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A permanent makeup/body art apprenticeship program is a structured and hands-on training period during which an aspiring tattoo artist, known as an apprentice, learns the art and craft of permanent makeup under the guidance of an experienced and licensed tattoo artist, known as a mentor or master artist. These programs are a traditional and essential pathway for individuals interested in pursuing a career in the tattoo industry.

Mentorship: The apprentice works closely with a mentor or master artist who shares their knowledge and skills. This mentorship last 6 months. Depending on the program and the progress of the apprentice. Beginners and advanced artist welcome!



Meet Eligibility Requirements:

In Las Vegas, you must be at least 18 years old to apply for a body art license. You should also have completed a bloodborne pathogens training course, which is usually a requirement.

Blood Borne Pathogen Certification:

Before applying for a license, you must complete a bloodborne pathogens training course from a reputable provider. This course educates you on safety practices to prevent the spread of infections.

Pay Fees:

Be prepared to pay the application and licensing fees associated with your specific type of body art practice. Fees can vary, so check with the health district for the most up-to-date fee schedule.

Health District:

In Nevada, body art regulations are managed by local health districts. Las Vegas falls under the jurisdiction of the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD). Visit the SNHD website to access the application forms and information specific to your area.

Submit an Application:

Obtain the body art establishment or practitioner license application from the SNHD or the relevant health district. Fill out the application form completely and accurately. You may need to provide personal information, proof of training, and other required documentation.

Body Art Exam:

Taking a body art exam is a crucial step in the process of obtaining a body art license. This exam serves several important purposes. This exam can be found on under body art scheduler.


Deposit $1200

Remainder $4300

Remaining balance is due in installments of $860 and is due on the 1st of the month.

Supplies and study materials are provided for all apprentices.

  • Hands-on training

  • Work on your live model

  • Measuring the eyebrows

  • Machine knowledge

  • Pigments

  • Product knowledge

  • Color theory

  • Corrections and Coverup

  • Live demonstration on your model

  • Social media

  • Sanitation and safety

  • Setting up and break down

  • Waiver forms

  • Marketing

  • How to start a business

  • Tools and equipment use

  • Needles

  • Numbing

  • Working with different skin type

  • Aftercare and preparation

  • How to pass a health inspection 

  • On-going support

  • Bed rental 

  • & so much more!


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7329 S. Rainbow Blvd. Suite100

Las Vegas NV 89139

(702) 890-2021

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