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Welder (First Class) (Aus) / Welder (NZ) Australia

Welder (First Class) (Aus) / Welder (NZ) Australia ANZSCO 322313:

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Welder (First Class) (Aus) / Welder (NZ) Australia ANZSCO 322313:

Description

Fabricates and repairs metal products using various welding techniques.

Skill Level

3

Specialisations

  • Special Class Welder

Group: 3223 Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers

Description

cut, shape, join and repair metal components of iron and steel structures, boilers, pressure vessels and pipes, ships and other vessels.

Tasks

  • studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job requirements
  • selecting, cleaning and preparing metal stock
  • cutting marked-out metal sections and shapes using hand tools, flame cutting torches and metal cutting machines
  • shaping and bending metal sections and pipes using hand and machine tools, and by heating and hammering
  • aligning parts to be joined using hand tools and measuring instruments
  • joining metal sections using various welding techniques, bolting and riveting
  • examining welds for width of bead, penetration and precision
  • finishing products by cleaning, polishing, filing and bathing in acidic solutions
  • cleaning and smoothing welds by filing, chiselling and grinding

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. In Australia: AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) In New Zealand: NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3) At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group : Welder (First Class) (Aus) / Welder (NZ) Australia