New Jersey Students need 100 hours of training for licensing. This online course bundle is the first step to your professional journey with SofTap.

100 Hour SofTap Training for New Jersey Practitioners:

  • This Bundle: 20 hours
  • Books/Practice: 20 hours
  • Apprenticeship: 60 hours

Step 1: Purchase this bundle with the practice kit (alternatively you may purchase on

Step 2: Complete your online classes with practice exercises and study your manuals

Step 3: Arrange your 60 hour apprenticeship with a certified SofTap Trainer (Please note that this is a separate cost, apprenticeship prices and completion times may vary. We suggest contacting trainers here to find your best option, or contact our headquarters at 925-961-0000)

Step 4: Return to and take the New Jersey State Exam (included in this bundle)

Books and Practice Kit

Make sure you create an account and purchase your supplemental materials on the Official SofTap Website.

Your package contains:

  • A complete needle kit
  • Practice pads
  • Practice pigments
  • Pigment ring, brushes, markers
  • Bloodborne pathogens book Infection Control for Body Art, by Irene Kennerley
  • SofTap Student Manual

Purchase this New Jersey Student Kit Here

Purchase NJ Bundle Now

Get started with your training immediately after purchasing!

Learn at your own pace, ask questions to your instructors and peers, and complete 40 hours of your required training before moving on to your supervised apprenticeship under an approved SofTap instructor or mentor.

How to Arrange Your 60 Hour Apprenticeship

After completing your online training, you are required to complete 5 of each procedure: Brows, Eyeliner, and Lips for your license.

These procedures must be supervised by a SofTap Trainer. You can find a list of certified SofTap Trainers Here:

Find a SofTap Trainer

SofTap Trainers provide two days of practice exercises before beginning work on live models. This counts as 16 hours of training. Once completed, you will work together to complete five of each procedure. This will complete 45-60 hours of practical training.

Please note that an apprenticeship is a separate cost of $4500 and completion times will vary depending on your availability and the availability of your trainer and live models.