New Zealand Certificate in Signmaking

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Manufacturing Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified.


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Entry requirements


About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification provides the signmaking industry with individuals who can work safely and independently and have attained the knowledge and skills required to effectively work as tradespeople in the signmaking industry.

The optional strands in traditional signwriting, three-dimensional sign fabrication, digital signage, and sign installation recognise specialised signmaking knowledge and skills required within the industry.

The qualification is designed for people who are beginning a career in the industry. It could also suit individuals with a prior qualification in graphic design who wish to train as a signmaker.

Graduates will be able to work at an advanced level without supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 86 22 84
Phone: 0800 86 22 84

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