Professional Development

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WTIA delivers a range of courses for professional development and formal qualification. As an International Institute of Welding (IIW) Authorised National Body (ANB) and an Authorised Training Body (ATB) we are able to provide internationally recognised qualifications.

In January 2015 WTIA embarked on an ambitious project to partner with Universities, TAFE and private registered training organisations to establish a national network of welding training centres.

IIW Courses
Training Courses leading to formal International Institute of Welding (IIW) & WTIA Qualifications and Certifications


Welding Inspection

The welding inspector plays an important part in checking that all welding meets the appropriate standard. WTIA offers 2 internationally recognised courses:

International Welding Inspector Basic (IWI B)

Structure: 5 day Welding Inspection Module

Pre-requisites:
Training Pathway 1: IIW IWP, National or State Certificate in Engineering (or related discipline) or equivalent such as Cert III (Aust.) in Engineering
Training Pathway 2: “Professional worker”

Qualification: IIW International Welding Inspector Basic Diploma
Certification: WTIA Certified Welding Inspector (CWI)

International Welding Inspector Standard (IWI S)

Structure: 8-day Welding Inspection course delivered in 2 parts. Part 1 – five days, Part 2 – three days

Pre-requisites:
Training Pathway 1: IIW International Welding Specialist (IWS) Diploma
Training pathway 2: AS 1796 Certificate 10 and/or AS 2214 Welding Supervisor
Training Pathway 3: WTIA Certified Welding Inspector (CWI) or IWIB plus 24 months experience as an IWIB or other national welding inspector certifications such as CBIP Welding Inspector, CSWIP 3.1, SAIW Level 1, AWS Certified Welding Inspector

Qualification: IIW International Welding Inspector Standard (IWI S) Diploma
Certification: WTIA Certified Senior Welding Inspector (CSWI)


Welding Coordinator

The Welding Coordinator is the responsible individual for ensuring that all welding meets the appropriate standard. WTIA offers 3 internationally recognised courses:

International Welding Specialist (IWS)

Structure: 5 x 5 day modules.

Pre-Requisites:
National or State Certificate in Engineering (or related discipline) or equivalent such as Cert III (Aust.) in Engineering for IWS and if required AS 1796 Cert 10 or AS 2214 Certificate prerequisites to obtain WTIA Welding Supervisor Certification

Qualification: IIW International Welding Specialist (IWS) Diploma
Certification: IIW Certified International Welding Specialist (CIWS)

AS 1796:2001 Certificate 10 and/or AS 2214:2004 Welding Supervisor

International Welding Technologist (IWT)

Structure: Blended Learning Program

Pre-requisites:
WTIA IIW ANB approved Associate Diploma in Engineering (or related discipline) or equivalent such as the new Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Aust) or Level 6 (for NZ) or equivalent overseas qualifications.

Qualification: IIW International Welding Technologist (IWT) Diploma
Certification: IIW Certified International Welding Technologist (CIWT)

International Welding Engineer (IWE)

Structure: Blended Learning Program

Pre-requisites:
WTIA IIW ANB approved first degree (Bachelor) in Engineering (or related discipline) or eligibility to register as a Chartered Professional Engineer with Engineers Australia or IPENZ or equivalent overseas qualifications or recognition.

Qualification: IIW International Welding Engineer (IWE) Diploma
Certification: IIW Certified International Welding Engineer (CIWE)


Training Courses leading to WTIA Qualification & Certification

  • QC Welding Coordinator (with WTIA QCWC certification)
  • Reinforcing Steel Welding Coordinator

Informal Training Courses

  • Welding Management According to IIW MCS ISO 3834
  • AS/NZS 1554 Structural Steel Welding – Parts 1, 4 & 5, Practical Understanding, Interpretation and Management Systems
  • Welding Technology Appreciation for Engineers
  • Welding Technology Appreciation for the Mining Industry
  • Work Health and Safety in Welding
  • WTIA ASME IX & AS/NZS 3992