Tier 1CTotal Fundamentals

The Entry-Level Course

This course is for complete beginners and trainees with no/limited Permanent Make Up experience covering all areas (brows, lips and eyes). On successful completion of this course, TG Tier 1 certificate holders will be ready to embark on their careers in Permanent Make Up (Tier1A and B combined).


2 weeks (Monday – Friday 80 hours) and 120 hours pre home-study, plus 1 ‘Improver Day’ between 1 and 3 months after course completion.

What’s Covered?

Your initial training in Permanent Make Up is crucial to your successful progression. The TG Tier 1: Total Fundamentals course is one of the longest in UK, covering all aspects of fundamental theory, hygiene and health practises, compliance to legislation, pre-drawing, performing a Brow, Eyeliner and Lip procedure to a competent standard independently and marketing and promoting your services.

What’s Provided?

  • TG Fundamentals Training Manual
  • SPCP The Foundation of Fundamental Applications Manual
  • Training Materials inc. practise mats and work pads


A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to students that have successfully completed the 120 hours pre-study and 80 classroom hours. Once trainees have had enough time for independent practise, they will be invited back for their assessment day and will also submit a portfolio of case studies.  Based on the contents of this portfolio, successful students will be awarded the TG Tier 1: Fundamental Brows Certificate, a credential highlighting excellent entry-level Permanent Make Up.



£3950 + VAT*

* Prior to starting any TG training course, candidates will be required to complete a pre-study application form to determine course suitability. A non-refundable deposit of £1000 will be required to secure a course place. Once the full course balance has been received the home-study manuals will be sent out recorded delivery. The home study is an essential component of the course, and trainees must therefore make sure that enough time is allowed to complete this before course commencement. Trainees are permitted only to use their TG Tier title/logo representing that they have successfully completed a training programme. Without express written consent from Tracie Giles, they are not permitted to display any other picture/term/logo belonging to Tracie Giles Ltd, or to pass off as a Tracie Giles Ltd technician/team member. Terms and Conditions apply.
A TG device must be purchased alongside the beginners/conversion course (please see product catalogue). The purchase of a device subsidises the cost of the course. If a device is not purchased, the course costs are as follows:
– TG Tier 1A/B: Fundamental Brows £3500 + VAT
– TG Tier 1C: Total Fundamentals £5500 + VAT
This does not apply to TG conversion courses, where the purchase of a device is essential and non-negotiable.


Available Dates

  • Monday 9th January — Friday 20th January
  • Monday 6th February — Friday 17th February
  • Monday 27th February — Friday 10th March
  • Monday 3rd April — Monday 17th April
  • Monday 8th May — Friday 19th May
  • Monday 5th June — Friday 16th June