- In reviewing and application for a practitioner permit, the Board may consider experience, training and/or certification acquired in other states that regulate body art.
- Successful completion of a course on Prevention of Disease Transmission and Blood Borne Pathogens compliant with the OSHA guidelines. This training must include, at a minimum, infectious disease control; waste disposal; handwashing techniques; sterilization equipment operation and methods; and sanitization, disinfection and sterilization methods and techniques. Training provided by professional body art organizations or associations or by equipment manufacturers may also be submitted to the Board for approval.
- First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
- At least two (2) years actual experience in the practice of performing Body Art activities of the kind for which the applicant seeks a Body Art Practitioner License to perform, whether such experience was obtained within or outside of the Commonwealth, OR
- Evidence of a completed apprenticeship program. Two (2) years’ experience is defined as two thousand four hundred (2400) hours of actual experience.