Welders are the most fundamental personnel involved in any welding or fabrication project.
As the premium body for the welding sector in Australia, Weld Australia understands the needs and challenges of local welders and fabricators.
As a member-focused organisation, our team works for you – we want to help you grow and develop and generate new opportunities.
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.
Weld Australia offers a range of courses for welders, which are recognised by the IIW. Our advanced knowledge and critical understanding of welding technology is second to none. Our courses are:
- IIW International Welding Inspector – Basic (IWI-B)
- IIW International Welding Inspector – Standard (IWI-S)
Welding Supervision and Coordination
Weld Australia’s internationally recognised training courses lead to qualifications and certifications that demonstrate to employers a dedication to ongoing learning and professional development. Our courses provide a comprehensive knowledge of welding, equipment, materials, and the skills required to work independently and cohesively within the sector.
Our courses are a strong addition to any career portfolio, as they are each supported by a broad range of major industry groups and hundreds of Australian companies.
After the successful completion of most of our courses, you will receive an internationally recognised Diploma, which allows you to work locally and maintain global competitiveness. They also open new career avenues for ongoing professional development and further qualifications.
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.