Technical Piercing Course

This seminar-based course helps students to develop the key skills for professional piercing and to acquire knowledge and tools for beginning their own professional piercing business.

The course provides a certificate of attendance at the end of the course (NO training certificate)

DURATION: 30 hours

PRICE: 1.197 €



The Complete Guide to Becoming a Piercing Expert

Are you fascinated by the world of piercing and want to learn the art of piercing in a professional and safe way and become a professional Piercer? The Milano Tattoo School’s intensive piercing course is a unique opportunity to learn the techniques and skills required to become an expert piercer.

During this course, you will have the opportunity to perform eight commercial piercings, guided step by step by Dimitri, a world-renowned piercer with almost 30 years of experience in the field. Each piercing type will be explained in detail with practical demonstrations and 3D videos, in addition to addressing the specific problems and treatments relevant to the case at hand.

Why choose to study at the Milano Tattoo School

The Intensive Piercing Course at the Milano Tattoo School will provide you with comprehensive skills for common commercial piercings. Dimitri, our expert piercer, will guide you through the different types of piercings, providing valuable insights. From the ear to the face and body, you will learn the correct techniques to perform piercings such as the lobe, tragus, nostrils and septum, labrets and many others. Dimitri will share his trade secrets and guide you through each step of the piercing process.

During the course, you will have the opportunity to see practical demonstrations of all kinds of piercings. Dimitri will personally perform the piercings, illustrating in real time the correct techniques and precautionary measures. Furthermore, thanks to 4K projections, you will be able to closely observe the details and nuances of each procedure, ensuring a clear and detailed view of each step.

In order to carry out this profession, it is fundamental to have a grounded understanding of its tools. All the tools needed to perform piercings will be addressed theoretically and subsequently put into practice. From explaining the different needles for certain body parts to locking forceps, callipers and using different forceps. The course will also teach you how to recognise the diversity of jewellery and understand why and which shapes and sizes are technically correct for different piercings.

One of the crucial aspects of the Intensive Piercing Course is the detailed study of the problems and treatments associated with the specific type of piercing. Dimitri will share his experience and best practices to prevent complications, manage the body’s reactions and ensure proper
healing and customer care. You will learn to identify any problems and provide the right post-piercing care to ensure a healthy and complete recovery.

The Milano Tattoo School believes in the importance of safety and hygiene in the piercing sector. During the course, you will learn the correct procedures for ensuring a sterile and safe environment for your customers. Students will learn to master sterilisation protocols, the correct use of needles and materials, as well as the importance of proper personal hygiene and equipment sanitisation which are essential for safeguarding the health of you and your customer.

Once you have completed the Intensive Piercing Course at the Milano Tattoo School, you will have a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in the field of piercing. This will open doors for you in the industry, allowing you to embark on a rewarding career as a professional piercer. The Milano Tattoo School collaborates with world-renowned piercing studios, offering internship opportunities and industry connections. This will give you the opportunity to put into practice what you have learnt during the course and to develop a professional network in the world of piercing.

In addition to the technical aspects of piercing, the Intensive Piercing Course at the Milano Tattoo School also offers its students the opportunity to grow personally and nurture your passion for the art of piercing. You will have the opportunity to connect with other students who are passionate about piercing, share experiences and inspire each other. In addition, our experienced staff are always available to provide advice and support during your learning journey.

If you want to pursue a career in the world of piercing and acquire professional skills in the industry, the Intensive Piercing Course at the Milano Tattoo School is the ideal choice. Under the guidance of Dimitri, a world-renowned piercer, you will have the opportunity to learn the correct techniques to perform eight commercial piercings and to correctly handle the specific aftercare treatment procedures for each type of piercing. With its focus on safety, hygiene and career opportunities, the Milano Tattoo School can provide you with comprehensive training and a stimulating environment to nurture your passion for piercing. Choose the Milano Tattoo School and prepare to enter into a world of creativity, expertise and success in the field of piercing.



  • Dermatology – Skin analysis
  • Workstation – Safety – Piercing equipment Practical piercing demonstration by instructor

DAY 2, 3 and 4

  • Student practice
  • Execution techniques
  • Piercing jewellery



Italian citizens:

  • 18 years
  • secondary school diploma (middle school)

Foreign citizens:

  • 18 years of age
  • Italian language entrance test (speaking and writing)
  • Certificate of equivalence of education


Certificate of attendance (NOT a training certificate)


  • Basic principles of dermatology and precise tissue analysis
  • Workstation preparation, correct preparation of materials, use of equipment
  • Analysis of types of piercing jewellery and uses
  • Piercing techniques with cannula needle, American needle and free-hand
  • Exploration of problems during and after execution and specific treatments
  • Practical demonstration
  • Esecuzione del Piercing fatta dal docente e, a seguire, esecuzione piercing fatta dagli studenti.Piercing performed by instructor followed by piercing by students.


The school provides everything needed. Students will only be required to bring models for piercing on a physical person.


Teaching staff consisting of high-profile professional piercers


  • Building the key skills for professional piercers
  • Acquire knowledge and tools for starting a professional piercing business


M.T.S. is accredited by the Lombardy Region.

It has decades of experience and is the most important reference point in Italy in training and support services to develop and certify all the skills needed to work as a professional tattooist or piercer.

The Milano Tattoo School boasts a staff of expert teachers themselves skilled tattoo masters, professionals from the OFFICINA TATTOO team (tattoo and piercing studio) known and appreciated in the sector, which currently has 40 tattoo artists on its team from around the world and collaborates with 7 other studios on the Milan scene, in continuous synergy and evolution with the school’s training programme.

Our courses, developed together with the use of advanced technologies, innovative teaching and high-quality equipment and laboratories, will allow you to grow and make a name for yourself in the tattooing scene, acquiring the fundamental tools to enter the job market.

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