Welders Jobs And Visas Australia

Emigrate To Australia As A Welder

These Occupations Are Currently In High Demand Across Australia:

We secure visas for welders to emigrate to Australia. View our guide to the Australian skills criteria.  To qualify for a skilled visa to Australia you will need to evidence you are capable of doing the job.  You can relax as we shall build your winning case.  Once we have secured your visa we can introduce you to our network of recruiters across Australia.
 


SECURING YOUR VISA

We always aim to secure a permanent residency visa for Australia as our first choice for our clients.  This removes any risks associated with attaching a visa to a specific employer.  Our approach is designed to provide you as our client with long-term security in Australia. 

Complete our Free assessment and our experts will let you know if you are eligible to emigrate.

Government Report On Job Prospects

Government data on Job Outlook are updated on a yearly basis and are compiled from national statistics which may not reflect either regional variations or more recent changes in employment conditions.  Recent reports show strong growth in this profession along with high average salaries.   It is important to note the average salaries could be easily doubled for people with three or more years experience and qualified with a positive skills assessment.

  • Over the five years to November 2019, the number of job openings for Steel and Welding Trades Workers is expected to be above average (between 25,001 and 50,000). Job openings count both employment growth and turnover (defined as workers leaving their occupation for other employment or leaving the workforce).
  • Employment for this occupation fell slightly in the past five years, remained relatively steady in the long-term (ten years). Looking forward, employment for Steel and Welding Trades Workers to November 2020 is expected to decline.
  • This is a very large occupation (70,600 in November 2015) suggesting that opportunities should be available in most regions.
  • Steel and Welding Trades Workers have a very high proportion of full-time jobs (95.6 per cent). For Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers working full-time, average weekly hours are 41.5 (compared to 40.2 for all occupations) and earnings are average - in the sixth decile. Unemployment for Steel and Welding Trades Workers is below average.
  • The most common level of educational attainment for Steel and Welding Trades Workers is Certificate III/IV (66.8 per cent).
  • Steel and Welding Trades Workers are mainly employed in: Manufacturing; Construction; and Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

Key Indicators

Key Indicators graph - see table below for a summary

This table shows how this occupation compares with other occupations on 9 key measures: employment size; full-time share of employment; earnings; unemployment; employment growth over the past 2, 5 and 10 years; future growth (projected growth rate over 5 years); and future job openings (estimated number of vacancies due to employment growth and turnover). The Future Growth indicator is based on growth in percentage terms, while the Future Job Openings indicator is based on an estimated number of vacancies.

A small occupation with a strong Future Growth score may have a weak Job Openings score, while a large occupation with a weak Future Growth score may have a strong Job Openings score, as even a small percentage change can result in a relatively large number of new jobs.

IndicatorLevelDecile
How many workers are employed in this occupation?70,6009
How many work full-time (% share)?95.610
What are the weekly earnings for full-time workers ($ before tax)?12006
How does unemployment compare with other occupations?below average2
What has been the long-term employment growth - 10 years (%)?2.64
What has been the medium-term employment growth - 5 years (%)?-9.53
What has been the short-term employment growth - 2 years (%)?-11.23
What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?decline2
What will be the level of future job openings?above average8

Tasks a welder must be able to complete:

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job requirements
  • selecting, cleaning and preparing metal stock
  • cutting marked-out metal sections and shapes using hand tools, flame cutting torches and metal cutting machines
  • shaping and bending metal sections and pipes using hand and machine tools, and by heating and hammering
  • aligning parts to be joined using hand tools and measuring instruments
  • joining metal sections using various welding techniques, bolting and riveting
  • examining welds for width of bead, penetration and precision
  • finishing products by cleaning, polishing, filing and bathing in acidic solutions
  • cleaning and smoothing welds by filing, chiselling and grinding

 

322311 METAL FABRICATOR
Marks off and fabricates structural steel and other metal stock to make or repair metal products and structures such as boilers and pressure vessels.

Specialisations:

Boilermaker-Welder
Brass Finisher
Metal Fabricator-Welder
Metal Template Maker
Structural Steel Trades Worker


PRESSURE WELDER

Assembles, welds and repairs pressure vessels and pipes to relevant standards.


WELDER (FIRST CLASS)

Fabricates and repairs metal products using various welding techniques.

Australian Visas Available:

The most popular visas are the (189) and (190) which allows you to live and work in Australia.
 
Australia remains one of the most attractive immigration destinations for skilled workers and families around the world. However, this means Australia can be selective over who they accept each year to join them.

 

What are the Skilled Worker Visa basic requirements?

For both the Independent Skilled Worker Visa (189) and the State Sponsored Skilled Worker Visa (190) potential applicants must meet the following basic criteria:
  • Be under 50 years of age 
  • Demonstrate competence in the English language
  • Possess skills and qualifications that address the needs of the Australian labour market
  • Meet the skills assessment test

What is the difference between the two Skilled Worker Visas?

Independent Skilled Worker Visas (189) provide permanent residency on arrival and you are free to live and work anywhere in Australia.
 
State Sponsored Skilled Worker Visas (190) requires one of the following:
 
A nomination from a State or Territory government agency.  You will be expected to live in that state for two years after arrival and then secure your permanent residency visa.
 

What do Skilled Work Visas allow me to do?

 Successful applicants for an Australian work visa are entitled to:
  • Reside permanently in Australia and engage work opportunities
  •  Receive healthcare
  •  Study at a school, vocational education programs, or university
  •  Become eligible for Australian Citizenship in time
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