This course is for those who want to develop and further their skills in advanced welding practice with test plates. A prerequisite for the Welding Certification AS/NZS 2980:2007. Trainees are tutored in the requirements of the welding qualification AS/NZS 2980:2007 in Manual Metal Arc Welding (Arc) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (Mig).
Completion of Introductory Welding course or those already employed in the welding industry.
Please note: You may be charged a portion of the Compulsory Student Services Fee that supports our services available to students. For full information on the Compulsory Student Services Fee, visit fees and finance.
How to apply
To apply for one of our short courses, fill in a paper copy of our application form, available here, then either drop it in to your nearest campus or mail it to us at Enrolment Centre, Ara Institute of Canterbury, PO Box 540, Christchurch Mail Centre.
- Demonstrate the fillet break overs
- Demonstrate butt welding of bevelled plates
- Demonstrate destructive testing, bend tests and nick breaks and acid (etch) testing
- Complete a simulated AS/NZS 2980/2007 test plate in the flat (down hand) and vertical up positions, for MIG and ARC (MMAW) welding