TENNESSEE REGULATIONS FOR PERMANENT COSMETIC MICROPIGMENTATION
- State of Tennessee Law states all new students enrolled in training for
permanent cosmetic micropigmentation must be issued a temporary artist or an
apprentice permit by and through licensed educator while performing actual live
model hands-on tattoo training procedures.
- State of Tennessee Laws and Regulations mandates all new students
training in micropigmentation and who will be practicing micropigmentation in
the State of Tennessee must attend an educator’s pre-scheduled sterilization
and sanitation seminar in conjunction with the Warren County Health Department
and obtain an apprenticeship permit with Tennessee State Health and Medical
- Students must also comply with a mandatory One (1) year apprenticeship
under a licensed micropigmentation Practitioner/Specialist with no less than three
(3) years of experience.
- All new micropigmentation students must obtain training and
certification in micropigmentation prior to any licensor for performing micropigmentation
procedures without the direct supervision of the licensed educator. At such time
training completion and certification.
- Is issued from educator and one (1) year apprenticeship has been
successfully completed, newly graduated micropigmentation students may then
follow the proper application procedure for licensor with the State of Tennessee
and County in which micropigmentation practice will be performed and begin
performing micropigmentation procedures as a micropigmentation technician.
- Students training in micropigmentation who are licensed practicing
physicians and or in the employ of and under the direct supervision of a
licensed practicing physician for performing micropigmentation procedures,
require attendance in the sterilization and sanitation seminar in conjunction
with the County or State Health Department and to also obtain an apprenticeship
permit with Tennessee State Health and Medical Related Boards while training
with a licensed educator in the actual procedure study of micropigmentation in
the State of Tennessee.
- Training certification of all students must be obtained by a licensed
educator of micropigmentation. Training certification may be issued by educator
on or before the one (1) year apprenticeship specified date expires or upon
educator’s specified completion date of student‘s enrolled training course. At
completion of micropigmentation training, the physician and or newly graduated
student who will be practicing micropigmentation in the State of Tennessee,
under the direct supervision of a licensed practicing physician will then be practicing
under the physician’s laws and regulatory boards.
- Students training for micropigmentation practice in states other than
Tennessee will receive a recognized certified training certificate upon completion
of enrolled training courses and will then be required to obtain proper
licensing and or permits needed in the specific state in which procedures will
be performed, prior to performing micropigmentation procedures.