Student and Apprentice Membership

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Weld Australia delivers value to all members, by providing networking opportunities, pathways for learning, internationally accredited certification, and technical solutions for welding practitioners. There’s a Weld Australia membership to suit you!

As a Weld Australia Student or Apprentice member you will receive:

  • Australian Welding (our flagship publication, e-published quarterly
  • Weld Connect (our e-bulletin, published 10x per year)
  • Discounts on some Weld Australia products and services
  • Regular industry updates and news
  • Invitations to networking events (some free or discounted for Student/Apprentice Members)
  • Invitations to technical events / presentations / site tours (some free or discounted for Student/Apprentice members)

You will need your Unique Student Identifier (USI), the full name of your Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and the approximate date your apprenticeship or course finishes in order to complete the Student Membership application.

Student and Apprentice Membership is free for currently enrolled students and apprentices completing a welding related vocational training course with an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Membership Period

Weld Australia membership is annual and runs from 1 January to 31 December in a given year. Fees are pro-rated through the year as follows:

Join Date 1 January 2024 to 30 June 2024 | 100% 2024 subscription | Renewal Date 31 December 2024

Join Date 1 July 2024 to 31 December 2024 | 50% 2024 subscription | Renewal Date 31 December 2024

For renewing members, unpaid memberships lapse annually on 28 February.


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