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Course Entry Requirements

Entry in to the XLT College of Welding (CRICOS Provider Code 03140G) course MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering (Welding) (CRICOS Qualification Code 069695E) requires that students possess a satisfactory level of English. Students are required to have an IELTS score of 5.5 for enrolment into the course.

Students with a grade below this level may require an additional English test and if necessary a short course in English to lift their standard prior to commencing their enrolled course. Past educational and vocational qualifications should be included with a student’s course entry application. Where a student believes they may have course credits or certifications, a request for a Recognition of Prior Learning application should be included in the student’s application.

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry and while there is no qualification entry requirement, it is assumed that the student either:

  1. is a tradesperson.

  2. has completed the MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade

  3. has successfully completed a skills recognition process to AQF Level III

  4. can demonstrate sufficient tradesperson experience from the students country of origin being at least equivalent to AQF level III

Credit for relevant units of competency achieved should be granted towards this qualification for those who have completed MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade, MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade, MEM30405 Certificate III in Engineering - Electrical/Electronic Trade, MEM30605 Certificate III in Jewellery Manufacture, MEM30705 Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction, MEM30805 Certificate III in Locksmithing, MEM31010 Certificate III in Watch and Clock Service and Repair, or other relevant qualifications.

Up to 12 weeks work experience will form a part of the assessable component.

Applicants will need to complete the ‘Course Entry Requirements Application’ form and return the form together with supporting evidence and the completed XLT College of Welding Application Form to the Training Administrator at XLT College of Welding.

Students that have previously completed the Core Units within their achievement of MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade, will have the Core Units credited to the student’s entry into the MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering and the total course duration revised accordingly.

Please note the following applicable Core Units:

  • MEM12023A    Perform engineering measurements
  • MEM12024A    Perform computations
  • MEM13014A    Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • MEM14004A    Plan to undertake a routine task
  • MEM14005A    Plan a complete activity
  • MEM15002A    Apply quality systems
  • MEM15024A    Apply quality procedures
  • MEM16006A    Organise and communicate information
  • MEM16007A    Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
  • MEM16008A    Interact with computing technology
  • MEM17003A    Assist in the provision of on the job training
  • MSAENV272B   Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Please refer to the International Student Application Form for procedures on completing the Course Entry Requirements Application form.

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