Information on Cookies

To make the best use of our website, you'll need to make sure your web browser is set to accept cookies to ensure you receive the best experience.

For further information, please read our Cookies Policy.



Acupuncture, Tattoo and Cosmetic Skin Piercing 3rd July 2019 Preston Town Hall, Room A, Lancaster Road, Preston PR1 2RL North West
Members Fee: £160.00 + VAT
Non-Members Fee: £235.00 + VAT




This events takes place at Preston Town Hall.
This one day training course will cover in detail the legislation, licensing process and current Government advice on acupuncture, tattooing and cosmetic skin piercing.

The course is aimed at those officers who process and administer applications for these processes and those who carry out inspections at premises providing these services.

The Non-member fee includes complimentary individual membership until 31 March 2020.
The Institute of Licensing acredits this course as 4 hours CPD. (Ref: ATP50700)
Course Objectives
To increase delegates knoweldge and practical understanding surrounding the subject of Acupuncture, Tattoo and skin piercing licensing.
The Programme

09.30 Registration and Coffee/Tea
10.00 Legislative Background
Government review of the regulation of cosmetic intervention
Local Government (Miscellaneous Provision) Act 1982
Local Government Act 2003 - Regulation of cosmetic piercing and skin colouring businesses Guidance on S120 and Schedule 6
Tattooing of Minors Act 1969
Model Byelaws
What activities are covered by regulation?
11.20 Coffee/Tea
11.35 Licensing Process
Examination of the licensing process for both personal and premises registrations,
Examination of the licence process where Byelaws are made
Model application forms
12.35 Lunch
13.30 Review of best advice of inspection
Principles of infection control
Sharps management
Exposure to body fluids
Safe handling
Storage and waste
Cleaning and disinfection
Tattoo ink quality
Body piercing jewellery
Allergic / toxic reactions
15.00 Coffee/Tea
15.15 Review of Current Literature available
CIEH Tattooing and Body Piercing Toolkit
Aftercare Leaflets
Review of the regulation of cosmetic intervention final reports

Other organisations
15.45 Questions
16.15 Close
You will see from the options below, that delegates can attend as a day delegate on a single day to all four days or as a residential delegate staying in the hotel on single days or multiple days. Select which apply to you to view the fees involved.

To get an idea of fees, please use the fee calculator below. Please note that this is a simulation, if you wish to actually book the course please click on the book button. Programme:*

Please read our cancellation policy before booking this event.


Acupuncture, Tattoo and Cosmetic Skin Piercing Attachments

3 JULY 19 Ac's and Tatts.pdf

Register Interest

Name* Email* No. of Places* Any other details you wish to supply?

Event Trainer

Julia Bradburn
Julia qualified as a Fellow for the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in 1999 and has worked in Local Government Licensing since 2004.

Julia specialises in a wide range of licensing from caravan sites to animal welfare and had been delivering training with the IoL since 2005.

Julia Bradburn was a great communicator and an excellent trainer. She had obvious in depth knowledge of animal welfare as she was readily able to answer any questions asked. Julia encouraged delegates to participate and I would highly recommend the Animal Welfare course by Julia to others


You need to log in to book an event


Newsletter Sign Up

Register Newsletter Interests

Log In

Remember Me

Successfully Logged Out