1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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4422-11 Signwriter

Designs, draws, makes and paints signs for displays, buildings, hoardings, boats and structures.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • confers with clients or responds to proposals, sketches and written instructions to determine composition of signs
  • paints signs and lettering using lacquers, varnishes, paints and other materials
  • paints signs on brick, metal, timber, glass, plastic and other surfaces
  • makes and erects three dimensional signs
  • may erect and work on scaffolding
  • may design and create wall murals, screen prints, gold leaf work and custom vehicle art

Sign Manufacturer

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