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Semester 2, 2018 applications open on Monday 30 April 2018

Once you have decided what course you want to do, applying for a place involves a few simple steps. If you need assistance at any point during the process, or need help finding the best course for you, call our friendly course information team on 1800 001 001 or email us at info@smtafe.wa.edu.au.

 

How do I apply?​​​

The application process

South Metropolitan TAFE offers the following modes of study and the application process for each category differs accordingly:

  1. Full time study
  2. Part time study
  3. Apprenticeships or traineeships
  4. VET in Schools
  5. Local application

 

1. Full time study 

Applications for most full time courses are via TAFE Admissions. Applications for Semester 2, 2018 full time study opens on Monday 30 April 2018 and it just takes a few steps to submit an online application. 

Step 1. 

BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION ONLINE 

Please note the online application system will not take applications until they open on 30 April 2018.

Ensure that you have entered your personal details correctly as correspondence will be sent to the email address that has been provided. You will also need to ensure that all your supporting documents are submitted before the applications close deadline.

Step 2.

If successful, you will receive an offer letter from South Metropolitan TAFE with enrolment details.  Please read your offer letter carefully, especially the information and enrolment instructions.

Step 3. 

You are now ready to enrol! See enrolment dates below.

 

TAFE application queries

If you have any queries regarding the application process and are still unsure, you can contact the Client Contact Centre on 1800 001 001 or email info@smtafe.wa.edu.au.

 

2. Part time study 

South Metropolitan TAFE offers a wide range of units that can be completed on a part-time basis. Enrolments for part time study can be made in person on campus on Thursday 28 June 2018. You can find the units you wish to enrol in from our Course Guide. 

Find the units you wish to enrol in from our Course Guide, then bring the following with you on enrolment day:

a)    Proof of citizenship or residency and your Unique Student Identifier (USI) with you when enrolling.  If you do not have a USI, you are required to register for one before enrolling or re-enrolling at South Metropolitan TAFE.  You can do this by visiting www.usi.gov.au.  You will not be able to complete your enrolment without your USI number.
b)    Evidence of previous academic results and work experience evidence if you are planning to enrol to units that require pre-requisites. 

 

3. Apprenticeship or traineeship application

If you would like to undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship with South Metropolitan TAFE, you need to contact the Department of Training and Workforce Development's Apprenticeship Office.

The Apprenticeship Office manages the apprenticeship and traineeship system in Western Australia and helps employers, apprentices and trainees through every stage of their course. 

Visit the Apprenticeship Office

 

4. VET in Schools applications

If you would like to study at South Metropolitan TAFE as part of your high school studies, information about how to apply can be found on our Still at School page.

 

5. Local application

All English, Languages and Foundation Studies are through ‘local application’ only. Applications for these courses are made directly at the campus where the course is offered. Information sessions for Semester 2 will be held in June. Visit the Foundation Skills, Access and English programs form page or call our Client Contact Centre on 1800 001 001 for more information.

How do I ENROL?

Enrol as a student

Before enrolling you must have received a formal offer of a place in a course at South Metropolitan TAFE and be a local student (i.e. permanent resident or citizen) and have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) Number.
There are three ways you can enrol. You can self-enrol by logging into our online portal, calling our Enrolment Call Centre or personally visit any of our main campuses (note enrolment times).

 

OPTION 1 - ONLINE 

This option is available from Monday 25 June 2018.

To enrol online you will need to log into our online enrolment portal (available from 25 June).

Please check that your personal details are entered correctly. Concession details may be entered if you are eligible but you will be required to present a valid concession card at a Customer Service Counter prior to the start of your first class or full-fees will be re-applied to your enrolment.

 

OPTION 2 - PHONE

This option is available from Monday 25 June 2018.

Enrolment Call Centre (ph. 1300 553 444)

Full time TAFE Admissions enrolments

Monday 25 June 2018 to Friday 29 June 2018

8:00am - 4:30pm

Part time and all other full time enrolments

Thursday 28 June 2018

8:00am - 5:00pm

All students: The Enrolment Call Centre will be able to confirm your enrolment if you are paying your fees in full by credit card, have no outstanding debt and are able to provide your USI number. NOTE: Any outstanding debt requires payment prior to new enrolment confirmation and only Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Alternatively, visit a campus to arrange a payment plan or pay in cash or EFTPOS to enable confirmation of your enrolment.

Diploma and Advanced Diploma students: If you are applying for a Student Loan, the Enrolment Call Centre can assist you to part-enrol online but you must finalise your enrolment in person by the specified dates below.

 

OPTION 3 - IN PERSON

This option is available from Wednesday 27 June 2018.

In person on-campus

Full time Offers for Diploma, Advanced Diploma and Certificate I to Certificate IV full time enrolments at Armadale, Bentley, Carlisle, Jandakot, Maritime, Munster, Murdoch, Peel, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses

Wednesday 27 June 2018

8:00am - 4:30pm

Part time and all other enrolments at Armadale, Bentley, Carlisle, Jandakot, Maritime, Munster, Murdoch, Peel, Rockingham and Thornlie campuses

Thursday 28 June 2018

8:00am - 5:00pm

 

All TAFE Admissions applicants must accept their full time offer by 4:30pm on Wednesday 27 June 2018 to avoid losing a place to the next applicant.

 

For further information

Contact us on 1800 001 001 or email info@smtafe.wa.edu.au
 

Key Dates for Semester 2, 2018

Application Key Dates for Semester 2, 2018

Enrolment Dates and Locations for Semester 2, 2018

 

See key dates relating to applications and enrolments below.

29 January 2018 Semester 1, 2018 starts
29 January - 13 April 2018 Term 1 - VET Courses
5 March 2018 Public Holiday (Labour Day)
30 March 2018  Public Holiday (Good Friday)
2 April 2018 Public Holiday (Easter Monday)
25 April 2018 Public Holiday (Anzac Day)
30 April  - 29 June 2018  Term 2 - VET Courses 
30 April 2018 Semester 2, 2018 - Applications Open
4 June 2018 Public Holiday (Western Australia Day)
11 June 2018 Semester 2, 2018 - Applications and preferences close
25 June 2018 Competitive offers are issued by TAFE Admissions
27 June 2018 In person full time/on campus enrolments
28 June 2018  Part time enrolments and all other full time enrolments
29 June 2018 Semester 1, 2018 ends
10 July 2018 International enrolments and orientation day
16 July 2018 Semester 2, 2018 starts
16 July - 21 September 2018 Term 3 - VET Courses
25 September 2018 Public Holiday (Queen's Birthday)
1 October - 7 December 2018 Term 4 - VET Courses
7 December 2018 Semester 2, 2018 ends

 

How do I PAY FEES or an outstanding debt?

Paying your fees

In order to be considered as an enrolled student you must pay your fees in full or enter into a fee payment arrangement. Your enrolment may be cancelled if you do not finalise your fees as soon as possible.

For 2018 there are a number of options to assist you with funding your studies at South Metropolitan TAFE and this depends on what type of course you are enrolled in.

Find out more about fees and payment options.

Paying outstanding debt

In order to be considered as an enrolled student you must have no outstanding debt, have paid your fees in full or be in a fee payment arrangement. Your enrolment may be cancelled if you do not finalise your fees as soon as possible.

If you have an outstanding debt you will be required to pay all of the outstanding debt prior to new enrolment confirmation, you cannot begin a fee payment arrangement for an outstanding debt. Contact us on 1800 001 001 and speak to our Customer Service staff to pay by Credit Card in full over the phone. NOTE: Only Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Alternatively, visit a campus to pay in cash or EFTPOS to enable confirmation of your enrolment.
 

Your rights and responsibilities as a student

Make sure you know your rights and responsibilities before you commit to study with us. To find out about our policies and by-laws, visit our Forms, Policies and Fact Sheets page.

Privacy Notice & Student Declaration

Under the Data Provision Requirements 2012, South Metropolitan TAFE is required to collect personal information about you and to disclose that personal information to the National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER).

Your personal information (including the personal information contained on your enrolment form and your training activity data) may be used or disclosed by South Metropolitan TAFE for statistical, regulatory and research purposes. South Metropolitan TAFE may disclose your personal information for these purposes to third parties, including:

  • School – if you are a secondary student undertaking VET, including a school-based apprenticeship or traineeship;
  • Employer – if you are enrolled in training paid by your employer;
  • Commonwealth and State or Territory government departments and authorised agencies;
  • NCVER;
  • Organisations conducting student surveys; and 
  • Researchers.

Personal information disclosed to NCVER may be used or disclosed for the following purposes:

  • Issuing statements of attainment or qualification, and populating authenticated VET transcripts;
  • facilitating statistics and research relating to education, including surveys;
  • understanding how the VET market operates, for policy, workforce planning and consumer
  • information; and
  • administering VET, including programme administration, regulation, monitoring and evaluation.

You may receive an NCVER student survey which may be administered by an NCVER employee, agent or third party contractor. You may opt out of the survey at the time of being contacted.

NCVER will collect, hold, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), the VET Data Policy and all NCVER policies and protocols (including those published on NCVER’s website at www.ncver.edu.au).

If you do not consent to this, please contact the Admissions office at admissions@smtafe.wa.edu.au at your earliest convenience to proceed with a course withdrawal.

 
Page last updated April 09, 2018