About Us

The Stainless Steel and Aluminium Welding Academy was established in Christchurch in December 1998 and was registered with NZQA on 1 May 1999.

The Welding Academy is a small private training provider with a lot to offer. Our professional and efficient approach to training is supported by 16 year’s experience training and qualifying students to a high standard, for a career in the Welding and Engineering Industry.

Along with our industry Board of Advisors and daily contact with professionals in the Welding and Engineering Industry, we are confident our courses meet current industry demand and provide the correct qualifications and training to meet this demand; whether it be AS/NZS 9606 , AS/NZS 2980 or ASME IX Trade Welding Certificates, ticket renewal, Unit Standards or in-company training.

The Welding Academy also offers the New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Welding Level 3 and Level 4), 1 year, full time NZQA approved course designed to assist students in moving forward with their chosen career path in welding.

We are proud to announce that following our NZQA external evaluation and review, the Welding Academy has achieved the highest level of educational performance: ”Highly Confident in educational performance.”