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Online SMP Course 

Are you wanting to up-skill your SMP knowledge, add a new service into your business- or looking for a complete career change? Then our online & in person training programs are just what you will need to become an expert in cosmetic hair loss solutions and make your mark in the SMP industry! 

Inkd SMP Academy is a world leading Scalp Micropigmentation training provider with monthly groups across Australia, New Zealand, Canada and USA. Our training programs are designed to give business owners, established artists and beginners wanting to become SMP pros, the knowledge, tools & guidance to do so. 

Our courses are your VIP fast track ticket into the multi billion dollar hair loss industry. If you’re ready to become financially free through your own self employment in the beauty industry then THIS is the training for you!

Meet your SMP Trainer 

Ana James - Inkd SMP Director and CEO

Ana James

Completing 6 SMP certifications to date, Inkd SMP's director and lead trainer Ana James (AJ) is an internationally respected artist and SMP specialist educator. She is renowned for her signature 3D realism tattoo style and is one of the most successful artists and studio owners across Australia and New Zealand.

AJ is the go-to mentor for experienced SMP artists looking to level up their businesses, knowledge and results!

She is one of few accredited PMU trainers in Australia and holds a Cert IV TAE Trainer and Assessor certification.

​​She has designed Inkd SMP's training courses to not only be well structured, highly informative and on par with accredited programs, but to also cover all the key theory and knowledge that other SMP trainings miss time and time again. We strive to help our students succeed and  include personalised mentoring for all online students! 

smp training online

Welcome to the Inkd SMP Academy 

Learn the art and science behind this life changing hair loss treatment from the comfort of your own home, worldwide and solidify your future in this multi billion dollar industry.

AJ has overseen over 1200 SMP treatments and student trainings - in this course she will share with you all of the knowledge you need to start and propel your career!

A self paced online course for SMP artists looking to up-skill and improve your knowledge, beginner artists just starting your journey, or those interested in learning more about SMP before committing to hands on training. This course is a pre requisite for our hands on training program. Follow the exact methods our students use to build their own successful SMP businesses immediately after training!



Our course has been created with the student in mind - we've combined REAL life examples and in depth explanations with easy to follow video and lesson style tutorials. Our course will cover skills and advanced techniques that the Inkd SMP team uses daily to get natural, realistic results for every client. We’ll go over everything from the technique and essential theory, to background knowledge of the skin, anatomy and treatments.


We see dozens of SMP repair jobs yearly and teach you not only what to do, but what NOT to do! This is AJ's online SMP bible with essential pro tips mastered from our team's combined 10 years of experience. ​Gain invaluable knowledge on all different skin tones, skin types and hair loss levels. Clear explanations and proven methods to help you level up your SMP knowledge and results! 



  • 100+ module online course with lifetime access 

  • In-depth video demonstrations, tutorials and more

  • Access to Inkd SMP's exclusive Whatsapp group for ongoing mentoring & support

  • Be a part of our SMP community with artists and trainers worldwide!

  • Product list, Supplier list & exclusive discount codes

  • Example client consultation forms, waivers and templates

  • 30 page PDF SMP Bible & Workbook 

  • Comprehensive Q&A Library

  • Ability to ask questions directly to Ana about SMP and this course!

  • Official Inkd SMP Certificate of Completion

Our online SMP course not only covers everything you need to know to start your career in SMP but how you can establish yourself as an artist and grow your business. 


  • AJ's roadmap to starting and scaling your SMP business

  • Improving your mindset and motivation

  • SMP science and anatomy

  • Pre/post care

  • Health & safety compliance 

  • Inkd SMP simplified pigment ratios 

  • Matching hair colours.

SMP Treatment types 

  • Inkd SMP signature 3D realism technique 

  • ​Mapping and designing hairlines

  • Sessions 1-2 hairline and density treatments 

  • Undetectable blends

  • SMP and hair transplants 

  • Alopecia and SMP 

  • Working with dark skin tones 

  • Men's density treatment

  • Women’s hairline & baby hair density 

  • Scar camouflage

  • SMP refresh sessions

  • Troubleshooting skin types and unexpected healed results

  • Unique client case studies 


​Social media and marketing 


  • Nailing client consultations 

  • SMP Sales process

  • Online Q&A sections

  • Inkd SMP certificate of completion

  • 20% off all 5pm Shadow SMP products

  • and MORE! 



Course cost : $1100 USD

This course is 100% tax deductible.

Gain instant access and start your study today!

No kit included - this is an online study course only. 

Suggested supplies list and recommendations provided in course. 


Please note that online training should be used as a learning tool to enhance your technique and improve your SMP knowledge. We always advise in person training be completed in combination. All online course students will receive discounted rates for in person training.


Customised ZOOM + Online Course mentoring packages with AJ are available for those who cannot attend in person classes. Please contact us directly VIA email or Whatsapp if you'd like to discuss your options. Please provide your phone number when emailing. 

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