apply
If you would like to apply to enrol please contact our office to obtain an Enrolment Form.
Please fill out all sections in the Enrolment Form and return to:
Post: 406 Bell St, Pascoe Vale South, VIC 3044
Once we receive your completed forms we will contact you to arrange an entry interview.