NVQ Level 3 Tattooing
This qualification is for persons who have artistic ability, creativity, manual dexterity and good customer service skills, who are willing to have a tattoo done on themselves, and who aspire to work independently to provide tattooing services to clients. A Tattoo Artist designs tattoos for people, and also transforms those designs into permanent images on the bodies of people, using needles and ink. Tattoo Artists can start as an apprentice under a more experienced tattoo artist for two-four years and learn the trade from their mentor. A Tattoo Artist needs excellent hand-eye coordination, creative skills, and a natural flair for design, as well as an extremely steady hand. On completing this qualification for CSB31018 NVQ Level 3 in Tattooing, individuals must apprentice with a certified Tattoo artist/establishment for at least two-four years consistently, before working on their
own as a tattoo artist in the Beauty Services Sector of the Community Services Industry.
Job title: Cosmetic Tattoo/Micro-Pigmentation Artist; Permanent Tattoo Artist
Career path – articulation and specialisation
After achieving this CSB31018 NVQ Level 3 in Tattooing, individuals may apprentice with a certified Tattoo Artist/establishment for at least two – four years before working on their own as a Tattoo Artist in the Beauty Services Sector of the Community Services Industry.