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Key dates

Key dates

Please note Unless indicated, the following information relates to Vocational Education and Training (VET) full-time studies. 

Semester 1 2022 applications and enrolments  
Applications open

Monday 6 September 2021

Applications open for courses starting in Semester 1, 2022

Applications close

Applications close:

Friday 3 December 2021

You can change your preferences up to the closure dates by logging in via tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au(opens in a new tab)

Before the round closes, you can:

  1. Add new preferences, for any course
  2. Change the order of the preferences
  3. Cancel preferences
  4. Change the campus of an existing preference

Note: Change of preference can only be done by emailing admissions@smtafe.wa.edu.au after 3 December 2022. 

Offers (Non-competitive courses)

6 September 2021 to 21 January 2022

Offers are made throughout the intake for courses that are not competitive.

Offers (Competitive courses)

Thursday 6 January 2022

Offers are available online at tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au(opens in a new tab) and will be emailed from 12pm.

Lapse date for applications 1

Friday 19 November 2021

Those who received offers up to 5 November will need to accept their offers or risk losing their places to applicants who receive offers after 5 November.

Lapse date for applications 2

Friday 17 December 2021

Those who received offers between 6 November through to 3 December will need to accept their offers or risk losing their places to applicants who receive offers after 4 December.

Late applications

Saturday 4 December 2021

Late applications will be accepted for most courses, but some courses will no longer be available if filled through the main intake of applications. Students are encouraged to apply during the main intake of applications to maximise the chance of success.

Late applications close

Tuesday 4 January 2022

Late applications close: Applications received after this date will be placed on the waitlist.

Offers for late applications

Wednesday 12 January to Friday 20 January 2022

Offers for late applications will be released as main intake enrolments are completed and available places are known. Students who do not receive an offer during this time will be placed on the waitlist. 

Lapse date for late applications

Friday 21 January 2022

Those who received offers between 4 December through to 20 January will need to accept their offers or risk losing their places to applicants who can waitlist for remaining places after 21 January.

Waitlist applications open

Friday 7 January

Waitlist applications will be accepted for courses not filled through the main intake and late applications. Not all courses will be available during this period, and applications will only be considered if places are still available.

Lapse date for waitlist applications

Friday 4 February 2022

Those who received offers between 22 January through to 3 February will need to accept their offers or risk losing their place in courses where classes have started.

Waitlist applications close

Friday 11 February 2022

For courses where late starts are available, no further offers will be issued after this date, and students who missed out are encouraged to apply in Semester 2, 2022.

   
Please note:
 The above list is based on courses that have two intakes per year (semester 1 and semester 2), other courses will have 4 intakes per year or can take start anytime enrolments.

Semester dates can vary according to your timetable.

SM TAFE 2021 Academic Calendar (821 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

 

Semester 1, 2021

Monday 1 February 2021 - Friday 2 July 2021
Term 1 1 February - 1 April (10 weeks)
Term break

2 April - 9 April

Term 2   12 April - 2 July (10 weeks)
Campus and Client Contact Centre
closure - public holidays
Friday 2 April (Good Friday)
Monday 5 April (Easter Monday)
Monday 26 April (ANZAC Day)

   
Semester 2, 2021

Monday 19 July 2021 to Friday 10 December 2021
Term 3 19 July - 24 September (10 weeks)
Term break 27 September - 1 October
Term 4   4 October - 10 December (10 weeks)
Campus and Client Contact Centre
closure - public holidays
Monday 27 September (Queen's Birthday)

 

 

2021  
Friday 1 January New Year's Day
Tuesday 26 January Australia Day
Monday 1 March Labour Day (WA)
Friday 2 April Good Friday 
Monday 5 April Easter Monday  
Monday 26 April  ANZAC Day
Monday 7 June Western Australia Day
Monday 27 September  Queen's Birthday (WA)
Monday 27 December Christmas Day
(observed)
Tuesday 28 December Boxing Day
(observed)

 

Semester dates can vary according to your timetable.

SM TAFE 2022 Academic Calendar (814 KB) (PDF document - opens in a new tab)

 

Semester 1, 2022

Monday 31 January 2022 - Friday 24 June 2022
Term 1 31 January - 8 April (10 weeks)
Term break

11 - 18 April

Term 2   19 April - 24 June (10 weeks)
Campus and Client Contact Centre
closure - public holidays
Monday 7 March (Labour Day)
Monday 25 April (ANZAC Day)
Monday 6 June (Western Australia Day)

   
Semester 2, 2022

Monday 18 July 2022 to Friday 9 December 2022
Term 3 18 July - 23 September (10 weeks)
Term break 26 - 30 September
Term 4   3 October - 9 December (10 weeks)
Campus and Client Contact Centre
closure - public holidays

Monday 26 September (Queen's Birthday)

 

 

2022  
Monday 3 January New Year's Day
Wednesday 26 January Australia Day
Monday 7 March Labour Day (WA)
Friday 15 April Good Friday 
Monday 18 April Easter Monday  
Monday 25 April ANZAC Day
Monday 6 June Western Australia Day
Monday 26 September Queen's Birthday (WA)
Monday 26 December Christmas Day
(observed)
Tuesday 27 December Boxing Day
(observed)