SHBBCOS005 Provide Cosmetic Tattoo for Lips

Minimum accreditation price
$9,425.00 AUD

Accredited training course

Online & face-to-face training

1:1 practical with trainer

Complete 6 model clients

This unit is delivered as a part of:


This unit is a part of SHB50321, the Diploma of Cosmetic Tattooing.

About this course

What is SHBBCOS005 Provide Cosmetic Tattoo for Lips?

SHBBCOS005 is an elective treatment specialisation that can be completed as a part of the Diploma of Cosmetic Tattooing, or as an accredited certificate in cosmetic tattoo lips.

There are 5 pre-requisite units, including 4 core units and 1 infection control unit:

Core Units:

  1. SHBBSSC004 Function & Structure of Skin and Hair
  2. SHBBCOS002 Colour Theory and Pigmentology
  3. SHBBCOS003 Principles of Cosmetic Tattoo Design
  4. SHBBCOS001 Providing Cosmetic Tattoo Consultations

Infection Control, either:

Students looking to complete the Diploma of Cosmetic Tattooing are required to complete the 4 core units, 1 infection control and 4 elective units.

At least one elective must be a treatment specialisation, but up to three specialisations can be included in a Diploma of Cosmetic Tattooing. The remaining units are your choice of approved business elective units (1-3). Read more on Diploma of Cosmetic Tattoo (Eyebrows).

Who should complete this course?

SHBBCOS005 is an elective treatment specialisation that can be completed as a part of the Diploma of Cosmetic Tattooing, or as an accredited certificate in cosmetic tattoo lips.

The treatment elective units are designed to give you a comprehensive knowledge and experience on 6 model clients to give you the tools and skills to be able to confidently perform cosmetic tattoo treatments in your chosen specialisation/s.

The diploma of cosmetic tattooing is designed to suit all cosmetic tattooists, from the experienced professional wanting to expand their skills with the strongest possible qualification, through to the beginner wanting to kick-start their career with a depth of knowledge that is the new industry benchmark.

This unit is therefore designed for:
• Cosmetic Tattooists
• Beauty Therapists wishing to become Cosmetic Tattooists
• Individuals with no prior industry experience wanting to become a Cosmetic Tattooist

For experienced cosmetic tattoo artists, there are also options for recognition of prior learning (RPL). THink Aesthetics provides both individual accredited unit packages and full Diploma qualification pathways for technicians interested in gaining recognition for their existing skills.

Expected course outcome/s?

• Accredited certificate displaying lip treatment specialisation on completion of chosen training package*
• Gain the skills and knowledge required to prepare for, design and perform cosmetic tattooing for lips
• Develop the tools to be able to determine client requirements, prepare the treatment area and equipment, map out and shape the area to be treated
• Practical skills to perform the procedure and provide post-treatment care and advice.

*Our staff will assist you in every way they can to ensure you perform to the best of your ability and successfully complete your chosen training course. THink is however, unable to guarantee you will be issued with a certificate of completion nor obtain a particular employment outcome.

How is this course delivered?

This course is delivered both online and in-person. Training incorporates practical in-class theory and technique development with 3 days of practical work on 6 clients. These training dates can be scheduled to suit your training schedule and style.

Practical model training dates are 1:1 with your cosmetic tattoo trainer. You will have the full support of your trainer!

Are there any specific course requirements?

For more information on what the SHBBCOS005 unit involves, see

What is the enrolment process?

The following applies if you are undertaking this unit as a single unit of competency. If you are completing The Diploma of Cosmetic Tattooing, you should have already completed the following process and will not need to do so again.

Enrolments are only be handled during business hours Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

You will receive a link to the Student Enrolment Form via your confirmation email after purchasing the course. Alternatively, you can also use the following link for the Student Enrolment Form.

For more information regarding our courses, please refer to our Student Manual.

What support is available to me?

We offer trainer support via email and phone during work hours.

If you need any assistance please do not help to contact us and we will try to assist as best as we can.

Nationally Recognised Training

THink Aesthetics | RTO 45188

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 45188), THink Aesthetics is approved to provide Nationally Accredited Training Certificates within our defined course scope. Details on courses that THink Aesthetics is approved to provide can be found on


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