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WELCOME TO
PUNKTURE TATTOO & BODY PIERCING ACADEMY

Punkture Body piercing Academy has been running for some years now and is located in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. Our feedback is second to none and our studio which consists of Tattoo room in the front of building and Piercing studio in a separate room. The whole atmosphere is very relaxed and a high standard sterile environment.

Our Business not only has the Academy as stated but we also have a Tattoo studio, Piercing, and Beauty salon which has a wide range of treatments from Lashes, Nails, Facials, Massage, Semi-permanent makeup plus lots more. 

PLEASE SEE OUR ACADEMY PAGE

NOW OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!
 
 

Some of our Past Students from Our 2 Day Body Piercing Training 

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We are one of the few Accredited Body Piercing Training facilities in the UK. We strive to give you as much knowledge as possible so you may continue on this path. 

Please remember that being Accredited is vital to gain Insurance and also gives the comfort in knowing that the training given is at a very high standard. 

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No to Piercing Guns, There are MANY reasons why NOT. With permission form this girls Mother we were honoured to use her picture, pierced with needles and never even moved. The smile says it all

With permission from this girls Mother we just wanted to show the joy in her face after NOT having her ears pierced with a Gun. There are many reasons why you should not have your ears pierced by a gun, here are some of them :- 

 

1 . The Gun cant be totally sterile, blood waste on the handle may cause cross contamination which could be serious. 

2. The gun fires the stud way too tight into an ear, not giving any room fro healing and also bruising and sometimes damaging cartilage. 

3. The studs themselves are often very cheap materials creating allergy responses leading to infection due to scratching. 

4. Under trained staff with no idea on health and safety and contraindications. 

5. The gun itself can get stuck in ear when piercing with it. 

 At Punkture Body Piercing Academy we only use high quality Titanium jewelry for every piercing we Perform. We recommend that every piercer uses titanium initially to cut down on any allergy issues. 

Punkture Body Piercing Training
 

2 Day Body Piercing Training Gateshead

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Punkture Piercing Academy is located in a great position close to major rail network and 5 minutes from the A1. There are many Hotels, bed and breakfast in the area which we will happily suggest to you. 

Local to the studio there are many shops and we are 15 minutes from  Newcastle Quayside. 

Parking is fine next to our studio there are plenty of FREE parking spaces. 

We do supply refreshments and snacks throughout the days .

Everyone that has attended the course so far have left smiling and happy with the content that has been given and we often catch up with our students at later dates and honored to find them working in studios and having success. 

Our Master Pierce'r has pierced approx 10,000 piercings and will calmly guide you through each piercing giving reassurance and guidance throughout the whole procedure when it comes to piercing models. 

We are an Accredited Provider and our Piercing Course is also Accredited, this is essential for you to 

obtain your Piercing Insurance.

2 DaY COURSE

 

 

The first day we will run through an initial welcome talk and introductions. Following this we will run through the important parts of Health and Safety and Safe Sterile environment. Next we will give information in regards to a small business plan and explain how to get a licence and what you must have in place to gain this .

We will then run through all aspects of the correct jewelry materials, lengths and clamps as well as needle sizes and marking up of approx 16 piercings .
We run through the procedure of the following :-

DAITH, ROOK, EYEBROW, NOSE, SEPTUM, HELIX, TRAGUS, LOBE, CONCH, INDUSTRIAL, NIPPLES, NAVELS, SURFACE, DERMALS, LIPS AND TONGUE.

We will give a booklet with all that is learnt on the course which we expect you will read on the 1st evening ...

You will run through some practicals throughout the day and practice marking up on each other, holding the clamps in the correct manner and practicing setting up the studio.

The following day you will have min of 5 volunteers to pierce per student, you are welcome to arrange your own but we will provide. Not only will you pierce you will watch the whole procedure. Our piercer is at hand every second and will take you through it in a slow controlled relaxed manner .

There will be a scoring system throughout the weekend to make sure you listen and follow instructions as best you can .

Everyone so far has loved the course, you will hear us over and over saying take things slow once you leave the studio...start small gain confidence and you will grow as we have seen with many previous students .

We do supply volunteers but we would like each student to bring at least one model for the second day. 

But do not worry if this is a problem. 

PRICE FOR THE 2 DAY COURSE IS £350

MAX 5 STUDENTS. Place held with a non refundable £100 deposit.

We do require the final payment a week before the Course date

MAY FULL 2021
JUNE FULL 2021
JULY FULL  2021

AUGUST FULL 2021

SEPTEMBER  FULL 2021

OCTOBER FULL 2021

NOVEMBER FULL 20220211

DECEMBER 2 FULL 

JANUARY 29th and 30th 2022  FULL

FEB 26th and 27th 2022 FULL

MARCH 2022  FULL

APRIL 2022 FULL

MAY 2022 FULL 

JUNE 8th and 9th FULL 

JUNE 18th and 19th 1 space left 

JULY 16th and 17th  FULL

JULY 30th and 31st 2 spaces left 

Body Piercing Course Content

Students enrolling on these courses must be not within a 10 Mile Radius . 

Second day if you can bring models or we will supply Models. 

Snacks included throughout day and we can supply start up Kits if wanted. 

Through out the course we will run through the following

How to apply for licence and what does your environmental office require

The correct sized and material Jewelry that you should use 

Positioning of piercings that work with anatomy of customer

Sterile conditions that are the foremost in every studio

Health and Safety 

Consultation forms 

Aftercare verbally and also in paper form

Practice on 1st day on fake body parts 

Autoclave instruction

Traceability

Ongoing support after the course

Problems that may occur with piercings 

regulations and age limits and Why?

Certificate on completion 

Correct Practice methods 

Business Plans 

List of UK based Providers for Insurance, Autoclave rental and Suppliers

Risk Assessment

First Aid

Record Keeping

How to attract more business

Waste collection and correct methods of disposing of waste 

Workshop based activities practicing needle positioning, fitting of jewelry, correct piercing steps .

2ND DAY

You will complete minimum of 5 Piercings, we try to give each student a different area to pierce, we usually get many more than 5. 

All of our customers have given great feedback and the majority have gone on to pursue their career in Body Piercing as we keep in touch. 

This course has been very successful so far with many of our students moving into this career, whether its working in their own business or renting a chair, We always say go steady and gain confidence. 

We often get past students popping in to see us and we would love you to do this also and let us know how things are going, we are here after the course also to give you any help you may need. 

MUST BE OVER  18

Any person wishing to book,  must not live or work with in 10 Miles of the course location.

Testimonials 

Cheryl Allan  recommends Punkture Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio.

attended the training course this weekend and what an experience! absolutely loved every minute of it, Jay and Marie were brilliant every step of the way and really lovely people, full of knowledge and experience and went through everything in fine detail to make sure everything was explained and instructed properly. The actual hands on training was brilliant too lots of different piercings to do and experience, i was very nervous on the spot but was made to feel at ease and gain some confidence I cant wait to get up and running, thanks both again x

Abbie Bircumshaw  recommends Punkture Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio

Recently attended their academy to complete a piercing course and it was amazing start to finish. Marie and Jay are both are like a piercing oracle and answered anything you could think of. The amount of knowledge they cram into the weekend is impressive. You’ll walk in nervous, and leave with a sense of confidence knowing you can do it if you follow the steps they have shown you. Can’t wait to start off small and build my way up and let you know how I’m doing. The difference between 1 mm is forever engraved into my brain

Thank you so much guys. I’m sure I’ll be back in touch at some point

Tom Shinkwin  recommends Punkture Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio

I could not stress anymore at how absolutely amazing this place an owners are if you haven’t done the piercing course DO IT because it’s worth it as the experience of Marie an Jason is sublime an just so down to earth it’s not the last they will be seeing me thank you to so much

Sophie Preston  recommends Punkture Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio.

I couldn’t recommend this studio enough ! I traveled down from Scotland to do the piercing course and it was great . Loads of information and great tips . Jay and Marie were amazing and really helpful . I can’t wait to get started thanks again !

Lisa Newman  recommends Punkture Tattoo and Body Piercing Studio.

I have just completed my piercing training with these guys today and i absolutely love it and they go though everything step by step with you its being amazing experience i highly recommended them if your looking into do piercings they are very professional. id do it again in a heart beat. thank you so much for everything

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ADDRESS

 

14  Victoria Terrace

Wrekenton, Gateshead

NE9 7JT

07720 780788

 

OPENING HOURS

 

Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm
​​Saturday: 10am - 6pm
​Sunday: 11am - 4pm