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What’s it like to be a Signmaker?
Signmakers design, paint, manufacture and install signs for displays,
buildings, shopping complexes, signboards, boats, vehicles and structures.
Signmakers work both indoors and outdoors, and spend some time on ladders or
scaffolding. They may be required to work in confined spaces or use toxic
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Signmaker earn an average of $1158 per week. The [average
annual salary for this job is $60216 excluding super.]
- interest and ability in drawing and design
- organisational and analytical skills
- willing to work at heights
- good eyesight (may be corrected) and normal colour vision
- good oral and written communication skills
- aptitude for working with computers
- good at working with hands
- willing to work both indoors and outdoors.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
Handling chemicals/greasy items
These jobs involve the daily handling of substances which may cause irritation
to skin, eyes, etc., and may aggravate dermatitis or other medical conditions.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of ART provide a useful background to
these jobs. In some cases an art-related subject is a pre-requisite for entry
to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Signmaker
Signmakers may perform the following tasks:
- talk to clients to find out their requirements and provide digital images or miniature colour sketches if required
- select suitable materials for signs such as adhesive vinyls, LEDs and LCDs, timber, plastic, metal or glass
- prepare surfaces (by filling any holes, sanding and cleaning)
- mix oil paint, enamel, plastic paint, poster colour or varnish
- digitally design, sketch or draw letters and images with a template (pattern), paint the background (if required) and paint or print the sign
- create two-dimensional or three-dimensional lettering using router, laser or rotary engraving, as well as graphics using computer-operated machinery
- design custom vehicle art, wall murals, screen prints and gold-leaf work.