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The Australian Welding Academy (AWA) was acquired by LMATS Pty Ltd on 1st September 2016. LMATS is accredited in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 by NATA, Australia. LMATS comprises a highly professional team of qualified Metallurgist, Engineers, Engineering Technologists, Inspectors, and NDT personnel. The combination of these professionals from different speciality areas ensures that clients are benefited by implementation of most cost effective inspection regime that will comply with the regulatory requirements. This makes The Australian Welding Academy (AWA) unique in Australia where we can both train and certify welders in house to the highest quality.

The Australian Welding Academy (AWA) was opened in 2012 to offer welder training and testing in Australia. AWA trainers assists in hands-on welding, upskilling, practice welding and testing and weld procedure development .IMGP6794- lightened

The number of skilled welders in WA has been in decline, but with the help of AWA the number of skilled welders is on the increase, with some of Australia’s biggest mining, engineering and labour hire companies using AWA to train and test their welding personnel with outstanding results. AWA is constantly moving forward, developing new strategies and training systems to keep up with the growing demand for better skilled and educated welding personnel. We also offer customised training to address client specific requirements where appropriate.

Businesses are recognising that money spent in the right areas will boost productivity and profitability in the long term. Smart money spent on training and development of welding personnel can have a dramatic effect on any business’s bottom line. Increasing a welder’s skill and knowledge has a significant effect on productivity. A well trained welder can assist in the ongoing training and development of other welders, an excellent result for money invested in the right areas.

A skilled welder saves you time and money – faster, less repairs, saving materials.
An educated welder saves time and money – faster, less mistakes, can train and supervise others.
Australian Welding Academy is also involved in the education of the next group of welding inspectors with a number of students working their way to AS/NZS 2214 & 1796 Cert 10 qualifications. Australian Welding Academy, in conjunction with TAFESA, offer the Welding Supervisor/Inspector course via external studies, meaning students to complete the course from home with Australian Welding Academy providing guidance throughout the course and handling all the paperwork.

LMATS (AWA) is based in Bibra Lake, WESTERN AUSTRALIA with clients and contacts throughout Australia and Overseas. AWA high standard of training and testing has also been noticed by international companies.