Raising the Qualification Standard in Cosmetic Tattooing

As with several modalities, cosmetic tattooing is constantly expanding through innovative new techniques and technological advances enabling artists and practitioners to expand their scope of practice into new areas of both, cosmetic enhancement and skin improvement.  To support these new developments the need for a full diploma qualification has been an urgent needed for some time. As of the beginning of 2022 a nationally accredited qualification has now been finalised.  This qualification is about to revolutionise the industry for graduates as they step out into the new era of cosmetic tattoo advances and expanded possibilities.  Whether you are an existing artist/practitioner or wishing to enter this field of work, this lecture will present to you the various ways that the Diploma in Cosmetic Tattooing can elevate your skills, recognition and your confidence, while enhancing your reputation as a leading practitioner.

In this lecture you will learn:

  • The objective of this qualification
  • What benefits does this qualification offer a practicing cosmetic tattooist
  • Flexible units to support specialisation in single modality e.g. eyebrow techniques
About Robert McGowan

Robert McGowan is the CEO of Think Aesthetics, a Registered Training Organisation focussed on cosmetic tattooing and based in Brisbane, Queensland.

Robert holds both Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees and has developed and led training programs for large organisations. He has worked extensively on the training programs run by THink Aesthetics, including the new diploma and the previous Design & Provide Cosmetic Tattooing unit, infection control, cosmetic tattoo removal, topical anaesthetics and industry-focussed business units

APAN acknowledges his extensive technical knowledge and works collaboratively with him in regulatory negotiations and design with government bodies, as well as in reviewing educational standards that reflect both academic integrity and their practical application of knowledge within the industry and business world.