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ISO9606 Weld Australia Certification Test

Non-accredited Short Course

Gain your ISO9606 Certification of Welders for Fusion Welding of Steels from being referred to us by the Australian Welder Certification Register (AWCR).

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NEXT INTAKE On campus: Toowoomba Start date: 20 Feb 2023 Duration: 2 weeks
STUDY LOCATIONS Darling Downs and South West
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Course overview

To gain a qualification in ISO9606 Certification of Welders for Fusion Welding of Steels, you will need to complete a practical examination in one of the following welding processes:

  • Gas metal arc welding
  • Flux core arc welding
  • Manual metal arc welding
  • Gas tungsten arc welding

You will then apply for certification within the Australian Welder Certification Register (AWCR).

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
20 Feb 2023
2 weeks
5 days per week
  • Full fee: $675
29 May 2023
2 weeks
5 days per week
  • Full fee: $675
02 Oct 2023
2 weeks
5 days per week
  • Full fee: $675

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ISO9606 Weld Australia Certification Test (NONAC03149)

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ISO9606 Weld Australia Certification Test

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

You will require trade level experience in the chosen welding process – Minimum of 5 years in the welding industry.

Selection criteria

You must have been referred to TAFE Queensland by Weld Australia.

Students will benefit from enrolling into the ISO9609 Certification of Welders for Fusion Welding of Steels preparatory course to practice their skills prior to assessment.

Resources required

Workwear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • Protective clothing - long cotton drill trousers, and long-sleeved cotton drill shirt
  • Eye protection - must comply with AS1338
  • Hearing protection - must comply with AS1270 (is supplied)
  • Protective footwear - safety toe, leather upper, non-slip – must comply with AS2210
  • Hair protection - peak cap with a snood capable of fully containing hair
  • Welding helmets - it is preferred that you provide your own for hygiene reasons and it must comply with AS1338-1

Students who do not meet these minimum standards of work wear and PPE will not be permitted entry into workshops.

Need to know

You will need to have an extensive welding theory knowledge and practical welding skills to meet qualification requirements. (Minimum of 5 years in the welding industry to be successful).

Contact your teacher for advice if required.

The cost of this course covers the examination by TAFE Queensland.

You will incur an additional fee with Weld Australia at time of application.

Retest Information
Where one of the test welds does not comply with standard requirements, the candidate will be provide one opportunity to re-test that weld.  Non-compliance of this re-test will mark the conclusion of the examination.
Non-compliance of more than one test weld marks the conclusion of the examination. 
Following a non-conformant examination candidates may choose to re-enrol for further training and/or examination opportunities.


University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.