Occupation Profile – Welder (First Class) (Aus) / Welder (NZ) – (ANZSCO 322313) – Skilled / Employer-Sponsored Migration

Occupation TitleWELDER (FIRST CLASS) (AUS) / WELDER (NZ)
ANZSCO Code322313
Occupations in this Group 322311 Metal Fabricator
322312 Pressure Welder
322313 Welder (First Class) (Aus) / Welder (NZ)
DescriptionFabricates and repairs metal products using various welding techniques.
Skill Level3
SpecialisationSpecial Class Welder
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
322312 Pressure Welder
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)