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ANZSCO Code: 323213

Fitter-Welders fit, assemble and weld metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Occupation description

Fitter-Welders fit, assemble and weld metal parts and subassemblies to fabricate production machines and other equipment.

Their job involves:

  • studying drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method and sequence of operations, and machine settings.
  • cutting, grinding and shaping metal and other materials using specialised tools and machinery.
  • joining metal sections using various welding techniques.
  • fitting fabricated metal parts into products and assembling metal parts and subassemblies to produce machines and equipment.
  • checking fabricated and assembled metal parts for accuracy, clearance and fit using precision measuring instruments.
  • cutting, threading, bending and installing hydraulic and pneumatic pipes and lines.
  • diagnosing and repairing faults with tools and machinery and performing regular maintenance.

How will I be assessed?

Documentary Evidence Assessment

We will review your documentary evidence to ensure it meets the employment and training requirements and indicates that you have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience as a Fitter Welder. 

You can find information about the employment, training, and document requirements below:

Technical Assessment

If you are successful in Stage 1, you will then complete a technical interview with our assessor. The technical interview is conducted in English with no interpreters allowed.

For more information about the technical interview, see the Stage 2 Assessment Guide.

How to Apply

If you're a tradesperson, your skills and experience will be assessed by someone who has worked in your trade and understands your skills and qualifications. VETASSES is Australia's leading assessment body for trades and we can assess 27 different trade occupations. 


Step 1

Check your eligibility to apply for a Trade Skills Assessment. 


Step 2

Understand the Assessment Process 


Step 3

Confirm the type of evidence you may be asked to provide 


Step 4

Find the cost you’ll need to pay up front for your trade skills assessment 


Step 5


You are strongly encouraged to review each of the units of competency shown above. To do this: 

1. Go to the following website:

2. Enter a unit code (e.g. MSMWHS200) into the ‘Title or code’ search box.

3. Click on the ‘NRT’ button.

4. Click on the ‘Search’ button.

5. Read the Unit of Competency information.

Start your online application