It seems that with the popularity of tattoos and the potential for high income, a lot of people want to become a tattoo artist. Many of them make the mistake of buying a kit and practicing on their friends, which is very dangerous.. If you're serious about becoming a skilled and competent artist, this is what you need to do.
What You Should Know!
_ TATTOO & PIERCING APPRENTICESHIP
v Apprentices who are given the honor of apprenticeship will undergo 2 weeks of trial apprenticeship. At the end of the trial weeks, the working artists of that shop will vote either to keep or to reject the apprentice applicant. Owner will make the final decision.
v Apprentices voted into the business will serve a 1 year Apprenticeship.
v Total Cost of Apprenticeship will be $2,000 - $3,000 depending on artist. Payment plans and arrangements will be set forth by the artist and owner.
v Apprentice will complete flash designs as instructed by management. Requirement will be 3 pieces per week.
v Apprentice will be responsible to follow directions by artists and owners.
v Apprentices will follow the direction of artists on shift to help with shop upkeep.
v Apprentice will perform errands and request of working artist within reasonable conditions.
v Apprentice will report all hazing, harassment, disrespect to management.
v Apprentice will comply with all artist rules and regulations.
v Apprentice earns $0 dollars during the apprenticeship first 6 months.
v Apprentice’s who complete and are certified at the end of the 1st year will receive Full Licensed Certification.
Southern Nevada Health Department License Renewal.
Contact Information (702) 759-1099 New & Renewal Health Card Instructions
A health card is required for people who work in specific industries within Clark County. It identifies the cardholder by name and photo as having completed the requirements for the categories listed on the card.
Health card categories include food handlers, child care employees, adult group care employees, massage therapists, reflexologists, aestheticians, barbers, health club attendants, tattoo operators, permanent make-up artists and body piercing technicians.
A health card does not provide access to medical care or services. It is not a form of identification or a license or certification and should not be used as proof that the cardholder is free of illness.
Health cards are available at the following public health centers:
Educational Videos Anthony Cardona walks you through the health card process. View more videos on our YouTube Channel Health Card Fees
The fee includes the hepatitis A vaccine, a TB skin test, if required, and admission to the health card movie.
Cash, Visa, and MasterCard are accepted at all locations except Laughlin. At the Laughlin location, money orders, cashier's checks or business checks are accepted forms of payment. Cash and credit cards are not accepted.
Note: Tattoo, permanent make-up and body piercing health cards are only processed at the Henderson Public Health Center. Barber health cards are only processed at the Ravenholt Public Health Center. Visit the Locations webpage for addresses and maps.
Hepatitis A vaccination is required to receive a health card. The vaccine is included in the health card fee and will be provided to you during the application process. If you have already received one or two doses of the hepatitis A vaccine, bring your immunization record with you.
Tuberculosis screening is required to receive all types of health cards except the food handler health card. If you have a history of a positive TB test, bring the appropriate documentation. TB skin test results are valid for 6 weeks; x-ray results are valid for 2 months.
TB skin tests are not available on Wednesdays at Cambridge, East Las Vegas and Henderson; Thursdays at all locations or on days when they cannot be read in 48 to 72 hours.
Parental Consent: Non-custodial adults may accompany a child, however, written consent must be provided to the health district from the parent or guardian at the time of service. See the Parental Consent for Immunization of a Minor Policy for more details.
Health Card Movie
The hour-long health card movie must been viewed within 30 days of applying for a health card. You will receive a 30-day temporary health card to use until you view the movie. Failure to view the movie will require re-application and paying a full-price reprocessing fee.
Check the movie schedule for the time most convenient for you. Seating is limited and reservations are not available. Doors close promptly at each scheduled movie time. Persons arriving late will not be admitted. Children are not allowed in the movie.
Body Art Health Card Requirements
If you need a tattoo, permanent makeup, or body piercing health card, please visit the Body Art Health Card Requirements web page for detailed instructions that must be completed before you can apply for a health card.
Note: Tattoo, permanent make-up and body piercing health cards are only processed at the Henderson Public Health Center.
All health card applicants must provide valid identification. All identification documents must be originals, not photocopies.
Bring two forms of valid identification, one of which must contain a photo (see valid i.d. list).
Health Card Application
When you arrive, you will fill out an application form, or you may print a PDF form in English PDF (26 KB) or Spanish PDF (26 KB), fill it out, and bring it with you accompanied with two forms of valid identification (see valid i.d. list).
Additional Services Offered
For clients who require TB testing for school or work but do not need a health card.
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