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Body Modification Professional Certificate (Specialization in Tattooing or Body Piercing)

Alberta College of Body Art

Alberta College of Body Art


10024 100 Avenue
Grande Prairie, Alberta, T8V 0V3, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less 750 Hours (24 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
To be admissible into the program, applicants must meet ALL requirements in either category: General Admission:  be 18 years of age or older at the time of application; AND  possess a High School Diploma OR Mature Admission:  be 18 years of age or older at the time of application; AND  be a minimum of one year out of High School; AND  obtain a minimum score of 267 on the Wonderlic Basic Skills Assessment Exam STEP 1: Submit the following by posted deadlines:  Completed application  Artwork sample  Government issued photo ID  Proof of Citizenship (SIN #, birth certificate, or passport)  If English is not primary: proof of English skills for ESL: 15+/30, IELTS 4.5+, TOEFL iBT 40+, provided with registration documents; current within 3 months.  $250.00 Application Fee (non-refundable) STEP 2: Student will receive an acknowledgment of application along with upcoming dates for Interview/Assessment tests. STEP 3: Complete Wonderlic (if applicable) and Interview. The application process cannot proceed until this Step has been completed. STEP 4: Review assessment tests and artwork submission and make decision. If eligible for admission, an email notice will be issued, that includes offer of admission, instructions for accepting the offer, and important information to help the Student prepare for the program, such as the Student Handbook and Accommodation information. If unable to issue an offer of admission, the applicant will be notified by email of the admission decision, the reason(s) for it, and advice for gaining admission in the future. STEP 5: Applicant confirms offer of Admission and remits $500 Registration Fee by posted deadline.

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Total Tuition $13,500.00
  • Total Books/Supplies/Other Fees $3,500.00

* Tuition and fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated January 25, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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