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  • Overview of the course

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    Micro pigmentation has been a growing industry over the past 20 years, it is a form of cosmetic tattooing to create make up effects to enhance facial features.

    This course will provide you with knowledge of the principles of Micro pigmentation and how to practice Eyebrows, Eyeliner and Lip liner procedures within a commercial setting. You'll learn the theory behind Micro pigmentation, how to deal with clients and how to plan effective treatments. You will also learn how to reflect upon the outcomes of a treatment, provide aftercare and offer a series of treatments to achieve a desirable result.

    This in-depth Micro pigmentation study programme explores the Health and Safety relevant to Micropigmenation, colour theory, uses and effects of the procedures and you will be taught specific skills and techniques used to create this specialised procedures.

    The course is a City & Guilds recognised qualification. This enables you to practice as a therapist and supports the acquisition of public liability insurance. The course is comprehensive in its delivery of both theory and practical elements. Within the course you will need to complete case studies and assignments.
  • What you'll learn

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    - Anatomy and physiology
    - Colour Therapy
    - Eyebrow, Eyeliner and Lip liner procedures
    - Health and Safety relevant to Micro pigmentation
    - Business practice for Micro pigmentation
  • Entry requirements

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    You need to show good communication skills and life skills.
    A good general education is essential for this demanding course.
    An excellent level of English is required. You must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently.
    A Level 3 Qualification in Beauty Therapy or Media Make up.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You will be assessed through assignment work, question papers and practical assessments.
    The assessment process consists of :
    Health & Safety/Anatomy & Physiology- Assignment
    Eyebrow, Eyeliner and Lip Liner- Case Studies-Practical application assessment

    Your practical skills will be assessed within a salon environment.
    The practical module requires you to complete case studies as part of each practical assessment. Case studies within a real working environment are an invaluable way to see how each treatment is implemented and will be marked as evidence criteria for the practical unit. This course requirement needs to be completed during your course.
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    Additional costs to the course consist of professional uniform.
    Related additional costs may include visits and extra external professional development courses, which are payable by all students such as Level 5 bespoke qualifications. The Beauty Therapy industry has an accepted dress code and all students will be expected to comply with these standards of dress when working in the Salon. No jewellery or acrylic nails are allowed by the exam board. Professional work wear will include a black tunic (approx. £29) and full smart full-length black trousers and black full shoes. As part of your practical assessments, you will perform practical treatments on clients. Learners will be equally responsible for providing clients and they will incur a college fee. You will be required to carry out treatments on clients as this is an awarding body requirement. You will be expected to have a minimum of 92% attendance and all absences must be explained to your tutor with medical evidence if there is more than one week of absence. You will attend college one session each week to complete this qualification.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    In the first instance please send a message to
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

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    You need to speak to one of our tutors before you can enrol on to this course therefore, please use the 'apply' button on this screen to register your interest. Once we have your details we will send you a text with a link to book a telephone interview. Please be aware that when a tutor calls you our number will appear as unknown/with-held/private.
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £820.00
    Other fees: £40.00
  • Future opportunities

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    When you complete the Micro pigmentation course you have an opportunity to progress onto Advanced Micro pigmentation which will open opportunities to work alongside medical practitioners along with further Level 5 courses such as micro blading.
  • Additional Information

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    Coronavirus Update

    In response to the COVID-19 situation we have made a number of changes to our traditional admissions and enrolment processes.
    All conditional offers and enrolments are currently being processed based on the information available to us at the time of a telephone interview and/or online enrolment.
    Once a course starts and we are able to meet with learners in person we may need to alter the class an individual attends if they do not meet the course entry requirements. We will keep learners informed of any decision to alter their class and support them through any changes necessary.
    Thank you for your understanding and co-operation in these unprecedented times.


    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, pleasecontact us via our Live Chat service available on any page of our website.

    Adult Learners

    Adult learners (19+) must provide evidence of their existing qualification at enrolment. Learners may not be able to enrol if this information is not provided when requested. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one applies to the exams you took):


    Whilst Coronavirus restrictions are in place, the best way to contact us is via our Live Chat service available from any page of our website. We will endeavor to staff this service from 10am – 3.30pm, Monday to Fridays.
    Bolton College works hard to ensure that the information provided is accurate.
    All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Studying at College

    The health and safety of our learners and staff is very important to us and with the continued situation, related to the coronavirus outbreak, there will be an increased emphasis on study outside the classroom during the 2020/21 academic year. The proportion of these hours will depend on the individual qualification(s) being undertaken. You must do the work set during directed study or it will impact your progress on the course and therefore your achievement.

    Equalities Statement

    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact the Recruitment & Relations Manager at

    Safeguarding Statement

    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, a member of the Reception Team or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or via
  • Disclaimer

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    You may be aware that Bolton College currently has some limitations on the way it works, due to COVID-19. Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, due to the changeable nature of the situation and updates to government guidance, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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  • Time:

    09:00 - 12:30
    3.50 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    15 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

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