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Welding Supervisor | Welding Inspection Part 1 – Auckland
March 4 - March 8
About this course
The course leads to qualification as a welding supervisor and also serves as Part 1 of the training for welding inspector as described below:
- Welding Supervisor qualification AS 2214-2004: Certification of welding supervisors – Structural steel welding is required for structural steel fabrication to AS/NZS 1554. The course also ideal for those in a supervisory role who require an in-depth understanding of quality management systems for structural steel welding, and for fabricators wishing to join the Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC) scheme.
- For those seeking a qualification in welding inspection the course covers:
The Welding Technology module (WT1) for the IIW International Welding Inspector qualifications IWI-B and IWI-S.
The welding technology “Knowledge Requirements” for the CBIP Certified Welding Inspector CBIP Standard of Proficiency for the Certification of Welding Inspectors (Doc. No PRO-CER-07).
The welding supervisor course covers the scope of welding supervision activities including:
- The role and responsibilities of the welding supervisor
- Welding processes
- Welding procedure qualification
- Welding metallurgy
- Construction and design
- Welder qualification
- Fabrication and welding for seismic applications
- Compliance with relevant welding standards as well as quality management aspects e.g. AS/NZS 1554, AS/NZS 5131, AS/NZS 3834, AS/NZS ISO 9606.1, and AS/NZS 2980.
Course entry requirements
- This course requires proficiency in the comprehension and writing of English as used in the engineering industry, in basic mathematics, and the ability to write reports.
- The course can be attended by anyone who wishes to achieve qualification or who requires an in-depth understanding of structural steel welding and the associated standards. There are no course access conditions for those who do not wish take the examinations.
- To take the examinations candidates must comply with prerequisites listed below:
- For AS 2214 the exam prerequisites are three years approved practical experience in either:
i. the fabrication engineering industry, or
ii. the supervision or inspection of welding, or
iii. a qualification in either engineering, metallurgy or welding, and three years approved experience related to the practical application of welding.
For those wishing to gain Part 1 (Module WT) of the IIW International Welding Inspector qualification, course access conditions are relevant work experience in the metals industry, and to be at least 20 years of age.
- A minimum of 3 years practical work experience in the metals industry
- Proficiency in English in both comprehension and writing of reports
- Technical understanding of the engineering industry
- Basic math skills
- One week full time course (40 hours), plus
- Distance Learning (60 hours) and examination preparation. This part of the course is to be completed following the one week course and is undertaken on the HERA eLearning website.
- 8:20am – 4:30pm
- 10:00am – Morning tea
- 12:00 – 12.45pm – Lunch
- 14:15pm – Afternoon tea
Morning – afternoon teas & comprehensive course notes provided by HERA
AS 2214 Structural Steel Welding Supervisor
- The key to allowing people working or wishing to work in a supervisory role in structural steel fabrication to gain the necessary knowledge to competently liaise with key stakeholders and economically and efficiently meet customer requirements and welding quality control standards.
IIW IWI Welding Technology Module WT1
- We’re New Zealand’s only International Institute of Welding (IIW) Authorised National Body, running under HERA-ANB
- Quality management systems
Overview of AS/NZS ISO 3834 Quality requirements for fusion welding of metallic materials, and AS/NZS 5131 Structural steelwork—Fabrication and Erection assisting you to meet an increasingly requirement in construction specifications
Fabrication and welding for seismic applications
New Zealand is a seismically active zone requiring special welding and fabrication considerations to AS/NZS 5131 and to AS/NZS 1554. Our course explains these requirements, giving your employee confidence you can deliver to this required standard.
Online training modules
You now can complete the Distance Learning component of the course and prepare for exams in the comfort of your own home at your own pace. All by logging in using your personal username.
Pathway to national and international qualifications and the SFC scheme
Our courses are structured to give you the most for your time. Allowing you to be qualified to meet New Zealand standards and also pursue opportunities with qualifications recognised overseas. Not only that – but it is a key mechanism in obtaining SFC Scheme certification!
We’re here to support you online up to your exam. We’ll connect you to the HERA Training Centre email address. So you can ask for help as you need it.
We keep our classes small so that you’re really looked after no matter what your skill level.
The course notes provide helpful support material for your studies to ensure you have relevant content to refer to once your course is completed.
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17-19 Gladding Place, Manukau
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**All prices include GST
AS 2214 / IIW Inspector Part 1 exam fees are additional
This is because our course is designed to assist everyone interested in upskilling in this area. Either informally through knowledge development, and formally through the exam process toward qualifications. Additional fees for the exams are:
- Paper A $300 incl. gst
- Paper B $200 incl. gst
Want to get a HERA membership discount, but aren’t a member?
Not only will this reduce your course fees for your business, but also for any of your employees throughout the year. And depending on the tier of membership you choose you can also enjoy discounts on offered resources and other membership benefits as well.
The next Welding Supervisor courses will be run in August.
Auckland: 19-23 August
Christchurch: 26-30 August
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