Industrial Welder (Oil & Gas)_NSQF.pdf

Industrial Welder (Oil & Gas)

  • Job DescriptionIndustrial welders (Oil & Gas) perform welding using manual and semi-automatic welding equipment to weld different types of metals together (ferrous/non-ferrous), following drawing and welding process specifications. They are specialised in certain types of welding, such as welding in refinery, aerospace precision welding, manufacturing welding, pipeline, automotive and construction welding.
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2017/HYC/HSSCI/01965
  • SectorHydrocarbon
  • NSQF LevelLevel 4
  • Notional Hours1000
  • Accrediting BodiesHydrocarbon Sector Skill Council
  • Certifying Bodies Hydrocarbon Sector Skill Council
  • Proposed Occupation

    This Qualification give the access to learners in the Industrial Welding Occupation in Oil & Gas sector

  • International Comparability

     Study for the international comparability is yet to be done, however during desk research, qualification is mapped with the Qualification/Standards of other countries which is as follows:

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    Preparing mechanised arc welding equipment for production







  • Progression Pathway

    An individual may progress to the Supervisory position

  • Planned arrangements for RPL


  • Qualification File Industrial Welder (Oil & Gas)_NSQF.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Mandatory/ Optional Estimated size (Hours) Level
    HYC/N 9101 General work shop practice followed in the shop floor Mandatory 1000 4
    HYC/N 9102 Welding using Manual Metal Arc welding/Shielded metal arc welding Mandatory 1000 4
    HYC/N 9103 Manually (semi-automatic) welding joints using the MIG/MAG Mandatory 1000 4
    HYC/N 9104 Perform Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding also known as Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) Welding) Mandatory 1000 4
    HYC/N 6103 Work effectively in a team Mandatory 1000 4
    HYC/N 6104 Follow health, safety and security procedures Mandatory 1000 4
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