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Applications & requirements

Applications & requirements

If you've decided on TAFE SA as a provider, this section can give you information that may be relevant to your application.

TAFE SA Entry Requirements and Selection Criteria

Certificate I, II and III (unless competitive) have no entry requirements, however, if students wish to access WorkReady funding they will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

Most Certificate IV and above courses do not have entry requirements, however, if students wish to access WorkReady funding (or VET FEE Help for Diploma and above courses) they will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills as part of course counselling before enrolling.

Entry requirements for competitive courses is either

  • Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the CORE Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA)

    OR  

  • Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the CORE Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) and Satisfactory performance in an audition/written assessment/Portfolio.

Some Certificate IV and above courses require a lower level Certificate.

Selection for courses with CSPA is based on CSPA score.

Selection for courses with CSPA and an internal assessment is based on internal assessment score.

When courses without entry requirements have more applicants than places selection is based on date of application.

Information about CSPA can be found on the TAFE SA Website

Entry requirements and selection criteria are listed on each course page on the TAFE SA Website.