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Apply and enrol

Applications for Semester 1, 2017 have now closed

Applications will re-open on 1st May 2017 for Semester 2 study.  

If you are interested, one of our Prospective Student Advisors from our Prospective Student Advisor team will be able to work with you to explore your options. Call us on 1800 001 001 or email info@smtafe.wa.edu.au now for more information or to make an appointment with a Prospective Student Advisor (note, this is a free service).


How do I apply?​​​

The application process

During the application period, there are five ways to apply for entry to South Metropolitan TAFE.


1. TAFE Admissions application (now closed for Semester 1)

Applications for most full-time courses are made through TAFE Admissions. Before you start, make sure you have the correct course details and that you meet the entry requirements. You can do this by visiting our courses page and searching for the course you are interested in. Course applications for Semester 2 will be available here shortly.

Online Applications

You can submit an online application from 1st May 2017 to study in Semester 2, 2017 on the TAFE Admissions website.

Paper-based Applications

TAFE Admissions no longer supply printed hard copies of the TAFE Admissions Application form.

If you prefer a paper based application, you will need to print it from the TAFE Admissions website (scroll down for last option on this screen). 


If you have any queries regarding the application process and are still unsure or do not have access to the internet, you can contact the Client Contact Centre:
1800 001 001 or email: info@smtafe.wa.edu.au.

Changing your preferences

Online preference changing will be opened here in due course after the applications period for Semester 2 open. For further assistance contact the Admissions Coordinator:
08 9239 8514 or or email admissions@smtafe.wa.edu.au.

The next step

If your application is successful you will receive an offer letter from TAFE Admissions, after which you can enrol. The letter will provide details about how and when you are required to enrol and will direct you to enrolment details online.


2. South Metropolitan TAFE application (now closed for Semester 1)

If you miss the deadline in submitting an application for study in a full-time course, a Late Application allows you to still be considered. Forms will be available for Semester 2 in due course.  


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  the 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. Part time application

Selected courses are available to study part time at South Metropolitan TAFE. To enrol into a part time course for Semester 2, 2017 please attend the campus you wish to study on the Part-time enrolment day to be confirmed here in due course.


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.

Phone 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.

Students may accept and enrol via the following methods: 

  • Call Centre (ph. 1300 553 444)

Open 8am – 4pm weekdays 

All students: The call centre will be able to confirm your enrolment if you are paying your fees in full by credit card and are able to provide your USI number. Note, only Visa and MasterCards are accepted.

Diploma and Advanced Diploma students: if you are applying for a VET Student Loan, the call centre can assist you to part-enrol online but you must finalise your enrolment in person.

  • In person on-campus:

Round 1 Offers

Dates and times for admissions offers acceptance will be advised here in due course.

Round 2 Offers

Dates and times for admissions offers acceptance will be advised here in due course.

Part-time and Local Enrolments

Dates and times for admissions offers acceptance will be advised here in due course.


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

How do I PAY FEES?

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 2017 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.


Your rights and responsibilities as a student

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

Page last updated February 16, 2017