Membership Types

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INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

Individual membership is open to apprentices, tradesmen, inspectors, supervisors, technologists, engineers, academics and others with an interest in welding. Financial members have full voting rights and receive the following benefits:

  • substantial discount on the full range of WTIA events, seminars, professional development and advisory services
  • regular industry updates and news
  • invitation to networking events
  • access to technical information and research material
  • career guidance

All you need to do to become a member is click here to complete the online application.

There are 2 types of individual membership:

Individual Member $242 p/a incl. GST

Student Member – Free for currently enrolled students and apprentices completing a welding related vocational training course with an Australian Registered Training Organisation. 


CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

Corporate membership is open to all companies associated with welding or related activities. Members receive:

  • Australian Welder Certification Register Certification Portal – full access to search full database of Registered Welders for any qualification and certification data (Full Access to the Employment Portal showing employment history and contact details is only available to Premium Corporate members)
  • ‘Australian Welding’ (our quarterly print publication) delivered direct every quarter to your nominated representative
  • Opportunity to host WTIA members for a site tour, technical presentation or demonstration of your capabilities
  • Opportunity to submit case studies or project profiles for publication in Australian Welding
  • Substantial discount on the full range of WTIA events, seminars, professional development and advisory services
  • Regular industry updates and news
  • Invitation to networking events
  • Access to technical information and research material
  • Opportunity to participate in industry research and development projects
  • Unlimited company contacts to receive communication and industry updates from WTIA, and electronic copies of ‘Australian Welding’ along with WTIA’s monthly e-bulletin ‘Weld Connect’

There are two grades of corporate membership:

Corporate Membership $1,200 p/a incl. GST

Premium Corporate Membership $4,265 p/a incl. GST

Premium Corporate Members receive all Corporate Membership benefits plus:

  • Membership of the Technology Network, which offers services to asset managers and prime contractors (only available to Premium Corporate members)
  • Australian Welder Certification Register Certification Portal – full access to search full database of Registered Welders for any qualification and certification data, plus full access to the Employment Portal showing employment history and contact details (full access to the Employment Portal is available only to Premium Corporate members)
  • WTIA SMART Group Membership is only open to WTIA Premium Corporate members
  • Unlimited company contacts (across all your sites) to receive communication and industry updates from WTIA, and electronic copies of ‘Australian Welding’ along with WTIA’s monthly e-bulletin ‘Weld Connect’

To join as a WTIA Corporate or Premium Corporate Member, click here to complete the online application.


SMART Groups (Only open to Premium Corporate Members)

WTIA hosts and administers the SMART (Save Money And Re-engineer With Technology) Industry Groups, providing a forum for technology transfer and R&D, linking members with industry and research organisations. The SMART groups:

  • Represent a source of vital technical welding information;
  • Optimises welding practices through standard development and tools; and
  • Assist members to prepare specifications.

Single Site $16,500 (including Premium Membership and GST)
Multi-Site $27,500 (including Premium Membership and GST)

Find out more about WTIA SMART Industry Groups here

For further information on becoming a SMART group member please contact our office via email (membership@wtia.com.au) or phone 02 8748 0100