Welder.Certificate of Currency.ARTC - Aluminothermic Welding (43679 OR 68455)

From 1 January 2023, this competency must be awarded to the Rail Industry Worker profile using one of the following methods :

  • Directly awarded by the RTO who delivered the training, or
  • Added by a company if the certificate has back-to-source verification, such as a QR code. Please check the accepted evidence below for an example.

If the competency does not meet these requirements, you can refer to how Network-based competencies are managed in the RIW System for more information.

Competency requirements

  • Evidence for this competency can be either a certificate of achievement issued by an ARTC authorised registered training organisation (RTO) or a Statement of Attainment issued for the first time by another RTO.
  • A Statement of Attainment can be used for the first time, so long as it shows the following unit of competency: TLIW3015A Weld rail using aluminothermic welding process OR TLIW3015 Weld rail using aluminothermic welding process
  • Where a certificate issued by an ARTC RTO, it must reference the ARTC role, which will be:
  • Aluminothermic Welding (Currency)
  • Note: Despite not being an RTO, certificates issued by Thermit Australia Pty Ltd can be accepted providing the document meets all other points of verification. We will also accept certificates issued by  John Holland which state Rail Welder - Aluminothermic. Assessment criteria is aligned to: ARTC -Rail Welder - Aluminothermic currency
  • For ARTC Employees Only:
    • An ARTC issued 'Validation OR Verification of Currency' document may be accepted for this competency.

Upload requirements

  • An issue date and 2 year expiry date is to be entered for this qualification.
  • Where a Rail Infrastructure Maintainers certificate has an expiry shown, and it is less than two year, the expiry on the certificate is to be used.
Accepted evidence

Not accepted examples
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