Explore methods of sterilization, including chemical and mechanical, used by tattoo artists and body piercers. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to identify requirements for opening a personal service facility and identify the differences between cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing of tattoo and piercing tools and equipment.
With the skills you gain in this course, you will be able to apply safe practices used by professionals thriving in the personal services industry. Graduates of this course will also be able to identify the provincial regulations and standards that guide the personal services industry in Alberta. You will also be able to identify the properties of a good disinfectant, the principles of aseptic technique, and the levels of disinfection including a classification system for items to be disinfected.
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