Alternate Route – Welding Supervisor

You may meet the requirements to sit the exams for the Weld Australia (formerly known as the WTIA) Welding Supervisor qualification (AS 1796 Certificate 10 and/or AS 2214) without attending a training course.

AS 1796 Certificate 10 Welding Supervisor

You may be assessed for direct access to the examinations if you meet ONE of the following:

  • A welder’s certificate complying with AS 1796, evidence of attending or having attended a course of instruction for welding supervisors and not less than one year’s experience in the welding of pressure equipment as defined in AS/NZS 1200 subsequent to gaining the welder’s certificate. The course of instruction, predominantly theoretical in scope, shall be of at least 120 hours’ duration.
  • A welder’s certificate complying with AS 1796 and at least two years’ experience in the welding of pressure equipment as defined in AS/NZS 1200 subsequent to gaining that certification or
  • A qualification in engineering, metallurgy or welding and, at least three years’ experience in welded fabrication, one year of which shall have included construction of pressure equipment as defined in AS/NZS 1200.

In addition, a candidate shall have verbal and written communication skills and be able to write reports.

AS 2214 Welding Supervisor

You may be assessed for direct access to the examinations if you meet one of the following:

  • Three years approved practical experience in the fabrication engineering industry, and successful completion of an approved course that includes—

(i) welding process technology; (ii) welding metallurgy; (iii) weld testing and inspection; and (iv) Standards and specifications—Steel structures.

  • Three years approved experience in the supervision or inspection of welding or
  • A qualification in either engineering, metallurgy or welding, and three years approved experience related to the practical application of welding.

In addition, a candidate shall have verbal and written communication skills and be able to write reports.

 

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