PIPA does not provide welder training itself, however listed below are PIPA member training providers, who are happy to assist.

PIPA endorses the reaccreditation of welders every 2 years to ensure;

  • The fusion operator maintains currency with standards, procedures and technological advances, and
  • Skills of the fusion operator are reviewed and refreshed.


Polysmart’s training courses cover both theoretical knowledge and practical application of the subject matter and are written by their own industry expert. With over 28 years of PE pipe welding experience and numerous Australian and European welding certificates, Polysmart’s lead trainer is heavily involved in the day to day in-house and on-site welding of PE pipes.

PCR Polyweld

PCR Polyweld is a polywelding and training company located in Mackay, Queensland. PCR has been in business now for 11 years with 20 plus years experience in the polywelding and mining industries.

Polymer Industries Australia

Polymer Industries Australia Pty Ltd (PIA) provides nationally accredited training for PMBWELD301 butt weld, PMBWELD302 electrofusion and PMBWELD309 extrusion welding techniques. PIA customises training to suit workshop and onsite industry needs, including refresher courses, VOC and fabrication workshops. Extrusion welding for PE, PP, PVC materials and socket welding techniques. With over 20 years welding experience training in all states of Australia and overseas, providing QA/QC inspection and weld testing services for pipe, liner and sheet welding.

Polyweld Tech Academy

Polyweld Tech Academy (PTW) offers training in certified units of competency for HDPE butt welding – high and low pressure methods PMBWELD301, electrofusion welding PMBWELD302 and extrusion welding PMBWELD309 techniques, including the two year refresher re-accreditation.

PWT is equipped with NATA accredited testing facilities specialising in tensile training of butt welds and peel decohesion for electrofusion welds along with a complete range of QA/QC tests. Offering accurate results utilsing the latest technology and experienced technicians.