Career Preparation for Engineering Trades – Introduction to Welding
Level 3

If you like construction and working with your hands, welding is a useful skill to learn.  This programme is for people who are new to welding and fabrication.  You will be taught welding techniques and learn in a ‘real-world’ workshop, to gain four industry-recognised welding tickets.


Beginner or new to the industry? Our Welding Level 3 course is the perfect solution.  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 Specialised Welding Level 4.

Delivered through BOP School of Welding PTE, within the Aspire2 Group and is an NZQA approved qualification. You will be trained in the fundamentals of welding and working in an engineering environment.
Upon completion, you will be assisted to find work with a work or apprenticeship placement, and you will complete a ‘Site Safe’ passport.
  • 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.

This programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over.

International students

If you are coming from overseas, to be eligible for this course you must be 18 years of age or older

English language requirement

    provide evidence of an IELTS overall band score of at least 5.5 (Academic), with no individual band less than 5.0
  • Pearson Academic Test
    have a Pearson Academic Test score of 42 and above with no individual band score less than 36
  • LanguageCert
    have a B2 Communicator Test HIGH PASS and above with no less than a pass in each skill
$12,710 including GST. Includes all safety clothing.
If you are ready to take the next step, click here to go to the online application form.
A friendly Aspire2 International’s representative will contact you with two working days,
so you can ask whatever questions you might have.

Talk soon!

Level 3
60 Points
20 weeks
Auckland, Rotorua
Check back soon for intake dates!