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Key dates

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

Dates in the table below include application dates for Semester 2 2021 and key study dates in 2021.

Key dates

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

Semester 2 2021 applications and enrolments  
Applications open

Wednesday 28 April 2021

Applications open for full-time courses starting in Semester 2, 2021

Applications close

Applications close:

Wednesday 9 June 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 9 June 2021. 

Offers (Non-competitive courses)

30 April to 23 June 2021

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

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

Offers (Competitive courses)

23 June 2021

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

Expression of Interest Applications (late applications)

8 June to 19 July 2021

Expression of Interest applications will be accepted via tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au(opens in a new tab) after the closing date.

Offers for late applications

24 June to 19 July 2021

Late offers will be issued after 24 June 2021 for any courses that continue to have capacity until courses are filled.

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

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.


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)



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
Tuesday 28 December Boxing Day