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Online/Blended - IIW International Welding Engineer (IWE)

For personnel who take on the duties of professional welding engineer within the welding coordination team. This course provides you with a detailed understanding of welding technology to enable you to apply your knowledge as an International Welding Engineer (IWE).

  • Comprehensively manage and/or perform, supervise, oversee all company welding and welding-related activities
  • Have overall responsibility for coordination of all welding and welding-related activities
  • Be authorised to sign on behalf of the organisation in all welding quality related matters or delegate such signing
  • Verifying that the organisation has complied with all relevant quality considerations in production of the product.

The IWE is a blended learning course with the Theoretical Sesions online over 4 x 5-7 week blocks and a 1 week practical session face to face at Wollongong TAFE, NSW. 

This course will include a mix of pre-recorded material, live online lectures, and other learning resources. The combined learning resources will cover all the topics outlined in the schedule.

The Full Schedule and Course contents and course information can be found HERE


To be able to gain an IWE Candidates must hold one of the following;

a)     Bachelor Degree in Engineering (or related discipline); or

b)     Chartered Professional Engineer with Engineers Australia or IPENZ; or

c)      Equivalent overseas qualifications or recognition (contact Weld Australia for more Information).

Costs (including GST)

Course Fees (if paid upfront)

           $18,600 - Members

           $19,200 - Non-Members

Payment by Module Available (conditions and fees apply)

Module 1-4 = $4,400 - Members 

                    = $4,550 - Non-Members (per module)

Practical     = $1,500

Course cost includes a 10% non-refundable deposit.

Exams are not conducted as part of the course but are required to be booked separately.

Please see Examination Fees HERE

If you have substantial Practical experience, you may be eligible for exemption from the face to face practical session, please contact us for more information.


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