11035NAT Course in Specialist Body Piercing

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11035NAT Course in Specialist Body Piercing

This is a Nationally Recognised & Accredited Course through EZE Training. 

This course combines 2 nationally accredited units:

  • HLTINF005 Maintain Infection Control Standards
  • NAT11035001 Advise on specialist body piercings
  • NAT11035002 Provide specialist body piercings

This course provides the skills and knowledge for individuals to work in body piercing and tattoo
studios, clinics, parlours, salons, and shops.

It is designed to train students to safely offer body piercing in a professional clinic and have a thorough knowledge of sterilisation and cross-contamination issues.

The course covers skills and knowledge to consult with and advise clients on jewellery and piercing sites, risk factors and self-care.

Students practice in a clinical environment to use body piercing equipment and provide a range of body piercings. There is a strong focus on maintaining infection control and understanding regulatory requirements.

With this qualification you can seek employment in body piercing or set up your own practice in body piercing.


Students undertaking this course must hold a State of Attainment in HLTAID003 Provide First Aid.

Students need to be least 18 years old in order to have sufficient maturity to advise on and provide body piercings.


  • LLN - As a training provider we are now required by law to assess each student on their language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) before they attend training. This allows training providers to cater for every need for every student, and helps each student to achieve their full potential in training.
  • VSN (Victoria Only) - The Victorian Government has legislated and implemented a Victorian Student Number (VSN) for students in Victoria. VSN is assigned by the Department of Education and Training. 
  • USI (Unique Student Identifier) - All students doing nationally recognized training need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). A USI is a reference number made up of numbers and letters. It creates a secure online record of your nationally recognized training that you can access anytime and anywhere, and it’s yours for life. In order to receive a Statement of Attainment when completing your course you will need give us a copy your USI number. Creating a USI is free. To obtain this USI if you don’t already have one please follow the link below: http://www.usi.gov.au/ In order for students (parents, guardians or carers) to create a USI, please make sure you have one form of ID from the list below ready
    • Examples of acceptable forms of ID:
      • Driver’s Licence
      • Medicare Card
      • Australian Passport
      • Visa (with Non-Australian Passport) for international students
      • Birth Certificate (Australian) *please note a Birth Certificate extract is not sufficient
      • Certificate Of Registration By Descent
      • Citizenship Certificate
      • ImmiCard

Please email us at info@ezetraining.edu.au with your USI when you have it available.

  • Models for piercing practice:
    • Students who can supply their own models benefit more than those who do not, as it
      provides more opportunity for practice of skills.
  • Access to a functional pc or tablet device with internet access and Google Chrome
    internet browser.


Blended both face to face training and online component.


4 full days of face to face in a classroom and clinical environment, plus online theory at your own pace.

Online theory remains live for 3 months post face to face training. Please see below for more information on extensions.

Most students take anywhere between 1 and 3 months to complete the online component, it is recommended you start your online training straight away.


  1. Research, multiple choice and or short answer assessment questions on online theory
  2. Practical demonstration of skills and knowledge.
  3. Attendance and participation in classroom.
  4. Self-Reflection Log.


The course covers the theory and practice associated with, but not limited to:

  • 28 upper body site applications for piercing (Cannula Needle).
  • Micro dermal Implanting techniques.
  • Clinical Practice & Required Set-up of a Professional Clinic.
  • Sterilisation Issues & Operations.
  • Professional & Legal Implications.
  • Client Welfare & Individualized Servicing.
  • Metal Compatibility for Implantation.
  • Cross Contamination Awareness & Safety Issues.
  • Safety & Skill with Equipment.
  • Consent, Records & Education.
  • Contra-indications & Post Piercing Issues, etc.
  • Piercing Names, Placements and Appropriate Jewelry.
  • Health, Safety and Hygiene in the Studio including the Control of Blood Borne Viruses.

You will need to have access to a computer that has an inbuilt web camera or software for an external web camera and microphone to complete online assessment tasks. Google Chrome is required when completing your online assessments.

Some mobile devices can be used to record and upload information as well as complete the online assessments.

Downloadable info sheet


SKU 11035NAT
Brand Eze Training

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