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VETdSS applications

We offer a wide range of VETdSS programs in 2021 which provide pathways to employment, further training or university. With almost 50 different courses to choose from across 12 campuses across the southern metropolitan area, there is sure to be a course for you.

Select a course from the course guide and then follow the instructions to apply online. VETdSS courses are extremely competitive and it is recommended that as much evidence as possible is provided to support the application. These documents must be uploaded when applying through our online application system.

How to apply

To complete the application you should have this information ready:
  • School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) number (this can be found on your school report or ask your school VET Coordinator)
  • A Unique Student Identifier (USI) – if you don’t have one please visit www.usi.gov.au(opens in a new tab)
  • Parent or guardian email address and mobile number 
  • Last year's and your current semester school report in electronic format (e.g. PDF). Ask your VET coordinator at your school if unsure.
  • Resume, references and any certificates which will help support your application
  • A student statement outlining why you should be selected to participate in the course (please note there is a limit of 500 characters that can be entered in this section)

To apply for a course, you'll need to use our online portal.

You will need to register yourself first, and your login will be setup, ready for you to make applications.

Then, choose the course that's right for you, and complete the required fields, uploading your documentation as you go. 

Full instructions are available for download:

Application guide (1 MB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)  

Make sure you have the paperwork you need and you've read the instructions for applying.

Once submitted, a confirmation email will be sent to your parent/guardian email address, and your school will receive notification via your VET Coordinator.

When applications have closed, we will contact your school to ask to endorse and support the application before the selection process begins.

For more information, please contact your school VET Coordinator.

Education Support

SM TAFE continues its commitment to providing options for all school aged students including those attending education support centres or undertaking education support programs at school. We provide learning environments that welcome students of all abilities and promotes inclusiveness. Students with disabilities and a diverse range of learning needs can attend SM TAFE alongside their peers.

The courses listed have been selected as suitable for education support students.

Schools are expected to send education assistants with students who require in classroom support at school. If you are unsure about the suitability of a course please discuss with your school VET Coordinator. You should also consider the requirements of the course and the application form with your parent or guardian.