Welding Pathways

Want to learn to weld or extend your existing skills? This handy short course, taught in our fully equipped workshop, is perfect for you.

You'll learn basic welding and fabrication skills and meet practical, like-minded people along the way.

Content Details

You'll learn welding skills and processes like Mig and Manual Arc as well as how to use fabrication equipment. You'll create your own project, after discussion with the tutor. Note you will be responsible for covering the cost of any materials you need to do this.


Classes are held Saturdays 8.00am – 4.30pm.

22 Jul 20177 Oct 2017Part-timeTauranga (Windermere Campus)12 weeks

Indicative Fees

2017 domestic students $85.00 NOTE: student loans/allowances do NOT apply.

The fee shown for domestic students is applicable to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. If an international fee is not listed above please refer to the international fees page. All fees are indicative only and subject to change.

You MAY be eligible for a StudyLink Student Loan for your tuition fees.

Find out if your programme qualifies by visiting the Studylink website.

If you also need to pay course related costs, i.e. if outlined in programme costs above, you need to apply separately to StudyLink (up to $1,000/academic year for eligible students). Note course related costs are paid directly into your bank account by StudyLink and you will be required to pay this to Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.

Qualifications Gained

Upon successful completion of the programme you will receive a record of achievement.

Study Pathways

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Pathways

Certificate in Welding (Level 3)

Entry Criteria

IMPORTANT: We regret that students who have already been enrolled and completed this programme are not able to be enrolled again. Please contact our Information Centre for details about other programmes in this subject area.
  • Open entry

English Language Requirements

International applicants for whom English is not their first language will be required to show evidence of language competency, issued within the last two years, before being eligible to enrol in any non-English programme. The level of competency required is outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013 and below under the title English Competency.

Level 3 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed NZ Certificate in English Language L3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined in Rule 18 and Appendix 2 of the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules 2013.

For domestic applicants for whom English is not their first language evidence of language competency may be required.