As summer turns to fall and the leaves on the trees change color, we often think about making changes in our own lives. This time of year, people of all ages return to school to learn new skills and embark on a journey to a new life and new career.
Starting something new and making a big change like going back into formal education is exciting! It opens up a whole new future. But, for many, the prospect of taking out student loans and spending decades paying it off is intimidating. The uncertainty of leaving art school and not knowing how long it will take you to find a job, let alone a well-paid job that allows you to be creative from the get-go, stops many people from even dreaming of making that change.
What if there was a school where you could explore your creative side, get structured training, regular feedback on progression, AND a guaranteed job offer when you successfully complete the course? At Body Art & Soul Tattoos this is exactly what our tattoo apprenticeship program offers! There has never been a better time to start a tattoo apprenticeship. If you are interested in learning a new skill, but are hesitant about going back to school, here are three reasons why the future is as bright as fresh tattoo inks:
When you successfully complete your apprenticeship, there is a guaranteed job offer for you. No stress or uncertainty about how to turn your education into an income. No insanely large student loans on your shoulders (the average student loan debt in 2017 was reported as a staggering $37,172 per person). And you’ll have done it without racking up debt from irrelevant 101 classes you took to make up the right number of course credits for the semester. (How often have you needed to calculate the area under a cosine curve in real life?)
If you think young people fresh out of college have a monopoly on learning, you are wrong! Life experience outside of school can really be an asset in a people-focussed career like tattooing. In fact, we have discovered that even if you didn’t enjoy formal education, or didn’t complete art school, you can still make an awesome tattoo artist. Besides, kids are not the only ones who are allowed to be excited about buying new supplies for class. You could also be stocking up on art supplies or getting a new tablet as you look forward to loving tattoo class.
Tattooing is a uniquely variable and exciting career, no two days are the same. Our program schedule is flexible and tailored to you and your interests! As an artist you are an individual and your training reflects this. You can set your schedule to work with your current job and life responsibilities (like taking your kids to school!).
Career change is scary, so at Body Art & Soul Tattoos we take out the guesswork with our apprenticeship program. Ready to learn more? Attend a tattoo apprenticeship workshop and get started following the career path of your dreams this back-to-school season.