Welding Supervision / Coordination Courses

The Welding Coordinator is the responsible individual for ensuring that all welding meets the appropriate standard. Weld Australia (formerly known as the WTIA) offers 3 internationally recognised courses:

International Welding Specialist (IWS)

Structure: 5 x 5 day modules.

Access Conditions: (ONE of the following)
a. Secondary School certificate plus 4 years metalworking-related work experience (e.g. completed Year 10 or Year 12 high school education)

OR
b. Higher qualification than secondary school (e.g. Engineering-related Trade qualification; Cert III or higher from TAFE or another RTO in an engineering-related trade qualification) plus 2 years metalworking-related work experience (if not part of the trade qualification)

OR
c. If you hold a qualification at a level above a. or b. (e.g. degree or diploma in Engineering) you are likely to be eligible, please contact us for more information

If you don’t meet the requirements in a, b, or c you may still be able to attend the training course but may not be able to gain the IIW qualification, please contact us for more information.

Alternative: If you have substantial prior knowledge, qualifications and experience, you may be eligible for exemption from all or part of the training course and/or examinations. Please contact us for more information.

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

AS 1796 Certificate 10 and/or AS 2214 Welding Supervisor

International Welding Technologist (IWT)

Structure: Blended Learning Program

Access Conditions: (ONE of the following)
a. Certificate in an engineering-related discipline from a College/Vocational/Technical institute requiring a minimum of 2 years study after high school (e.g. Engineering-related Trade qualification; Cert III or higher from TAFE or another RTO in an engineering-related trade qualification, or higher)

OR
b. A qualification at a level above a. (e.g. diploma, advanced diploma or degree in Engineering)

OR
c. IIW IWS diploma gained in Australia prior to October 2018

If you don’t meet the requirements in a, b, or c you may still be able to attend the training course but may not be able to gain the IIW qualification, please contact us for more information.

If you don’t meet the requirements in a, b, or c you may still be able to attend the training course but may not be able to gain the IIW qualification, please contact us for more information.

Alternative: If you have substantial prior knowledge, qualifications and experience, you may be eligible for exemption from all or part of the training course and/or examinations. Please contact us for more information.

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

International Welding Engineer (IWE)

Structure: Blended Learning Program

Pre-requisites:
Weld Australia 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.

If you don’t meet the requirements you may still be able to attend the training course but may not be able to gain the IIW qualification, please contact us for more information.

Alternative: If you have substantial prior knowledge, qualifications and experience, you may be eligible for exemption from all or part of the training course and/or examinations. Please contact us for more information.

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