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Advanced Scalp Micropigmentation Training

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Inkd SMP Melbourne offers Australia's most premium, comprehensive and structured Scalp Micropigmentation Training program. Learn this highly specialised art with both hands on and essential online components.


You'll receive unrivalled mentoring by our team of artists and learn the signature techniques that have made us an internationally renowned studio. The Inkd SMP Academy hosts hands on training monthly across Australia, New Zealand and Canada, as well as mentors artists online across the world including USA, UK, South America and more!

When you train with us you'll join our international community and support network!

Our courses are for experienced artists who are serious about becoming industry leading experts. 

Meet your Trainer

Inkd SMP is one of the busiest and top rated SMP studios in all of Australia, helping over 1500+ men and women regain their confidence after hair loss since 2019. We're in high demand for our signature 3D realism tattoo style and hyper realistic hairlines.

During your advanced  training you'll be taught by Director Ana James (AJ) and  have the chance to observe our team of mega talented professional artists. 

Inkd SMP's Director and lead trainer AJ is one of few accredited PMU trainers in Australia - she holds a Cert IV TAE Trainer and Assessor certification, officially qualifying her to design, teach and deliver nationally recognised training programs. She has designed Inkd SMP's training courses to be well structured, in depth and on par with a credited program. 


​As one of the industry's most successful and leading business women, AJ is the go-to mentor and advanced trainer for experienced SMP artists looking to LEVEL UP their knowledge, businesses and results.

SMP Training Australia

Mentoring and Shadowing: Experienced SMP Artists 


LEVEL up your SMP results! 

This training option is for certified SMP artists who are looking for a refresher, are struggling with getting consistent results, have trained elsewhere and are still lost - or for those simply wishing to learn our 3D realism technique and gain an additional upskill certificate! Melbourne based only.

Options are 100% customised and tailored to your needs as an artist. 

Experienced PMU artist? Choose our 2 day + online course option for self paced learning!

One day training & Mentoring

  • Shadow AJ and Inkd SMP Team through client sessions.

  • Q&A - training tailored to your specific questions and areas of focus. 

  • Colour theory, needle selection, skin types, blending, shading, practice tasks.

  • Guidance on booking systems, client forms, sales and social media.

  • Option to shadow AJ + work with one model 

  • Inkd SMP Masterclass ongoing learning certificate.

  • No kit included.

Two day training & Mentoring

  • One day training inclusions plus one hands on model.

  • Bring your own model or client for AJ to help you through any session.

  • Models may be supplied upon request.

  • Inkd SMP Masterclass ongoing learning certificate.

  • No kit included

SMP theory and knowledge not where it needs to be? 

Add on our renowned online course to your advanced training for a FULL in depth SMP training experience. Online courses added at a discounted rate ( $1100  USD standalone value!)

Solo Training Costs
1 day training $1100 AUD
- with online course $2100 AUD
2 day training $2000 AUD 
- with online course $3100 AUD

Inkd SMP is respected worldwide for our professionalism and ultra realistic results - by achieving an Inkd SMP Scalp Micropigmentation training certificate, your clients will know you’ve been vetted for and assessed by AJ herself personally. 


We take pride in our work and that includes training -  to received a certificate our students must complete all skills and hands on assessments to the high standard we ourselves expect.


Over 100+ in depth lessons and video tutorials!

  • AJ's roadmap to starting 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 1-3 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 

  • and MORE! 


​Social media and marketing 


  • Nailing client consultations 

  • SMP Sales processes

  • Interactive online Q&A sections

  • Inkd SMP certificate of completion

  • 20% off all 5pm Shadow SMP products

Upon completion of our course you'll be ready to start, advance or LEVEL UP your SMP business and receive unrivalled personalised mentoring to help you grow as an artist!


Upcoming Advanced Training Dates:

Melbourne AU

  • Year round 

Auckland NZ

  • February 2024

Calgary AB Canada

  • April 2024




Welcome to the ultimate Scalp Micropigmentation Masterclasses, where artistry meets expertise! Join us on a transformative journey led by world-leading artists in the field. Uncover the secrets behind flawless scalp micropigmentation techniques as masters share their unparalleled skills and insights.

Whether you're a seasoned SMP professional or a budding artist eager to delve into the world of scalp micropigmentation, our masterclass provides a unique opportunity to refine your craft. Elevate your skills, learn cutting-edge techniques. 

What sets our masterclass apart is the exclusive access to industry trailblazers who have redefined the standards of scalp micropigmentation. Gain hands-on experience, explore advanced methodologies, and engage in in-depth discussions that will take your expertise to new heights.


You'll also have the chance to connect with like-minded professionals from around the globe.

Taylor Perry 

December 4 & 5 Melbourne AU 

Taylor Perry is an industry leader in SMP and has enhanced his client’s confidence for over 20 years, as a Master Barber. The passion and commitment he has for his craft, joined with an endless pursuit for customer satisfaction has transformed Taylor Perry into one of the more sought-after SMP experts over the past few years.


This is t​he FIRST SMP masterclass of its kind IN AU!









A 2 day event for both experienced SMP artists or aspiring artists who are serious about being experts in the SMP industry​


​Advanced tattoo techniques and growth tips to help you advance your skills, results and improve or kick start your SMP business.

  • SMP marketing & business growth
  • Beard SMP

  • Scar camouflage

  • Women's hairline

  • Defined / Feathered hairline

  • Access to Inkd SMP online course ($1100 USD value)

  • Access to Taylor Perry online course ($1500 USD value)

Do not miss the opportunity to learn from Australia AND USA’s leading SMP artists & educators. The value, ad.anced knowledge and networking opportunity in this course are INVALUABLE.

Masterclass cost: $3800 AUD

3 spaces remaining 

Payment plans available.

Book below or contact AJ to enquire about payment plans. 

or whatsapp +61 405 827 261

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