Can you get a tattoo license with out going to school for it?
You can't get anything without learning how to do it first then putting in the time doing it under supervision. Would you see a doctor who hasn't gone to school and received his/he certification? Well how do you expect people to trust you if you don't know what you are doing? Besides that all health units and city licensing agencies will check your back round to make sure you know what you are doing before they will issue you a license.
There is currently no license required for tattoo artists in Washington state... it is considered an unregulated state. So - you basically just get in by going to school for it, apprenticing, or being self-taught. You do need a Bloodborn Pathogen Certificate. Also a business license may be required.
I am licensed to tattoo in Oregon and I had to go to tattoo school. There are a few schools around located in tattoo shops. The schooling took about 9 months and a big chunk of change! Upon completion of schooling the school will forward your transcript to the state health licensing office, then you have to pass a state exam and pay fees to obtain your license, good luck!
"You must go to art school for 10 years then go to Tattoo Artist school for 15. I suggest going to Yvette's School of Tattoo's. " And if this is the case, then there would be NO tattoo artists, or very few. Ever wonder how there are Tattoo Artists that are 20 years old? Doesn't make sense with the above statement. A tattoo artist goes through a formal apprenticeship, that can vary between 1-8 years…
The laws vary state to state, but as of now, I do not believe that you have to get a "tattoo license" in the state of North Carolina. In a lot of instances the "license" to which people commonly refer to as the "tattoo license" is usually a business license, which you need to legally operate to begin with. This in addition to being trained and passing courses in bloodborne pathogens as well as CPR…
Yes the state has requirements for tattooing, check with the DHP for local guidelines. There are many tattoo schools out there, one of the highest recommended schools is the International school of Body art, they have locations in the US and Canada. the as well have 1 year online study programs as well as tattoo and piercing in person training. you can get more info here: www.internationalschoolofbodyart.com
No state requires any classes from high school to get a license. The profession does usually require first aid, cpr, bbp and vaccination against hep B. Most often formal training is required in the form of an 1500 hour apprenticeship or a 750 tattoo school class according to www.tattoo-training.net of Virginia.