From Beginner to Professional level you'll learn about important tools,  materials and substrates, the latest technology, proven manufacturing and assembly methods, and crucial knowledge that will help you get started in your Sign Making career.


Whether you've just finished school or you're already experienced and want to learn more, our training courses are designed for everyone from different backgrounds, levels and goals.

Choosing Sign Manufacturing as a career in South Africa can be a promising choice for several reasons:


  • Growing Industry: The demand for signage in South Africa is continuously increasing due to the growth of businesses, urbanization, and infrastructure development. This creates a stable market for sign manufacturers.

  • Diverse Opportunities: Sign manufacturing offers a range of opportunities, from designing and fabricating signs to installation and maintenance. This diversity allows individuals to specialize in areas that align with their interests and skills.
  • Creativity: Sign manufacturing is a creative field that allows individuals to express their artistic talents through designing visually appealing and effective signage. It offers opportunities for innovation and experimentation.
  • Skill Development: Working in sign manufacturing provides opportunities for skill development in various areas such as graphic design, fabrication techniques, installation methods, and project management. These skills are transferable and valuable in other industries as well.
  • Entrepreneurial Opportunities: With the growing demand for signage, there are opportunities for entrepreneurs to start their own sign manufacturing businesses. This allows individuals to have control over their work and potentially build a successful enterprise.
  • Stability and Job Security: As long as businesses need signage for advertising, branding, and wayfinding, there will be a demand for sign manufacturers. This provides a level of stability and job security in the industry.
  • Contribution to Branding and Marketing: Effective signage plays a crucial role in branding and marketing efforts for businesses. By being part of the sign manufacturing industry, individuals can contribute to enhancing the visibility and recognition of brands across various sectors.
  • Local and Global Opportunities: While there are opportunities to work with local businesses and clients, the skills acquired in sign manufacturing can also open doors to work on projects globally, allowing for diverse experiences and exposure.


Overall, sign manufacturing offers a blend of creativity, skill development, entrepreneurial opportunities, and stability, making it an attractive career choice in South Africa.

Basic Vinyl


Training Courses


Vinyl Application

Training Courses

Vehicle Branding & Signage

Training Courses

Commercial Vehicle  Wrapping

Training Courses

Cut Out Lettering

Perspex, Metal & Wood  

Training Course

Basic Sign


Training Courses

Illuminated Signs Training Courses

LED Neon Signs Training Courses

Road Signs

Training Courses

Road Markings

Training Courses

Sign Writing

Training Courses

Graphic Design

Training Courses

Signage Costing Training Courses

Social Media Marketing

Training Courses

Website Builder Training Courses

Career & Job Opportunities in the Signage Industry:


Completing a comprehensive training course at Sign Academy South Africa in vinyl application, vehicle wrapping, sign assembly and manufacturing, vehicle branding, illuminated signs, LED neon signs, road signs, road markings, and signwriting opens up numerous job and career opportunities in the signage and related industries. Some potential paths include:


  • Signage Installer: Specialize in the installation of various types of signage, including vinyl graphics, vehicle wraps, illuminated signs, and road signs, ensuring precise application and adherence to safety standards.
  • Vehicle Wrapper: Work in the automotive industry applying vinyl wraps to vehicles for branding, advertising, or customization purposes, utilizing skills learned in vehicle wrapping and vinyl application.
  • Signage Designer: Create designs for a wide range of signage applications, incorporating your training in sign assembly, manufacturing, and design principles to produce effective and visually appealing signage solutions.
  • Signage Fabricator: Utilize your skills in sign assembly and manufacturing to fabricate signage components, including illuminated signs, LED neon signs, and road signs, working in fabrication shops or sign-making companies.
  • Road Markings Specialist: Apply your training in road signs and road markings to work in road construction and maintenance, ensuring proper application of traffic signage and markings for safety and compliance with regulations.
  • Signage Sales Representative: Use your expertise in various signage techniques and products to sell signage solutions to businesses, municipalities, and organizations, providing consultation and recommendations based on their specific needs.
  • Entrepreneur: Start your own signage business, offering a comprehensive range of signage services, including design, fabrication, installation, and maintenance, catering to clients in various industries.


These are just a few examples, and the diverse skill set acquired from Sign Academy South Africa can lead to numerous other career opportunities within the signage industry and beyond.