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Welding Inspectors play an important role in the delivery of any welding control program.

welding inspectorsInspectors are responsible for ensuring that all manufacturing steps have been safely carried out, and are compliant with industry codes and practices.

Weld Australia supports the inclusion of Welding Inspectors across all projects to help maintain the highest levels of weld quality. As such, we are proud to offer a broad range of support services related to the industry.


Weld Australia membership is an investment in your success, and the success of your career. Membership is open to apprentices, tradesmen, inspectors, supervisors, technologists, engineers, academics and others with an interest in welding.

Members gain increased visibility throughout the industrial sector, opportunities for career growth and professional development, and a strong community with which to network, exchange ideas, and share resources. As an active member of Weld Australia, you have the power to be part of the collective, to voice your opinion and to influence real change.


Weld Australia provides a wide range of specialist training courses. 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.

If you’ve already completed our Welding Inspector courses (IIW International Welding Inspector – Basic (IWI-B) and IIW International Welding Inspector – Standard (IWI-S)), you may wish consider one of the following courses:

welding supervisor trainingCertification

Weld Australia’s IWI-B or IWI-S qualification demonstrates to employers a dedication to ongoing learning and professional development. These internationally recognised courses provide a comprehensive knowledge of welding processes, equipment, materials and their behaviour during welding. The course is a strong addition to any career portfolio, as it is supported by a broad range of major industry groups and hundreds of Australian companies.

After the successful completion of these courses, you will receive an IIW IWI-S or IIW IWI-B Diploma. After three years of experience, you can then apply to become a Weld Australia Certified Welding Inspector, or a Weld Australia Certified Senior Welding Inspector depending on your qualification.


As the peak body representing the welding industry in Australia, Weld Australia is the leader in advocating for the growth of world class welding in Australia. In all our advocacy activities, our goal is to secure the future of Australia’s welding industry.

Our team promotes and advocates for enhanced practices and greater opportunities for Australian welders and fabrication companies. Our advocacy agenda is focused on:


Explore Weld Australia’s online resources. From Technical Guidance Notes and Guidance Notes through to business resources, we provide a range of information critical to your success.


Weld Australia runs a wide range of events designed to support current industry needs and emerging areas of interest. Our interactive workshops and seminar sessions allow attendees to develop an understanding of key subject areas with other likeminded people.

Weld Australia’s State Committees also host regular technical visits and presentations throughout the year. These technical visits grant Weld Australia members with access to some of the country’s leading fabricators, engineering companies, shipbuilders and research facilities. The State Committees also host social events, where members can get together in an informal setting.

News and Views

Receive regular updates from the welding and fabrication sector with Weld Australia’s regular news and blog posts. Our articles and posts reflect key changes in the sector, and share opportunities for organisations, apprentices and industry personnel to grow.

Our flagship, e-publication, Australian Welding is published quarterly, and shares articles, knowledge and events from within the sector. Additionally, Weld Connect is our monthly e-bulletin, which is published ten times a year.


Weld Australia Membership is an investment in your success. We are dedicated to providing members with a competitive advantage.