6512-Welders and Flame Cutters

Job Title: 

Welders and Flame Cutters

Job Description: 

Welders and flame cutters weld and cut metal parts using gas flame, electric arc and other sources of heat to melt and cut, or to melt and fuse metal.


Brazing metal parts together

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

829 - Manufacturing Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

651201 - Pressure Welder
Description : Assembles, welds and repairs pressure vessels and pipes to pressure test standards.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

651202 - Welder
Description : Fabricates and repairs metal products using various welding techniques.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : Yes
Specializations : Aircraft Welder, Arc Welder, Automotive Acetylene and Electrical Welder, Brazier, Carbon Dioxide Welder, Electric Arc Welder, Flame Cutter, Plate Layer, Plater-welder, Solderer and Brazer, Special Class Welder, Spot Welder Operator, Welding Inspector, Welding Tradesperson

651203 - Fitter-welder
Description : Fits, assembles and welds metal parts and sub-assemblies to fabricate production machines, other equipment and pipe systems.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : Yes

651204 - Gas Cutter
Description : Cuts metal parts using gas flame.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa