Monday 19 September 2016
Open – Applications open for courses starting in Semester 1 2017.
Wednesday 30 November 2016
Equal Consideration for Competitive Course Preferences – Submit your application by this date to be guaranteed equal consideration.
Friday 9 December 2016
December Offer Round – Some courses may make early offers.
Tuesday 20 December 2016
Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) – Undertake CSPA by this date for results to be considered in the first January offer round.
Wednesday 28 December 2016
Change of Preference (COP) – Course preferences cannot be added, removed or re-ordered in submitted applications from midnight until Monday 9 January.
Tuesday 3 January to Monday 9 January 2017
First January Offer Round Processing – SATAC prepares for the first January offer round. Some services will be unavailable for short periods.
Monday 9 January 2017
First January Offer Round - Offers available online
Tuesday 17 January 2017
Change of Preference (COP) – Course preferences cannot be added, removed or re-ordered in submitted applications from midnight until Monday 23 January. Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) – Undertake CSPA by this date for results to be considered in the second January offer round.

Thursday 19 January to Monday 23 January 2017


Second January Offer Round Processing – SATAC prepares for the second January offer round. Some services will be unavailable for short periods.
Monday 23 January 2017
Second January Offer Round – Offers available online.
Friday 27 January 2017
Third January Offer Round Processing SATAC prepares for the third January offer round. Some services will be unavailable for short periods
Monday 30 January 2017
Third January Offer Round – Offers available online.
Friday 3 February 2017
Further Offers – Made each Friday from 3 February for courses with vacancies.
Friday 5 May 2017
Final Offer Round – Final offers for Semester 1 2017 courses. Offers available online.Applications Close – No further applications for Semester 1 2017 courses.

Important Information

Non-school leavers and current school students apply via the TAFE SA website. Read more on how to apply for award courses.

There is no application fee

Applications for Semester 2, 2017 are due to open during May 2017

Further Offers are made each Friday to courses with vacancies. You must undertake the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) by Tuesday each week for consideration in the weekly offer round.

2016 2017 2018 2019
Semester 1 Term 1 1 Feb - 15 Apr 30 Jan - 13 Apr 29 Jan - 13 Apr 29 Jan - 5 Apr
Term 2 2 May - 8 Jul 1 May - 7 Jul 30 Apr - 6 Jul 23 Apr - 28 June
Semester 2 Term 3 25 Jul -30 Sep 24 Jul - 29 Sep 23 Jul - 28 Sep 15 Jul - 20 Sep
Term 4 17 Oct - 16 Dec 16 Oct - 15 Dec 15 Oct - 14 Dec 7 Oct - 20 Dec