Course Outline


  • The practical training component of the course is not intended to bring the skill of trainees to a specific competency level but is aimed at ensuring they are exposed to a number of different processes and are familiar with the reasons for typical defects arising during welding.
  • Exemption is possible from the practical training module subject to a suitable CV showing experience with welding processes and is at the discretion of the
    Approved Training Body.


  • Welding Processes and Equipment including advanced welding processes.
  • Materials and their behavior during welding including advanced materials.
  • Construction and Design of welded fabrications.
  • Fabrications, Applications Engineering covering welding standards & their use.


Engineering personnel with a National diploma in engineering or an equivalent qualification, intending to pursue a career in welding fabrication and for engineers working in site and workshop fabrication.

Course Duration

Practical: 7 days
Theory: 37 days
Exams: 16 hours