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Certified Welding Supervisor to AS 1796-2001 Certificate No. 10
- Welding Supervisor

The successful candidate meets the requirements of AS 1796-2001 Certification of welders and welding supervisors Section 3, necessary for the granting of a certificate to welding supervisors engaged in the various welding activities used in the manufacture of pressure equipment, such as boilers, pressure vessels and associated piping, as defined in AS/NZS 1200, as well as other applications requiring a prescribed standard in the theory and practice of welding.

A certificate is issued by the WTIA Examining Body to a candidate who has the necessary pre-examination requirement and passes the examination prescribed

Pre Examination Requirement

Clause  
3.1(a) A welder's certificate complying with AS 1796, evidence of attending or having attended a course of instruction for welding supervisors and not less than one year's experience in the welding of pressure equipment as defined in AS/NZS 1200 subsequent to gaining the welder's certificate. The course of instruction, predominantly theoretical in scope, shall be of at least 120 hours’ duration.
OR  
3.1(b) A welder's certificate complying with AS 1796 and at least two years' experience in the welding of pressure equipment as defined in AS/NZS 1200 subsequent to gaining that certification.
OR  
3.1(c) A qualification in engineering, metallurgy or welding and, at least three years' experience in welded fabrication, one year of which shall have included construction of pressure equipment as defined in AS/NZS 1200.
   
  In addition, a candidate shall have verbal and written communication skills and be able to write reports.
   
  There are two examination papers which are held nationally by the WTIA twice per year.
These are Paper A - Technology and Paper B1 - Codes and Specifications - Boilers and Pressure Vessels
  Frequentley asked questions: Certified Welding Supervisor to AS 1796-2001 Certificate No. 10 - Welding Supervisor.

For further information, please contact:

Michelle Orr

Q&C Administrator 

Tel: 02 8748 0119

Email:  m.orr@wtia.com.au


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