International Students – CRICOS Provider Code 03140G
Study Certificate IV in Engineering at XLT College of Welding (CRICOS Provider Code 03140G), a Registered Training Organisation located at 33 Howson Way, Bibra Lake, 6163, in Perth, Western Australia - National Provider Number 6220.
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XLT College of Welding delivers leading VET training for the engineering, metals and construction sectors, developing, instilling and cherishing craftsmanship values and attitudes.
Our philosophy incorporates an ideology that places great worth on the individual. This worth is imparted through a mentored, holistic and flexible training approach that starts pre-course and continues beyond course completion.
XLT places an emphasis on research and development, as well as strong partnerships with industry and is accredited to deliver training to our industry clients, apprentices and trainees.
The ever expanding range of multi-welding, fabrication, pipefitting, forklift , elevated work platforms and construction training courses and challenges across the vast variety of engineering fields aim to meet industry needs and provide opportunities for people of all backgrounds.
Our facilities will always provide learning and training environment that stimulate workplace best practice and offers challenges that exceed those required or experienced on the job.
XLT provides an independent ‘one stop shop’ for all aspects of engineering, polymer and metal trades. As such we require extensive facilities capable of supporting any industry demands that we are called upon to meet or supply.
XLT College of Welding has always had a reputation for producing highly employable graduates and providing quality learning experiences to equip graduates with the skill set that Mining and Engineering industries demand. Our historic records attest to our achievement with outstanding completion rates and very satisfied employers. We aim to continue and expand on this history.
Our successful track record includes CRICOS registration, excellence in training awards and we are world leaders in our patented underwater welding techniques. Our knowledge in welding and polymer use in engineering is second to none and we have developed a number of life and labour saving devices for industry.
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:
is a tradesperson.
has completed the MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade
has successfully completed a skills recognition process to AQF Level III
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
XLT College of Welding provides the following course over a period of 20 hrs per week, 10 week terms, 6.3 terms (80 weeks including holidays) with a combination of classroom and practical training approaches. Assessments include project, portfolio workbook, practical demonstration, knowledge based test and observation. (Duration of the course is listed below)
Students study competency based training and assessment methods and will be assessed according to established industry standards that will equip the student with the essential skills and knowledge to gain a firm footing in their chosen industry area.
Students who successfully complete their course will be awarded with qualifications that are nationally recognized.
Qualification and Course Duration
The following qualification is offered by XLT College of Welding in two options:
This program is delivered over a period of 45 weeks (approx. 30 hours per week), including one break of two weeks, 5 days per week contact days involving theory classes & working in the XLT practical classrooms
This program is delivered over a period of 96 weeks (approx. 20 hours per week), including two breaks of two weeks and one break of eight weeks providing a total of 12 weeks of break time, 5 days per week contact days involving theory classes & working in the XLT practical classrooms.
The units of competency are organised into program areas or clusters based workplace tasks to ensure that learning is undertaken in a holistic manner as recommended by the MEM05 Metals and Engineering Training Package.
Students are expected to complete 456 hours (1 block of 12 weeks with each week comprising 38 hours per week) unpaid supervised relevant work experience at a welding business as part of the CRICOS registered course.
XLT College of Welding training facility is located at: 33 Howson Way, Bibra Lake, Western Australia 6163
Phone: [+61 8] 9434 3774 Fax: [+61 8] 9434 4177 Email:
The facilities at XLT College of Welding include air-conditioned and heated classrooms with internet and computer access areas available for enrolled students.
All training is conducted with ample tools and equipment available to students Supplementary research materials and resources are within easy access.
18 WELDING BAYS
17 WELDING MACHINES (MIG, STICK, OXYACETYLENE, SUB ARC)
6 GRINDING BAYS
2 PROFILE CUTTER/RADIAL OXY CUTTING
1 HYDRAULIC PRESS, GUILLOTINE,LATHE
1 4 TONNE LIFT TRUCK, ELECTRODE OVEN, 22 SEATER BUS
2 5TONS OVER HEAD CRANES
The Course fees that relate to MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering are:
Course Fees all in AUD [Australian Dollars]
Application fee:....................$200.00 Send with Application Administration fee:................$200.00 Tuition:..............................$23,400.00 Learning Resources & Training Consumables:............$4,235.00 (please see the following Learning Resources & Training Consumables Item list)
Learning Resource & Training Consumables DESCRIPTION PRICE Work books $500
Calculator $40 Divider compass set $90 Squares $80
ADVANCED WELDING COSUMABLES & MATERIALS
Duplex, Stainless Steel, A333 $1,200 3 x Macro Weld Tests @ $330 each $990 3 x X-ray Weld Tests @$330 each $990
All fees listed may change from time to time. All students currently enrolled will be informed of any changes that may affect their current course fees.
Terms of Payment
Once a student has returned their signed letter of offer and acceptance to XLT College of Welding the Administration fee must be paid along with 1 semester’s (24 weeks) payment of the Tuition, Learning Resources and Training Consumable fees, then each semester (24 weeks) of study is to be paid on or before the commencement of each semester.
Before commencing Semester 1 - $7,800.00 Before commencing Semester 2 - $7,800.00 Before commencing Semester 3 - $7,800.00 Before commencing Semester 4 - no payment required
Payment can be made by direct deposit into our bank account, bank cheque, cash or credit card (Visa or MasterCard)
There is a 1.5% credit card fee applicable if paying by credit card.
Course Fees Refund Policy
XLT College of Welding will provide a total refund of tuition fees paid in advance where a course place is no longer available or a Visa has been denied, less the application fee. Additionally XLT College of Welding will provide a total refund of tuition fees paid in advance or for tuition already received less the application fee where:
the course does not start on the agreed starting day.
the course ceases to be provided at any time after it starts but before it is completed; or
the course is not provided in full to the student because a sanction has been imposed on the registered provider under part 6 (ESOS Act)
Where a written application is received for a Course Fees Refund XLT College of Welding staff will:
provide a total refund of course fees paid in advance where a Visa has been denied.
provide a full refund of course fees paid in advance, where enrolling students provide more than 10 weeks written notice of their intention to withdraw from the course prior to the course commencement. The refund will be less the maximum of 10% or $1000, whichever is the lesser, for administrative expenses.
provide a partial refund of course fees paid in advance, where enrolling students provide more than 4 weeks and up to 10 weeks written notice of their intention to withdraw from the course prior to the course commencement. The refund will be 70% of semester’s fees less the maximum of 10% or $1000, whichever is the lesser, for administrative expenses.
provide a partial refund of course money paid in advance, where enrolling students provide less than 4 weeks written notice of their intention to withdraw from the course prior to the course commencement. The refund will be 40% of semester’s fees, less the maximum of 10% or $1000, whichever is the lesser, for administrative expenses.
provide a partial refund to students who withdraw after the commencement of the course up till the first 4 weeks. The refund shall be 30 % of semester’s fees, less the maximum of 10% or $1000, whichever is the lesser, for administrative expenses.
apply no refund where a student has withdrawn from the course after the 4th week of the course.
a student who has paid for more than two semesters in advance and withdraws during semester and more than four weeks before the commencement of the following semester, will receive no refund of fees for the current semester and at least 70% of the following semester’s fees and a full refund of fees paid for any subsequent semester.
should XLT College of Welding Management withdraw its offer or fails to provide the program offered or terminates its course delivery before or after semester/Education Service commences XLT College of Welding will provide a full refund of the course fees.
should XLT College of Welding Management withdraw a student from a Course because the student has seriously breached international student visa conditions or its rules as a training provider, no refund of the current semester’s fees and 40% of fees applicable to the subsequent semester (if paid).
Where a student believes that they have grounds for a course fee refund, students should:
Submit a written request for course fee refund to the Overseas Contact Officer.
State valid reasons for their course refund application.
Allow 21 days for the application to be processed by XLT College of Welding Management
Recognise that XLT College of Welding’s Management refund policy and the availability of complaints and appeals processes, does not remove the right of the student to take action under Australia’s consumer protection laws.
When receiving a written course fee refund application the Overseas Contact Officer shall:
Present the application to XLT College of Welding management
Provide the student in writing the resulting decision of XLT College of Welding Management.
Advise the student of their right to appeal the decision of XLT College of Welding Management.
Enrolment Deferment, Suspension or Cancellation
XLT College of Welding Management and staff are committed to assessing and recording all deferments, suspensions or cancellations of study, ensuring that students within the process are informed of their rights and provided with due care and where relevant opportunities of appeal.
Students who apply for deferment may do so, on the basis of compassionate or compelling grounds.
Students who are contravening the ‘Rules of Enrolment’ at XLT College of Welding may have their enrolment suspended or cancelled.
The Rules of Enrolment at XLT College of Welding include:
XLT College of Welding Student behaviour standards
Payment of Fees
Adequate Course Progress
Minimum 80% Attendance
The grounds and procedures for deferments, suspensions or cancellations of study are listed in the Student Handbook and XLT College of Welding's website, www.xlt.com.au under International Student’s.
Course Enrolment Transfer
Once enrolled, students may apply to XLT College of Welding Management for a transfer of enrolment to attend another Educational Provider offering courses to International Students.
In order to qualify for course transfer the student must have completed at least six months of their principal course of study unless:
Reasonable circumstances or compassionate grounds can be established, such as undue hardship or sickness in the family that prevents travel to or from XLT College of Weldings location of training
XLT College of Welding has ceased to be registered as a Provider on CRICOS or the course has ceased to be registered.
XLT College of Welding has a had a sanction imposed on its registration by the Australian Government or state or territory government that prevents the student from continuing his or her principal course, or
Any government sponsor of the student considers the change to be in the student’s best interest and has provided written support for that change.
Any government sponsor of the student deems that a transfer is in the student’s best interest and supports the transfer request in writing.
Should an application for Course Enrolment Transfer be successful the student will be supplied with a letter of release.
Complaints and Appeals
Students enrolled at XLT College of Welding have ongoing access to a Complaints and Appeals procedure which features both an Internal and if necessary an External process
The features of the XLT College of Welding Complaints and Appeals Process include.
written records of all complaints and appeals
registering complaints and appeals are at no or minimal cost to the student.
allowance of a support person at any complaints or appeals meetings
written statements detailing complaint and appeal outcomes
resolutions to complaints and appeals are acted on promptly.
Anytime a student disagrees with a decision made by XLT College of Welding management or staff, they may submit a complaint in writing. A decision by XLT College of Welding management concerning the students appeal outcomes will be provided to the student in writing.
As a part of the Internal Process of XLT College of Welding’s Complaints and Appeals procedure, students or staff may access an independent person known as the Independent Conciliator. The Independent Conciliator, available at the Department of Education Services in Osborne Park, Western Australia, is a free service. The Independent Conciliator who will deal with issues relating to:
institutions' services and facilities;
content and standard of Education Services;
amount of refunds paid to students;
quality of instruction;
academic progress of students;
the conduct of international students;
information concerning part-time employment opportunities;
accommodation provided by or advertised by an institution;
suspension and expulsion of overseas students; and
any other matters deemed appropriate by the Conciliator.
If either a student or a member of staff at XLT College of Welding would like to discuss a case with the Independent Conciliator, they can contact the Conciliator either by telephoning  9441 1953, or by sending a fax to  9441 1950.
If student disagrees with appeal decisions of XLT College of Welding Management they may have access to an External Independent Adjudicator. (Please refer to the student handbook for further advice) Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations
School is compulsory for all children aged between five and seventeen years. These ages may vary slightly in some states. The government provides public schools. Churches and other groups provide private schooling. You will need to check with The Department of Education of Western Australia:
Central Office 151 Royal Street, East Perth, Western Australia 6004
Contact your local school first for information on school fees and charges, enrolments, criteria etc. Fees are also payable for private schooling.
Note: Students holding temporary visas may be required to pay full school fees. Check with individual schools for details.
Student Support Services
Prior to course commencement XLT College of Welding Staff will provide an Orientation Program that is designed to provide information concerning the course you are enrolling in. XLT College of Welding Staff remain available for any concerns that you may have with regard to study or education information.
Additional support services are available by contacting XLT College of Welding's Overseas Contact Officer on  9434 3774. The Overseas Contact Officer remains available to discuss and provide assistance in all areas of your welfare including your accommodation needs, health cover etc. Students with visa enquiries will be directed to the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and the Dept. of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC).
Local Medical & Health Services
Phoenix Medical Centre 223 Rockingham Road Spearwood, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9434 3555
Cockburn Medical Centre 6 Barrington Street Spearwood, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9418 3722
South Street Medical Centre 386 South Street O’Connor, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9337 7888
Canning Medical Centre 199 High Street Fremantle, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9335 6822
Fremantle Hospital – Public Alma Street Fremantle, Western Australia 6160 Ph 9431 3333
Royal Perth Hospital - Public Wellington Street Perth, Western Australia 6000 Ph 9224 2244
St John of God – Private 100 Murdoch Drive Murdoch, Western Australia 6150 Ph 9366 1802
St Charles Gardener Hospital – Public Hospital Avenue Nedlands, Western Australia 6009 Ph 9346 3333
DB Dental 6 Barrington Street Spearwoo , Western Australia 6163 Ph 9418 5511
Phoenix Road Dental Surgery 4/223 Rockingham Road Spearwood, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9434 1235
Spearwood Dental Centre 161 Rockingham Road Hamilton Hill, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9434 2829
SKG Radiology 4/235 Rockingham Road Spearwood, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9434 4414
Lifecare Phoenix Physiotherapy 3/223 Rockingham Road Spearwood, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9434 3660
Cockburn Chiropractic Centre 243 Rockingham Road Spearwood, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9418 6233
Pharmacy 777 7/223 Rockingham Road Spearwood, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9418 6777
Spearwood 7 day Pharmacy 5/432 Rockingham Road Spearwood, Western Australia 6163 Ph 9434 1118
The community Legal Centres Association of Western Australia represents 29 Community Legal Centres in Western Australia. They primarily assist people who are unable to afford the services of a private lawyer.
The following is the initial contact number: Community Legal Services Association Ph 9221 9322
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