International Students

Start your welding and fabrication career pathway

We are excited to offer our Welding Level 3 and Level 4 programmes to International students living in New Zealand.

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Visa requirements

Do you have the right visa to study with us? We can help guide you through the visa process and support you into study with us.

We offer two welding courses at our Auckland and Rotorua Campus. Take a look at our courses below, sign up for more information and our team can talk you through your visa requirements.

International Student Course Options.

New to welding? Try our level 3 course.

Have existing welding skills? Our specialised welding level 4 course may suit.

Register your interest to find out more or take a look at your study options below.

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Career Preparation for Engineering Trades (Level 3)

Course Overview

In this 20 week course you’ll be able to gain the foundation knowledge and skills for the booming welding industry. You will be able to get into the workforce or Specialise Welding Level 4.

What You Learn

  • Study skills and employment options
  • Setting learning goals and progress checks
  • Identifying barriers to learning and problem solving
  • Health and Safety, job ergonomics and risk assessment
  • Industry terminology and workplace numeracy
  • Safe use of tools, machinery and equipment
  • Industry related tasks
  • Basic workplace documentation
  • Industry related projects
  • Effective team work
  • Communication skills and problem solving.

What You Will Get

You will gain the Certificate in Career Preparation for Engineering Trades (Level 3). This programme is delivered through BOP Welding School PTE and is an NZQA approved qualification.

Why Study With Us

  • We will assist you with work or apprenticeship placement
  • You will complete a Site Safe Passport

Entry Requirements

  • We need you to be physically able to complete workshop activities.
  • You need to have reasonable numeracy and literacy skills.
  • You need to be 18 years old or over
  • Visa conditions also apply, please discuss this with our team

Fees

$12,710 including GST. Includes all safety clothing.

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Career Preparation for Specialised Welding (Level 4)

Course Overview

In this 20 week course you’ll advance your existing welding skills and spend time in our ‘real-world’ workshop to gain up to four industry-recognised Welding tickets and your Certificate in Career Preparation for Specialised Welding Level 4.

What You Learn

  • Examine industry standard drawings and processes
  • Complete and present specialised welds to industry standards for certification within a commercially viable timeframe
  • Construct welding specifications requirements to client or professional body
  • Communicate welding specifications requirements to client or professional body
  • Create a personalised work log
  • Create a portfolio of specialised welding tasks
  • Use WPS (Welding Procedure Specification) to demonstrate industry standard welds that enhance long term career goal
  • Use various types of sources to research potential career pathway
  • Formulate long-term career goals
  • Develop a targeted curriculum vitae (CV) for the trades sector

What You Will Get

You will gain the Certificate in Career Preparation for Specialised Welding (Level 4). This programme is delivered through BOP Welding School PTE and is an NZQA approved qualification.

Why Study With Us

  • We will assist you with work or apprenticeship placement
  • You will complete a Site Safe Passport

Entry Requirements

  • Career Preparation for Engineering Trades (Level 3)

    OR

  • New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3) OR
  • Equivalent qualification or skills (trade test to be completed to assess equivalent industry skills)
  • Applicants must be 18 years or older
  • Visa conditions also apply, please discuss this with our team

Fees

$14,710 including GST. Includes all safety clothing.

You can also complete our Specialised Welding course part-time.

This night class option is great for students that have commitments to attent to during the day.

Duration: 22 weeks | Training Days: Monday to Thursday 6pm to 9:15pm, Saturday 8am to 4pm.

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