This Technical Guidance Note contains basic information relevant to the application and use of the standard
AS/NZS 1554.1 Structural steel welding Part 1: Welding of steel structures, particularly where conformance with
AS/NZS 5131 Structural steelwork – Fabrication and erection is also specified. It is designed to be read in
conjunction with the standards, and, to assist users in understanding their requirements. Additional information can
be found in Weld Australia’s Technical Note 11 Commentary on the Structural Steel Welding Standard AS/NZS 1554.