Use body adornment equipment


Use hand tools and machines to decorate people’s bodies, such as needles, brushes, tattoo machines or scalpels, depending on the kind of adornment.

Alternative labels

use equipment for body adornment
utilize body adornment equipment
employ body adornment equipment
using body adornment equipment

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Use body adornment equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Body artist: Body artists decorate clients’ skin temporarily or permanently. They use various techniques such as tattooing or piercing. Body artists follow clients’ preferences in terms of tattoo’s or piercing’s design and body surface and apply it safely. They also advise on methods to avoid infection following the procedures on clients’ bodies.

Optional skill

Use body adornment equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Use body adornment equipment – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022