Welding is an art; skill; trade; engineering discipline; and science.
It is an enabling technology used across a wide range of industries and applications, from micro-joining of medical devices, electronics and photonics to larger scale applications such as mining equipment, pressure vessels, ships, rail transport, water pipelines and components.
The technology of bonding materials is essential to the economic growth of Australia.Read more
The Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA) represents the welding profession in Australia. Its members are made up of individual welding professionals and companies. WTIA members are involved in almost every facet of Australian industry and make a significant contribution to the economy.
WTIA is the Australian representative member of the International Institute of Welding (IIW).
Our mission is to represent the interests of members and safeguard the public by ensuring the integrity of in-service welds, and to promote the use of best practice technology and quality systems.
WTIA brings individual and company members together into a community to deliver:
The WTIA offers apprentice welders free membership and a unique opportunity to network with leaders in the profession and to access cutting edge education and professional development. The WTIA mentoring and employment network will help you steer your career to the top.
The WTIA has taken a proactive stance in promoting the opportunities for women in the welding profession. Join some of Australia’s leading female welding professionals in a networking group focused on addressing the unique issues faced by women in our profession.