You can access a range of vocational education and training courses and degrees at TAFE SA. Each course may have particular admission criteria you need to meet.
You can find specific admission criteria within each award course.
Many Certificates I to Advanced Diploma have no entry requirements. If you wish to access subsidised training, you will need to complete the CORE Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA).
Most Diploma and Advanced Diploma level courses are eligible for VET Student Loans. To access a VET Student Loan you will need to show you are academically suited to undertake the course by either:
Ranking is used for entry to competitive courses where class numbers are restricted. This may include:
Some courses are available to regionally-based South Australian students only. This will be identified on the course page. Check your post code below to determine your eligibility.
Government subsidised places are available for these course with other providers in metropolitan areas. The Department for Innovation and Skills can help you with information on what training providers can deliver your preferred course in your area. Explore your options on the Skills SA website.
Visit TAFE SA Degrees for more information about higher education admission criteria.
Degree courses specify entry requirements within each individual course. Find out the entry requirements specific to you and your previous study, work or life experience.
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You must be 16 years old, and not enrolled in school, before you can enrol in a TAFE SA course.
If you are under 16 years old, you can still apply for TAFE SA courses through SATAC, but you will need parental/guardian consent.
Please contact SATAC before starting an online application.
In South Australia, young people aged 6 to 16 years are of compulsory school age. By law, they must be enrolled in and attending school full-time. Young people aged 16 and 17 must be in full-time education or training, or employed full-time.
You may be eligible for government subsidised training based on your employment and training level.
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