How to get a career started in scalp micropigmentation (SMP)

Scalp micropigmentation training

Here at Skulltec, we specialise in offering scalp micropigmentation, with hair loss clinics in Paisley, Glasgow, Ayrshire, Doncaster and Exeter. We are the largest SMP (scalp micropigmentation) specialist in the whole of Scotland, offering clients every kind of hair loss solution from scar camouflage to density treatment. In addition to offering these services to our customers, we also provide SMP training courses to those who learn from the best, with Skulltec having been voted the best hair loss clinic in Scotland by the Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards in 2019, and awarded with the prestige of the Innovation and Technology award at The Look Awards, hosted by The Herald in 2018. If you’re interested in discovering more about our micropigmentation courses, read on to find out about SMP training at Skulltec, the design of the course, the course content and everything else that is included.

Our SMP Training Course

If would like to receive training offering your clients scalp micropigmentation in the UK, at Skulltec, we provide you with training courses using the most advanced equipment, making sure to follow the ethical code and professionalism practice standard of the British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTAC). Deemed the best hair loss treatment, scalp micropigmentation is suitable for both men and women. Your SMP training will be delivered by our technician, Barry Tunstead. Upon completion of your SMP training, you will able to treat clients suffering from male or female pattern baldness, alopecia and scarring with micropigmentation.

The Design of the Course

The scalp micropigmentation training course is taken across three days. As we offer our SMP training courses one-to-one, rather than in big groups, we can tailor our course to your needs. This means that we will consider your experience thus far, plus any pre-existing industry knowledge you may have. Once you have finished the course, you will obtain a qualification in scalp micropigmentation. It is also necessary for you get licencing credentials from your district council, which we can help and advise you about. As part of the course, we include First Aid training and infection control. You will receive the corresponding certification and will be on your way to having full UK indemnity cover.

The Content of the Course

First and foremost, our SMP course content includes all aspects of health and safety, covering how to prepare the scalp for the treatment to ensure a hygienic and safe environment to carry out the treatment. We also go over different techniques for scar camouflaging, density treatment techniques, and advanced hairline design for achieving feathered and gradient effects, so whatever you clients opt for, you will be able to provide them with the best service possible. To perfect your techniques, you will learn about hand pressure, and the skills for blending, spacing and depth, looking at the different needles and pigments, as well as how to master permanent impressions, to finish a client’s course of treatment within two to three sessions. Furthermore, will cover subjects such as insurance and bylaws, and consent and aftercare guidelines and paperwork. Additionally, we will cover how to hold consultations with clients and how to market your SMP service as part of your business.

What is Also Included in the Course

As well as everything listed above, our scalp pigmentation courses at Skull also include all the necessary equipment you will be learning how to use and apply to future clients.  These items include the rotary pen machine, an iPower watch, needles, pigment and all other accessories. You will also have the benefit of working on a live model, so you can feel confident applying SMP in the real world.

Contact Us

For more information about our SMP training, please get in touch with us through our online contact form, or by emailing us at Alternatively, you can also speak to a member of our team about our scalp micropigmentation training courses by calling us on 07388 017 121. Based in Paisley in Scotland, we are pleased to provide training to those who would like to offer scalp micropigmentation to clients in the UK. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have for us.

One thought on “How to get a career started in scalp micropigmentation (SMP)

  1. Julie Craig says:

    Hi I’m a qualified permanent Cosmetics artist in a salon for 2 years and looking to further my skills with scalp micropigmentation, and contacting you to see the price of your course. Thank you.

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