Missouri Apprentice

As a state-licensed tattoo studio, we offer microblading artists or those enrolled in our Academy Ink programs the opportunity to earn their practitioner's operating license through our apprenticeship program. 

We oversee your required 300 hours for the state practitioner's license for your tattooing license in Missouri.  


  • Includes ongoing support, mentoring, overseeing, and assistance to obtain 300 hours (50+ procedures)of practical experience required by the State of Missouri Tattoo Regulations.  

  • Monthly log signatures- Certification of Apprenticeship

  • Initial and final filing-Registration of Supervisory Relationship

  • Assistance in filing- Application for Practitioner License

  • Room set up assistance

  • Overview of your county health department requirements.

  • Full payment of the course is due in full on the date of signing

  • $1400

  • State fees and county health department filings are the responsibility of the apprentice.

  • Osha Bloodborne Pathogens, CPR, and first aid testing are required for your file and filing with the state. (Linked ARC TESTING) 



Please note that you are required to demonstrate that you have a clear working knowledge and understanding of the theory, protocol, application, and retention of the procedure or procedures you are performing within the skin. You've worked on a model(s) independently with clear photos of your work and certified for those services by a reputable training facility. 


Those who have not had experience within the skin (worked on a live model or independently) need to sign up for our

Brow Boot Camp prior to requesting an apprenticeship.