Occupation Profile – Signwriter – (ANZSCO 399611) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleSIGNWRITER
ANZSCO Code399611
Occupations in this Group399611 Signwriter
DescriptionDesigns, fabricates and paints signs for displays, buildings, hoardings, boats and structures. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationSign Manufacturer
Occupation ListShort-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
Tasks-conferring with clients and responding to proposals, sketches and written instructions to determine composition of signs
-designing and creating signs and graphics using computer software and signmaking machines
-designing and creating signs by measuring and calculating letter size, preparing the surface, applying background paint using brushes, sprays and rollers, and creating the letters using brushes, stencils, enamel paint and decals
-designing and creating wall murals, screen prints, gold leaf work and custom vehicle art
-painting signs and lettering using lacquers, varnishes, paints and other materials
-painting signs on brick, metal, timber, glass, plastic and other surfaces
-making and erecting three dimensional signs
-preparing cost estimates for labour and materials
-may erect and work on scaffolding
-may install signs on-site
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related OccupationsNone
State Sponsorship OptionsSkilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)