Occupation Profile – Pressure Welder – (ANZSCO 322312) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitlePRESSURE WELDER
ANZSCO Code322312
Occupations in this Group 322311 Metal Fabricator
322312 Pressure Welder
322313 Welder (First Class) (Aus) / Welder (NZ)
DescriptionAssembles, welds and repairs pressure vessels and pipes to relevant standards.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationNone
Occupation ListMedium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Combined list of eligible skilled occupations for subclasses 457 and 186
CaveatsNone
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
Skills Assessment AuthorityTrades Recognition Australia
Related Occupations 322311 Metal Fabricator
322313 Welder (First Class) (Aus) / Welder (NZ)
State Sponsorship Options Skilled Nominated visa (subclass 190) Sponsorship
Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 489) Sponsorship
English RequirementsCompetent English (e.g. IELTS: at least 6 in each skill)