We can assess the skills you have gained overseas in the welding and fitting trades.

We recommend you review the units in the following courses to see which areas match your skill set:

Fabrication trade occupations

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

Occupations included under MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade are:

  • Metal Fabricator (ANZSCO Code: 322311)
    Marks off and fabricates structural steel and other metal stock to make or repair metal products and structures such as boilers and pressure vessels.
  • Pressure Welder (ANZSCO Code 322312)
    Assembles, welds and repairs pressure vessels and pipes to relevant standards.
  • Sheetmetal Trades Worker (ANZSCO Code: 322211)
    Fabricates, assembles, installs and repairs sheet metal products and equipment, such as ducts, control boxes, drainpipes, and furnace casings.
  • Welder – First Class (ANZSCO Code: 322313)
    Fabricates and repairs metal products using various welding techniques.

Mechanical trade occupations

Metal fitters and machinists fit and assemble fabricated metal parts into products, set up machining tools, production machines and textile machines, and operate machining tools and machines to shape metal stock and castings.

Occupations included under MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade are:

  • Fitter (General)
    Fits and assembles metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.
  • Fitter and Turner (ANZSCO Code 323212)
    Fits, assembles, grinds and shapes metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.
  • Fitter – Welder (ANZSCO Code 323213)
    Fits, assembles and welds metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.
  • Metal Fitter and Machinist NEC (ANZSCO Code: 323299)
    This occupation group covers Metal Fitters and Machinists not elsewhere classified.
  • Metal Machinist (First Class) (ANZSCO Code: 323214)
    Sets up and operates machine tools to shape and form metal stock and castings to fine tolerances, using detailed drawings and specifications.
  • Toolmaker (ANZSCO Code 343412)
    Makes and repairs tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and other precision parts and equipment to fine tolerances for machine tools and other production machinery.

Practical demonstration

We offer the option of an onsite practical skills demonstration, should evidence gathered through the Documentary Evidence Assessment and/or Technical Interview be insufficient enough to reach a decision about your competence.

The onsite practical skills demonstrations are for the following occupations:

  • Fitter – General (ANZSCO Code: 323211)
  • Fitter and Turner (ANZSCO Code 323212)
  • Fitter – Welder (ANZSCO Code 323213)
  • Metal Fabricator (ANZSCO Code: 322311)
  • Metal Fitter and Machinist NEC (ANZSCO Code: 323299)
  • Metal Machinist (First Class) (ANZSCO Code: 323214)
  • Pressure Welder (ANZSCO Code 322312)
  • Sheetmetal Trades Worker (ANZSCO Code: 322211)
  • Toolmaker (ANZSCO Code 343412)
  • Welder – First Class (ANZSCO Code: 322313).

Locations

We offer skills assessments in the following locations:

Other interstate and offshore locations can be negotiated.

Contact us

Please contact the Skilled Migration Assessment Services team if you require additional information about onsite technical skills assessments for fitting and welding trades.