If you are foreign trained welder intending to live and work in Australia, you must first get your skills assessed by the Trades Recognition Australia (TRA). Based on the assessment by the TRA, you can apply for immigration and visa.
The eligibility criteria include the following:
Incase you are applying as a supervisor; you must first qualify all the basic needs. Apart from this, you must also have 3 years of experience in prior as a supervisor. Post landing, you must apply for an Australian Recognized Trade Certificate (ARTC) which proves the national recognition of your skills. To obtain this, you must meet the necessary English language skills. The ARTC would grant you a title of the occupation which suits the best to your skills and experience. Sometimes, this might be different from that you migrated under.
However, the ARTC is the authority responsible to permit an immigrant to work as a tradesperson. A license or a registration with the concerned territorial authority is a must for this purpose.
A welder basically repairs and fabricates various products made of metal using the process of welding. The titles include Special Class Welder and so on. Some of the tasks include the following:
However, the job description of a first class welder is not limited to the above. Based on the position that the welder is holding, the tasks might vary a bit. For this reason, an Immigration and Visa specialist to the best person to be contacted who would be updated with all the latest in this industry in Australia. He would be the sole person to give you the right advice.