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Staff Resources

South Metropolitan TAFE employees are able to use the following links for connecting to their work and colleagues.

Past Polytechnic West Employees
  • Staff email
    Click here to access your work email from home.

  • Staff Wifi
    You can connect your mobile device to the South Metropolitan TAFE staff wifi. Open your device and connect to the 'PWAStaff' network and enter your PC username and password.
    Click here for detailed instructions on how to connect.

  • Accessing work systems from home
    Did you know you can access your work files from home? South Metropolitan TAFE uses VMWare View to allow staff access to our systems and files.
    To gain access, complete the Application for Remote Access Accounts form. You'll need permission from your manager before you can submit it to ICT. They will provide you with instructions on how to set up remote access.
    The Default View Connection Server is vmv.polytechnic.wa.edu.au.

Past Challenger Institute Employees 
Outlook Webmail

Access your work email on the run. Now includes your Lync instant messaging contact list for easy collaboration.

VMware Horizon View Portal

The VMware Horizon View Portal allows you to remotely access a virtual desktop and common applications.

Wi-Fi Staff Internet Access​
Staff Single Sign On

The Staff Single Sign On (SSO) Portal allows you to access Institute web-based systems that use your 03xxxxxx login directly (without loading a VMware View desktop) such as:

  • Intranet
  • Innovate
  •  MIP
  • Webmail (Outlook Web Access)
  • Manage My Account (Quest Self Service)
  • Reset Student Password
  • College Catch-up
  • Lecturer Portal
  • ASRI
  • VMware Workspace - Access your virtual desktop and apps

You can also set your password if you have never logged in before. Furthermore, if you have an expired password, the SSO portal will ask you to change it. 

The SSO portal URL is:


Documentation can be found at:


Reset Passwords
  • South Metropolitan TAFE Network Account
    Reset your password

  • Office 365
    Please log a request with the ICT Helpdesk

  • Moodle

    • On the Moodle login screen click Staff Help (under the Login button)

    • Enter your details and click OK

    • A password-reset email will be sent to you within 15 minutes




Page last updated August 12, 2016