Sign and Display Worker

As a Sign & Display Worker, you’ll create everything from window lettering to neon signs.

Sign and Display Workers Create Captivating Spaces

Transform and enhance spaces with exquisite flooring.  

Once you have finished your training, you will have the expertise to skillfully install a variety of flooring, including wood, carpet, tile, and vinyl.Discover the world of sign and display craftsmanship. These skilled professionals specialize in creating visually captivating and informational signage for a variety of settings. With expertise in graphic design, fabrication techniques, and material section, they produce high-quality signs using plastic, metal vinyl, neon, and wood. From attention-grabbing storefront signs to impactful interior displays, sign and display workers play a vital role in the advertising and visual communication industries.

The Details

Table of Contents

  1. Apprenticeship
  2. Pay and Benefits
  3. Join the Union

Sign and Display Worker Apprenticeship

Learn to design, fabricate and install top-notch signage without comprehensive training. Master materials, techniques, and skills to excel in the industry.

Hybrid Learning Approach

Hybrid Learning Apprenticeship: Classroom and on-the-job learning.  Minimum 144 hours of classroom and mandated on-the-job hours per year.

Classroom Learning

Curriculum: Union introduction, finishing trades, health & safety, leadership, and professional development. Minimum 144 hrs classroom instruction.

On-the-Job Learning

Apprentice Curriculum: Union introduction, finishing trades, safety, leadership/professional development.

Assessment: hands-on/written tests, job performance.

Web-based Learning

Access all training material instantly through the secure web-based Learning Management System (LMS). Administer, document, track, and report on training programs, events, e-learning, and content.


While a typical apprenticeship lasts up to four years, enough experience in your craft can make this process much shorter.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and Benefits

Great Pay

Advance your career with training and immediate pay/benefits. Earn While You Learn. Start building your desired life without school debt.

The average pay for an IUPAT sign and display worker is 12 percent above the national average.

Great Benefits

  • Health Insurance
  • Pension
  • Training & Skill Development
  • Retirement Saving Opportunities

Training for a Lifetime

IUPAT members have access to continuous training to stay current in their craft. Stay ahead of the curve, advance throughout your career, and remain in high demand.

Join the Union

Join the Union

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