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SHBBSSC004 – Identify the function and structure of skin and hair for cosmetic tattooing.

Course Summary
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology of the skin and hair to cosmetic tattooing treatments.
It requires ability to use credible sources to research information on skin anatomy and physiology and apply this to cosmetic tattooing in order to determine type of treatment, identify adverse effects and contraindications, and select appropriate post-treatment service and advice.
This unit applies to cosmetic tattooists who work in salons or clinics where cosmetic tattoos are provided on face or body.
The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
Nationally Recognised Code & Title
SHBBSSC004 – Identify the function and structure of skin and hair for cosmetic tattooing.
Course Pre-Requisites


Student Requirements

• Basic Language, literacy and numeracy skills in English (LLN)
• Victorian Student Number (VSN) – Victoria only:
• Unique Student Identifier (USI) – Australia wide:
• Access to a functional pc or tablet device with video recording capabilities, internet access and Chrome internet browser.

Course Delivery Method


Course Duration

This unit is completed by self-paced work online. The nominal hours for the course are 75hrs
Online access remains live for 3 months. Please see information below regarding extensions.

Course Fees

$799 per candidate.

Student Support

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Assessment Tasks
Demonstrate knowledge required to complete the tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit. Refer to for more specific examples on assessments and tasks.
Video footage of demonstration is acceptable.
Topics Included

• Integrate information about skin and skin structures into cosmetic tattooing.
• Apply information about skin conditions and contraindications to planning cosmetic tattooing.
• Apply knowledge of skin to determine cosmetic tattooing treatments, care and aftercare.
• Update and maintain knowledge of skin anatomy and physiology.

Available Areas
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