New Zealand Certificate in Welding

NZ Welding School Limited

Subject area

Boiler-making and Welding



16 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification provides the engineering fabrication, steel construction, manufacturing, mechanical engineering and related industries with skilled welders who have attained the knowledge and skills required to safely and independently perform welding tasks to industry standards.

The qualification has been designed for individuals who are already working within an industry and wish to operate independently as a skilled welder, and individuals wishing to enter an industry as a skilled welder.

Graduates will be able to operate independently within their chosen discipline(s) and follow the written procedures utilised by their employer.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

* Career Preparation for Engineering Trades (Level 3) or New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3), or NZ Certificate in Welding (Level 3) or equivalent qualification or skills (trade test to be completed to assess equivalent industry skills * Applicants must be 16 years or older * For international students - general or academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5.5 (or an equivalent acceptable English Entry criteria)

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


16 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$4,544 $4,544
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,239 $5,239
Total $9,782 $9,782

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 8692588
Fax: (07) 927 6716

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Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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